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‘My Life-Changing Moment: Shreyanka Patil Meets Virat Kohli’

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‘Moment of my life’: Shreyanka Patil meets Virat Kohli

New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) 2024 Women’s Premier League (WPL) title-winning team member Shreyanka Patil expressed her delight after meeting stylish batter Virat Kohli at the Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) unbox event that took place at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Shreyanka was part of the RCB women’s team that won their first WPL title after beating Delhi Capital (DC) in the final by eight wickets.

Shreyanka finished with a figure of 3.3-0-12-4 claiming key wickets of Meg Lanning, Minnu Mani, Arundhati Reddy and Taniya Bhatia. She shared a picture with Virat Kohli on social media, calling it the “moment of her life.” Shreyanka wrote on Instagram, “Started watching cricket cos of him. Grew up dreaming of being like him. And last night, had the moment of my life. Virat said, ‘Hi Shreyanka, well bowled, he actually knows my name.’”

Adding to her achievements, Shreyanka also won the Purple Cap for her exceptional performance throughout the season. With 13 wickets in 8 matches at an economy rate of 7.30, she also received the Emerging Player of the WPL award for her outstanding contributions to the team.Impressive figures show her talent and determination in the sport.

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It was a memorable moment for Shreyanka Patil as she not only celebrated the victory of the WPL title with the RCB women’s team but also had the opportunity to meet her cricketing idol, Virat Kohli, at the unbox event. This encounter left her elated and grateful for the recognition from Kohli himself, marking a significant milestone in her cricketing journey.

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