Indian Women’s Cricket team has won the inaugural Women’s U-19 T20 World Cup. Following the massive win, the Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) secretary Jay Shah on Sunday announced a whopping cash reward of Rs 5 crore for the entire India squad following its title-winning performance.
Indian Women’s Cricket team won the Women’s U-19 T20 World Cup
India recorded a dominating seven-wicket win over England in the final in South Africa. The Shafali Verma-led India U-19 squad managed to do what their seniors could not do by clearing the final hurdle in a global event.
“Women’s Cricket in India is on the upswing and the World Cup triumph has taken the stature of women’s cricket several notches higher. I am delighted to announce INR 5 crore for the entire team and support staff as prize money. This is surely a path-breaking year,” Shah tweeted after India’s triumph.
“I invite @TheShafaliVerma and her victorious team to join us at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad and witness the third T20I on 1st February. This humongous achievement surely calls for a celebration,” he added.