Who is Natthakan Chantham | Bio | Stats | Thailand Player

About Natthakan Chantham:

Name:- Natthakan Chantham
Date of Birth:- 1st January 1996
Bowling Style:- Right Arm Medium Fast
Batting Style:- Right Hand Bat
Place of Birth:- Chiang Mai, Thailand
Role:- Batter
Teams:- Thailand Women, Spirit Women, Trailblazers, and Velocity

Natthakan Chantam for Thailand. PC: Female Cricket
Natthakan Chantam for Thailand. PC: Female Cricket

Bio:-

The 28-year-old batter made her international debut on 3rd June 2018 in a T20I against Pakistan. She has scored 1645 runs at a strike rate of 89.49 and an average of 27.41 in 77 innings. Her tally of runs includes nine half-centuries. Her best performance with the bat in the format came on 28th August 2021 when she scored an unbeaten 88 runs at a strike rate of 135.38 against Zimbabwe. She is placed joint 12th most alongside former England legend Charlotte Edwards on the list as she has gone 54 consecutive innings without a duck in the T20I format.

She made her ODI debut on 20th November 2022 against the Netherlands. In 9 innings she has scored 473 runs at a strike rate of 71.34, and a sensational average of 52.55 for Thailand in the ODI format. Her best performance for Thailand with the bat in the format came on 20th November 2022, when she scored her maiden ODI century at a strike rate of 75.55 on her ODI debut against the Netherlands.

She continued to shine on the international stage, representing Thailand in various tournaments, including the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier tournaments in 2019 and 2022. Chantham’s standout moment came during the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia, where she emerged as the leading run-scorer for Thailand and played a crucial role in the team’s matches, including scoring her country’s first Women’s T20 World Cup half-century.

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Outside of international cricket, Chantham made history in October 2020 by becoming the first Thai cricketer to be selected to play in a professional Twenty20 franchise league, representing the Trailblazers in the 2020 Women’s T20 Challenge. She played a pivotal role in the tournament final, contributing with both her batting and fielding skills, further solidifying her reputation as a versatile and talented cricketer on the global stage.

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