Tanuja Kanwar, who is originally from Shimla city of Himachal Pradesh, is an Indian women’s cricket player who started playing cricket for the Indian team in the year 2023, and she was selected in the Women’s Indian Premier League in the Gujarat Giants team with 50 lakhs, and she is the first wicket-taker female cricketer in the history of WPL.
And she is playing cricket for the Himachal Pradesh women’s team from the year 2013 and for the Indian women’s team from the year 2023.
|Tanuja Kanwar Biography|
|Full Name||Tanuja P Kanwar|
|Nick Name||Tanuja Kanwar|
|Date of Birth||28 January 1998|
|Tanuja Kanwar age||25 years|
|Birth Place||Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India|
|Batting Style||Left-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Slow Left arm Orthodox|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Tanuja Kanwar Height (approx)||In centimeters -165cm|
In meters – 1.65m
In feet – 5’5” feet
|Teams||Gujarat Giants Women|
Himachal Pradesh Women
India A Women
India B Women
Indian Board President’s Women XI
|Debut||International Cricket Debut|
Not Yet debut
WODI cricket debut
Not Yet debut
WT20I cricket debut
She made her T20I debut on 4 March 2023 in the match of GG Women vs MI Women at Dy Patil.
She made her WPL debut on 4 March 2023 while playing against Mumbai Indians Women, in which she has taken 1 wicket by giving runs at an economy of 6.0.
|Tanuja Kanwar Jersey Number||#6|
|Educational Qualification||Graduation (pursuing)|
|Family||Father: Not Known|
Mother: Not Known
Siblings: Not Known
|Tanuja Kanwar Boyfriend||Not Yet Married|
Tanuja Kanwar Biography
Indian woman cricket player Tanuja Kanwar, who grabbed media headlines by taking the first wicket in the Women’s Premier League, was born on January 28, 1998, in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Her full name is Tanuja P Kanwar, and she plays for the Himachal Pradesh women’s cricket team. She is playing cricket as a bowler for the Indian women’s team since the year 2023.
Tanuja Kanwar Father (Family)
If you want to know about Tanuja’s family and her parents, then for your information, let us tell you that she has not yet shared much information about it among the media, if any information comes about it. Will be made available to you soon.
|Tanuja Kanwar Father||Not Known|
|Tanuja Kanwar Mother||Not Known|
Tanuja Kanwar Boyfriend (Personal Life)
On the other hand, if we talk about Tanuja Kanwar’s boyfriend and personal life, then no information is available about her boyfriend’s name and currently, she is not even married.
|Tanuja Kanwar Boyfriend||N/A|
Tanuja Kanwar Cricket Coaching & Education
Tanuja was very fond of playing cricket since childhood and used to play cricket with her siblings and friends for fun, after that she came to know that women cricket players are coached in Dharamshala, so she tried for the academy. And she was selected in the year 2011 for the Cricket Academy of HPCA located in Dharamshala.
On the other hand, if we talk about Tanuja’s early schooling, then she studied up to the tenth standard from Shimla’s Kuthar Schools and is currently pursuing her final year of graduation at Amritsar College.
Tanuja Kanwar Cricket Career
She started playing domestic cricket for the Himachal Pradesh women’s cricket team in the year 2013 and till now in her career, she has playing cricket for many cricket teams like “Himachal Pradesh women’s cricket team to Railways Women, India A Women, Indian B Women, Central Zone Women ETC.
Apart from this, Tanuja was the highest wicket-taker for Himachal in 2017-18 in the senior women’s T20 series with seven wickets. And she took 17 wickets in the senior one-day series in 2016–17, while she took 15 wickets in the under-23 series.
After that, she has been selected for the Indian Women’s A cricket team. And she will be seen playing for the Indian A team in a warm-up match against the Australia women’s cricket team.
Tanuja Kanwar WPL Team & Career
If we talk about Tanuja’s WPL team and career, then she was selected in the Gujarat Giants team with 50 lakhs, and She made her WPL debut on 4 March 2023 while playing against Mumbai Indians Women, in which she has taken 2 wickets by giving 12 runs.
And she is also the first woman bowler to take a wicket in the Women’s Premier League when she dismissed Mumbai Indians Women’s Yastika Bhatia in the opening match of the WPL.
Unknown Facts About Tanuja Kanwar
- She is the first wicket-taker in the Women’s Premier League and she dismissed Yastika Bhatia in opening match of the WPL.
- Before Joining Cricket Academy, Tanuja used to play cricket at home with her siblings and friends for fun.
- She has taken cricket training in the year 2011 from HPCA (Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association) Academy, Dharamshala.
- And she was first selected for the Indian international team in the year 2023 for the warm-up match.