KCR also announced a Rs 25 lakh cash prize for her coach RSR Murthy.

Mithali Raj meets Telangana CM KCR govt announces Rs 1 cr cash prize and house site
news News Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 07:27

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday announced a cash prize of Rs 1 crore for Indian women cricket team captain Mithali Raj.

He also announced that a 600 square yard house plot would also given to her in posh Banjara Hills area of the city.

He made the announcements after Mithali Raj called on him upon her return from England, where she led the team to the World Cup finals.

Rao also announced a Rs 25 lakh cash prize for her coach RSR Murthy.

The Chief Minister congratulated Mithali Raj for taking the team to the world cup finals and creating a record by becoming the world's leading run scorer.

"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," a statement from the Chief Minister's office quoted him as saying.

Mithali Raj's parents Dorai Raj and Leela Raj, Director General of Police Anurag Sharma and Hyderabad Police Commissioner Mahender Reddy were also present.

 

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