India Women’s captain Mithali Raj, senior player Jhulan Goswami, Smriti Mandhana, Poonam Raut, Harmanpreet Kaur, Veda Krishnamurthy and Deepti Sharma were part of the popular TV quiz show, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 9’, hosted by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Friday. The Indian Women cricketers were a part of a new segment on the show, titled ‘Nayi Chaah Nahi Raah’.
The Indian Women cricketers have been at the cynosure of all attention ever since they won many a heart in the ICC Women’s World Cup played in England earlier this year. Following their splendid show in the tournament, Mithali and the Indian players have been felicitated all around the country and Bachchan was the latest to have joined the list.
Amitabh Bachchan gave a warm welcome to Mithali, Harmanpreet, Jhulan, Mandhana, Sharma in the new segment on his ever-popular show, which began by inviting participants from the previous day. The Indian Women cricketers — with their coach Tushar Arothe in special attendance — were given a grand welcome on the ‘hot seat’ after the previous contestant, Neha Kumari won Rs 25 lakh.