15 Interesting Facts about Priya Punia you must know

Priya Punia Female Cricket Interesting facts
  1. She was once denied admissions in a cricket academy for being a girl.
  2. Then Priya’s father sold his home to set up a practice pitch for her.
  3. She started playing cricket at the age of 7.
  4. In Dec 2018, 22-year-old Priya Punia from Rajasthan was called up to the Indian T-20 squad touring New Zealand.
  5. Priya did her graduation in commerce from Jesus & Mary College of Delhi.
  6. The 22 year-old batter is a movie freak and loves to listen to Punjabi music.
  7. Also, she likes to play and spend time with her dog, Bruno.
  8. The only superstition she follows is to wear a leg guard on her left leg while batting.
  9. Her personal coach is her father who has always supported her both on and off the field.
  10. Former cricketer Reema Malhotra has always motivated her.
  11. She is fascinated by Harmapreet Kaur’s huge sixes, Virat Kohli is her role model and she grew up watching Rahul Dravid’s game.
  12. Apart from cricket, she also plays badminton.
  13. Before starting playing cricket, she used to play lawn tennis also.
  14. Priya was once offered an aide of a high-ranking BCCI official who said he could help her find a place in the team. But she refused the offer. Priya was so determined to make it on her own.
  15. She loves batting at number three position and can be the successor to some senior cricketers like Mithali Raj.

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