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Jay Shah praises Jacintha Kalyan for becoming India’s first female pitch curator, calling her a “trailblazing pioneer.”


<p>Jay Shah, the secretary of the BCCI, praised Jacintha Kalyan on Tuesday for becoming the first female pitch curator in Indian cricket history.</p>
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<p>In charge of getting the pitches ready for the Women’s Premier League (WPL) this year is Jacintha. She has been given the task of getting the pitches ready for the tournament’s Bangalore leg.</p>
<p>“As the first female cricket pitch curator in our country, Jacintha Kalyan has made history for Indian cricket by being a trailblazing pioneer. Jacintha is leading the pitch preparation for the Women’s Premier League’s first leg in Bengaluru. She exemplifies the spirit of perseverance and the resolve to shatter boundaries, Shah wrote on X.</p>
<p>“Jacintha’s ground-breaking accomplishment demonstrates her dedication to and love for the sport. Her appointment to the position of pitch supervisor for the Women’s Premier League is a dramatic shift in the sport and illustrates how Indian cricket is changing.</p>
<p>He went on, “As we watch the Women’s Premier League take center stage, we must honor not just the players on the field but also remarkable people like Jacintha Kalyan, whose unwavering efforts in the background greatly contribute to the success of the game!”</p>
<p>For almost thirty years, Jacintha, the daughter of a paddy farmer, has been involved with the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA).</p>
<p>She was employed at KSCA as a receptionist as well.</p>


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