The skipper of the Indian women’s cricket team Mithali Raj was gifted a new BMW car in recognition of her stupendous performance at the recently concluded World Cup at England. The car is a gift to her from V Chamundeswaranath, the former Chief Selector of the junior Indian cricket team.
Chamundeswaranath, who has also skippered the Andhra Pradesh state cricket team, has a habit of gifting cars to sports personalities forward by gifting a BMW to Mithali Raj. He announced on Sunday that he will be gifting a luxury sedan to Mithali Raj irrespective of the way the result of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 went, reports ABP News.
Mithali is an exceptional cricketer and she has been labelled as the Sachin Tendulkar of the women’s cricket team. In a conversation with Times of India, Chamundeswaranath said, “Mithali has been a great influence on Indian cricket. The way she has led the side is remarkable. For a number of years, she has been the leading light of Indian women’s cricket.” Incidentally, Chamundeswarnath is also known to have gifted a Chevrolet car to Mithali back in in the year 2007. This is the second time he will be gifting her a car.