Poonam Khemnar is an Indian cricketer who plays for Maharashtra in the Ranji Trophy. She was selected by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Women’s Premier League (WPL) auction in 2023.
Poonam Khemnar aka Punam Khemnar was born on Monday, 9 May 1994 (age 28 years; as of 2022) in Ashwi Budrukh, Maharashtra, India. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. She started playing cricket during her childhood. She studied at Ashwi English School And JR. College, Ashwi Bk. She completed her graduation in physical graduation from Padmashri Vikhe Patil College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pravaranagar, Loni, Maharashtra. She trains under Avinash Shinde, a professional cricketer from Maharashtra.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Hair Colour: Black (Boycut)
Eye Colour: Black
She was born into a Hindu family.
Parents & Siblings
Her father’s name is Nanasaheb Khemnar, and her mother’s name is Suvarna Khemnar. She has an elder brother.
Husband & Children
She is unmarried.
Poonam Khemnar represented Pune University Cricket team at West Zone (silver medal) and All India Inter-University at V.B.S. Purvanchal University, Jaunpur. She played in the Ranji trophy from the Maharashtra team and is regarded as one of the best all-rounders in Maharashtra. She also played as a guest player for the Nagaland team in the Women’s Senior One Day Trophy in the 2021-22 season. She played in the Warrior Women’s Premier League and captained the H.P.Supernova team. She was acquired by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB ) in the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL) auction for Rs10 lakhs.
- She has a YouTube channel where she uploads videos about physical fitness and workouts.
- She is the first player from the Nagaland team to hit a century in BCCI domestic competition. On 28 October 20201, in a match against Manipur, while playing for Nagaland, she hit 105 runs off 126 balls which included 9 fours and 1 six.
- She likes to ride motorcycles.
- She was awarded by the former governor of Uttar Pradesh Ram Naik after she helped the Maharashtra team to win a tournament.