S Yashasri Wiki, Height, Age, Family, Biography & More

S Yashasri

S Yashasri is an Indian cricketer who plays for Hyderabad in domestic cricket. In 2023, she was signed by the franchise team UP Warriorz for the inaugural Women’s Premier League.


Soppadhandi Venugopal Yashasri [1]TheWeeklySports.com was born on Thursday, 4 September 2003 (age 19 years; as of 2022) in Hyderabad. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She completed her schooling at Indus International School, Hyderabad. Before choosing cricket as her game, she used to play different sports including Coco, swimming, and basketball. She developed an interest in cricket when she saw her friend Pooja Vanka hitting the ball during an inter-school game. She discovered her bowling skills in 2016 when she was asked to bowl for the school cricket team because of her tall height when the team was falling short of players. Growing up, she would take notice of the cricketing techniques of the players while watching them on TV. Later, she started her training at Bhavan’s Cricket Academy and Iqbal Cricket Academy in Hyderabad. In an interview, she said that when she started playing, many people told her parents that there was no future for girls in cricket, but her parents never stopped supporting her. According to her, she was not interested in studies and only went to school to give exams.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

S Yashasri


Parents & Siblings

Yashasri’s father’s name is Venugopal, who is a retired IAF officer. Her mother’s name is K Vidya. Her brother’s name is Srikiran.

S Yashasri with her father (centre) and brother (right corner)

S Yashasri with her father (centre) and brother (right corner)


She represents Hyderabad in domestic cricket. She was named to the Hyderabad Squad for the Women’s Senior One Day Trophy 2021-22.

S Yashasri during NCA camp

S Yashasri during NCA camp

She was named to the national U19 team for India Women Under-19s tour of South Africa 2022/23 in which she took four wickets in two T20s. At first, she was not chosen for the Indian squad for the ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup. Before the tournament, Mumbai’s Hurley Gala suffered a laceration to her right thumb which required stitches, after which Yashasri was added to the squad as the replacement player; She played only one match in the tournament. India beat England by 7 wickets in the final to become the inaugural champions of the tournament.

S Yashasri holding the ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup medal

S Yashasri holding the ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup medal

Women’s Premier League (WPL)

In 2023, she was picked by UP Warriorz in the Women’s Premier League auction for Rs. 10 Lakh. In an interview, she talked about her selection and said,

I saw the auctions for some time and went for my gym session. I was not expecting to get picked, so I was not nervous about the auctions. But when I got the news, I felt great. Since I was in the gym, I could not express my feeling in front of everyone but felt great inside.”

S Yashasri in the Women's Premier League

S Yashasri in the Women’s Premier League


  • She trained under coach Mohd Iqbal/ She received training from coach Mohd Iqbal
  • Her batting style is Right-hand bat and her bowling style is Right-arm Medium fast.
  • Her favourite cricketers are Hardik Pandya, Ben Stokes, and Umesh Yadav.
  • In an interview, her father said that he used to play divisional cricket when he was young. He started working at Canara bank after taking VRS from IAF so that he could afford her academy fee. In the interview, her father further said that he received support from many Samaritans like coach Mohd Iqbal and former Hyderabad player Kanishk Naidu, who would charge her much less for training than other players.According to her, her coach Mohd Iqbal and former Hyderabad player Kanishk Naidu supported her a lot by taking fewer fees from her to train her compared to other players.
  • In an interview, she revealed that when she started playing, she felt that her social life was affected a lot.


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