Height: 5’ 8”
Marital Status: Unmarried
Father: Jahid Ali Shaikh
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
|Domestic/State Team||• Mumbai Under-19
• Mumbai Senior
• West Zone
• Mumbai Thunders
• India C
• UP Warriors
|Coach/Mentor||• Ajay Yadav
• Sanjay Gaitonde
|Batting Style||Right handed batting|
|Date of Birth||Source 1: 12 January 2002 (Saturday) NDTV
Source 2: 1 December 2002 (Sunday) Cricbuzz
|Age (as of 2022)||• Source 1: 21 Years
• Source 2: 20 Years
|Birthplace||Azad Nagar in Dharavi, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign||• Source 1: Sagittarius
• Source 2: Capricorn
|Hometown||Gonda, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Jahid Ali Shaikh
Mother- Akhtari Bano
|Siblings||She is third among 7 siblings. She has 3 sisters and 3 brothers.|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Simran Shaikh
- Simran Shaikh is an Indian cricketer who has played many matches in domestic cricket. She is considered one of the best young batsmen in Mumbai.
- She grew up playing cricket with the boys in her neighbourhood and later started playing in tennis ball tournaments.
- At the age of 15, she started training at Rumde Cricket Academy, Cross Maidan and also played at United Club.
- She participated in the trial camp at Shivaji Park and was chosen for the Mumbai under-19 team.
- Based on her good performances in the Mumbai under-19 team, she was later selected for the Mumbai senior team.
- She played for the West Zone team in the 2022-23 Senior Women’s Inter-Zonal T20 Tournament, and in a match against Northeast Zone, she made 30 runs off 24 balls.
- She played for Mumbai Thunders in the 2022-23 President’s Cup T20 women’s league, and in a match against Mumbai Warriors, she made 74 runs off 54 balls.
- In the 2022-23 Senior Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy, she played for India C and scored 97 runs off 86 balls in a match against Rajasthan.
- She was auctioned off to UP Warriors for the base price of Rs10 lakhs in the 2023 auction of the Women’s Premier League (WPL).
- She is regarded as a very athletic fielder who is known for brilliant fielding and accurate throws.
- In an interview, she said that her playing style has many resemblances with Indian players Harmanpreet Kaur and Shafali Verma.