From one champion to another: Sania Mirza hails 'incredible ambassador' Mithali Raj

Posted July 28, 2017

Women will feature at the honours board of The Lord's after the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) approved the decision to introduce an ODI honours boards for both men's and women's cricketers.

The Railway minister, who confessed he felt like a "proud father" on the success of these cricketers, even came out with new policy for them.

The players presented a signed cricket bat to the Prime Minister.

Despite losing the match by mere 9 runs, everyone admired the girls for their priceless efforts during the vital match. Added to that, Kaur and Raj will be given post of Gazetted Officers in Railways.

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With emotion, the mother of Jaden (19 years old) and Willow (16 years old) then recalled his youth spent at the side of his friend disappeared.

Mithali also reiterated that nowadays cricket has gained popularity with the shorter formats but the ultimate grind of Test must not be forgotten. The others players that work for the railways are Ekta Bisht, Punam Raut, Veda Krishnamurthy, Poonam Yadav, Sushma Verma, Mona Mesharm, Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Nuzhat Parween. This performance will inspire India's football team in the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup in October.

However, when the skipper was quizzed about the monetary benefits, she pointed towards the youngsters of the team, "If you were to ask me, I've been playing since 1999, when there were no monetary benefits". "Joshi got a couple of opportunities €" against Pakistan and Sri Lanka €" but was eventually overlooked in favour of bowling all-rounder Pandey.

The team has been a hot topic among the cricket followers of India for the last ten days or so. "They always deserved this attention, now because of broadcasting and televising of the game it is more, coming under BCCI has made a difference", Mithali who scored 409 runs in the tournament and became leading run-scorer in women's One-day Internationals, said. While they are expected to hang around just for a little longer, it is very unlikely they will do so for another four years.