New Delhi : The BCCI is planning a grand felicitation for the Indian women’s cricket team, which won a billion hearts despite a heartbreaking loss in the World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday.

The team is scheduled to return home in batches from Wednesday onwards.

The date and venue for the felicitation has not been finalised yet and will be done after checking the availability of the players.

At the ceremony, the players will be presented with cheques of Rs 50 lakh each while the support staff will receive will Rs 25 lakh each, as announced by the BCCI before the final.

Efforts are also on for a players’ interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“They lost the final but made the nation proud with their performance. The BCCI will organise a felicitation for the team and we are also trying to fix up a meeting with Prime Minister Modi,” a BCCI official  told PTI.

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