Initially, a less enthusiastic cricket-playing child, Pooja was spotted while practising in her local nets by a coach. Hailing from Madhya Pradesh, Pooja started playing cricket as a batswoman.
But her coach noticed her medium pace and then helped in honing her bowling skills. She made her debut for the senior women’s team in February 2018 in South Africa.
(Produced by Apurva P; video edited by Dhruv Sharma)