Introducing Uma Chetry: Unraveling the Story of Assam’s First National Cricketer.


In a historic moment for Assam, Uma Chetry, a talented young cricketer, has become the first player from the state to be named in the Indian national squad. Her selection has brought immense pride and excitement to the cricketing community in Assam. In this article, we will delve into the journey and achievements of Uma Chetry, highlighting her rise to prominence in Indian cricket.

Early Life and Background

Uma Chetry hails from the picturesque Golaghat district in Assam. From a young age, she displayed a passion and talent for the sport of cricket. Blessed with natural abilities, Uma’s dedication and hard work propelled her to higher levels in the game.

Emergence in the Cricketing Scene

Uma’s breakthrough came when she was included in the India A team that recently triumphed in the Asia Emerging Cricket Tournament. During the tournament, Uma showcased her skills with both the bat and behind the stumps. Her contributions played a crucial role in the success of the team.

Fearless and Promising Player

Regarded as a fearless cricketer, Uma Chetry has caught the attention of many with her exceptional performances. Her ability to handle pressure situations with composure and her fearless approach to the game have earned her praise from former Assam-born Ranji player and women’s team fielding coach Subhadeep Ghosh.

Trailblazer for Assam Cricket

Uma’s selection in the Indian national squad marks a significant milestone for cricket in Assam. It is a proud moment for the state to witness its first-ever representation in the Indian Women’s National Cricket Team. The achievement is a testament to Uma’s talent, hard work, and dedication to the sport.

Bright Future Ahead

As Uma Chetry embarks on her international cricketing journey, the cricketing fraternity in Assam is filled with optimism and excitement. Her inclusion in both the T20 and ODI teams for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh is a testament to her potential and the trust placed in her abilities.


Uma Chetry’s selection as Assam’s first national cricketer is a significant achievement and a source of inspiration for budding cricketers in the state. Her fearless and promising approach to the game, coupled with her impressive performances, has rightfully earned her a place in the Indian national squad. As Uma continues to make her mark on the international stage, the hopes and aspirations of an entire state go along with her.

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