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Telangana govt presents Rs. one crore to Mithali Raj

59   //    28 Dec 2017, 23:51 IST

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England v India - ICC Women's World Cup 2017Hyderabad, Dec 28 (PTI): The Telangana government today presented Rs one crore and a house site of 600 square-feet to Indian women cricket team skipper Mithali Raj.

State Sports Minister T Padmarao felicitated her here and handed over the incentives, according to a state government release.

The minister also presented Rs 25 lakh to Mithali Raj's coach RSR Murthy, it said.

The incentives have been presented as per Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's directives for promoting sports, Padmarao said.

Raj had led the Indian team to the Women's World Cup final earlier this year. India lost to England in a nail-biting summit clash by nine runs.

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