Mahika Gaur is a new sensation in Women’s international cricket as she played for two national teams, England and UAE. Before representing England Gaur played for UAE in 19 T20Is. Recently, Mahika Gaur made her debut for the English national team, England, against Sri Lanka on Friday, September 1, 2023. Reports have suggested that Mahika Gaur is the first-ever international player to represent two national teams. As she re-wrote history, fans have been left eager to know more about her. Therefore, we have come up with this article to tell you who is Mahika Gaur and who are her parents. You are asked to stick with this page and go through this column till the end. Swipe down the page and learn more.
Who Is Mahika Gaur?
Against Sri Lanka, Mahika Gaur made her debut for England in international cricket. While playing against Sri Lanka, she also got her first international wicket in the face of Chamari Athapaththu. Mahika Gaur is a left-arm seamer. The left-arm seamer could have got more than one wicket if the match was not interrupted by rain. While batting first the English team put 186 runs on the board with some great knocks by Alice Capsey and Danielle Wyatt. Sri Lanka was at 55 for 3 wickets in 6 overs when rain stopped the match. England was declared the winner through the DLS method by 12 runs.
During the post-match conference, England skipper Heather Knight praised Mahika Gaur, “Mahika was brilliant on her debut. She had to move to death bowling after the rain and she executed her plan perfectly. At that height, she gets real late swing which is quite a weapon.” Gaur was inspired by Mitchell Starc and MS Dhoni as she also wants to finish games like MS and Starc. Swipe down the page and read more details.
Mahika Gaur is an English cricketer who was born in Reading in the South of England. She plays for Cumbria, Manchester Originals, and North West Thunder. From 2019 to 2022 she played for UAE. She was just 12 when she played her first international T20 match against Indonesia. As of now, she is 23 years old. Talking about her parents, her father is an Emirati and her mother is English. She is of mixed ethnic background. She watched her first IPL match when her family traveled to India in 2011 in Jaipur. “I was practicing bowling in the garden. I think my dad was just surprised that I could roll my arm fully without chucking the ball,” Gaur said in April this year. “He was a left-arm bowler in college but never got to do his cricket thing. But when he saw that I have potential, he’s always been on board.”