Former Women Indian Cricketer: Priyanka Roy


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Priyanka Roy, She came into the world on March 2, 1988. Currently, she is 34 years old. Priyanka Roy belongs to Calcutta, West Bengal. Roy completed her education from University of Calcutta and Seth Anandram Jaipuria College. She is the batter of the women’s Indian team. Priyanka follows Right-Handed batting style. So for the bowling style she follows is Right-arm leg break. 

She became part of the teams such as Indian Women team and Indian Women Under-21s team. Priyanka Roy made her debut in the One Day International at Dambulla on May 3, 2008. She became no. 5 batting spot for the match where she confronted 67 deliveries and she made 44 runs by hitting 4’s in the match. However, she missed her chance to bowl for the Sri Lanka team. Moreover, India earned the title of the One Day International by making 29 runs. 

In 2009, in the ICC Women’s World Cup, Priyanka Roy got the opportunity to play against the Australia Women Team in the 3rd place final match. However, in this match she received the opportunity to bowl for almost five overs. In the World Cup she made 21 runs and took 2 wickets while bowling. She gained Number 6 while batting. Unfortunately, she lost the wicket at six runs after receiving 19 deliveries. India won the ICC Women’s World Cup by three wickets. 

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Full Name Priyanka Roy
Date Of Birth 2 March 1988
Age 44 years
Place Of Birth Calcutta, India
Birth City West Bengal
Height 182 Cm
Weight 70 Kg
International ODI Debut 3 May 2008 Vs Sri Lanka
International T20 Debut 11 June 2009 Vs England
Batting Style Right-Handed
Bowling Style Right-Arm Leg Break
Networth $ 4-6 Million

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With her determination and passion for cricket which made her hard way of cricket easy, she received the opportunity to represent India in overseas stadiums. She made her debut in the One Day International on May 3, 2008 against Sri Lanka. However, Priyanka played her last One Day International against England on June 30, 2011. Moreover, Priyanka remained part of the Indian team for The One Day International almost three years. 

As for the Women T20I World’s cup, she played against England on June 11, 2009. She gained this opportunity while she was playing in the ODI representing India. However, She played her Last T20I against New Zealand on June 27, 2011. 

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Career Statistics: Priyanka Roy

Priyanka Roy gained the opportunity to become part of the Indian team and play international matches. She got the opportunity to play One Day International and T20I. 

As for the One Day International, in total she played 27 matches. Overall Priyanka made 333 runs in the matches she became part of. She maintained the average batting rate of 16.55. Her Top score in ODI appeared to be 69 runs. Priyanka Delivered more than 600 balls approximately. In the matches, she took 19 wickets while maintaining her bowling average rate which is 22.57. 

As for the T20I, in total she played 15 matches. Overall Priyanka made 95 runs in the matches she became part of. She maintained the average batting rate of 10.55. Her Top score in T20I appeared to be 22 runs. Priyanka Delivered 262 balls in the T20I. In the matches, she took 21 wickets while she maintained her bowling average rate that is 12.47. 

Roy earned an economy rate of 4.01. As for the strike rate, she maintained a bowling strike rate of 27.6. However, she maintained a batting strike rate of 46.90.

She even gained the opportunity to be part of 53 matches as Women’s List A teams. Roy made 963 runs, and the highest score for the match is 134 runs. She maintained the average rate to be 26.75 and strike rate for the match remained 55.09. 

However, Roy received the opportunity to be part of Women’s Twenty-20. Priyanka played 28 matches as part of the team. Roy  maintained her average rate to be 19.79 and 88.68 strike rate for the match.

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Priyanka Roy gave an outstanding performance in the matches she received. She maintained a good average and strike rate. Roy became part of four renowned  tournaments in the cricket world. 

There are many sports in the world. Some people likes football, and others likes cricket or basketball. But I love to play cricket because it is a game of gentalman. I am a left-handed batsman and a left-arm orthodox bowler. I played an inter-college tournaments. Also, I represented my college cricket team as vice captain. Ms. Dhoni is my idol, and the Chennai Super Kings are my all-time favourite franchise. 

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