Radha Yadav is an Indian cricketer (bowler). A right-hand batter and slow left-arm orthodox bowler, Radha is the first female cricketer from the Gujarat cricket team to find a place in the Indian womens cricket team.Radha was born prematurely in the seventh month.She grew up in a lower-middle-class family in Mumbai.Yadav was not so good at academics, however, she excelled at sports since childhood. She grew up playing several games including cricket, badminton, kabaddi, and kho kho.Once, while Radha was playing gully cricket with her friends in her societys compound, Praful naik, a cricket coach, spotted her. Impressed with her exceptional bowling and fielding skills at such a young age, Naik offered Radha to train under him. Yadav was 12 years old at that time. While talking about the incident in an interview, Radha said, He spoke to my dad to seek his permission and my dad agreed. Praful Sir started training me in Mumbai..Thereafter, she began learning the nuances of cricket from Praful at the Shiv Seva ground in Borivli. Talking about her initial training days in an interview, Yadav said, Back then, we had only 3-4 girls attending the practice sessions. Initially, I would use other players kit. I got my own only when my coach was convinced that I could play hard-ball cricket..In 2013, Radhas coach urged her to shift to Our Lady of Remedy High School, Kandivali West, Mumbai, as her previous school did not offer an adequate sports environment.After admitting to Our Lady of Remedy, Radha began playing cricket for her schools cricket team. She gave an applauding performance at the DSO, a school-level cricket tournament.A turning point came in her life when her coach Praful Naik decided to shift to Vadodara with his family. At that time Radha too decided to shift to Vadodara and sought for her fathers permission to do so. After her father approved of it, she moved to the city. She was just 15 years old during that time. Radha Yadav during her practice session.In Vadodara, she studied at Vidya Kunj School and also played for the schools cricket team.