The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) Sunday announced a cash award of Rs 50,000 to each to each member of the state U-23 team that won the National Championship on Sunday.
Deepti who has been absolutely phenomenal throughout the tournament was at her best by first taking 3 for 35 with her off-breaks and then scoring scoring 105 off 133 balls, to singlehandedly win the match with six overs to spare. Electing to bat, Mumbai were bowled out for 179.
Earlier, the U-19 and senior Bengal women's teams also won the national championships.
"CAB is all for promotion of cricket and budding cricketers. We are extremely happy that the girls played quality cricket throughout the season. It also proves that women's cricket in the state is heading in the right direction. We have better and improved plans which we intend to roll out soon," CAB president Sourav Ganguly stated in a release.
"This is a historic moment when the girls have completed a memorable treble by winning the U-23 championship. It goes to show the talent and consistency of the girls from Bengal. The CAB has also left no stones unturned to give all facilities to women's cricket.
Dalmiya also thanked Jhulan Goswami for her constant support.
"I take this opportunity to thank Jhulan Goswami for guiding the youngsters," he added.
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