Who is Kavisha Egodage | Bio | Stats | UAE Player

About Kavisha Egodage:

NAME – Kavisha Egodage
DOB – April 23, 2003
PLACE OF BIRTH – United Arab Emirates
ROLE – Allrounder
BATTING STYLE – Right-hand Bat
BOWLING STYLE – Right-arm off-break
TEAMS – Barmy Army Women, United Arab Emirates Women

Kavisha Egodage for UAE. PC: Female Cricket
Kavisha Egodage for UAE. PC: Female Cricket

Bio:-

Kavisha Egodage’s cricket journey began at an early age, marking her debut for the UAE Women’s Team at just 11 in the 2014 Gulf Cup Championship. Since then, she’s been a consistent force, making her WT20I debut in 2018 against the Netherlands and notching up her maiden century in the 2019 Women’s Emirates Cricket Board League. Notably, she became the youngest player to score an international fifty, breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s record. Her talent earned her accolades, including the 2019 Shyam Bhatia Best Female Cricketer of the Year Award. She’s also marked milestones such as being the highest run-scorer in Women’s T20Is in 2022.

Throughout various tournaments, like the Global Qualifiers 2022 and the Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup, Kavisha has consistently contributed to her team’s success. She’s shown versatility, excelling in both batting and fielding. In 2023, she continued to shine, playing a crucial role in UAE’s journey to becoming Asian Champions in the ICC Women’s Asia Region Qualifier. Her impact on the sport was acknowledged with the prestigious Industry No. 1 Game Changer Female award in cricket at a global symposium. Kavisha Egodage stands as a testament to the talent, dedication, and breaking barriers in cricket.

Throughout six matches in the ACC Women’s Premier Cup, Kavisha Egodage showcased her skills with the bat and ball, accumulating a total of 218 runs and claiming eight wickets and was the second-highest run-scorer on the leaderboard, majorly contributing to UAE’s triumph. From 70 T20I innings, she has accumulated 1728 runs with an unbeaten high score of 92. She boasts a strike rate of 90.00 and an average of 36.00. In her 36 bowling innings, she has taken 29 wickets, with her best figures being 3/3, and maintains an economy rate of 4.66.

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