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Baroda Cricket Association Launches Women’s Cricket Tournament to Boost Talent



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Vadodara, known for its rich cricketing history, is set to witness a significant boost in female cricket talent as the Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) announces the launch of a dedicated women’s cricket tournament. This initiative marks a historic moment for the city, which has long been a hub for nurturing exceptional cricketers.

BCA’s cricket advisory committee, led by the esteemed Kiran More, revealed their plans to kickstart this women’s tournament with a focus on promoting and encouraging young, talented players. The move comes at a time when women’s cricket in India is gaining immense popularity and attracting a growing number of participants, particularly in Vadodara.

In a conversation with Times of India (TOI), Kiran More expressed his excitement about tapping into Vadodara’s pool of cricketing talent through this tournament. He emphasized the importance of providing female cricketers with a platform to showcase their skills and build confidence through regular competitive play.

While specifics of the tournament format are yet to be finalized, sources suggest that BCA may opt for the popular T20 format to engage players and spectators alike. Previously, BCA had organized matches between boys and girls in junior cricket, underscoring the association’s commitment to promoting gender equality in sports.

The ultimate goal of this initiative is to groom women cricketers for national-level competitions, with Vadodara already producing notable talents like Yastika Bhatia and Radha Yadav, who have represented India on the international stage.

With experienced women cricketers within BCA equipped to provide quality coaching, and ample training grounds available, the association is poised to unlock the potential of budding players from both urban and rural areas. This move is anticipated to create a robust pathway for aspiring female cricketers to excel and contribute to the growth of the sport in India.

Rachel Adams

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