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Ee Sala Cup Namdu: Smriti Mandhana delivers special message to RCB fans after ending trophy drought

Ee Sala Cup Namdu: Smriti Mandhana delivers special message to RCB fans after ending trophy drought

RCB peaked at the right time to take the trophy home, Mandhana said after the final.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Women was elated to provide the RCB management with the first ever IPL trophy. Mandhana, whose team saw off stiff challenge from Delhi Capitals Women explained what the trophy meant for the fans and team and said now the RCB fans can finally say ‘Ee Sala Cup Namdu!’

Mandhana, after collecting the winners’ cheque of Rs 6 crore, was elated to share her thoughts on the gave. She gave credit to the players and team management for helping RCB get over the line.

The feeling has not yet sunk in, it’ll take time. It’s hard for me to come out with a lot of expression but I’m really proud of the bunch. We’ve been through a lot of ups and downs in the tournament but the way they have stuck in and got us through the line was just amazing to watch,” Mandhana said.

Mandhana also emphasized on peaking at the right time in these kind of tournaments.

The Bengaluru leg was really good, we won three out of five. Then we came to Delhi and had two tough losses. But we spoke about peaking at the right time and we treated the last matches as quarters, semis and final and we saved the best for the last,” Mandhana said.

For RCB, this trophy means a lot more. To win this for RCB is a really big thing for me. This win is definitely right up there. I have a message for RCB fans. It is the most loyal fanbase. There’s one statement that comes up with RCB’s name. ‘Ee sala cup namde’ Now they can finally say, ‘Ee sala cup Namdu!” Smriti signed off.

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