Indian women’s cricket team captain, Mithali Raj, was felicitated at Pullella Gopichand Badminton Academy, at Hyderabad, Speaking on the occasion, Gopichand congratulated the entire women’s cricket team and said that Mithali Raj deserved the honour. He congratulated the coach as well. MaxVision, super specialities, who were the sponsors, said that for the first time, women’s cricket became more interesting than that of the men’s team. Mithali was later gifted a BMW car. The Indian women’s team reached the final in the World Cup recently, but lost with just nine runs.