Jemimah Rodrigues the Elegant, spritely Indian international batter. Rodrigues has appeared for her country 68 times across formats – despite being just 20 years old – and generally operates in the middle order. Unlikely to take a gung ho approach at the crease, Rodrigues is excellent at strike rotation, field manipulation and ensuring the scoreboard 

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The Hundred has already started with a bang. The second match will take place between Birmingham Phoenix and London Spirit. Amy Jones who has established herself after the retirement of Sarah Taylor, for England will lead the side, mixed of experienced domestic players and international southpaws. She started her summer with two back to back 

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Germany under the leadership of Anuradha Doddaballapur, who took the world cricket on storm, last year, once again connivingly beat France in a 5 match T-20 series.  Played over three days, Germany defeated France by 5-0, while France showed the hint of resistance in the last two matches. While in the first match which Germany 

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In 2014, India with 8 debutants in their playing XI, had played a test match after 8 years. And against the expectations of the experts, they convincingly beat England which was led by legendary Charlotte Edwards, by 6 wickets at Wormsley. While their male counterpart was dumped 1-3, the eves salvaged the pride of the 

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The First  Day of Rachael Hey-hoe Trophy Started with a bang this season. It witnessed 4 centuries , two fifers and two unexpected turn arounds in four matches. While Centuries from Emma Lamb and Lauren Winfield-Hill were snot enough to secure a victory for  Thunders and Diamonds  respectively, Vipers and Stars started their campaign with 

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Amy Jones magnificent hundred, the highest score in the Rachel Heyhoe Flint Trophy to date earned Central Sparks  a  by 41 runs victory against Western Storm. Jones finished not out on 163*, scoring successive centuries to guide her team into a winning position, despite a good bowling performance from Storm. Despite an unbroken partnership of 102 

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Playing International Cricket after almost a year, India was handed a 1-4 defeat, by the touring South African side in the ODI series. In the series where things stop to turn in the favour of India, Harmanpreet Kaur, the India skipper has been ruled out from the first T20I due to injury and Smriti Mandhana 

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After a year of hiatus, where despite the pandemic situation cricket was organized sporadically, it is returning to its natural glory. Series and Domestic cricket had been organized, maintaining the strict protocol, all over the globe. International Women’s Cricket returned to its frame with the series against Germany and Austria, followed by a couple of 

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WBBL 06 which turned out to be one of the closest competitions from the days of its emancipation, witnessed the breathtaking performances. Three spots in the final were open for the grab and the eight matches matched the euphoria of the spectators. Shabnim Ismail’s fierce spell, Prestwidge’s 4-fer or Tess Flintoff’s double three wickets haul 

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After the busy third week of WBBL 06, which witnessed the teams locking their horns in 12 matches, 4 matches took place in the 4th weekend. While Melbourne Stars continued their invincible runs, Brisbane Heats and Hobart Hurricanes turn the tide in their favour. The Stars Conitune its Invincible Runs Melbourne Stars, who missed their 

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Ellyse Perry, one of the greatest cricket that Australia has ever produced added another feather on her cap in 2017 when she scored unbeaten 213 to become the 2nd Australian to score a Test double hundred and later became the highest individual scorer for Australia in a Test inning. With the victory over England in 

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After an unbeaten 171 against Australia in the 2017 World Cup, Harmanpreet Kaur became the household name in India. She got the recognition from the cricketing fraternity, she was looking for, even after becoming the first Indian cricketer to hit a century in ODI world Cup in 2013. Almost a year later, on this day, 

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Harmanpreet Kaur led Supernovas won the inaugural T20 Exhibition match in 2018. They repeated their form last year in the Women’s T20 Challenge and despite losing the first match by a whisker, they came back strong. They won against Velocity and qualified for the final. In the final, they had defeated Velocity by 4 wickets. 

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In the second match of the Women’s T20 Challenge 2019, Velocity was up against Trailblazers. Chasing 113, Velocity skipper Mithali Raj and English opener Danni Wyatt took the side to the verge of a thumping victory. They needed 2 runs in 20 balls with 8 wickets in hand. Left-arm spinner Rajeswari Gayakwad got rid of 

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WBBL in its five years has seen only three champions, and Brisbane Heat is one of those teams who have won consecutive tournaments. One of the successful sides with a winning percentage of 60 will once again look forward to maintaining their domination over the other teams. Apart from Melbourne Renegades, they have a win-loss 

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Teenager Jemimah Rodrigues scored an unbeaten 112 and helped Yorkshire Diamonds to snatch the last thriller against Southern Vipers in the last edition of KIA Super League in 2019. However, despite the defeat of Vipers, remained on the 3rd position to qualify for the semi. Diamonds were required to chase down the target of 185, 

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Deepti Sharma has been conferred upon the prestigious Arjuna Award by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. She became the 12th Indian Women Cricketer to receive this prize. She is preceded by Shantha Rangaswamy (1976), Diana Edulji (1983), Shubhangi Kulkarni  (1985), Sandhya Agarwal (1986), Mithali Raj (2003), Anju Jain (2005), Anjum Chopra (2007), Jhulan 

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All-round efforts of South African Skipper Dane van Niekerk and a blitz 92 from opener Lizelle Lee handed India their first defeat in the ICC Women World Cup in 2017. Besides, it was South Africa’s first victory against India in the World Cup in their 4th appearance.  South Africa, defending 273, their highest total against 

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Pakistan would have felt a  sigh of relief in the break after restricting India within 200 in ’17 World Cup. India had been invincible till then and Pakistan’s spinners did a commendable job till then. But on the other hand, Indian spinners, especially Ekta Bisht too were rolling their sleeves. Chasing a total of 170, 

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0,0,0,0,0,W,0,0,W,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,W,0,0,W – That was the bowling figure for South African Skipper Dane van Niekerk who claimed an incredible figure of 0/4 in their match against the then T-20I Champion West Indies. West Indies was wrapped up on 48 while Chedean Nation (26) saved them from further embarrassment. Winning the toss, South African skipper, Niekerk asked 

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Dear Sarah Taylor, I remember the day; I came to know about the ‘news’. Sarah Taylor has taken a break from cricket, due to an anxiety issue, the article stated. A few days ago, ‘Lotte has taken retirement from international cricket after the 2016 World Cup and the coach was thinking to rebuild the team. 

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Chile National Women Cricket team, popularly known as ‘Las Loicas’, became runners up in 2018 in SAWC (South American Women Championship) and 3rd in 2019. Chile is in the 48th position in ICC Women T20 ranking, behind Argentina and Brazil among the South American Country. Jeannette Cristina Garces Gonzalez, the first-ever captain of the National 

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‘‘We will need to be very disciplined against this Indian side’’- a  day before the final, Australian captain Belinda Clark proclaimed. She and her teammates did exactly and that meant Australia’s domination of world cricket was complete and comprehensive. At the SuperSport Park in Centurion, 15 years back, on this day, Karen Rolton scored an 

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South Africa which is known for the superlative bowling attack won a thriller against England due to the blistering knock of Mignon Du Prez. In the second match, opener Lizelle Lee hit a 60 ball century and lead the team for a record-breaking victory. Winning the toss, South African skipper decided to bat first. Lizelle 

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Chasing a modest total of 123 runs to win, Australia lost their first 3 wickets in just 10 runs. Alyssa Healy who scored a half-century after 5 matches, was sent back to the pavilion by Sri Lankan seamer, Udeshika Probodhani. Her in-swingers continued to trouble the batters, and that caused the downfall of Healy on 

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The record of winning 17 matches consecutively came in 2019 for Thailand while playing the Netherland’s Quadrangular Series. They brought great hopes to the fans by qualifying for the 2020 T20 World Cup. In what may be termed a remarkable development for any cricket fan, Thailand organized its inaugural T20 league and called it Thailand 

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New Zealand who had failed to qualify for the semifinal in 2o18 World Cup, have remained almost invincible after that. They have played two series and won 6 out 0f 7 matches. They defeated India and South Africa even after the humiliation in the ODI series. Key Players Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine, Katey Martin, Amelia 

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West Indies, the Champion of the 2016 ICC Women’s World T-20 and the semifinalist of the previous edition has won only 4 out of 14 matches, they have played after 2018 World Cup. They were whitewashed by both India and Australia in their own backyard. Key Players Stafanie Taylor, Anisha Mohammed, Shakera Selman, Hayley Mathews, 

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Sri Lanka who had finished 4th in its group in the last year’s edition has failed to win s single match, they have played after their campaign. However though they don’t give themselves the chances to call them the favourites, they are one of the most unpredictable teams in this tournament. Srilanka has lost all 

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Pakistan, one of the most unpredictable teams in the international circuit, has dropped Sana Mir, their most successful player in the history. Led by Bismah Maroof, they have won 6 matches while losing 7 after 2018 World Cup. They will play against Thailand, West Indies, England and South Africa. Key Players Bismah Maroof, Alia Riaz, 

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Australia, who have won 4 out of 6 World T20 titles, will start their journey to retain the trophy against India in the first match of the tournament on Friday. After their 4th World Cup victory in 2018, Australia have lost only 3 matches, out of which 2 came in the recently concluded Tri-series, including 

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As the ICC T20 World Cup is around the corner, three of the best teams – Australia, England and India got the chance to experiment their strengths and work on their loopholes in the recently-concluded ICC T20I Tri-Series. This has helped them in their run-up to the final as well. Women’s CricInsight looked at the 

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India had started the series with a bang, by defeating the current runners-up, England by 5 wickets. Even in that match, despite the ‘Harry Heroics’, middle-order remained as their Achilles heel. Batting first, they have scored 103 and 123 against Australia and England, respectively. In three matches Indian middle-order has failed miserably. While none of 

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India and Australia have faced each other 15 times so far, where Australia came out to be victorious 11 times. Their last encounter was in the 2018 World T-20 where India rode on Smriti Mandhan’s 83 and Harmanpreet Kaur‘s quickfire 43 defeated the mighty Aussie by 48 runs. But both the teams have undergone changes 

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Cricket, wrote Christopher Douglas, the biographer of the controversial English cricketer Douglas Jardine, is a game that teaches its pupils to be “honest, impervious to physical pain, uncomplaining and civilized”. As society tends to become more and more civilized with every passing second, women also have been taken by cricket under its grasp. Now cricket 

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