In a moment of pride for Assam, two emerging cricket talents, Uma Chetri and Jinti Moni Kalita, have secured spots in the India A team. The Assam Cricket Association officially announced their selection, marking a significant milestone for the state’s female cricketing community.
Uma Chetri, hailing from Kandulimari village in Golaghat, made history as the first woman from Assam to be called up to an India squad. She was part of the Indian team that clinched the gold medal at the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.
Jinti Moni Kalita, another promising cricketer from Assam, joins Uma Chetri in the India A team. Both players are set to showcase their skills against England A in a three-match T20 series at the iconic Wankhede Stadium on November 29, December 1, and December 3.
The selection of two talented players from Assam for the India A team not only highlights their individual achievements but also serves as an inspiration for aspiring cricketers in the state. This rare opportunity provides a platform for Uma Chetri and Jinti Moni Kalita to demonstrate their prowess and potentially elevate themselves to the next level of selection.
The upcoming series against England A holds significant importance for these players as they aim to make a lasting impact and contribute to the success of the team. Their inclusion in the India A squad is a testament to their dedication, skill, and the growing recognition of talent emerging from Assam in the realm of women’s cricket.