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Bowled over by Mithali Raj & Co's show, city girls bat for cricket

Bowled over by Mithali Raj & Co's show, city girls bat for cricket

It is often misunderstood as bold, brash overconfidence when it actually means an assured self-confidence that reflects in actions and words.

Unlikely (Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami): Two of the senior-most members of the side, Mithali and Jhulan are considered the pillars of present-day women's team.

She also hailed the opportunity provided by Indian Railways to the sport, and matter of factly said that the state-owned company gives employment to 90% women cricketers. Through it all, the 15 girls kept their smiles and sanity with quiet dignity. "The recently-concluded tournament though, signed off in style as summit clash was played at the home of cricket, with the stands filling up to the brim €" a sight that is usually reserved for the men's game. "It is just the beginning of good times for women's cricket", said Mithali.

"As a player grows and gains experience at the worldwide level, each one of them becomes a leader in their own respect", Mithali said.

Kaur's sublime knock of 171 runs in 115 balls against Australia in the semi-final has got her a job in the Punjab police.

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Punam Raut showed her class in the World Cup and hit the most runs too in the final. I learnt a lot there and that helped me a lot in the World Cup. "Mithali (Raj) has been performing amazingly for many years; she is an incredible ambassador for the game of cricket". She is taking Indian women cricket to a great level and I believe only Mithali herself can do justice to the role in the biopic.

Singh claimed CAL would soon come out with an elaborate plan for women cricketers which would include regular matches and tournaments.

Mithali did not forget the dark days either.

Who do you see as you long-term successor? I am fortunate that I continued to play. It is a nice feeling after what we have all gone through, we feel wanted, feel appreciated for the effort we have put in all these years.

There was a brief Q&A session before the girls were whisked away for a tv shoot.