New Delhi. Mithali Raj, the first woman cricketer to receive the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award, hopes that her achievements will inspire young girls in this country to achieve their dreams. The 38-year-old Indian women’s cricket team was honored with the country’s highest sporting honor by Khel Ratna and President Ram Nath Kovind. He is one of 12 players who received the award this year.
Mithali wrote on Twitter that, “Women in sport and strong sources are changing and when they receive the right recognition, it is an encouragement to many other women who want to achieve their dreams.” are made.
The leader of the Indian Women’s Test and ODI team said, “I sincerely hope that my visit will inspire girls across the country to achieve their dreams.”
Mithali has represented the country in Tests 12, ODI 220 and 89 T20 Internationals in the country in a career that has spanned 20 years.