The massive number of hidden treasures in the heartlands and hinterlands of India will astound you.
Fortunately, in the era of Internet social media, some of these gems get much-deserved applause, praise, and recognition. What is more heartening is when leaders and influencers amplify and motivate them.
Business tycoon Anand Mahindra recently shared a viral video of a young girl from rural Rajasthan who is seen smashing back-to-back sixes on a sandy turf.
The young girl’s grip, stance, and stroke have garnered millions of views and comments and of course praises. Mahindra, while sharing the video mentions in the caption that owing to Women’s IPL India is seeing an explosion of opportunity for talent.
— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) February 16, 2023
As most of his admirers are aware, Anand Mahindra is an avid sports fan with an interest in multiple sports and games. He is also one of the co-founders and promoters of professional Kabaddi in India. He has been very vocal about sports-related causes in India. In 2019, Moreover, Sir Mahindra rallied for more investment in Women’s Football in India. On multiple occasions, he has financially supported sportsmen and women.
He had financially helped Hima Das with her sprint prep for the Olympics. His passion for Indian sports and sportspersons is truly remarkable and appreciable.
Meanwhile, legendary Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar also shared the video earlier lavishing the kid with praises.
(Via Whatsapp) pic.twitter.com/pxWcj1I6t6
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) February 14, 2023
Here’s how Twitter reacted to Mahindra’s tweet –
Sir she's from barmer rajathan, and her name is moomal mehar.
— Khetdan (@KhetdanCharan15) February 16, 2023
I believe some great opportunity will arise for Grass Root Level Cricketers !
— Aditya Dhopade (@aditya_dhopade) February 16, 2023
I know a 13 years old girl Sana her father taking her 4 cricketing practice every day to Lalbhai contractor cricket ground by 4am since last 7 years, regardless he is doing job or any weather but taking time for her daughter and very much confident abt her cricketing success
— Imran Vora عمران (@imranavora) February 16, 2023
What a natural talent 👌👌 reminds of fearless Viru Sehwag
— SAM (@sammumbaikar) February 16, 2023
Fantastic see this young talent (Moomal Meher) from a small village in Rajasthan. The real credit should also go to Roshan Khan (her coach at school) to nurture this talent with all those socio-economic challenges. We also need more people like Roshan Khan..
— Umesh Salanke (@UmeshSalanke) February 16, 2023
Sir, sponsor her so she gets proper coaching since she certainly has the talent. This type of cricket will not lead her anywhere
— Manish Aggarwal (@CAManish2509) February 16, 2023
— Nikhil M (@nikhil3084) February 16, 2023