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My dad decided to put me into cricket: Mithali Raj

Daijiworld – Mumbai, Jul 18 (IANS): Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj, who wanted to be a dancer, says it was her fathers decision to put her into the cricket.

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  • Mumbai, Jul 18 (IANS): Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj, who wanted to be a dancer, says it was her fathers decision to put her into the cricket.
  • “It was my dad’s decision to put me into cricket and of course my mother did not wanted me to be a cricketer.
  • I wanted to be a dancer,” Raj said on the show.
  • “I enrolled myself and then cricket happened because of various reasons.
  • Coming from a south Indian family, cricket was nowhere and no one played sport in my family and for my grandparents to expect that their granddaughter plays cricket with boys was difficult,” she said.


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