Harmanpreet Kaur Receives A Hero’s Welcome in Her Hometown

The flamboyant cricketer scored 359 runs in 8 innings during the Women’s world cup 2017.

Updated31 Jul 2017, 02:49 PM IST
Cricket
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The vice captain of Indian women’s cricket team Harmanpreet Kaur came back to a hero’s welcome in her hometown of Moga, Punjab. In a show of support, Kaur was taken on a victory lap across the city as she held the Indian tricolour in her hands, despite the Indian team falling just 9 runs short in the finals. She said that she was overwhelmed by the welcome she received.

I have come home after a long time. I had never anticipated that I will receive such a welcome.
Harmanpreet Kaur, Vice Captain, Indian Women’s Cricket Team

The flamboyant cricketer scored 359 runs in 8 innings during the tournament and her highest score of 171* against Australia helped the team to reach their second ever World Cup final.

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Published: 31 Jul 2017, 12:32 PM IST
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