12-Jun-2024
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Simran Skaikh’s journey from Dharavi streets to WPL

Simran Sheikh, a right-hand batsman and a strong leg spinner, dreams of playing in the Indian women's team and has set her eyes on being in the team that will win the World Cup for the country.

Simran Banu Shaikh, a 21-year-old from Dharavi, one of the largest slums in the world, has been selected for the Women’s Premier League (WPL). Despite the challenges of living in a densely populated area with poor infrastructure and sanitation, Simran’s determination and passion for cricket led her to join the Crossway-based United Club, where she learned the game under the guidance of coach ‘Romdeo Sir’.

Simran Banu Shaikh also credits Sanjay Satam for providing her with a cricket kit and support. Simran’s success inspires the youth to follow their dreams, especially in areas with limited resources and opportunities

For a detailed story, visit: Awaz the voice

This article originally appeared in AwazTheVoice, and has been reproduced with explicit permission

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