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Jemimah Rodrigues

Jemimah Rodrigues Indian woman cricketer

Indian woman cricketer
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Intro Indian woman cricketer
Is Athlete Cricketer
From India
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 5 September 2000
Age: 19 years
Star sign VirgoVirgo
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Biography

Jemimah Rodrigues (born 5 September 2000) is an Indian cricketer. She is an allrounder on the Mumbai women's cricket team and is in the Under-17 Maharashtra hockey team.

In June 2018, she was awarded with the Jagmohan Dalmiya Award For Best Domestic Junior Women's Cricketer by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Early life

Jemimah Rodrigues was born and brought-up in Bhandup, Mumbai, India along with her two brothers, Enoch and Eli. At the age of four years, she started playing season cricket. They moved to another corner of the city at a very young age to avail of better sports facilities. Her father, Ivan Rodrigues, was a junior coach in her school and she grew up bowling to her brothers. Jemimah’s father, Ivan, who has been coaching her since the very beginning, started the girls’ cricket team at her school. Jemimah enjoyed playing both hockey and cricket as a youth.

Jemimah Rodrigues studied in St. Joseph's Convent High School, Mumbai and later in Rizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce.

Career

Jemimah Rodrigues was selected for the Maharashtra under-17 and under-19 hockey teams. Her cricket U-19 debut was at the age of 12-and-a-half, during the 2012-13 cricket season. She was picked when only 13 for the under-19 state cricket team.

Rodrigues is the second woman after Smriti Mandhana to score a double century in a 50 over cricket match. She scored 202 in just 163 balls in Aurangabad against Saurashtra team in November 2017. This score included 21 boundaries. Just before this match, she also scored 178 off 142 balls against Gujarat team in the under-19 tournament.

She was named in the Indian squad for the three-match ODI series against South Africa to be played in February 2018. She made her Women's Twenty20 International cricket (WT20I) debut for India Women against South Africa Women on 13 February 2018. She made her Women's One Day International cricket (WODI) debut for India Women against Australia Women on 12 March 2018.

In October 2018, she was named in India's squad for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies. Ahead of the tournament, she was named as the player to watch in the team.. Following the conclusion of the tournament, she was named as the standout player in the team by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

In October 2018, looking at her striking achievements, Jemimah was signed by a Sports Marketing firm Baseline Ventures, having to manage all her commercial interests. In January 2020, she was named in India's squad for the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup in Australia.

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