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India’s Raj ‘saddened’ as World T20 row escalates

Mithali Raj

By: Keerthi Mohan

Indian cricket star Mithali Raj said on Thursday (29) she was “deeply saddened” by accusations that she threw tantrums and threatened to quit before being controversially dropped during the Twenty20 World Cup. Raj, the highest run scorer in the women’s international game and still India’s one-day captain, was left out of the squad for last week’s semi-final loss to England, triggering a high-profile row with team staff. Coach Ramesh Powar blasted the veteran batswoman for “blackmailing” officials, amid reports she had demanded to choose her own batting position earlier in the tournament. “I’m deeply saddened and hurt by the aspersions cast…

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