Indian cricketer Smriti Mandhana is ranked ninth in the ICC Women's ODI rankings for the batters and fourth in the ICC Women's T20I rankings for the batters. The opener is the only Indian batter to be ranked inside the top ten in both formats. Mandhana's rankings showcase her class. Mandhana was born on July 18, 1996, in Mumbai, is a left-handed opening batter and is a part-time right-arm off-break bowler. A recipient of the prestigious Arjuna Award in 2019, Mandhana was named the Best Women's International Cricketer of the year in June 2018 by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). As Mandhana celebrates her 26th birthday, here is a look at her records and achievements.
Smriti Mandhana debuted with a stunning 155 against Saurashtra at the domestic level. (Image: Reuters)
Smriti Mandhana also scored a half-century on her Test debut in a match against England that resulted in India's historic Test win. (Image: Reuters)
In 2021, again in a Test match against England Mandhana along with her opening partner Shafali Verma put up a partnership of 167 which is the fourth highest in the history of women's Test cricket. (Image: Reuters)
This year in the women's 50-over World Cup, Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur put a 4th-wicket partnership of 184 runs in a match against the West Indies. It is the third highest partnership for the 4th wicket in one-day cricket. (Image: Reuters)
Smriti Mandhana ranks sixth among players with the most runs scored in a series in women’s one-day international (ODI) matches. Mandhana scored 911 runs in 16 matches in the ICC Women's Championship, 2017/18-2021. (Image: Reuters)