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Sandhya Agarwal Arjuna Award Awarded In 1986

Sandhya Agarwal

Sandhya Agarwal

Award Name : Arjuna Award

Year of Award : 1986

Award for : Sports and Games

Location : Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India


Sandhya Agarwal is a former captain of the Indian women's cricket team. She hails from Indore. She was born on 9 May 1963 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. She played in 13 Test matches from 1984 to 1995, scoring 1110 runs at a batting average of 50.45, including 4 centuries. She reached her top score of 190 against England in 1986, beating Betty Snowball's score of 189 that had held the record in women's Test cricket since 1935. However, her mark was passed by Denise Annetts, who scored 193 in 1987. She also played in 21 Women's ODIs, scoring 567 runs at an average of 31.50. In 1986, She received the Arjuna Award.