Dayalan Hemalatha is an Indian cricketer who has played many international matches for the Indian national team and played many domestic tournaments for Tamil Nadu. She signed up with Gujarat Giants for the inaugural season of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) in 2023.
Dayalan Hemalatha Bio
|Date of Birth||29 September 1994 (Thursday)|
|Age (as of 2022)||28 Years|
|Birthplace||Alwarthirunagar suburb of Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Hometown||Alwarthirunagar suburb of Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|School||Dr K K Nirmala Girls Higher Secondary School in Chennai|
|College/University||M.O.P Vaishnav College for Women in Chennai|
|Educational Qualifications||She holds a master’s degree of arts in human resource management.|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 160 cm|
in meters– 1.60 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 3”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 50 kg|
in pounds– 110 lbs
|International Debut||ODI– 11 September 2018 against Sri Lanka at Galle, Sri Lanka|
T20– 9 November 2018 against New Zealand at Providence
|Domestic/State Team||• Under-19 Tamil Nadu|
• Under-19 South Zone
• Senior South Zone
• Senior Tamil Nadu
• Indian Railways
• Central Zone
• Gujarat Giants
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off-spin|
Her father was a district-level Kabaddi player. Her mother’s name is Jayandhy Dayalan. She has an elder sister named Deepa Dayalan. She is unmarried.
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- Dayalan Hemalatha is an Indian cricketer who has played many international matches for India and is regarded as one of the best openers in Tamil Nadu.
- She played kho kho, athletics, and volleyball during her childhood and played cricket occasionally with the boys in her neighbourhood.
- She started training in cricket formally at the MAC Spin Foundation under the coach Peter Fernandez at the age of seventeen.
- Her parents were not happy with her decision to become a professional cricketer; however, they started supporting her when got selected for the Under-19 Tamil Nadu team.
- She was selected for the under-19 Tamil Nadu team in 2011.
- She played for the Tamil Nadu senior team till the 2019-20 season after which she started playing for Indian Railways in the 2020-21 season.
- She won three trophies in the 2022-23 season. She won Senior T20 Trophy as an Indian Railways player, Interzonal Trophy as a Central Zone player, and Challenger Trophy as an India-D player.
- She played in 5 matches in the 2018 T20 World Cup held in West Indies and made 21 runs at an average of 4.2 and took 5 wickets.
- She was part of the Indian squad which won the T20 Asia Cup 2022.
- She played in the Women’s T20 Challenge tournament in the 2019 and 2020 seasons for Trailblazers.
- Gujarat Giants signed her up for the inaugural season of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) in the February 2023 auction for Rs 30 lakhs.