Diana Edulji (BCCI Panel) Age, Biography, Husband & More
Bio Real NameDiana Fram Edulji NicknameNot Known ProfessionFormer Indian Cricketer (All Rounder) Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 160 cm in meters- 1.60 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 3” Weightin Kilograms- 60 kg in Pounds- 132 lbs Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourWhite Cricket International DebutTest- 31 October 1976 vs West Indies Women at Bangalore ODI-1 January 1978 vs England Women at Kolkata RetirementODI- 29 July 1993 vs Denmark Women at Slough Domestic/State Team India Women, Railways (India) Women Nature on fieldCalm Likes to play againstEngland Records (main ones)1st Indian Woman cricketer to get 100 wickets. Personal Life Date of Birth26 January 1956 Age (as in 2017)61 Years Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius NationalityIndian HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India FamilyFather- Not Known Mother- Not Known Brother- Not Known Sister- Not Known ReligionChristianity HobbiesBiking and playing football ControversiesIn 1986, she wasn't allowed to enter the Lord's Pavilion while captaining India on their tour of England, after which she said that the MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club) should change its name to MCP (“male chauvinist pigs”). Boys, Affairs and More Marital StatusNot Known Husband/SpouseNot Known Money Factor Salary15000/month (INR) (Pension)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Diana Edulji
Does Diana Edulji smoke?: No
Does Diana Edulji drink alcohol?: Not Known
Diana was inclined towards sports at an early age.
Initially, she used to play basketball and table tennis at the junior national level, before switching to cricket.
After displaying her cricketing skills at a cricket camp hosted by former Test cricketer, Lala Amarnath, she got the opportunity to play for Railways and then the Indian national cricket team.
She is the former India captain who represented India between 1976 and 1993.
She played 20 Tests and 34 ODIs for India.
While playing for India, she once lost her 4 front teeth.
After retiring from international cricket, she worked as a senior sports officer in Western Railway.
She has served on the BCCI’s women’s committee and is the former manager of the Indian women’s team in 2009.
She is the first woman cricketer to be given the Arjuna award (1983) and the Padma Shri (2002).
On 30 January 2017, the Supreme Court of India formed a panel to run BCCI including Diana along with former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai, IDFC Managing Director Vikram Limaye and historian Ramachandra Guha, a few weeks after the BCCI’s president Anurag Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke were removed by the Supreme Court because of their inability to implement the Justice Lodha Panel recommendations.