There was nothing that Mithali loved more than sleeping. And dreaming. And sleeping some more. anything else, it was to sleep and dream beautiful dreams. Then, one day, her mother told this little dreamer that she should actually follow her dreams. A forced visit to her brotherr’s cricket training session was the beginning. But it was not going to be as easy as falling asleep. With grit and determination, Mithali played on, every single day, until she became the champion cricketer that the world now knows.
Mithali Raj was the first player to score 6,000 runs in women’s cricket – an achievement that has motivated a new generation of girls to take up cricket as a career. Delightful and inspiring, Born To Bat tells us the story of Mithali’s passion for cricket and her sheer hard work, and of the supportive family that encouraged their young daughter to choose an unconventional career. A must read for young sports enthusiasts and spunky little girls everywhere!