Veda Krishnamurthy

Veda Krishnamurthy

Veda Krishnamurthy an Indian cricketer who is best known to be playing for the Indian teams at various National and International matches. She started learning cricket right from the age of 3 by playing on the streets. She started her cricket career with her debut in international cricket at the age of 18 in a one-day international against England Women at Derby on 30 June 2011, by scoring 51 runs.

Veda is a right-handed batter and bowls right-arm leg break. She was named in the B-grade contract list (November 2015), where first-time BCCI offered contracts to women players.

Krishnamurthy was named in India’s squad for the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies (Oct’ 2018), and in India’s squad for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia (Jan’ 2020).

Veda Krishnamurthy Bio

Veda Krishnamurthy Bio
NameVeda Krishnamurthy
Nick NamesVed, Darth, Darthy, Dhana
ProfessionCricketer (Right-handed Batswoman) (Right-arm Bowler)
Personal Information
Date of Birth16th October 1992
Age (as in 2021)29 Years
BirthplaceKadur, Karnataka, India
Zodiac signLibra
HometownKadur, Karnataka, India
Education and More
SchoolCambridge School, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
College/UniversityMount Carmel College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Educational QualificationGraduation in Arts
ParentsFather- SG Krishnamurthy (Cable Operator)
Mother- Cheluvamaba Devi
SiblingsBrother- 1 (Elder)
Sister- Vatsala Shivakumar and one other (Both are elder to her)
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Husband/SpouseNot Yet Married
Physical Status
Height (approx.)5'5" (165 cm, 1.65 m)
Weight (approx.)55 kg (121 lbs)
Body Measurements (approx.)34-28-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
National SideIndia
International DebutTest- N/A
ODI- 30 June 2011 vs England Women at Derby
T20- 23 June 2011 vs Australia Women at Billericay
Jersey Number#79 (India)
Domestic/State Team(s)Karnataka, Railways, Hobart Hurricanes (Women Big Bash League)
Coach/Mentor(s)Irfan Sait,
Apurva Sharma, Suman Sharma
Batting StyleRight-handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm Legbreak
Favourite ShotStraight Drive
Records/Achievements (main ones)• Scored a half-century in her debut match, against England in 2011.
• Youngest player for India Women to score 1,000 runs in WODIs.
Awards, HonoursVijaya Karnataka Sportsperson of Year (2017)
Favourite CricketerSuresh Raina
Favourite Female CricketerMithali Raj
HobbiesListening to Music, Watching Movies
Net Worth/Salary/Assets
Salary (approx.)Rs. 30 Lakh per annum 
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