Richa Ghosh is an Indian woman cricketer who is known for scoring the fastest fifty by an Indian woman player when she scored fifty-two runs on 26 balls against New Zealand women at Queenstown in an ODI match.During her childhood, she used to train with her father, and she was influenced by his aggressive batting approach. When she used to practice, there was no girls team in her hometown so, she used to practice with the boys at her academy.In 2016, her father stopped doing business and started looking after Richas training. In an interview, she said, I had to give whatever time I had to her. I cannot open a business and shut it down temporarily when I was travelling. It takes 12-13 hours to reach Kolkata. If she is playing in any tournament in Kolkata, I quickly pack my bags. She is a small girl, we cant leave her alone..When she was six years old, she used to take part in sports, and she would often accompany her father to the Baghajatin Athletic Club in Siliguri, where he used to play.When she was eleven years old, she was selected for the Bengal U-19 team. Richa Ghosh wins a tournament in the Bengal U-19 team.During the Women T20 Challengers Trophy 2020, she scored 98 runs in four matches.In 2020, she was named in the Indian 15-player squad for the ICC Womens T20 World Cup 2020.In January 2020, when she was sixteen years old, she was inducted into Indias squad for the 2020 ICC Womens T20 World Cup. Later, in the same month, she was also listed in Indias squads for the 2020 Australia womens Tri-Nation Series.In 2022, she became a part of the India women vs New Zealand women in the 4th ODI in Queenstown. In an interview, she expressed her feelings after scoring fifty in the ODI and said, It felt really great as it was my first 50. The last time I got out for 44 in Australia but here I was able to continue and reach half-century. I was really happy, and my parents were also elated by it as they called up to congratulate me after the knock..In an interview, she talked about how much she idolises MS Dhoni and said, When I began watching matches of Team India, I started following MS Dhoni as I was impressed with his power-hitting abilities with the bat coupled with effective wicket-keeping behind the stumps. He is my idol..