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Indian Cricket Capt Harmanpreet Kaur Shines in TIME100 NEXT 2023, a Pioneer for Women Cricketers
Published : Sep 15, 2023, 2:03 pm IST
Updated : Sep 15, 2023, 2:03 pm IST
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Harmanpreet Kaur, a Trailblazing Figure in Women's Cricket, Emerges as Sole Indian Cricketer on the Prestigious TIME100 Next 2023 List

NEW-DELHI: Harmanpreet Kaur, the acclaimed captain of the Indian women's cricket team, has etched her name in history by becoming the first Indian cricketer, and notably the first woman cricketer, to be featured in the prestigious TIME100 Next 2023 list. This remarkable achievement places Harmanpreet ahead of renowned male cricketers such as Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, and KL Rahul.

The TIME100 Next 2023 list is a compilation of 100 emerging leaders from across the globe. TIME, in its revered list, incorporates individuals who have the potential to inspire future generations. Harmanpreet Kaur's inclusion in the list is a testament to her significant role in elevating women's cricket to one of the world's most valuable sporting assets, powered by her aggressive gameplay and exceptional skills.

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Harmanpreet Kaur has been recognized in the Innovate category of the TIME 100 list, highlighting her innovative approach to the sport and her exemplary leadership qualities. Under her captaincy, the Indian women's cricket team has achieved unprecedented heights. One of her defining moments came six years ago during the Women's World Cup in 2017, where she showcased her prowess with a remarkable 115-ball 171 against Australia.

Notably, under Harmanpreet Kaur's guidance, the Indian team reached the finals in the Commonwealth Games 2022, showcasing their mettle on the global stage. Additionally, during the inaugural season of the Women's Premier League, Mumbai Indians secured the championship title under her exceptional captaincy.

Significantly, Joining Harmanpreet Kaur in the TIME100 list are fellow accomplished athletes such as Jaylen Hurts, Angel Reese, Ronald Acuna Jr., Rose Zhang, Salma Paralluelo, and Sophia Smith, making this a truly inspirational collection of emerging global leaders. The 2023 TIME100 Next list featured three Indians, Harmanpreet Kaur, Nandita Venkatesan and Vinu Daniel. It also featured Indian-origin Nabarun Dasgupta.
 

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