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Mithali named Indian team's goodwill ambassador for Street Child Cricket WC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

has been named as the goodwill of the Indian team for the Street Child World Cup.

of India's woman ODI side, Mithali joins former and IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals in supporting the team.

Mithali said, "I am excited to join the Street Child World Cup as a goodwill for Team As an athlete, I know the true potential that can play in not just changing a child's reality, but also garnering public support for children who live on the streets.

"has over 20 lakh street connected children and there lies our nation's untapped potential. As a woman cricketer, I am super thrilled to see that this tournament is gender equal - boys and girls will play together."

Earlier, PTC Financial Services Ltd. announced its support for the team to create national and international visibility of children.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 16:15 IST