The level of professionalism in women’s cricket has improved, says Thirush Kamini


During the last three years, girls’s cricket in India has seen a gradual rise. Thirush Kamini, who has performed 39 ODIs for the nation, feels the extent of professionalism has grown because the 2017 ICC Girls’s World Cup in England the place India reached the ultimate.

She was talking with India cricketer Vijay Shankar on SportsRuler’s ‘Inside Out with Baggs’ YouTube present.

“Issues have modified for the higher in latest instances,” Thirush Kamini mentioned. “We’re paid higher and now we are able to afford a private coach, or a coach or a physio. We’d like it to step as much as the following degree. I realised this solely after I began taking part in worldwide cricket.

Vijay Shankar.

Vijay Shankar.

“A girls’s under-19 cricketer now performs a variety of matches and to face up to a really strenuous season, she wants personalised assist employees.” On the similar time, one space Thirush Kamini felt that wanted vital enchancment was cricket gear for ladies.

Utilizing boys’ gloves

“Even now, I exploit boys’ gloves as males’s gloves are actually large for me. Footwear too have been typically massive and I had to make use of double or triple socks to suit into [the shoes],” she added.

Vijay Shankar, who has a five-year-old niece fascinated with taking part in cricket, concurred. “I hope they get unique stuff for ladies quickly. If somebody like my niece needs to choose up the sport, we ought to be ready for that.”

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