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Thursday, January 05, 2006

From one captain to another

Mithali Raj, captain of the Asia Cup-winning Indian women's team, has some -- ummm -- words of advice for her male counterpart.
Rahul Dravid has not yet taken the initiative but Mithali Raj is more than willing to share her experiences with her male counterpart.
“I personally think Rahul doesn’t need my inputs but I can assure him he needs to worry only about the game and Pakistan cricketers. The rest is fine over there,” says Mithali, who arrived here on Thursday after winning the Asia Cup women’s championship.
“The security is not a concern. The people over there are very warm and the hospitality is awesome.”

And right at the end, there's this bit:
So how different is the men’s tour from the women’s? “In the stands,” Mithali is quick to point out. “We didn’t have much crowds in the grounds.” They have a rule, she says, that men have to be escorted by women to watch a women’s cricket match.

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