Mansa girl makes it to Punjab cricket team

Mansa girl makes it to Punjab cricket team

Shabnam Gandhi, who was selected in the Punjab cricket team, being felicitated in Mansa on Friday. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, February 14

Owing to her back-to-back brilliant performances, Shabnam Gandhi from the Mansa district has been selected to play in the Punjab women’s cricket team (senior). Members of the District Cricket Association have felicitated Gandhi for the marvelous.

The general secretary of the association, Jagmohan Singh, said: “While playing for the Mansa team in the inter-district cricket tournament, Shabnam delivered a stellar performance, on the basis of which, she was picked for the state-level cricket camp. Now, she has been selected for the Punjab cricket team.”

Singh said: “It is a moment of proud for people of the district as well as the state. She will become the first cricket player to represent Mansa district in the national-level cricket team.”

After the word about her selection spread, the president of the association, Dilraj Singh, along with other office-bearers reached Shabnam’s house to congratulate her and gave a cheque for Rs 21,000. He said the association would continue to support well-performing players in the future as well.

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