ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh declares Rs 5 lakh reward for Harmanpreet Kaur

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a cash reward of Rs five lakh for Harmanpreet Kaur for her performance that steered India to the finals of ICC Women's World Cup.

 ICC Womens World Cup 2017: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh declares Rs 5 lakh reward for Harmanpreet Kaur

India's Harmanpreet Kaur during her innings against Australia. AP

The chief minister conveyed this to Harmanpreet's father, Harmandar Singh, whom he called up to congratulate, an official spokesperson said in Chandigarh.

The Chief Minister lauded Harmanpreet's score of 171 not out of 115 balls in the semi-final against Australia.

Wishing the best to Harmanpreet for the final match between India and England, the Chief Minister hoped that she would continue to make the country proud with her continuing brilliance.

Celebrations have been on at Harmanpreet's home in Moga in Punjab after her 171-run knock against Australia in the semi-final, one of the greatest ODI knocks in women's cricket.

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Updated Date: Jul 23, 2017 20:11:43 IST