Mumbai: Founder and Chairperson of Reliance Foundation, Nita Ambani said that Indian women cricketers have made the country proud by their achievements over the last few years.
Ambani on Sunday, announced her support for the women’s cricket in India.
Taking he first towards the direction, Jio and Reliance Foundation Education and Sports For All (RF ESA) will be one of the sponsors for the upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge.
“My heartiest congratulations to BCCI for organising the Women’s T20 Challenge. This is a progressive step towards the growth of women’s cricket in India. I am delighted to offer my full support to this wonderful initiative. I have immense faith in the potential and capabilities of all our sportswomen,” she said, as quoted by Lokmat.
“Indian women cricketers have made the country proud with their outstanding achievements in ICC events over the last couple of years. Our aim is to ensure that we offer the best of infrastructure, training, and rehab facilities to our girls. Players like Anjum, Mithali, Smriti, Harmanpreet, and Poonam are great role models. I wish them and every member of the Indian women’s squad even greater success and glory in their journey ahead,” she added.
She also offered cricket facility at the Jio Cricket Stadium in Navi Mumbai for the women cricketers. The stadium can be availed to conduct the trials, camps and host competitive matches throughout the year which will be free of cost for the national women team.
Women cricketers will be benefited with the facilities for rehabilitation and sports science available at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital & Research Centre in Mumbai.
Ambani has been constantly leading the emergence to make the country a multi-sport nation, through scouting and nurturing young generations like Education and Sports for All, Reliance Foundation Youth Sports, Jr NBA, Football Sports Development Limited, ISL Children Leagues, and IndiaWin Sports Pvt Ltd.
Women’s T20 Challenge is an extension of Indian Premier League (IPL) which will be played at Sharjah between three franchises- Supernovas, Trailblazers and Velocity led by Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Mithali Raj respectively, starting from November 4.