Colloquially, sports and sportsmanship in the Indian context, more often than not, extends to, and ends, with cricket. It is a rare find to witness athletes from other sports receiving as much adoration for their prowess as opposed to cricketers (imagine circuit racing). Much less so for female athletes who are rarely acknowledged at all. Well, you’d be surprised to know that Alisha Abdullah, a young lady from Chennai has been turning heads both on the racing circuit and off it. She’s a rock star on wheels and a total badass beyond it.
Here’s the story of Alisha Abdullah.