Its very rare women come forward to learn cricket but this girl is very sportive in cricket. Very few cricketers from Mysore have made a name in international cricket, recent one being Javagal Shrinath. But no woman cricketers till date.
But for 19-year-old Rakshitha who has been practicing cricket since her childhood and will be soon playing for India shortly if everything goes well and her name may soon shine in international cricket circles. At present Rakshitha is pursuing her Degree in Karnataka State Open University is very
Rakshitha will be playing in the South Zone women's camp of the National Cricket Academy which will be held at ACA women's cricket academy at Guntur from June 1 to 30. She has already played U-16, U-19 and State-level Cricket matches.
Speaking to Express Rakshitha said, `The atmosphere here is very congenial and my coach is very encouraging. With the help of my coach and parents, I can succeed in this field.'
`Most of the girls fear to play cricket due to some comments but they should come forward and concentrate on goal', says Rakshitha.
Her coach Dr Manzoor Ahmed said `She is practicing under my guidance from past three years and she is very dedicated, honest and regular to practices. Within a span of short time she mastered both bowling as well as batting.
Praising her talent, her team-mates said `we are no match to her when it comes to her bowling and batting. She has already developed a professional outlook.' Lets hope she brings laurels to the city and country in the coming days.