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Rakhi Sawant to play cricket to encourage women

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Sawant has joined the upcoming season of "Box League" (BCL) and is excited about playing for her team Sharks. She says the only reason for doing this is to encourage women to play

"I don't believe that girls are limited to playing only with dolls and kitchen sets. I feel they can also be as good as men in playing The people in our country are addicted to watch men's cricket matches. No one bothers to support the women's team," said in a statement.

"In the past, I have been a part of a film ('Dil Bole Hadippa!') based on the same issue. It starred Now, I am a part of BCL to motivate girls to take female cricket to another level. BCL is about cricket irrespective of gender. Both male and female celebrities play," she added.

"Box Cricket League" is an Indian sports reality TV show where celebrities are seen competing with each other in an indoor cricket game format.



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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 06:16 IST