Anjum Chopra Birthday, Age, Family & Biography

Anjum Chopra

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BIRTHDAY 20 May, 1977
BIRTH PLACE New Delhi , Delhi
COUNTRY India
AGE 40 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Taurus
HEIGHT in centimeters- 166 cm
in meters- 1.66 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Last Updated on : May 16, 2017
More Professions : Cricket Commentator

Birthday Countdown & Age

40 years, 0 month, 2 days old age Anjum Chopra will turn 41 on 20 May, 2018. Only 11 months, 27 days, 2 hours, 58 minutes has left for her next birthday.


About   Edit

Anjum Chopra was born on 20-05-1977 in New Delhi in the state of Delhi, India. She is an Indian Cricket Player & Cricket Commentator.

Career

Anjum Chopra’s love affair with cricket began when she was just 9 years old. After representing the inter-college team, she was straightaway drafted in the Delhi U-15 team and after which, she never looked back.
 
She made her international debut at the age of 17 against the New Zealand Women’s cricket team in 1995. Chopra was an all timing player and her strength was to find the gaps and deft touches. In the tour of England in 1999, she scored a sparkling hundred and for more than a decade was India’s premier batswomen. Besides batting, she was also a handy medium pace bowler as well. She was also a safe slip fielder and had hardly left the ball to go by her hands.
 
In 2002, she was asked to lead the Indian Women’s cricket team. She led India to a successful overseas test win in South Africa and also whitewashed the visiting England team in 2002. Under her guidance, Indian Women’s cricket team also reached the finals of the World Cup in 2005. Anjum created history by becoming the first women player to represent India in 100 ODIS. She retired from the game of cricket in 2009.
 
Post retirement, she completed her MBA and became a motivational speaker and consultant and has also conducted corporate events for brands such as Goldman Sachs, Standard Charted Bank, and Vodafone among others. She is also a commentator and has been seen commentating in the IPL and international matches as well.

Awards Receipt

AWARD NAME AWARD CATEGORY RECEIPT YEAR RECEIPT FIELD
Arjuna Award National Sports Award 2006 Cricket
Padma Shri Civilian Award 2014 Sports

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