Tribal woman Minnu Mani earns maiden India call-up | Cricket Information – Occasions of India

KOCHI: Tribal woman Minnu Mani has gone one step nearer to realising her dream of taking part in for the nation as she earned her maiden call-up to the Indian ladies’s cricket crew late on Sunday evening. The 24-year-old woman from Mananthavady in Wayanad district options within the Indian T20I squad that can tour Bangladesh.
The Harmanpreet Kaur-led squad is scheduled to play three T20Is and three ODIs on the Bangladesh tour, which begins in Mirpur from July 9.
Earlier within the 12 months, Minnu had turn into the primary Kerala cricketer to be picked up on the auctions of the inaugural Ladies’s Premier League when she was purchased by Delhi Capitals for Rs 30 lakhs.Minnu’s household belongs to the Kurichiya tribe in Choyimoola in Wayanad, and her dad Mani CK is a every day wage labourer whereas her mother Vasantha is a homemaker. She began taking part in cricket on the age of ten with boys within the paddy fields close to her residence however started to take the sport extra significantly when she joined Authorities Excessive College, Idapaddi in normal 8.
Minnu made it to the Kerala state ladies’s squad on the age of 16 and has not appeared again since. She has been a linchpin of Kerala crew within the final decade and was the highest run-getter within the Ladies’s All-India One-day event final season with 246 runs from eight matches. She additionally claimed 12 wickets to underline her all-round potential.
Minnu has additionally been a part of India ‘A’ and India ‘B’ squads within the Challenger Trophy.

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Nonetheless, she didn’t get sufficient probabilities within the inaugural WPL as she featured in solely three matches for Delhi Capitals and managed to bat solely as soon as.
Now she can be hoping that she will get extra probabilities to showcase her expertise within the Indian jersey.

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