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Vrinda Rathi creates history, the First Indian Female Umpire to officiate T20 Mumbai League

R Sinduja

News Editor

The T20 Mumbai League witnessed history as Vrinda Rathi became the 1st female national umpire to officiate in the T20 Contest. Cricketer turned umpire, 29-year-old Vrinda Rathi was inspired by NZ's Kathy Cross who officiated during her 2013 World Cup final against NZ. She came 2nd in BCCI's level 2 umpiring exam for match referees. Chennai based N Janani was along with her & now the 2 will officiate men's 1st class matches.