Priya Punia Biography | Age, Family, Career, Height and more..

Priya Punia Biography

Cricket is not just a game for the people of India; it’s more like a religion. Players here are worshipped as a god. It used to be termed as Men’s game but with the likes of players, such as Mithali Raj, Anjum Chopra, Jhulan Goswami, Harmanpreet Kaur, etc.; Womens’ Cricket has gained immense popularity, and one such rising player from Indias’ Women Cricket team is Priya Punia. Let us know more about her.

NAME Priya Punia
Birth PlaceChuru, Rajgarh, Rajasthan, India
HometownJaipur, Rajasthan
Fathers NameSurendra Punia
Sports CategoryCricket
D.O.BAugust 6, 1996 
Age24 {as in 2021}
Batting StyleRight Handed Batswomen
Bowling StyleRight-arm Medium
TeamsIndia Women, India A Women, India Women Green, India Women Blue, Supernovas

Priya Punia: Life Before Debut

Priya Punia hails from Jaipur, Rajasthan. She was born on August 06, 1996, in Churu district, in a middle-class family. Her family has been very supportive from the very start of her career. 
Being a clerk in the Indian Survey Department, her father supported her at his max. Her mother, being a housewife, also helped Priya along her journey.

She has a younger brother named Rahul Punia, who is also pursuing Cricket. She completed her graduation from Jesus and Mary College of Delhi in the commerce stream.

PRIYA PUNIA BIOGRAPHY, Age, Caste, Family, Height, Weight

Priya Punia Selection

Priya had struggled to get into the side even though she had a chance from a BCCI official who could have easily recommended her name for the International Team. 
Still, she stood against this decision and made her way on her own. Her words were, “Getting selected through recommendation would provide no satisfaction to me.”

Indeed she played very well in domestic tournaments and paved her way to the Indian Women’s Team. She is a self-made girl in every sense!

Priya Punia: Domestic Blast

Priya got her initial breakthrough with a T20 against Hyderabad for Delhi Women’s Team in 2016, held in Bangalore. 

But limelight finally found her in a Women’s one-day championship held at Bangalore; she played for Delhi Women’s Team. 

Her score at the end of the tournament was 407 runs in 8 innings with a whopping average of 50. This tournament changed her life completely; she was recognized and selected in India Green Women’s Team.

Priya Punia: International Start

Later after the successful tournament in Bangalore, Priya was called for her first International match in 2018 against Australia in Mumbai.
She stepped on the ground as a member of playing eleven in Feb 2019 on a New Zealand tour; she played 3 T20I. 

Although the tournament didn’t go that well for the young aspirant, her hard work and capabilities surely keep her at the front foot for upcoming challenges.

ODI Debut

Priya made her ODI debut on 9th Oct 2019 in Vadodara against South Africa. She scored 75 unbeaten runs in 124 balls and became one of the few Indian Women Cricketers to score a half-century in their debut match.

Priya was also awarded as the women of the match in her debut match.

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Priya Punia Debut Match


T20I Stats

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Life Outside Cricket

Priya has continuously been supported by her family, especially by her father, Surendra Punia. He is believed to have a dream to play for India. 

Surendra Punia made everything possible for his daughter, and made a pitch on the outskirts of Jaipur.

He took a loan for the cricket pitch and sold his property; Priya made her father proud eventually.

Priya is also an active user of Social Media platforms, such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. 
She loves playing badminton as other sports. 

She is of a very kind and loving nature, her pet Simba is her best friend.

PRIYA PUNIA BIOGRAPHY, Age, Caste, Family, Height, Weight

Some Lesser Known Facts

  • Priya Punia is one of the few female cricketers to receive the women of the match award in the debut ODI match.
  • Her Instagram followers are as high as 110k in no time.
  • Priya sees her idol in her father, Harmanpreet Kaur and Virat Kohli.
  • Besides Cricket, Priya loves playing Badminton.
  • Priya loves traveling and usually posts pictures.
  • She is known to be the Successor of Mithali Raj at the No.3 position.
PRIYA PUNIA BIOGRAPHY, Age, Caste, Family, Height, Weight

Priya Punia: Recent Photos   

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Indian Women’s Cricket is massively recognized; many articles, interviews, blogs, etc., are published nowadays. 

Priya is one such rising star from the Cultural Rich state of Rajasthan, who has made it to the International Team. 
Punia is immensely talented and one of the most beautiful and charming cricketers of this time. Her family has been very supportive and motivating from the very beginning.

Her hard work will surely provide her with all success she deserved.
Go Priya!!



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