The 10 Best Indian Women Cricketers of All Time: Indian Women Cricketers

1. Mithali Raj

Indian cricket icon Mithali Raj, since '99, in 300+ matches, scored 10,000+ runs. Vital captain, historic 7,000 runs in '19. Padma Shri '15, retired '22, inspires female cricketers.

2. Jhulan Goswami

Jhulan Goswami, a cricket great, debuted in 2002, played 250+ matches. A versatile bowler and batter, she boasts 350+ wickets, known as one of the fastest.

3. Harmanpreet Kaur

Harmanpreet Kaur, joined Indian women's cricket in 2009, played 250+ matches, and now captains in all formats, showcasing strong batting and versatile bowling.

4. Anjum Chopra

Anjum Chopra, ex-Indian cricketer, debuted in '95, retired 2012. 12 Tests, 127 ODIs, 18 T20Is. First Indian woman in 100 ODIs. Now a TV commentator.

5. Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana, a lefty, debuted in 2013. A dynamic batter, she won BCCI's Best Woman Cricketer 2014 and shone in the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup final.

6. Neetu David

Neetu David, ex-Indian cricketer, impressed in Tests (25 matches, 41 wickets) and ODIs (97 matches, 141 wickets). Debuting in 1995, she was India's first woman to claim 100 ODI wickets.

7. Jemimah Rodrigues

Jemimah Rodrigues, BCCI's Best Junior Women’s Cricketer 2018, scored an unbeaten 202 in 2017, the second Indian with an ODI double century. Also excels in hockey.

8. Shikha Pandey

Shikha Pandey, Indian pacer, debuted in 2014 (T20I vs Bangladesh), played 50+ ODIs, 60+ T20Is for India. Part of 2018/2022 ICC Women’s World Cups, she represents Goa in domestic cricket.

9. Shafali Verma

Shafali Verma, India's bold opener, echoes Sehwag's aggression. At 15, she became India's youngest woman in T20I, training as a boy due to no girls' cricket academy.

10. Deepti Sharma

Deepti Sharma, an all-rounder, debuted for India in 2014. Her 188 runs against Ireland in 2017 rank third in women’s ODIs, the second-highest maiden hundred. Pride of Uttar Pradesh.

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