Women’s cricket has always been under the shadow of the men’s version. But things took a mighty turn this season when Mithali Raj went on to become the highest run scorer in the One Day International version of the game. And that was not just it, Team India thrashed the defending champions Australia in a high profile semifinal at the Women’s World Cup 2017, to reach the finals. Now they would go up against England, their last fight to lift the much-desired trophy and bring it back home.
Sports in India is taking a swift turn with much lesser known sports evolving to compete with the already popular ones. The likes of Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu uplifting Badminton to Dipa Karmakar redefining the idea of Gymnastics in India, Sports has become a huge thing today with even the localites taking it to courts to get involved and nurture the skills.
Let’s take Women’s cricket for example. How much do you know about the sport? Do you know who are the leading ODI run scorers? No? Come let’s take a look at the list and check how many of these players you were aware of.
We are wishing Team India all the success in their upcoming matches. And let us try to uplift Women’s cricket in the days to come and give the due recognition.
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