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16-year-old Richa Ghosh becomes first concussion substitute in T20 World Cup final

Richa Ghosh, who wasn't a part of the XI, has walked out to bat as a concussion substitute for Taniya Bhatia.

By: Sports Desk | Published: March 8, 2020 3:14:55 pm
India Women T20 World Cup squad, Richa Ghosh, Richa Ghosh Challengers Trophy, India Women vs Australia Women 2020, India Women tour of Australia Women 2020 Richa Ghosh impressed with a 26-ball 36 in recently concluded Women’s T20 Challengers Trophy. (Source: Twitter)

Richa Ghosh, 16, who wasn’t a part of the Indian XI, walked out to bat as a concussion substitute for Taniya Bhatia. Ghosh would have hardly expected to having to go out to bat in a World Cup final this way.

The youngster arrived at the crease when Veda Krishnamurthy departed for 19 and leaving India are 58/ 5 in a chase of 185.

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