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Twitter Bids Adieu To Indian Skipper Mithali Raj As She Retires From International Cricket, Call It “End Of An Era”

June 08, 2022 | by Janvi Manchanda

I’m sure that all of you cricket fans have already heard the bad news. Today is a dark day in the history of women’s cricket in India as the captain of the Indian Women’s Cricket Team, Mithali Raj has officially announced her retirement from all forms of international cricket. Taking to Twitter, the cricketer thanked everyone for their love and support while announcing her retirement and sharing that she is looking forward to her ‘2nd innings’ with blessings and support from everyone. The Indian skipper’s announcement has left the country in shock and people across the country are taking to Twitter to share their opinions.

Take a look at all the Twitter reactions.

https://twitter.com/SURENDR27676341/status/1534468789953101824?s=20&t=Cr_napYOtBqoXwiTfIdGgQ

People took the opportunity to thank Mithali Raj for her contributions to the Indian Cricket scenario and for being the perfect role model to the young generation of women. Several users called her a legend and said that it was Mithali who revamped women’s cricket in India.

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Some users took a moment to apologise to the Indian skipper for the country not cheering for her and the women’s team the way they did for the men’s cricket team in India.

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Several Twitter users thanked her for her work and congratulated her on her future endeavours.

Netizens also called her the goddess of cricket and the face of women’s cricket in India.

In her long retirement announcement note, Mithali Raj shared that she started her journey of representing India in women’s cricket at a very young age and she has been at it for 23 years now. Call these years the “most fulfilling, challenging and most enjoyable years” of her life, the Indian skipper announced that she is retiring from all form of International cricket. She further thanked the BCCI for all their support and expressed her gratitude for the opportunity to lead the team for so many years. Take a look at her statement.

Well, Mithali Raj’s contribution to the growth of the Indian women’s cricket team will never be forgotten and we’re all going to miss her dearly. Here’s to wishing her the best in her future endeavours.

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Janvi Manchanda

Janvi uses her pen to smash the patriarchy. Geet one day and Wednesday Addams the next. Writing is the bane of her existence and the object of all her desires!

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