The current vice-captain of the Bhutan National Women’s cricket team, Anju Gurung has been selected to participate in the first world FairBreak Invitational Women’s Cricket tournament to be staged in Hong Kong in May 2022.
The FairBreak Invitational tournament is also the first privately funded tournament for women’s cricket organized by FairBreak Global and will be in conjunction with the National Cricket Association of Hong Kong.
Anju Gurung will play from one of the six teams along with some of the world’s greatest international female cricketers.
Upon her selection, Bhutan Cricket Chief Executive Officer, Damber Gurung said, “It is great news for our women’s cricket and for many associate member countries like Bhutan to get such opportunity to display their talent.”
“I had written to the Managing Director of FairBreak Global Mr. Shaun Martyn after learning about the tournament and as per requirements I had sent preliminary videos of some potential players from Bhutan and luckily Anju was selected,” he said.
Anju shared her excitement and said, “As a cricketer, we always look to play on such big stages and platforms and I am really looking forward to playing in Hong Kong along with those big names.” “I would personally like to thank Bhutan Cricket for giving me this pathway and opportunity.”