New Delhi. Former India veteran bowler Neetu David is celebrating his 44th birthday today. Nitu, the chairman of the BCCI women’s selection committee and a former left-arm spinner, has played 10 Tests and ODIs for India and a total of 107 international matches for India. Born in Kanpur on September 1, Neetu is the third Indian woman bowler to take the highest wicket in Test cricket.
He has taken 41 wickets in 16 innings of 10 Tests. She is the second Indian woman bowler to take the most wickets in ODI cricket. He has taken 141 wickets in 97 matches. Nitu is the first Indian woman bowler to take 100 wickets in ODI cricket.
Even today, there is more discussion than these records about his one innings, which caused a stir all over the world. Nitu took wickets in an innings against a strong team like England. Nitu’s deadly bowling helped England win the match. England won the match by 2 runs.
8 big wickets for 53 runs
In this match played at Jamdeshpur in 1995, experienced players like Janet Ann Britton of England, Helen Claire Plimer came on the field, but the first innings of the English team was reduced to 1 run in front of the Indian bowlers. In reply, India took the lead with 226 runs. In the second innings, Nitu, bowling at 1.68 economy, took 8 wickets for 53 runs and rallied the entire English team for 194 runs. India had a chance to win the match, but the batsmen were disappointed and India lost the match by runs.
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