Harleen Deol is in the news for showing some staggering fielding skills on the boundary line against England. She took a stunner at the boundary line and cricket experts are praising her presence of mind and the instant decision-making skills. Harleen Deol was born on 1st of June 1998 in Chandigarh. She decided to play cricket when she was just seven. She used to play cricket with her brother and then started playing cricket at school level.
Her cricketing skills were judged by her coach RP Sindh at the age of 12 when she was playing a district match. RP Singh later selected Harleen in state team. Earlier in her career she used to bowl off-spin but her coach advised her to try her hands on leg-spin and then she became a leggie. She made her debut in domestic cricket for Punjab at the age of 12.
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Her father later moved to Himachal Pradesh where she later visited and found out that the facilities girls are getting in Himachal Pradesh are far better than in Punjab. At that moment she decided to move to Himachal Pradesh. She started playing for HPCA at the age of 13 and later she made her T20 debut for HPCA in 2013. Next year i.e. in 2014 she started playing list A cricket for HPCA. In 2015 she was selected for North Zone in U-19 cricket.
In the year 2019 she made her ODI as well as T20I debut against England. Soon after this she made her IPL T20 challenge debut for Trailblazers. She was also selected for 2020 ICC T20 World Cup held in Australia under the leadership of Harmanpreet Kaur but she didn’t get a chance to show her skills in the tournament. Here are some lesser-known facts about Harleen Deol.
- Apart from cricket, she used to play football and basketball during her school days.
- Harleen Deol’s father’s name is Baghel Singh Deol and her mother’s name is Charanjit Kaur Deol.
- Harleen Kaur has one brother named Manjot Singh Deol who is dental surgeon by profession.
- Harleen’s favorite cricketers are Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne.
- She like Punjabi music and her favorite singer is Gurdas Maan.
- Harleen Deol’s height is 5’3” i.e. 162cm approx.
- Harleen likes the acting of Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh
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