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Meghna Singh, in India cricket squad for Australia, rewarded for 14-year toil | Cricket

Meghna Singh’s parents saw very early that their daughter was passionate about cricket. They still wanted to make sure it wasn’t a transient thing. Then the daily routine began—waking up at 4am to travel 24 kilometres from Kasba Kotwali to Nehru Stadium, Bijnore in interior Uttar Pradesh with her father for cricket training.

The travel was repeated in the evening as well, and 14 years since it began Meghna Singh has finally realised her dream. The 27-year-old pacer is one of three uncapped players to be included in the India squad for the September-October tour of Australia.

The Railways player and Baroda left-hand batter Yastika Bhatia have been called up for all three formats—India will play three ODIs, a one-off Day-Night Test and three T20s. Renuka Singh, a 25-year-old pace-bowling all-rounder from Himachal Pradesh, is the other uncapped player who has been included in the…

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