Indian cricketers wear jerseys with mothers’ name

Indian Cricket team wore jerseys with their mothers’ name

Indian Team wearing jerseys with their mother's name on them
Indian Team wearing jerseys with their mother’s name on them

Indian cricket team on Saturday wore jerseys with their mothers’ name instead of their names in the fifth and final One Day international against New Zealand in Visakhapatnam at ACA-VDCA Stadium. This is a campaign called “Nayi Soch” presented by Star India as a team with BCCI.

The campaign is being highlighted at this platform is to just simply highlight the significance of mothers in our lives. This typical signal will champion the reason for ladies in a nation which is positioned 130th out of 155 countries on the planet on sexual orientation equity as mentioned by United Nations Human Development Report 2015.

To make a powerful statement, one that can inspire millions and propel change, our cricket team today sported jerseys with their mothers’ names at final ODI of the India-New Zealand series. Our cricket team will serve as ambassadors of new thinking and use the power and platform of sport to drive meaningful social change,” Star India said in a statement.

“World over sports is a tremendous platform for advocacy and social causes. Our cricketers sporting their mothers’ names make a powerful and emotive statement and we are thankful to BCCI and the cricket team for partnering with us on this idea. It will support the voice of the emerging women and inspire millions to acknowledge and celebrate the identity and role of women here,” he added.

BCCI president Anurag Thakur said, “with this initiative, our endeavour is to honour each and every woman. Our team have sported their mothers’ names on their jerseys for the fifth ODI against New Zealand with intent to thank all the mothers for their efforts and sacrifices.”

India beat the New Zealand in final One Day by 192 runs and clinch the series by 3-2, Amit Mishra awarded with the man of the match and man of the series.

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