Hyderabad Cricket Association to felicitate Mithali Raj for ‘heroic’ performance in World Cup

29 July 2017, 08:55 PM
Hyderabad Cricket Association to felicitate Mithali Raj (Source: Mithali Raj's Twitter)
Hyderabad Cricket Association to felicitate Mithali Raj (Source: Mithali Raj's Twitter)

Indian women cricket team’s skipper Mithali Raj is going to be felicitated by the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA). Association’s president G Vivekanand praised Raj saying HCA is proud of her and the whole squad.

“HCA is very proud that Mithali Raj was able to lead the team well. Under very adverse circumstances they have been able to reach the finals (of ICC Women’s World Cup),” Vivekanand said on Saturday.

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While the Railways, her employer, was going to felicitate her, Mithali had agreed to make time for HCA function later, he further added. A cash prize of Rs 1 crore and a house plot was announced by the Telangana government to Raj on Friday.

HCA President also informed that the prestigious Moin-ud-Dowla tournament would be organised this year as well, with an expected participation of eight to ten teams. The tournament, is likely to start on August 22, Vivekanand said.

With PTI inputs.

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First Published: Saturday, July 29, 2017 08:47 PM
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