Rumeli Dhar

Team India national women's cricket team India national women's cricket team
Born Dec 9, 1983
Nationality India India
Team History
India national women's cricket team India national women's 2003 - present

Rumeli Dhar is considered as a perfect allrounder. She is a top order batsman who plays elegantly, a medium pace bowler who bowls precisely and an excellent fielder. During the 2005 World Cup in South Africa, she exhibited many match winning performances due to which the Indian team was propelled into the final. However, the team was not match for the dominant Aussies in the final.

Dhar represented Young India while playing against Pakistan in the next winter. During February March 2007, while participating in the Quadrangular tournament in Chennai, she was made the opening bowler of the Indian attack along with Jhulan Goswami. In this tournament, she bowled neat, tidy and economical ten overs.

Career Highlights

Rumeli Dhar has participated in 66 ODIs and in these has scored 866 runs with 92 not out as her highest score. Her batting average was 22.20 and batting strike rate was 61.20. She has clobbered 6 fifties, 72 fours and 8 sixers and has taken 28 catches. 46 dismissals have taken place in the 2427 balls that she has bowled during which 1373 runs have been scored. Her bowling average was 29.84, economy rate was 3.39 and bowling strike rate was 52.7.

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