Harmanpreet Kaur Biography 2023: A force to be reckoned with in women’s cricket – Wiki, Net Worth, Family, and Career Highlights

Harmanpreet Kaur is a new gem in Indian Women’s cricket. She was born in the year 1989 on 8th March in Moga, Punjab, India. She is the captain of India and also a captain in WPL 2023 for Mumbai Indians. She plays for India in all the formats of crickets.

The early life of Harmanpreet Kaur

She was born in 1989, on the 8th of March in Punjab. Her father Harmandar Singh Bhullar was a volleyball and basketball player. He works as a judicial clerk in court. Her mother’s name is Satwinder Kaur. She started cricket at an early age. She has joined Gian Jyoti School Academy. She was trained here by Kamaldeesh Singh Sodhi. She used to play with boys and men in the early part of her career. She joined Indian Railways in the year 2014 in Mumbai. Her inspiration came from Virender Sehwag the dashing and aggressive opener.

NameHarmanpreet Kaur
Full NameHarmanpreet Kaur Bhullar
ProfessionIndian woman cricketer
Date of BirthMarch 8, 1989
Age (In 16th March 2023)34 years 0 months 8 days
Birth PlaceMoga, Punjab, India
Mother TonguePunjabi
Father NameHarmandar Singh Bhullar (Volleyball and Basketball player)
Mother NameSatwinder Kaur
Sister NameHemjeet Kaur
Brother NameGarry Bhullar
Marital StatusSingle, Unmarried

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Harmanpreet Kaur Career

Harmanpreet Kaur started her career in ODI at the age of 20 years against Pakistan. She played her first match in Cricket World Cup played at Bradman Oval, Bowral in March-2009. In June 2009 she has begun her T20I career against England at County Ground, Taunton. She made a quick 33 runs against England in a T20I match in Mumbai in 2010. In that match, she showed her batting skills.

She was selected as the Indian women’s captain for the 2012 Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup final. Both captain Mithali Raj and vice-captain Jhulan Goswami were out for injuries. In that match, she debuted as captain and won the match and also the Asia Cup.

She became the ODI captain of the Indian women’s team in 2013 March when Bangladesh women toured India. She scored 195 runs in that series and also made her second ODI century in 2nd ODI. She also scored a 50 and took 2 wickets as a bowler. She appeared in a test match as a debutant in 2014 August. She did not do well. She scored 9 and 0. She has taken 9 test wickets against South Africa women’s cricket team played at Gangothri Glades Cricket Ground, Mysore, and helped to win the match by one inning and 34 runs.

Harmanpreet Kaur
Harmanpreet Kaur

She helped India to win the series against Australia by scoring 46 runs in 31 balls in Jan-2016. This was the highest-ever chase in T20 internationals. She was named one of the players in the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year in the year 2017 December. In October 2018 she captains the Indian women’s team for the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies.

In the very first match of the tournament, she scored 103 runs in just 51 balls and became the first woman to do so for India against New Zealand. She has the leading scorer for India. She has scored 183 runs in five matches of the tournament.

She was chosen as a player in Sydney Thunder’s squad for the 2018–19 Women’s Big Bash League season in 2018 November. In the year 2020, she was captain Indian team for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia. She was included in Manchester Originals for the inaugural season of The Hundred in 2021. There she played three games and scored 104 runs. After that, she withdraws herself from the tournament due to injury.

She became the fifth women Indian woman cricketer to represent the country in 100 ODIs in the year 2021 in March. She was named as the vice-captain of India’s Test squad the England women’s cricket team. She was signed by Melbourne Renegades for the 2021–22 Women’s Big Bash League season. She also represented the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand and was captain of India’s team for the cricket tournament at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

In the first WPL Women’s Premier League, she was bought by the Mumbai Indians Women’s team for 1.80 crores in INR. She played some spectacular matches. She is captaining MI

Harmanpreet Kaur debut

  • Test debut cap number 75 on 13 August 2014 against England
  • ODI debut cap number 91 on 7 March 2009 against Pakistan
  • T20I debut cap number 16 on 11 June 2009 against England

Harmanpreet Batting Stats

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Source: ESPN Cricinfo

Harmanpreet Bowling Stats

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Source: ESPN Cricinfo

Harmanpreet’s Kaur Net Worth in 2023

Harmanpreet Kaur’s Net WorthEstimated US$ 3 million
Harmanpreet Kaur’s Net Worth (in INR)Estimated INR 23 Crores
From BCCI Each Test matchINR 15 Lakh
From BCCI Each ODI matchINR 6 Lakh
From BCCI Each T20I matchINR 3 Lakh
From the Contract of BCCIINR 50 Lakh

Harmanpreet Net Worth in 2023 is estimated at 23 crores INR and 3 million US dollars. She has bought by Mumbai Indians Women in the first auction of WPL at a price of INR 1.80. She also earned her income from BCCI, WBBL, Melbourne Renegades, and Sydney Thunder. She also endorses many brands (Royal Challengers, Boost, HDFC Life, Glow & Lovely, B-Natural juices, CEAT Tires, WTF Fantasy Sports, str8Bat, Nike).

Harmanpreet Kaur’s Awards and Achievements

  • She is the first-ever Indian cricketer to participate in an overseas T20 franchise Sydney Scorchers in 2016
  • She got the Player of the Match Award in the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup for her outstanding performance
  • She is the women Cricketer for India to score a century in T20I in the year 2018.
  • She is the first Indian women cricketer to Play 100 T20I.
  • She received Arjuna Award for Cricket from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports from President Shri Ram Nath Kovind in 2017.

Frequently Ask Questions

Is harmanpreet kaur single

Yes, her marital status is single.

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