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Assam's Uma Chhetry reflects on her debut with Indian women's cricket team amid personal challenges

Assam's Uma Chhetry reflects on her debut with Indian women's cricket team amid personal challenges

After concluding a series of Tests, ODIs, and T20Is against South Africa, cricketer Uma Chhetry has returned to her hometown of Kandhulimari village in Bokakhat. 

In an exclusive interview at her home, Uma recounted the exhilarating experience of making her debut with the Indian national women's cricket team. 

She vividly described her emotions upon her debut in the T20 team on July 7, marking a significant milestone in her burgeoning career.

"We played quite well in One Day matches, with Smriti Mandhana giving centuries upon centuries. We have several good players in the team. Actually I didn't debut in the One day, neither in the test series. But while sitting outside I was watching the match, while reflecting how they have prepared, how the players play. So, basically, I learnt from them. Like how they managed the situation after losing a wicket. As a batsman who responsibly they handled the situation. And so this is what I have learnt in the one-day match", says Uma Chettry.

During the series, her home was inundated with floodwaters, presenting a significant personal challenge. Despite the distressing situation, Uma remained undeterred and dedicated herself wholly to the game. Her commitment and resilience have earned her admiration from both her local community and cricket fans nationwide.

Uma Chhetri, the pride of Bokakhat, is now preparing for the upcoming Asia Cup and will rejoin the Indian team on July 15. Her journey stands as a testament to her unwavering spirit and dedication to cricket.

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