One of the most talented women cricketers India has ever seen, Smriti Mandhana turned 27 today i.e. July 18, 2023.
The youngster with specs abandoned science in school and a potential profession in hospitality, nevertheless she has no regrets at all. She has a World Cup century and a double hundred in domestic one-day competitions, and she is only the second Indian cricketer to play in a foreign T20 league. Everything before the age of 20.
Mandhana scored 50 on her Test debut and was instrumental in India’s historic Test victory over England in 2014. In two consecutive World T20 tournaments and in her first appearance in the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL), she failed to live up to her potential. However, after missing more than five months of action after suffering an ACL tear, she blazed up the 2017 World Cup with two brilliant performances.
At the young age of 16 in 2013, Mandhana earned her international debut against Bangladesh. The elegant opener has since represented India in four Tests, 78 ODIs and 119 T20 Internationals. In all three formats collectively, the left-hander has scored more than 6000 runs. Mandhana is now one of the team’s veteran players, having established herself as a mainstay of the Indian women’s cricket team.
Smriti has gathered an enormous fortune off the pitch as a result of her gains on the pitch. The southpaw has numerous partnerships under her belt, which has definitely increased her brand value. Let’s look at the batter’s net worth, endorsements, and investment:
Along with these, Mandhana has also developed associations with Garnier, Mastercard, Hyundai, Hero, Red Bull, Boost, Spektacom, Mastercard India, CoinSwitch Kuber, Equitas Bank, Garnier, PlayerzPot and Google India.
Smriti Mandhana’s net worth is estimated to be in the range of INR 32 crore. Her net worth has been accumulated through her contracts with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Women’s Premier League (WPL), brand endorsements and private ventures.
Smriti Mandhana owns two houses in Mumbai and Delhi apart from the one in Sangli. She also has opened a cafe named ‘Mandhana’s SM 18’ in her hometown. Moreover, Smriti also possesses a Hyundai Creta, Swift Dzire, Audi, and BMW in her garage.
She normally demands between INR 50 – 75 lakh for each endorsement agreement. Smriti Mandhana is paid INR 50 lakh per year by the BCCI. Furthermore, Smriti Mandhana, at the WPL 2023 auction, was picked up by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for a massive INR 3.4 crore which was the highest of all other players. Notably, her base fee was just INR 50 lakh.
Smriti recently invested an undisclosed amount in Neem Ayu, an Ayurvedic company based in Gurgaon.