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MP's Pooja Vastrakar chosen for women's cricket tour to SA

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

Pooja Vastrakar, an 18-year-old fast fast bowler from Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol, has been included in the 16-member senior women's team that will tour next month.

The Association (MPCA) today complimented Vastrakar terming her selection as an "auspicious" sign that women players were emerging from non-urban areas.

MPCA told PTI today, "Pooja belongs to an area where basic amenities for players have been lacking. So it is commendable that she secured a place in the country's women's team."

He said it is an auspicious sign for the state's cricket that women players are emerging from non-urban areas.

Pooja is a part of Mithali Raj-led Indian team that will play three One-Day Internationals, starting from February 5, and five T20s in

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 20:21 IST