The Indian Women’s Team’s campaign at the 2017 world cup was a breakthrough for women’s cricket in India.
It inspired a lot of young girls to pick up the willow and the leather ball, look at cricket as a career option, and take up professional cricket coaching. One such story is that of Akriti Maurya from Delhi, India.
The 16-year-old is an ardent cricket fan and plays for Bharti Public School Cricket Academy in East Delhi. It took a year of convincing her parents for Akriti to join a
professional cricket academy after the 2017 world cup that inspired her to take up the game, but she never gave up.
She finally joined her current academy in 2018 and is now hustling hard to make it to the Delhi state cricket team. She owes her success to her coach, Sachin Aggarwal who taught her the sport from scratch. Here’s Akriti practicing at her academy –
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Celebrating Female Cricket through videos. Episode #2 . Meet Akriti Maurya from Delhi who is 16 years old. Akriti plays for Bharti Public School Cricket Academy in East Delhi. She started developing passion for cricket after watching Women in Blue perform at 2017 Women’s World Cup (@cricketworldcup). It took 1 year for Akriti to convince her parents to let her try cricket. Resilient, she did not give up. In 2018, she joined this academy and is now working hard to make it to the Delhi state cricket team. Akriti owes her success to Coach Sachin Aggarwal who has always helped her and taught cricket from scratch. She idolizes India’s Jemimah Rodrigues (@jemimahrodrigues) and want to play for India. 🇮🇳 . Team Female Cricket wishes Akriti all the best 😍🏏🏏 . . . #FemaleCricket #LoveCricket #bcci #bcciwomen #womenscricket #vines #videostar #videostory #stories #mystory @ysherstory @yourstory_com @officialhumansofbombay #delhi #delhicricket #delhigirls @ddcacricketupdates @anjum_chopra
We wish her the best of luck and hope she continues to hit it out of the park and makes it big like her idol, Jemimah Rodrigues ☺
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