Women's Premier League 2024

‘Kuchh bhi’- Twitter left puzzled over Sania Mirza’s appointment as Mentor for Bangalore’s Women team in Women’s T20 League

Bangalore has had a successful outing at the WTL player auction.
Sania Mirza Bangalore
Sania Mirza Bangalore (Image source: Twitter)

Indian tennis legend Sania Mirza has been appointed as the mentor of Bangalore’s women’s team for the upcoming Women’s T20 League 2023. With six Grand Slam titles and 43 WTA Titles, Mirza will bring a wealth of experience to the team, inspiring and motivating players to perform at their best. Bangalore Franchise had a successful outing at the WTL Auction, securing the services of Smriti Mandhana, Ellyse Perry, and Richa Ghosh.

Rajesh V Menon, Head and Vice President of Bangalore Franchise, expressed his delight at the appointment, saying, “We are glad and honoured to welcome Sania Mirza as the mentor of Bangalore’s women’s team. Her success has stemmed from her sheer hard work, passion, and determination, despite many challenges in her playing career. Sania is a perfect role model, and her stature and gravitas, as well as her attitude, will inspire and bring much-needed panache to transform the team with a Bold Personality.”

Sania Mirza, who has received the Padma Bhushan, Arjuna Award, and Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna, expressed her excitement about the new role, saying, “It is a pleasure for me to join the Bangalore women’s team as a mentor. Bangalore and its brand philosophy perfectly resonate with my vision and outlook, and I see contributing to sports post my retirement. Bangalore has been a popular team and much-followed team in the Indian T20 League over the years. I am immensely happy to see them building a team for the Women’s T20 League as it will push the women’s sports to new heights in the country, open new doors to women cricketers and help make sports the first career choice for young girls and young parents with a girl child.”

The Women’s T20 League has been a game-changer for Indian women’s cricket, and with Sania Mirza’s appointment, Bangalore Franchise hopes to take the team to new heights. Mirza’s experience and success as a sportswoman will undoubtedly help players on the team perform to their full potential, and her appointment is expected to boost the team’s morale significantly. Overall, this appointment has been greeted positively, and cricket fans are excited to see how the Bangalore women’s team will perform in the upcoming season of the WTL.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Sania Mirza’s appointment: 





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