Anju Jain – Journey from being India Captain to Head Coach for Bangladesh Women’s Team

She was born on the 11th of August in 1974 in New Delhi. She made her ODI debut on 20th July 1993 against West Indies Women and Test debut on 7th February 1995 against New Zealand Women. India Women’s team reached the semi-final of Women’s World Cup 2000 under her leadership.

In 2006, she received the Arjuna Award (2005) from the then President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

Anju Jain Female Cricket

She coached the India Women team in 2012 Women’s T20 World Cup and 2013 ODI World Cup.

In May 2018, she was appointed the head coach of Bangladesh Women. Under her guidance, Bangladesh Women stunned the star-studded Indian team to win a thriller in the group stage of the 2018 Asia Cup. Four days later, they did an overhaul by winning their first Asia Cup title by defeating six-time champions India Women. They also won the ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier in July 2018.

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