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Telangana CM hails women's cricket team captain

Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday congratulated Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj for becoming the highest run-scorer in the One-Day International (ODI) format.

Mithali, who lives in Hyderabad, has so far scored 6,000 runs in the 50-over cricket. She achieved the feat during India’s World Cup game against Australia on Wednesday in Bristol, England.

KCR, as the Chief Minister is known, said it was a proud moment for the country as Mithali created a record as the highest run getter and Bengal pace ace Jhulan Goswami became the highest wicket taker.

He noted that both these young women re-created the playing days of Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev.

KCR said Hyderabad girls excelled in cricket, tennis and badminton and won awards, inspiring more girls.

–IANS
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