Bengaluru, May 11 : The Indian Women's Hockey Team Forward Udita has utilised the time to look back at her career so far and expressed that she is very fortunate to be playing alongside senior players like Rani and Vandana Katariya. "It has been a wonderful journey with the Indian team. I idolize Rani and Vandana, and I have learned a lot from them. They are very experienced players and have always supported me during my time with the team.
I am very lucky to have seniors like them. I keep a close eye on how they practice and strategize before matches. I wish I can become like them someday," said the 22-year-old from Haryana. The Team has been keeping busy by doing various fitness exercises in their rooms at the Sports Authority of India campus here.
They have got a chance to focus on some of their hobbies such as drawing and coloring as well during the nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "My mother is very special in my life. After I lost my father in 2015, my mother has been a big support for all of us (we are three siblings). Our mother took our father's place and was always there for us. (UNI)