Richa Ghosh Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 19 Years
Hometown: Siliguri, West Bengal
Marital Status: Unmarried

Richa Ghosh

Full nameRicha Manabendra Ghosh
ProfessionCricketer (all-rounder)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutODI- 21 September 2021 vs Australia Women at Mackay
Richa Ghosh during India Women vs Australia Women ODI
T20- 12 February 2020 vs Australia Women at Melbourne
Richa Ghosh during Australia Women vs India Women T20
Test- Did not play
Jersey Number#13 (India)
Domestic/State Team(s)• West Bengal
• Royal Challengers Bangalore
Coach/MentorRituparna Roy
Batting StyleRight hand bat
Bowling StyleRight arm medium
Records (main ones)• Highest partnership for the 8th wicket with Jhulan Goswami in the ODI match between India Women and Australia Women at Mackay on 21 September 2021
• No ducks in cricket career
• Highest partnership for the 7th wicket with DB Sharma in the T20 India Women vs Australia Women in Carrara on 10 October 2021
AwardShe won the Bengal Cricketer Of the year Award in 2018.
Richa Ghosh receiving Bengal Cricketer Of the year Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 September 2003 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2022) 19 Years
BirthplaceSiliguri, West Bengal
Zodiac signLibra
HometownSiliguri, West Bengal
SchoolMargaret Sister Nivedita English School, Siliguri
HobbiesWatching movies, Listening to music
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Manabendra Ghosh (cricket umpire)
Mother- Swapna Ghosh (homemaker)
Richa Ghosh's parents
SiblingsSister- Shomasree Ghosh (medical student)
Richa Ghosh with her sister
Richa Ghosh

Some Lesser Known Facts About Richa Ghosh

  • Richa Ghosh is an Indian woman cricketer who is known for scoring the fastest fifty by an Indian woman player when she scored fifty-two runs on 26 balls against New Zealand women at Queenstown in an ODI match.
  • During her childhood, she used to train with her father, and she was influenced by his aggressive batting approach. When she used to practice, there was no girls’ team in her hometown so, she used to practice with the boys at her academy.
  • In 2016, her father stopped doing business and started looking after Richa’s training. In an interview, she said,

    I had to give whatever time I had to her. I cannot open a business and shut it down temporarily when I was travelling. It takes 12-13 hours to reach Kolkata. If she is playing in any tournament in Kolkata, I quickly pack my bags. She is a small girl, we can’t leave her alone.”

  • When she was six years old, she used to take part in sports, and she would often accompany her father to the Baghajatin Athletic Club in Siliguri, where he used to play.
  • When she was eleven years old, she was selected for the Bengal U-19 team.

    Richa Ghosh wins a tournament in the Bengal U-19 team

    Richa Ghosh wins a tournament in the Bengal U-19 team

  • During the Women T20 Challenger’s Trophy 2020, she scored 98 runs in four matches.
  • In 2020, she was named in the Indian 15-player squad for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020.
  • In January 2020, when she was sixteen years old, she was inducted into India’s squad for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Later, in the same month, she was also listed in India’s squads for the 2020 Australia women’s Tri-Nation Series.
  • In 2022, she became a part of the India women vs New Zealand women in the 4th ODI in Queenstown. In an interview, she expressed her feelings after scoring fifty in the ODI and said,

    It felt really great as it was my first 50. The last time I got out for 44 in Australia but here I was able to continue and reach half-century. I was really happy, and my parents were also elated by it as they called up to congratulate me after the knock.”

  • In an interview, she talked about how much she idolises MS Dhoni and said,

    When I began watching matches of Team India, I started following MS Dhoni as I was impressed with his power-hitting abilities with the bat coupled with effective wicket-keeping behind the stumps. He is my idol.”

  • In 2020, she donated Rs. 1 lakh to the Bengal Chief Minister’s relief fund to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. [1]The Indian Express In an interview, she talked about this and sad,

    When everybody is fighting COVID-19 and the chief minister has appealed for a united battle against it, I thought of contributing a bit as a responsible citizen of the country.”

  • In 2021, Richa’s father was attacked by some drunk men in Siliguri. [2]Siliguri Times
  • She is a passionate animal lover and often posts pictures of them on social media.

    Richa Ghosh posing with a Kangaroo

    Richa Ghosh posing with a Kangaroo

  • She often posts pictures of her workout on social media.

    Richa Ghosh practicing Yoga

    Richa Ghosh practising Yoga

  • In February 2023, she was sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 1.9 crore in the inaugural WPL auction. [3]The Indian Express