Top 10 Indian Women Cricket Players to ever graced the game

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Shikha Pandey Kreedon
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Cricket is the most well-known game in India. The game initially picked up momentum after the Indian men cricket group won the 1983 world cup. From that point onward, the game came to be pursued as a religion and the players as VIPs.

On account of a solid start and early heroics, the Indian men cricket group has dependably delighted the nation. Be that as it may, with the ongoing heroics of the Indian women cricket group and a cognizant exertion by the BCCI to bring women cricket into the standard plenty of female cricket players have likewise picked up prominence.

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Their accounts are of uncommon assurance and proceeded will to battle against odds. They have broken economic, social, and men-centric obstructions to speak to the nation. Here are the top 10 best players of the Indian women cricket team to have ever graced the game.

10Purnima Rau

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The former cricketer from Hyderabad was also very much in the Diana Edulji shape – a stalwart in her very own right. An amazing striker of the ball, Purnima was one of the principal Indian women players to attempt and exploit the 15-over field restrictions, a la Sanath Jayasuriya and Romesh Kaluwitharana of Sri Lanka.

A middle order batswoman who additionally served as an opener in her later years, Rau was a standout amongst the most proficient wielders of the willow and regarded by numerous individuals of her youngsters.

Questions waited over her bowling activity amid the 2000 World Cup, devastating her mood totally. She was the only one to concoct a substantial score in the semi-last of that competition where her side lost to the Kiwis. It was to be her last international diversion as well, as she never played for India again.


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