Kashmir girl Jasia Akhtar got 20 lakh rupees in WPL auction, childhood spent in poverty, left home for cricket


Jasia Akhtar will play for Delhi Capitals team
Represents Rajasthan in domestic cricket

New Delhi. If there are cravings for food, then the hobbies remain scorched in the fire of the stomach. Even if you control your hunger, the humiliation of the society tears your chest apart. It is now common for girls to enter the cricket field, but the shackles of restrictions in the upper part of the country are not completely broken. If a girl from Kashmir makes a place in the Women’s Premier League (WPL) team, then her spirit has to be admired. We are talking about Jasia Akhtar, whom Delhi Capitals have included in their team after spending Rs 20 lakh.

Jasia Akhtar is a resident of Baripora village in Shopian district of Kashmir. Father is a daily wage laborer. Jasia has 4 more siblings. The food expenses of a large family are very difficult. Jasia’s childhood was spent playing Kabaddi. Played some other games too but never got involved with cricket. For the first time, the athletics coach told Jasia that cricket is good. At first there was curiosity, then the mind also started enjoying in this game. Looking at the condition of women’s cricket in Kashmir, Jasia Akhtar decided to leave the house. She reached Punjab from Kashmir. Jasia’s cricket career started after hard work.

Got recognition after coming to Rajasthan
After playing domestic cricket for a few years on behalf of the Punjab Cricket Association, Jasia Akhtar moved to Rajasthan. From here there was a big change in his life. Playing for Rajasthan, Jasia showed people her ability to hit the ball. Jasia was the top scorer in many domestic tournaments.

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Right-handed aggressive batter Jasia Akhtar has been playing for Rajasthan for the last 2 years. She has also played for the Women’s T20 Challenge team Trailblazers and India Red. After bringing the power hitter into their camp, Delhi Capitals posted on social media, ‘No one like Jasia’. For Jasia and her family too, the Rs 20 lakh they get from the franchise means a lot.

Tags: delhi capitals, Indian women cricketers, Women’s Premier League

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