Deepti Sharma creates history and becomes the first Indian to take 100 wickets in T20 Cricket

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Deepti Sharma was born on August 24, 1997, in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. She is an all-rounder who bats left-handed. She joined India’s women’s cricket team on 28 November 2014. Spinner Deepti Sharma became the first Indian to claim 100 wickets in T20 Internationals as she claimed three scalps against West Indies in the Women’s 0 World Cup clash. With the first two wickets, she pipped Poonam Yadav to become the leading wicket-taker for India while the third scalp here to enter the special 100 clubs. With her three wickets in the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 match against West Indies, she completed 100 wickets in 89 T20Is. Poonam Yadav (98), Yuzvendra Chahal (91), and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (90) are among the highest wicket-takers for India in T20I cricket. She is the only Indian in both men’s and women’s T20Is to claim 100 wickets. And she is an inspiration to all Women in India. She claimed the wickets of Stefanie Taylor, Sharmaine Campbell, and Afy Fletcher to script the history on Wednesday as India restricted Bangladesh to 118/6 in 20 overs.

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