CM KCR Congratulated Mithali for Taking Team to The Cricket World Cup Finals
Chief Minister Sri K Chandrashekhar Rao has congratulated Indian Women’s Cricket Team captain Ms Mithali Raj for taking the team to the world cup finals and registering the highest number of individual runs creating a record. Ms Mithali Raj has met the CM in Pragati Bhavan on Friday evening. On this occasion, the CM has presented a shawl and felicitated her. The CM also presented and felicitated coach RSR Murthy with a shawl. He complimented the coach for shaping up Ms Mithali Raj as a fine cricketer.
“You have played wonderfully at the World Cup. We thought you would sure to win in the final too. Unfortunately, we lost by a slender margin. But yet your team performed well and the whole nation watched your performance. I have also watched the match. You have played very well in this tournament. You have set a record by scoring the highest number of runs. You have exhibited a wonderful talent. You are the pride of Telangana and Hyderabad city. You should win several victories in future. On behalf of people in Telangana state and my own behalf of I congratulate you. The government will stand by you,” the CM told Ms Mithali Raj.
The CM has announced Rs one crore cash prize for Ms Mithali Raj and said 600 sq yds. house plot will be given to her in Banjara Hills. The CM also announced a cash prize of Rs 25 Lakh to Coach Murthy.
Ms Mithali Raj parents, Sri Dorai Raj, Ms Leela Raj, DGP Sri Anurag Sharma, CP Sri Mahender Reddy, Additional DG Sri Anjan Kumar, Sports Authority Chairman Sri Venkateswar Reddy, Secretary Sri Dinakar Babu. Principal secretary (Sports) Sri Venkatesham, Principal Secretary to CM Sri Bhoopal Reddy and others were present.