Five Indian women cricketers presented with cash awards

Sudha Shah (30 lakh), Shantha Rangaswamy, Pramila Bhat and Mamatha Maben (all 25 lakh) and V. Kalpana (15 lakh) were honoured.

Shantha Rangaswamy and Mamatha Maben pose during the award ceremony.   -  Mamtha Maben

Five of India's International women cricketers were presented with one-time cash awards by the BCCI before the Royal Challengers Bangalore - Mumbai Indians clash here in Bengaluru on Friday.

Sudha Shah (30 lakh), Shantha Rangaswamy, Pramila Bhat and Mamatha Maben (all 25 lakh) and V. Kalpana (15 lakh) were honoured.

Sujatha Sridhar (15 lakh), who was also on the list of awardees, was not present on the occassion.

For the awards the BCCI had set three slabs at Rs. 30 lakh (25-49 Tests), Rs. 25 lakh (10-24) and Rs. 15 lakh (1-9). It had also recommended that every three ODIs be considered as one Test.