Telangana government presents Rs one crore and property to Mithali Raj

The minister also presented Rs 25 lakh to Mithali Raj's coach RSR Murthy, the press release by the state government said.

By: PTI | Published: December 29, 2017 11:27:33 am
Mithali Raj has been honoured for her contribution to cricket.

The Telangana government on Thursday presented Rs one crore and a house site of 600 square-feet to Indian women cricket team skipper Mithali Raj. State Sports Minister T Padmarao felicitated her and handed over the incentives, according to a state government release.

The minister also presented Rs 25 lakh to Mithali Raj’s coach RSR Murthy, it said.

The incentives have been presented as per Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s directives for promoting sports, Padmarao said.

Raj had led the Indian team to the Women’s World Cup final earlier this year. India lost to England in a nail-biting summit clash by nine runs.

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