Over the final three years, ladies’s cricket in India has seen a gentle rise. Thirush Kamini, who has performed 39 ODIs for the nation, feels the extent of professionalism has grown for the reason that 2017 ICC Women’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.
“Things have changed for the better in recent times,” Thirush Kamini mentioned. “We are paid higher and now we will afford a private coach, or a coach or a physio. We want it to step as much as the following degree. I realised this solely once I began taking part in worldwide cricket.
“A women’s under-19 cricketer now plays a lot of matches and to withstand a very strenuous season, she needs personalised support staff.” At the identical time, one space Thirush Kamini felt that wanted important enchancment was cricket gear for girls.
Using boys’ gloves
“Even now, I use boys’ gloves as men’s gloves are really huge for me. Shoes too were often big and I had to use double or triple socks to fit into [the shoes],” she added.
Vijay Shankar, who has a five-year-old niece eager about taking part in cricket, concurred. “I hope they get exclusive stuff for women soon. If someone like my niece wants to pick up the game, we should be prepared for that.”
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