The India women’s national cricket team, nicknamed the Women in Blue represents the country of India in international women’s cricket.. Post the Indian Women’s Cricket Team’s impressive performance at the 2017 World Cup in England, captain Mithali Raj was recently gifted a brand new BMW sedan.
The Hyderabad based Indian Skipper is set received this special gift from V. Chamundeswaranath, the former junior national selection committee chairman and now vice-president of Telangana Badminton Association.
The Indian women’s national cricket team captain Mithali Raj is now the owner of a brand new BMW 320d (3 Series), which was presented to her at a special felicitation ceremony held on August 1, 2017.
Mithali Raj was born in [Jaipur], Rajasthan on 3 December 1982. Her father is Dorai Raj, who was an Airman (Warrant Officer) in the Indian Air Force, and mother is Leela Raj. She is from a Tamil family. Raj started to play the game at age of 10 and at the age of 17, she was picked for the Indian team. She lives in Hyderabad, Telangana. She attended Keyes High School for Girls in Secunderabad. She attended Kasturba Gandhi Junior College for Women in West Marredpally (Secunderabad) for her intermediate studies. She started cricket coaching in her school days along with her elder brother. She practised at school, often playing with male cricketers in the nets
Interestingly, this is not the first time that V. Chamundeswaranath has shown this level of support towards Indian sportspersons. Last year Chamudeswarnath sponsored to give BMW cars to Olympic medal winners PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar for bringing fame to India at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The cars were presented to them by none other then cricketing legend, Sachin Tendulkar. That time the cars which were presented to the athletes included the BMW X1 and the BMW 320d.