Mumbai Indians owner Nita Ambani advocates for Women’s Sports through WPL Success Stories

The Women’s Premier League (WPL) continues to gain momentum and acclaim, with Mrs. Nita M. Ambani, owner of the Mumbai Indians franchise, underlining its significance for female athletes throughout India. Attending the Mumbai Indians‘ final league match of the season in Delhi, Mrs. Nita Ambani emphasized the pivotal role platforms like the WPL play in nurturing sporting talent. Mrs. Ambani commended the WPL as an exceptional opportunity for young girls to exhibit their skills alongside some of the world’s top players. “What a platform for our girls to perform,” she enthused. “These girls get to play alongside the best in the world, and it’s truly heartening.”

Mumbai Indians owner Nita Ambani advocates for Women's Sports through WPL Success Stories
Mumbai Indians owner Nita Ambani advocates for Women’s Sports through WPL Success Stories

Sajeevan Sajana: A Source of Inspiration in WPL

Highlighting the story of Sajeevan Sajana, a standout player for the Mumbai Indians this season, Mrs. Ambani showcased the league’s potential to inspire. “Seeing Sajana receive the award was inspiring,” she shared. “She’s a political science graduate, her father drives an autorickshaw, and yet she chose cricket. I hope this sets a precedent for parents to encourage their daughters to pursue their desired profession.”

Mrs. Ambani extended the impact of the WPL beyond cricket, emphasizing its broader significance for girls in various sports disciplines. “The WPL sets an example not only for cricket but for girls in all sports,” she affirmed.

Promoting unity and positivity within the Mumbai Indians team, Mrs. Ambani credited the ethos of #OneFamily for their success. “Having been involved in cricket since 2010, watching these girls play is immensely gratifying,” she expressed. “MI is renowned as a family, and I always encourage them to go out, give their best, and enjoy themselves.”

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Harmanpreet Kaur: Leading the Charge for Mumbai Indians

Reflecting on the team’s performance, Mrs. Ambani highlighted the pivotal role played by Harmanpreet Kaur, the Mumbai Indians’ captain. Kaur emerged as the leading run-scorer for the team this season, notably achieving an unbeaten 95 runs against the Gujarat Giants, the highest score of the league’s ongoing (02) edition. Mrs. Ambani commended Kaur’s leadership and the contributions of the team’s support staff, led by Head Coach Charlotte Edwards and Mentor and Bowling Coach Jhulan Goswami.

“I must say, as One Family, Harmanpreet has truly led by example,” Mrs. Ambani remarked. “Look at her performance in the last game—simply fabulous. Our dressing room atmosphere has been fantastic, thanks to our support staff led by Charlotte and Jhulan. This camaraderie translates onto the field. MI is One Family, and we play as one.”

The Mumbai Indians’ journey in the Women’s Premier League epitomizes the values of teamwork, perseverance, and empowerment, aligning with Mrs. Ambani’s vision for female athletes in India.

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