Royal Challengers Bangalore, on Wednesday, introduced the appointment of Indian tennis legend Sania Mirza because the mentor of its Women’s Premier League (WPL) crew for the inaugural season.
“The pioneer in Indian sports for women, a youth icon, someone who has played Bold and broken barriers throughout her career, and a champion on and off the field. We are proud to welcome Sania Mirza as the mentor of the RCB women’s cricket team,” RCB introduced with a video on its social media platform.
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Sania, India’s most profitable ladies’s tennis participant with six Grand Slam doubles titles, will dangle her boots after the WTA 1000 occasion in Dubai, slated to be held later this week.
Talking about her position because the mentor, the 36-year-old athlete stated, “I am really excited because I think my next job once I retire is helping young women believe that sport can be one of the career choices. The mental aspect of the game I am looking forward to working with the younger girls.”
“What IPL has done for men’s cricket if WPL can do that for women’s cricket I promise you playing sport will become a natural option for a lot of young girls and a lot of young parents who have daughters.
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“I think that I can bring in the mental sort of steadiness among the young girls. I can talk about the experiences I had gone through for the last 20 years of my playing career,” she added.
RCB, within the WPL public sale on February 13, secured the companies of a few of the largest names of ladies’s cricket by buying gamers reminiscent of Smriti Mandhana, Ellyse Perry and Renuka Singh.
The WPL will start on March 4, 2023.
Source web site: sportstar.thehindu.com