As vice-captain of the team, Harmanpreet Kaur led India to the final with her unbeaten knock of 171 against Australia    Getty Images (File Photo)
As vice-captain of the team, Harmanpreet Kaur led India to the final with her unbeaten knock of 171 against Australia Getty Images (File Photo)

Noida: India’s woman cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur was on Thursday awarded a Datsun redi-GO car in recognition of her performance for the country at the ICC Women’s World Cup recently. As vice-captain of the team, Harmanpreet led India to the final with her unbeaten knock of 171 against Australia. Datsun India Vice President Jerome Saigot said in a statement: “Datsun is working hard to help fuel the ambitions of India’s young achievers and risers. We are delighted to see women like Harmanpreet make the nation proud. We congratulate Harmanpreet for her outstanding contribution during the ICC Women’s Championship Trophy 2017 and we are pleased to present her with the redi-GO for her sporting excellence.” “This makes it easier for me to move around for training, but I am excited to take my family for a spin first,” Harmanpreet said. Harmanpreet Kaur: Never imagined I will receive Arjuna Award

Meanwhile, Harmanpreet said that she had never thought of winning the prestigious Arjuna Award which she received. Harmanpreet has been named as one of the 17 sportspersons to receive the Arjuna Award from the President of India. For a sportsperson, any kind of recognition from the government is welcome and it boosts your confidence. Getting Arjuna Award is a dream for any sportsperson, Harmanpreet told PTI on the sidelines of the launch of National Sports Talent Search Portal.