Assam’s Uma Chetry Makes Indian Cricket Team Cut for South Africa Series

Assam cricket reaches a new milestone as uncapped wicketkeeper-batter Uma Chetry earns selection in the Indian national squad for the upcoming series against South Africa, encompassing Tests, ODIs, and T20Is. This landmark selection makes Chetry the first woman from Assam to represent India at the highest level.

The Assam Cricket Association (ACA) celebrated this historic achievement, extending their congratulations and best wishes to Chetry. ACA President Taranga Gogoi and Secretary Tridib Konwar expressed pride in Chetry’s selection, highlighting her roots in Kandulimari village, Bokakhat division, Golaghat district, Assam.

Chetry’s inclusion comes as a replacement for the injured Yastika Bhatia, underlining the depth of talent in Assam cricket. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed the squad for the multi-format series, with Harmanpreet Kaur leading as captain and Smriti Mandhana as vice-captain.

Upcoming India vs. South Africa series holds significance as it features the first Test match between the two nations in a decade, emphasizing the anticipation surrounding the contests. Chetry’s selection not only underscores her dedication and skill but also reflects the growing prominence of Assam in the national cricket landscape.

As Assam celebrates this momentous occasion, cricket enthusiasts eagerly await Chetry’s debut on the international stage, anticipating her contributions to the Indian team’s success in the upcoming series against South Africa.

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