Sahana Pawar is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Karnataka Women at the domestic level. On 13 February 2023, Sahana Pawar was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs. 10 lakhs during the inaugural auction of the Women’s Premier League (WPL).
Sahana Shamsunder Pawar was born on Wednesday, 20 November 1996 (age 26 years; as of 2022) in Bangalore, Karnataka. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. She studied at B.E.T. Convent School, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore, and RNS Pre University College, Bangalore. After completing her schooling, Sahana attended the Global Institute of Management Sciences, Bangalore. Inclined towards cricket from a young age, Sahana trains under coach Ibrahim at the Sheen Sports Academy on Kanakapura Road in Kaggalipura, Bangalore.
Height (approx.): 5′ 1″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Sahana Pawar’s father’s name is Shamsunder Pawar.
Sahana Pawar is associated with Karnataka State Cricket Association and has played several matches for Karnataka Women.
Sahana Pawar in a group photograph of Karnataka Women
After giving consistent performances at the domestic level, Sahana was called to attend a camp at the National Cricket Academy. She has represented India A Women at several matches.
Sahana Pawar (left) with Harleen Deol after winning a match for India A in Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy
Sahana has also played cricket for Ameya Sports, Hubli Tigers Women, and South Zone Women. In 2023, during the auctions of the inaugural Women’s Premier League in Mumbai, Sahana was signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore at her base price of Rs. 10 lakhs. She was the last player to be picked up at the auction.
Sahana Pawar during her practise session for WPL
- Sahana loves dancing, listening to music, and reading in her leisure time.
- Pawar is a bike enthusiast.
Sahana Pawar riding a bike
- Sahana considers the Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja her inspiration.
Sahana Pawar with Ravindra Jadeja
- Her jersey number for Royal Challengers Bangalore is 397.
- Sahana Pawar’s batting style is right-hand bat and bowling style is slow left-arm orthodox.
- She is very particular about her fitness and follows a strict workout regimen.
Sahana Pawar during her workout session
- Sahana’s work is managed by TRP Sports, a sports agency.
- She has endorsed Puma on her Instagram account.
Sahana Pawar endorsing Puma on her Instagram account