Lisa Sthalekar Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Biography & More

Lisa Sthalekar Aussie profile

Real NameBorn 'Laila', however, renamed 'Lisa Carprini Sthalekar' by her step-parents
ProfessionFormer Australian Cricketer, Commentator
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 58 kg
in Pounds- 128 lbs
Figure Measurements33-28-33
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 15 February 2003 vs England Women at Brisbane
ODI- 29 June 2001 vs England Women at Derby
T20- 2 September 2005 vs England Women at Taunton
Coach/MentorWayne Seabrook and Ross Collins
Jersey Number #12 (Australia)
Domestic/State TeamsNew South Wales Women, Sydney Sixers Women
Batting StyleRight-Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm offbreak
Records/Achievements (main ones)• Sthalekar is the first women cricketer to score 1,000 runs and take 100 wickets in ODIs.
• In the 2001-02 Women's National Cricket League (WNCL) season, Sthalekar hit as many as 4 half-centuries. Surprisingly, her season tally of 347 runs was more than her last 4 seasons combined.
• Sthalekar had a brilliant 2006-07 International season. She made 604 runs at a strike rate of 67.12 and scored 40+ runs in 9 of her 12 innings.
• She was named the Australian International Woman Cricketer of the Year for both 2007 and 2008.
• Her leadership skills led her team, New South Wales, to five consecutive WNCL titles. Sthalekar averaged over 40 with the bat.
• With 13 wickets, Sthalekar was the leading wicket-taker at the 2009 Women's World Cup.
Career Turning PointShe was called up to the Australian squad owing to her consistent performances during the 2000-01 WNCL season.
Personal Life
Date of Birth13 August 1979
Age (as in 2016)37 Years
Birth PlacePune, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
HometownSydney, Australia
SchoolCherrybrook Public School, New South Wales
Cherrybrook Technology High School, New South Wales
CollegeBarker College, New South Wales
Sydney University
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts (Majoring in Psychology and Religious Studies)
FamilyFather- Haren Sthalekar (step father)
Mother- Syu Sthalekar (step mother)
Brother- N/A
Sister- Caprini (step sister, elder)
ReligionNot Known
HobbiesPractising Meditation
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketersMichael Slater, Adam Gilchrist, Sachin Tendulkar
Boys, Affair & More
Marital StatusNot Known
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
HusbandNot Known

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Lisa Sthalekar

  • Does Lisa Sthalekar smoke: Not Known
  • Does Lisa Sthalekar drink alcohol: Yes
  • ‘Baby’ Lisa was left at the doorstep of an orphanage in Pune by her biological parents, who supposedly did not wish to raise a girl.
  • One fine day, a couple from Michigan, USA came to the same orphanage in order to adopt a baby boy. However, they ended up adopting Lisa (named ‘Laila’ at the orphanage). They soon relocated to Australia and the rest is history.
  • Lisa’s stepfather knew that Cricket was no less than a ‘religion’ in India. Hence when Lisa showed interest in taking up sports, his father instantly recommended ‘Cricket’. As a result, the two would often practice the sport in the backyard of their house.
  • Lisa is the first woman board member of the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA). Additionally, she is one of the founders of the Women’s International Cricket League (WICL).
  • It took her only two test matches to score her maiden century.
  • Lisa couldn’t escape the ‘claws’ of depression when she lost her mother to breast cancer. In her autobiography, titled “Shaker: Run Maker, Wicket Taker”, she has written briefly about her struggles with depression post her mother’s demise.
  • Lisa is fond of dogs.Lisa Sthalekar pet lover