When it was the time for men’s ICC world cup, not even a single soul was visible on the roads of our country. The shops were closed, the vehicles were parked and it was as if a national holiday was being celebrated. There is a reason I said ‘Men’s ICC world cup’, I could have just said ICC world cup too because very few are aware that women lay cricket too. Just yesterday Women’s ICC world cup was played too and do you know which two teams had a face off? The same countries which battled on the cricket ground a few weeks ago; India and Pakistan.
I am sad, wanna know why? Because I missed the match just like you did..
The sad part is that India was there to cheer the men when they played to the best of their capabilities and still lost but 60% of the fellow Indians were not even aware that a women’s finals was going to be played. Our women’s team made us exceptionally proud as they beat Pakistan in the ICC world Cup and engraved their name in history.
Know who did it…
This is the eighth time Indian women have played cricket internationally and we couldn’t have been more proud to see that our women had adopted the fast paced modern cricket so beautifully. Players like Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur are redefining batting for women’s cricket. There are exceptionally talented bowlers and the fielding is just superb.
Ekta Bisht, the left arm spinner, was a show stealer in the IND vs PAK and her stellar performance crushed India’s arch rivals. India became the proud winner of the match and it was won by good 95 runs. I just wonder what we would have felt if we would have followed women’s cricket too. Wouldn’t we celebrate the fact that we women have the power to bring glory and pride to our country.
Three Cheers to our Women’s Cricket Team…
Since we have already missed watching the legendary match of India Vs Pakistan, we can catch our women’s team play against Sri Lanka today. We are already so proud of the ladies who are being at their bes,t to represent their country. We wish you all the luck and we won’t say ‘Make us Proud’ as we already are proud.