Himachal CM honours woman cricketer Sushma Verma

Tue, Aug 08, 2017 03:59 pm Posted: Saurabh Sharma
Sushma Verma
Shimla, Aug 8 (CRICKETNMORE):  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday honoured India international woman cricketer Sushma Verma by offering her the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police for her sporting achievements.

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She was also offered a cash award of Rs 5 lakh, an official statement said.

Wicketkeeper-batswoman Sushma was a member of the Indian team that reached the final in the 2017 ICC Women's World Cup where they were beaten by England.

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She played the best knock of her career against Pakistan during the group stages, helping India win the match.Thanking the Chief Minister, Sushma said getting a job in the police department was her childhood dream.

Shimla-born Sushma, the first woman cricketer from the hill state to represent India in international cricket, is a success story of Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association's residential academy in Dharamsala, around 250 km from the state capital.

The right-hand batswoman made her debut in the Indian cricket team in the 2014 England tour.



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