“You guys better….”- Jemimah Rodrigues demands THIS special gift from Mumbai Indians on her 22nd birthday


“You guys better….”- Jemimah Rodrigues demands THIS special gift from Mumbai Indians on her 22nd birthday

Jemimah Rodrigues

Jemimah Rodrigues turned 22 today on Monday (September 5). She was one of main reasons behind India’s campaign at the Commonwealth Games 2022 where the Women in Blue clinched the silver medal. She had finished as the fifth highest scorer in that tournament with 146 runs.

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Before the Commonwealth Games 2022, she had injured her wrist during the league stage match against Barbados. But right now, she injured herself after playing a couple of games for Norther Superchargers side in “The Hundred” tournament in England.

On her birthday, most of the Indian Premier League franchises wished this young batter on social media, but Rodrigues cheekily asked the Mumbai Indians franchise to sign her up for the Women’s IPL.

Mumbai Indians wrote this on their social media: “To one of the most vibrant cricketers with immense talent. Happy Birthday Jemi.”

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And Rodrigues answered with, “Thank you! You guys better pick me up for the Womens IPL…just saying.”

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Jemimah Rodrigues’s cricket career so far

Jemimah Rodrigues
Jemimah Rodrigues

Jemimah Rodrigues has so far played 58 T20I for India at an average of 29.6 with seven half-centuries. She has represented India in 21 ODI so far.

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India has promised to start the inaugural edition Women’s IPL from next year. BCCI President Saurav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah had confirmed earlier about the same; told PTI about WIPL to start from 2023.

The cricket fraternity in India believed women’s IPL can bring revolution to the game just like IPL did and that India will produce top quality players more.

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