Coach Jyoti Prasad who used to be a friend of Dorai Raj told him that her daughter might as well learn cricket. Dorai Raj’s ‘lazy’ daughter was taken to her brother’s cricket coaching classes, to become fit. After Prasad’s suggestion, Dorai Raj’s daughter faced few balls at the net, and Prasad was convinced about her 

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Mithali Raj who has seen many winters and summers in Indian colour is an integral part of Indian One Day team and she proved her worth again when she became the women cricketer with the highest number of consecutive half-centuries, breaking the record of Lindsey Reeler, Charlotte Edwards and Elyse Perry, 3 years back. 70* 

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This girl used to play cricket because she wanted to see her name coming out in the newspaper one day. In her own words “If you score well in class 10 then your name may come up once in a paper and that’s all. But if you play good cricket people will remember your name.” 

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Recently, former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir suggested that playing a lot of international cricket is not a prerequisite to becoming a successful coach. It can be guessed that a few eyebrows were raised if not many. In a sport known to thrill endlessly and gives priority to the male coaches, can one imagine a female 

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India and Pakistan, the arch-rivals met for the first time in ICC Women World T20 on 13th June 2009, in the inaugural edition of the tournament. Both the teams had lost the first match of their campaign and was looking forward to winning the next match. However, it was Priyanka Roy who changed the game 

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Amy Kenealy was ready to bowl the final over of the innings. It had been a hard day for them as a teenager thrashed them all round the park with utter disdain. A couple of over earlier that teenager became the Youngest Cricketer to score a double hundred in ODI. Kate Broadmore picked up a 

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As Ara Parseghian said, “A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are,” the story was no different for Bangladesh. From being minnows to win the Asia Cup and to nearly handed New Zealand a reality check in the ICC T20 World Cup earlier this year – 

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Amy Kenealy was ready to bowl the 48th over, two years ago against New Zealand. Her first ball was way down the leg side and Amelia Kerr crossed for a single. Kerr got the strike back a ball later. She completed her half-century in 35 balls with a six over square leg boundary and at 

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India was chasing a mere total of 108 runs against Sri Lanka at Royal Selangor Club in Kuala Lumpur. Just a day before India had their first-ever defeat in the history of the Asia Cup from its emancipation against Bangladesh. Both Smriti Mandhana and Mithali Raj made a cautious start on a pitch which helped 

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In the late 90s, Women’s cricket in India was not as popular as now. Despite being the neglected child of the house, women cricket continued to thrive with each passing day. There are very few cricketers who came across in this growth and Anjum Chopra was one of them. Anjum Chopra, an elegant left-hand opener 

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