The 16 year old talent Parshavi, is from Uttar Pradesh’s Sikandrabad in Bulandshahr which is a small town just 95 kms from the national capital Delhi. She started her sporting journey in skating, winning medals for Uttar Pradesh in the Under 14 level before turning her focus to Cricket. And what a shift, it proved for her. She did not have to turn back as she climbed the ladders, representing the country in the inaugural Under 19 Women’s World Cup which India won and eventually bagging a contract with UP Warriorz in the Women’s Premier League (WPL).

We therefore dug into our treasure trove of stats to celebrate Parshavi’s success and look what we found on the dynamo from Bulandshahr who started to train with boys, but she was that good, she got called up to the Uttar Pradesh Under 16 state team at the tender age of 12.

A huge Shane Warne fan!

There is no surprise how Parshavi became a leg spinner as she is a huge fan of Shane Warne. Parshavi used to spend hours in front of the television watching her idol wrecking the biggest of batters from around the world. His sudden death dealt a huge blow to her as it was like a personal loss.

She is mostly known for her leg breaks, picking up wickets and bowling economical spells. According to matches recorded in CricHeroes, she has picked up 239 wickets in 164 matches with a best bowling performance of 5/12. She has an impressive average of 15.05 with an economy rate of 4.46.

Under 19 World Cup and WPL Contract

Parshavi got called up to the Indian Women’s Under 19 team that became champions at the inaugural ICC World Cup. She was the team’s mainstay wicket taker scalping 11 wickets and becoming the second highest wicket taker in the whole tournament. This performance got many eyeballs and she was picked up by UP Warriorz in WPL for Rs. 10 lakhs.

All Round abilities

According to CricHeroes statistics Parshavi has amassed 1586 runs from 164 matches along with a whopping 239 wickets. Her best score recorded in the platform is an unbeaten 103 runs. She is also excellent in the field accounting for 55 dismissals including 35 catches and 20 run outs.

This all round ability which is very important in the modern game has given her the edge and it is no surprise that she is performing at the highest level.

Parshavi Chopra Statistics in CricHeroes


Matches           : 164

Innings             : 114

Not Out            : 23

Runs                : 1586

Highest Score   : 103*

Average            : 17.43

Strike Rate        : 67 


Matches           : 164

Innings             : 155

Overs               : 806.5

Wickets            : 239

Best Bowling     : 5/12

Economy          : 4.46

Average            : 15.05

Strike Rate        : 20.26


Matches           : 164

Catches            : 35

Run Outs          : 20     


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