Jemimah Jessica Rodrigues is an Indian Cricketer, who has recently taken the world to storm with some great knocks. Playing as an allrounder for the Indian cricket team, Jemimah has already achieved some records to her name at the age of just 22.
|Name||Jemimah Jessica Rodrigues|
|Born||September 05, 2000|
|Height (approx)||160 cm (5.2 In feet)|
|WPL Team||Delhi Capitals|
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Playing Role||Middle-order batsmen|
Jemimah Rodrigues’ early life
Jemimah was born on September 5, 2000 in a Christian family, and was brought up in Bhandup, Mumbai alongside her two siblings Enoch and Eli. Her dad, Ivan Rodrigues, was a mentor in her school and she grew up bowling to her siblings. Ivan, who has been instructing her since the earliest reference point, began the young ladies’ cricket crew at her school. Jemimah delighted in playing both hockey and cricket as a youth.
Jemimah Rodrigues completed her high school from St Joseph Convent High School, Mumbai. Moreover, she joined Rizvi College of Arts, Science, and Commerce to complete her graduation. Her nickname is Jemi and she is a Virgo according to her horoscope.
Jemimah’s Cricket Career
The right-handed cricketer was in the Under-17 Maharashtra hockey team. She came up with her interest in Cricket between the age of 12-13. She was chosen for the State Cricket team for Under-19 at the age of 13.
Jemimah says her father is her “Hero” who followed the role of a primary coach to her.
Scoring 202 not out in 163 balls against the Saurashtra team in November 2017, she holds the record of being second woman after Smriti Mandhana to score a double century in 50 over domestic cricket match.
In October 2018, she was named in India’s squad for ICC Women’s World Twenty tournament.
In July 2022, she was named in India’s team for the cricket tournament at the Commonwealth games(2022) in Birmingham, England.
Domestic Team Information
- 2014/15 – Mumbai
- 2018 – Trailblazers
- 2019/20 – Supernovas
- 2019 – Yorkshire Diamonds
- 2021/ present – Northern Superchargers
- 2021/22 – Melbourne Renegades
- 2022- Trailblazers
- 2022/present – Melbourne Stars
She is seen wearing a jersey of number 5 in T20 and ODI matches.
Jemimah Rodrigues’ WPL Team
Rodrigues who is known for her aggressive batting style was sold to Delhi Capitals for INR 2.2 Crore in the WPL auction. UP Warriorz started bidding for her and got involved in a bidding war with Delhi Capitals. The cricket is seeking everyone’s attention with her fearless batting and her ability to handle pressure with patience.
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Jemimah Rodrigues Net worth
Jemima Rodrigues has a net worth of worth INR 2 Crore. Her net worth in USD is around $250,000.
Other sources of income include BCCI salary which is expected around INR 30 lakh, IPL salary i.e, INR 1 lakh per match, and brand endorsement fee covers INR 1- 5 lakhs.
Jemimah Rodrigues’ Social Media profile
Instagram account – jemimahrodrigues
Twitter handle – @JemiRodrigues
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