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MP govt announces Rs 50 lakh reward for Indian women's cricket team

The Madhya Pradesh Government Has Announced Rs 50 Lakh Award For The Indian Women’s Cricket Team, Which Finished As Runners-up In The World Cup.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 24 Jul 2017, 05:13:46 PM
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New Delhi:

The Madhya Pradesh government has announced Rs 50 lakh award for the Indian women’s cricket team, which finished as runners-up in the World Cup.

The Indian women’s team lost by nine runs to England in a tense summit clash of the World Cup last night, finishing runners-up for the second time—the previous being the 2005 edition.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that the award will be given to the team at a grand ceremony in Bhopal.

“MP Govt. will felicitate @BCCIWomen World Cup team in a grand ceremony in Bhopal & award a prize of Rs. 50 lakhs,” Chouhan tweeted. 

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First Published : 24 Jul 2017, 05:13:46 PM