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Mithali Raj an ‘incredible ambassador’ for cricket, says Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza was all praise for the Indian women’s cricket team skipper Mithali Raj who performed brilliantly in the recently concluded ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup.

cricket Updated: Jul 26, 2017 16:49 IST
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India's Mithali Raj during an ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup press conference.(Action Images via Reuters)

Tennis star Sania Mirza recently lauded the Indian Women’s cricket team and skipper Mithali Raj for their excellent performance in ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup.

Terming Mithali an ‘incredible ambassador,’ the 30-year-old told ANI, “Mithali (Raj) has been performing amazingly for many years; she is an incredible ambassador for the game of cricket.”

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Adding, “I really hope this appreciation that all the girls are getting continues because they deserve it.”

Sania Mirza recently played at the Wimbledon Open in the doubles category but crashed out in the third round of the womens’ doubles category, after losing to former partner Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-Jan.

First Published: Jul 26, 2017 09:31 IST