|Veda Krishnamurthy Quick Info
|5 ft 6 in
|Date of Birth
|October 16, 1992
Veda Krishnamurthy is an Indian professional cricketer who as of September 2022, had been playing on The Railways women’s cricket team.
Ved, Darth, Darthy, Dhana
Kaduru, Karnataka, India
At the age of 13, Veda began training at the Karnataka Institute of Cricket in 2005. Later, she went on to practice at the institute’s Bengaluru branch.
She was coached by Apurva Sharma and Suman Sharma.
- Father – SG Krishnamurthy (Cable Operator)
- Mother – Cheluvamaba Devi (Died due to Covid-19 in 2021)
- Siblings – Cheluvamaba Devi and her elder sister Vatsala Shivakumar (Older Sister) (Died due to Covid-19 in 2021), She has 2 older siblings.
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Veda has dated –
- Arjun Hoysala – Veda got engaged to fellow cricketer Arjun Hoysala in September 2022. The couple announced their engagement via Instagram.
Race / Ethnicity
- She has a tattoo of a sun with wordings inside the circle.
- Straight eyebrows
Veda Krishnamurthy Facts
- She developed an interest in cricket at the mere age of 3.
- During her younger years, Veda had taken karate classes but disliked going to them. Despite that, Veda had earned a black belt by the age of 12.
- Veda had once stated in an interview that she was only 4 feet tall when she started playing.
- As a child, she looked up to fellow female Indian cricketer Mithali Raj.
- On June 30, 2011, Veda made her debut in international cricket at the age of 18 in a one-day international against England Women that was held in Derby.
- While training at the Karnataka Institute of Cricket, her talent caught the attention of the institute’s director Irfan Sait who convinced her father to take her to Bengaluru for further training. Following his advice, Veda and her father shifted from Chikkamagaluru to Bengaluru where she re-joined the Karnataka Institute of Cricket at Bengaluru.
- Veda is a right-handed batsman and right-arm leg break bowler.
- Her primary role in the Karnataka women’s cricket team is as a batter.
- She was amongst the first women players to be named on the B-grade contract list in November 2015, by the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
- Veda wears a UK 6 or 39 EU shoe size.
- She is a sneakerhead and shared a clip of all the Nike Airforce Jordan pairs that she owns.
Featured Image By Veda Krishnamurthy / Instagram