Former Australian women’s cricket team captain Lisa Sthalekar describes her life story as “quite cool”.
Born in Pune, Lisa was adopted by Haren – an Indian-origin Australian – and Sue Sthalekar, when she was three weeks old.
Lisa and her family first moved to the United States of America, and later to Kenya. When Lisa was four, the family stopped at Australia en route to Kingston (Jamaica). This would mark a crucial point in her life journey.
“My parents were Australian citizens. We were on our way to Kingston, where my father was going to study. We made a stop in Australia for me to become an Australian citizen. When we got to Australia, we decided to stay put there. At the age of 4, I became an Australian citizen, and Australia was my new home,” Lisa, featured in the book ‘Good Night Stories for…