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Niranjana Nagarajan

Nagarajan Niranjana
Personal information
Born (1988-10-09) 9 October 1988 (age 35)
Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
BowlingRight-arm medium
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 77)13 August 2014 v England
Last Test16 November 2014 v South Africa
ODI debut (cap 90)30 August 2008 v England
Last ODI19 February 2016 v Sri Lanka
T20I debut (cap 34)26 June 2012 v England
Last T20I26 February 2016 v Sri Lanka
Domestic team information
2006–2013, 2018–presentTamil Nadu Women
2006–2013South Zone Women
2013–2017Railways Women
2013–2014Central Zone Women
Career statistics
Competition WTest WODI WT20I
Matches 2 22 14
Runs scored 27 70 42
Batting average 27 8.75 7.00
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 27 12* 15
Balls bowled 236 965 271
Wickets 4 24 9
Bowling average 23.75 28.04 26.22
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 4/19 3/24 2/15
Catches/stumpings 3/- 4/- 3/-
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 22 January 2017

Niranjana Nagarajan (born 9 October 1988) is an Indian cricketer.[1] She represented India in 2 WTests, 22 WODIs and 14 WT20I.[2] She is a right hand batsman and bowls right-arm medium-fast.[3]


She made her debut in international cricket on 30 August 2008 during India's tour of England in a WODI against England at North Parade, Bath. She also played for Tamil Nadu, Railways, South Zone and Central Zone in domestic cricket.

She displayed her bowling talent on the English ground when Indian Women played England in their five-match Test series in 2014. The England team were bowled out for just 92 due her outstanding performance (4/19).[4]

As of 2017, she had played two Tests, 22 ODIs and 14 T20Is for India.[5]


  1. ^ "N Nagarajan". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 2 November 2009.
  2. ^ "N Nagarajan". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2 November 2009.
  3. ^ "Niranjana Nagarajan continues the hard grind in quest for India comeback". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 19 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Live Cricket Scores & News International Cricket Council". Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  5. ^ "So far to so near: Women sniff history in blue". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 24 September 2017.

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