Shanta Rangaswamy, Diana Edulji, Anjum Chopra, Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami…. Why did Sachin Tendulkar list all these names?

New Delhi. The Indian team, which returned home after winning the Under-19 World Cup, was felicitated at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Wednesday. Sachin Tendulkar was specially called from Mumbai to Ahmedabad to felicitate the Under-19 team. Sachin Tendulkar called the victory of the Under-19 Indian team, which won the world title for India, a historic victory. He linked this historic victory to the 1983 World Cup. Sachin specifically mentioned Shanta Rangaswamy, Diana Edulji, Anjum Chopra, Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami in this sequence.

Sachin Tendulkar said that the World Cup victory of the Under-19 Indian team is certainly historic. This victory will inspire this team to achieve many more achievements in future. Sachin, the greatest batsman of modern cricket, also said that the foundation of what the Under-19 team has achieved today was laid by former women players like Shanta Rangaswamy, Diana Edulji, Anjum Chopra, Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami.

The Indian women’s under-19 team, which won the World Cup by defeating England, was also given a check of Rs 5 crore. This check was given to Captain Shefali Verma on behalf of the team. The Under-19 T20 World Cup was awarded in South Africa. This was the first time that the ICC organized this tournament. India’s women’s team equaled MS Dhoni’s 2007 team by winning this tournament in the very first time. With this victory, Shefali Verma also became the first woman captain under whose leadership India has won the World Cup.

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