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Who is the first woman cricketer to win the Arjuna Award ?

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Who is the first woman cricketer to win the Arjuna Award ?
posted Sep 13, 2017 by Sumeet Vyas

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Shantha Rangaswamy
She played Women's Test cricket for India in 16 matches from 1976 to 1991, captaining the side in 8 matches in 1976-7 and four in 1983-4. India recorded its first-ever Test win in November 1978 against West Indies under Shantha's captaincy at the Moin-ul-Haq Stadium in Patna. Rangaswamy won Arjuna award in 1976. She is now a cricket writer and is an executive (General Manager) at Canara Bank (Bangalore Region).

answer Sep 14, 2017 by Durga Prasad
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