Playing against international cricketers will raise our standards: Diviya GK

With the 5th International SCC T20 Tournament less than a month away, preparations at the Singapore Cricket Club (SCC) are in full swing.

Diviya GK, the captain of the Singapore women’s cricket team and a member of the SCC, was at the nets practising with her team mates and encouraging them. She can’t wait for the SCC T20 to start. “I know I’m going to learn a lot. The level of cricket and watching up close how they handle pressure; in terms of my cricket standards, I’ll learn a lot more,” Diviya said.

Connected to India caught up with Diviya GK, the captain of the Singapore women’s cricket team, at the Padang to talk about the team’s preparation, her expectations from the tournament, teams chances and growth of cricket in Singapore.

 

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Punam is an accomplished Broadcast Professional with over 21 years of hands-on experience in Broadcast Industry, anchoring news and sports-based programs targeted at Asian audiences. Worked as an Editor, Anchor and Producer for organizations like ESPN, TV Today & India Today. Recognized as the first Indian female news anchor for international sports broadcaster at ESPN. Out of box thinker with innovative programming initiatives that led to winning of prestigious awards.

Chevening Scholar at Cardiff University, Punam currently heads the Singapore operations for global Media solutions company MediaGuru

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