Anjum Chopra

Team India national women's cricket team India national women's cricket team
Born May 20, 1977
Nationality India India
Team History
India national women's cricket team India national women's 1995 - present

Anjum Chopra is a Left handed batsman and a Right arm medium bowler with the Indian Women’s Cricket team. She has also played for the Air India Women’s team.

Anjum Chopra made her debut in International cricket in a One day International match against the New Zealand Women’s team at Christchurch in February 1995. She bowled 4 overs which included a maiden over and gave away just 14 runs however could not claim a wicket. Chopra remained not out at one run after facing 10 balls as India went on to win the match by 2 wickets. The same year in November, Chopra played her first test match against England at Kolkata. She bowled 4 overs in the first innings giving away just 7 runs. Coming to bat, Chopra scored 27 runs hitting 3 boundaries after facing 101 balls and was caught and bowled by Karen Smithies. In the second innings she bowled 3 overs and gave away 13 runs, however the match ended in a draw. In 2007, Anjum Chopra was awarded with the Arjuna Award, India’s most valuable sporting award.

In a total of 105 One day internationals, Chopra has scored 2465 runs with a high score of 100 runs. She also has a total of 548 runs at a high score of 98 runs in the 12 test matches that she has played.

Career Highlights

Arjuna Award, 2007.

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