A hard-hitting striker of the ball, she is certainly a vital cog in the side. But have you ever wondered about the story behind her jersey number? She wears 84 on her back but it is not random.Harmanpreet wears it to show solidarity with the victims of the 1984 Sikh Genocide. Yes, you read that right. She is pretty vocal about it and openly declares her intentions.
The 1984 Sikh Genocide were a sad period in India’s history. It was the aftermath of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s assassination by her Sikh bodyguards.
She also dedicates all her success to those who lost their lives in the violence.
Now with India on the verge of history, we hope it is this resolve which will drive her to produce yet another good performance and bring home the title.