Lisa Sthalekar Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Lisa Sthalekar

Biography / Wiki

People who consider raising a girl as a burden bring shame to society. There are few people who believe in the ideology of adoption. Lisa Sthalekar was born as an orphan but was raised by an American couple who became saviors for her.

She was born on 13 August 1979 in Pune, India. She is a former Australian cricket player and currently works as an Australian cricket commentator. She was an all-rounder player of her team who scored 1,000 runs and 100 wickets in ODIs. She is considered to be the most successful and admired women’s sports personality in the world.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth 13 August 1979
Age 44 Years
Height In Centimeters – 163 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’4”

Weight In Kilograms – 58 kg

In Pounds – 128 lbs

Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Figure Measurements 33-28-33
Bra Size Not Known
Dress Size Not Known
Shoe Size 8 (US)

Net Worth

As of 2019, Lisa Sthalekar has an estimated net worth of $53 million.

Education / Family

Lisa’s birth name was Laila which was given by the orphanage. Her biological parents left her at the orphanage in Pune, from where her adoptive parents Sue Sthalekar and Haren Sthalekar adopted her. After adoption, her name was changed to Lisa Sthalekar. Her adoptive parents belonged to America but relocated to Australia.

For primary schooling, she attended Cherrybrook Public School, New South Wales and for high school, she attended Cherrybrook Technology High School, New South Wales. She completed her B.A. degree, majoring in Psychology and religious studies from Sydney University. She has a stepsister Caprini. Her stepfather too


Lisa Sthalekar

Real Name Born as ‘Laila’ but stepparents renamed her as ‘Lisa Carprini Sthalekar’
Nickname Gozzy
Birth Place Pune, Maharashtra, India
Profession Former Australian cricketer, commentator
Zodiac sign Leo
School Cherrybrook Public School, New South Wales

Cherrybrook Technology High School, New South Wales

College Barker College, New South Wales

Sydney University

Religion Not known
Nationality Australian
Home Town Sydney, Australia
Debut Test – 15 February 2003 vs England Women at Brisbane

T20 – 2 September 2005 vs England Women at Taunton

Fathers Name Haren Sthalekar (stepfather)
Mothers Name Syu Sthalekar (stepmother)
Brothers N/A
Sister Caprini (step-sister)

Career / Fashion And Style

Around 1997, she made her debut for New South Wales, against Queensland. She gave excellent performance and got selected for the Under-23 National Team to play a series against New Zealand.

Before making her international debut she bagged enough success in WNCL. Her performances earned her a call-up into the Australian team for the tour of England in 2001. She made her international debut in the first ODI at County Ground Derby in a bowler’s position.

In the same year, she also made her debut in the first test match at the Gabba in Brisbane. Lisa participated in a three-match Rose Bowl series against New Zealand in Perth. In 2006-07 she made 607 runs at a strike rate of 67.12 and scored 40+ runs in 9 of her 12 innings.

For the years 2007 and 2008, she was named the Australian International Woman Cricketers of the year. In 2009, Women’s World Cup, she became the leading wicket-taker with 13 wickets. After winning the 2013 Women’s Cricket World Cup, she announced her retirement from international cricket.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

Boyfriends Not known
Marital Status Not known
Husband Not known

Favourite Things

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Favourite Cricketers Michael Slater, Adam Gilchrist, Sachin Tendulkar

Lisa Sthalekar

Some Interesting Facts About Lisa Sthalekar

  • Her biological parents left her at the doorstep of an orphanage in Pune, who supposedly did not wish to raise a girl.
  • A couple from Michigan, USA visited the same orphanage to adopt a baby boy but ended up adopting Lisa.
  • Lisa was named ‘Laila’ at the orphanage. After adopting, the couple relocated to Australia.
  • Lisa’s stepfather believed that Cricket was no less than a ‘religion’ in India. Hence his father recommended her to take up cricket.
  • Lisa practiced cricket in the backyard of their house along with her stepfather.
  • She became the first woman board member of the Australian Cricketers Association.
  • She is one of the founders of the Women’s International Cricket League.
  • She required only two test matches to score her maiden century.
  • She became a victim of depression when she lost her mother due to breast cancer.
  • She has written her autobiography titled “Shaker: Run maker, wicket-taker”.
  • She loves dogs.
  • Her hobby is practicing meditation.
  • Wayne Seabrook and Ross Collins is her mentor/coach.
  • Her batting style is right-handed bat whereas her bowling style is right-arm off break.
  • Her jersey number is #12.
  • Lisa plays the role of an all-rounder for her team.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @lsthalekar
  2. Twitter@sthalekar93
  3. Facebook @LisaSthalekar
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