The swing’s beauty, the sweep shot’s cleanness, the audacity towards the catch, the hit towards the sixer, the hunger for the win, and the celebrations for the victory! All make the game of cricket thrilling, exciting, and escalating.
Similarly, many female rising stars said hello to the cricket field in 2022, where they endorsed the pitch with their unique talents and enlightened the area with their massive strengths.
Yet! This is a tribute to those who have made people around the globe envious with their commendable performances.
Top 10 Women Cricketers who made their international debut in 2022
1. Sabbhineni Meghana: 12 Feb 2022
Specialty: All-rounder, Right-handed batter, Right arm medium bowler.
The Indian cricketer made her debut against New Zealand on 12 February 2022. So far, she has scored 114 runs at an average of 38 in three ODIs, including a high score of 68.
The Indian International cricket team will soon benefit from her talent, as she is one of the emerging stars of the team.
2. Renuka Singh Thakur: 18 Feb 2022
Specialty: Right Arm medium-fast bowler
Renuka debuted for India, representing Himachal Pradesh, against New Zealand on 18 February 2022. She was given the opportunity to play ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 as a debutant. Also she is representing in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023.
Renuka was selected for Commonwealth Games and with the beauty of her bowling styles; she locked the series as the leading wicket-taker at 11.
Renuka was awarded a silver medal. Her progress and featured games have made her an essential player of the Indian International Cricket team.
3. Tuba Hassan: 24 May 2022
Specialty: Right arm leg break bowler
Tuba Hassan is a Pakistani cricketer who made her history as one of the leading Pakistani bowlers with an epic ⅜ in four overs. She is also awarded ICC player of the month in the same year, 2022, which is her year as a debutant.
She is the first Pakistani woman who receives this award as a debutant. PCB granted her a central contract in July 2022.
4. Emma Lamb: 27 June 2022
Specialty: Right-arm medium bowler, Right-handed batter
In November 2022, Emma Lamb received her first central contract. She made her Test debut against South Africa on 27 June 2022, scoring a century in the series. She represented Lancashire Thunder, North West Thunder, and Manchester Originals at the start of her career.
Although she made her T20I debut in 2021, her ODI and Test debuts came in 2022. In ICC World Cup 2022.
5. Issy Wong: 15 July 2022
Specialty: Right-handed fast-medium bowler
On 15 July 2022, Issy Wong made her ODI debut for England against South Africa, and on 27 July 2022, she made her Test debut against South Africa.
At the beginning of her career, she represented Warwickshire, Central Sparks, and Birmingham Phoenix. Her selection for the Commonwealth Games was made in July 2022.
In November 2022, she received her first central contract. As a result of a deadly balling spell in Tests, ODIs, and T20Is, she took 3, 4, and 6 wickets, respectively.
6. Alice Capsy: 23 July 2022
Specialty: Right-arm off-break bowler, Right-handed batter, All-rounder
She made her T20I debut against South Africa, where she first took a wicket and then scored 25 from 17 balls. While playing domestic cricket, she represented Surrey, South East Stars, Melbourne, and Oval Invincibles.
As a result, she was considered England’s leading run-getter at the Commonwealth Games with 135 in 5 games.
Her history is defined by her ability to hold her own against her competitors even after suffering a black eye during warm-up in the Commonwealth Games. As of November 2022, she has been awarded her first contract with England Central Contract.
7. Eden Carson: 30 July 2022
Specialty: Right-arm off-break bowler
Eden Carson is a New Zealand cricketer who made a spot in the memory of cricket fanatics by taking 3/31 in eight overs in her first ODI match on 22 September 2022. She debuted against South Africa on 30 July 2022. She has considered one of the six players granted the first central contract offer from New Zealand.
8. Anjali Sarvani: 9 December 2022
Specialty: Left-arm pacer, Left-handed batter
Her debut for India against Australia saw Anjali Sarvani take three wickets, paving the way for a successful cricket career. Her left-arm pace earned her a spot in the Indian team, where she represents the state of Andhra Pradesh.
9. Heather Graham: 11 December 2022
Specialty: All-rounder, Right arm medium fast bowler, Right-handed batter
Heather Graham made a memorable debut for Australia in a T20I against India, in which she took 3-22 before a super over. For the next game, she replaced Nicola Carey, undertaking her epic performance, but she had unfortunate innings, costing 40 runs in three hours.
As she proved her talent later in the finale, she took 4/8 in two efficient hours to secure the series as the highest wicket-takers at 7, on an average of 10.
10. Kim Garth: December 2022
Specialty: right-arm pace bowler
In December 2022, Kim Garth made her debut for Australia in the T20I series against India. Playing three matches with a decent performance, she took one wicket in the series.
With their impressive debuts in cricket, these 2022 debutants have marked their names. We hope our cricket fanatics will look forward to their future games once they are more familiar with them.
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