How Richa Ghosh started her journey in Team India

Richa Ghosh, a young wicketkeeper-batsman, will play for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Women’s Premier League’s debut season (WPL). The RCB chased her down at the auctions and paid a record-breaking sum of Rs 1.9 crore to contract her. This was due to her quick glove work and powerful batting abilities.

Father Manabendra explains how Richa Ghosh began her journey with Team India with the words, “I Would Only Play Cricket.”
Father Manabendra explains how Richa Ghosh began her journey with Team India with the words, “I Would Only Play Cricket.”
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Up and down the batting order, Richa is renowned for her outstanding strokeplay. The Siliguri child aspires to play the finisher like her idol MS Dhoni.which ever team she plays on. She most recently participated in the India Under-19 women’s team that won the Women’s T20 World Cup by defeating England in South Africa. She has participated in 35 WT20Is so far, amassing 563 runs at a strike rate of 133.41.

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The cricket player, 19, enjoys playing under pressure. Richa talked about her struggles to succeed in the game in the most recent episode of “Know Your Stars,” which is currently streaming on JioCinema.

Few Siliguri residents initially gave me their support. In my district, I had little chance of succeeding the challenges they (my parents) experiencedThe challenges they (my parents) faced then are still experienced today as the same people visit and interact with them socially. My parents are pleased that the people who bothered them earlier are now calling to ask about her, Richa remarked.

Manabendra sold his business to fund his daughter’s profession since the Ghosh family was so dedicated to helping her realise her aspirations.

I didn’t want to use the justification that I was too busy managing the firm that provided us with revenue to support her profession. I’m free now that I’ve stopped my source of income, so I can go with her anywhere she needs to go,” he said.

first playing I merely reasoned that it would be beneficial for fitness. I wasalso present so I could keep an eye on her while I practised. I offered table tennis to her, and I accompanied her for a trial at the neighbourhood academy. She struck a few balls before setting down the racquet and declaring, “I will only play cricket,” as her father Manabendra Ghosh noted on the programme.

Richa expressed her respect for powerhouse athletes.

I used to really enjoy watching players score sixes to win games. I had the feeling I wanted to make those images, too,” Ghosh remarked.