Sehwag cricket academy and COWE organise Queen'sXI women's cricket league
Sehwag cricket academy and Confederation of Women Entrepreneurship COWE Delhi launched ‘QueensXI', a cricket league for women, from 31st august to 2nd September.
Queen'sXI Women Cricket League aims to give encouragement to women in sports. QueensXI programs aim to fulfill the basic needs of women in sports.
Sehwag cricket academy (SCA) is founded by International Cricketer - Mr. Virender Sehwag. The Academy aims to provide structured coaching and development programmes for amateurs and professionals in various age groups and skill sets.
Opening ceremony of QueensXI Women Cricket League on 31st august was attended by various dignatries including Ruby Yadav, Chef Gautam Chaudhry, Sanjana Jon, Shibani Kashyap, Suvarna Raj, Parull Maahajan, Leher Sethi , Ruhi Ganguly , Gaurav gupta , Mallika Chaturvedi and Nidhi sharma and Deep Bajaj.
Commenting on the occasion, a COWE spokesperson said, "Narender Modi ji's biggest campaign says "Beti bachao Beti padhao", we with QueensXI we aim to give a different side to the same mission ‘Beti bachao beti khilao", give her the freedom to play as well. We endeavor to bridge the gap of opportunities that are currently biased and available for men as compared to women."
QueensXI is an open category Cricket league with national and International female cricket players.
First day at League witnessed participation from 8 teams –
1) Northern Railway
2) North Central Railways
3) Central Railway
4) Confederation of women entrepreneurs (COWE – a mix team from all over India)
5) Haryana Kings
6) Gwalior XI
7) Chandigarh (LIC)
8) Sri Lanka Airforce team.
Final match was concluded in the presence of Mr Virender Sehwag on 2nd September at 4 pm and was attended by various dignatries Blossom Kochhar , Deepa Malik, Priyanka Raina, Gauri Sarin, Zaheer Khan (Afghanistan) , Divij Gupta, Major General Dilawar Singh, Bhayana Yogita, geeta Grewal , Shilpa Sonal, Rekha Chaudhari, Renu Sharma, Papiya Banerjee, Manu Dangi, Ira Shinghal, Nikhil Arora, Rajesh Goyal, Shantanu Gupta, Nikhil Sharma, Smriti Chhabra and Dr Amit kaur.
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