Express News Service
CHENNAI: When Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur was asked about taking part in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, staying along with a bigger contingent from the country across disciplines, she said that just thinking about it gave her gooseflesh.
And it’s not just Harmanpreet, this has been the general sentiment across the other teams as cricket would be making a comeback after 24 years (1998 games had men’s List-A matches) in the multi-sport event.
As for the women, it would be their first major tournament apart from the ICC ODI and T20 World Cups they get to play.
“If I speak about myself, we have grown watching these kinds of tournaments and we are glad that we are also getting an opportunity. We will be part of a big event,” Harmanpreet had said before leaving for England.
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