On Sunday, the brand new Take a look at jersey of the India ladies’s group was unveiled throughout a small get collectively of quarantined gamers at their resort in Mumbai. The newly appointed head coach Romesh Powar organised a gathering the place a presentation occurred forward of India ladies’s upcoming all-format tour of England.
The Take a look at between Indian and English is ready to be performed from June 16-19 at Bristol. It is going to be a particular second for Staff India as they are going to be taking part in a Take a look at after seven lengthy years. India final performed a red-ball fixture again in November 2014 towards South Africa in Mysore.
Sharing specifics from the assembly, India ladies’s middle-order batter Jemimah Rodrigues wrote a heartwarming be aware on social media. She mentioned a gathering was referred to as on my head coach Powar the place the contributions of previous cricketers have been highlighted.
Jemimah reckoned that the upcoming Take a look at in England could be rather more than only a common cricket recreation for them.
Right here is the complete assertion shared by the Mumbaikar:
“So right now, Ramesh sir referred to as us for a group assembly and confirmed us the historical past we now have of ladies’s cricket in India – from the place it first began to the place it has reached right now… Those who have been earlier than us made it doable for us to be part of what we’re right now. Those who did it with out the popularity they deserved, those who introduced ladies’s cricket to India,” Jemimah wrote on Twitter.
“Then the 2 legends of Indian ladies’s cricket, Mithu di [Mithali Raj] and Jhulu di [Jhulan Goswami], got here up and shared with the complete group what cricket has meant to them and what it’s like being part of this Legacy.”
“The assembly ended off with this stunning quote… Our best duty is to honour those that have been earlier than us and those that will come after, to ‘depart the JERSEY in a greater place.”
“This sequence [tour of England] and the sequence right here forth, we’re taking part in for a far greater trigger than what we realise; we’re taking part in for each single lady who wishes to play this sport,” concluded Jemimah.
One thing that is very near my coronary heart. Do learn if doable 🙂 pic.twitter.com/dPic3n82fy
— Jemimah Rodrigues (@JemiRodrigues) Could 30, 2021
After the one Take a look at, India will play three-match ODI sequence and as many T20Is towards England beginning June 27.