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How Tendulkar’s advice helped Jemimah before SA tour

DNMUM423962 | 10/12/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :619

Timely talk: youngster recalls meeting with legend that instilled positivity in her

Mumbai: The year 2018 has been an eventful one for 18-year-old Jemimah Rodrigues. The teenager who scored a double century as a 16-year-old in the BCCI women’s under-19 50-over tournament, made her senior Indian women’s debut in ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals. Not just that, she has cemented her place in the national team for now.
As she ventures out on her maiden world event, the ICC Women’s World T20 in the West Indies next month, Jemimah is tuning her mental strength for the biennial event.
After receiving the Woman Cricketer of the Year award at the Sports Journalists’ Association of Mumbai annual awards function here on Thursday, Jemimah said that more than the cricketing skills, it was the mental aspect that she is
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