Mithali Raj has written to the BCCI over the controversy that has broken out after she was rested in the crucial game against England in the 2018 ICC Women's World T20 World Cup. Jhulan Goswami Speaks on Mithali Raj's Exclusion, Says She Felt Bad for the Senior Cricketer.
Mithali Raj in her scathing email to the BCCI has accused head coach Ramesh Powar of discriminating against her and added that she has been humiliated by Powar. Sourav Ganguly Reacts To Mithali Raj's Exclusion, Says 'Welcome to the Group'.
On Monday, there were reports that Mithali Raj, who was dropped from the semi-final match between India and England during the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup 2018, was considering retirement. The decision to drop Mithali Raj came in as a surprise for the fans particularly because Mithali had won a couple of Player of the Match awards during the mega-event with half-centuries. But the team for the semi-finals wanted to retain the winning combination. Mithali Raj Considering Retirement After Being Dropped From Semi Finals of the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup 2018?
The Indian women's T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur and ODI skipper Mithali Raj met top BCCI officials on Monday to air their views on the selection call that has triggered a storm after the team's World T20 semi-final loss to England.
Mithali was left out of the team despite being fit and Kaur had gone on to justify the call even after the humiliating eight-wicket loss on Sunday. Both the senior players along with manager Trupti Bhattacharya met BCCI CEO Rahul Johri and GM (Cricket Operations) Saba Karim.