It was 2017. It was a jubilant year for Ireland who has been in the international circuit for decades. International Cricket Council decided to add two more members in the Elite group of Test-playing Nation. So, Ireland and Afghanistan Men side were awarded rights to play Test Matches, the status that was coveted by both 

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Heyhoe Flint was a thorn to the Australian side that season. Though she had an average below 36 prior to that series against Australia she was phenomenal in 1976. The first two tests of the Ashes was ended in a draw and Rachael Flint had been the backbone of English batting in those two tests 

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Meg Lanning had missed the Ashes in her own backyard due to solder injury and after two years she reclaimed her reign. Her score in the ODI series was 16,18 before playing a knock of 69 which was overshadowed by Perry’s 7/22 to hand England their largest defeat.  In the one of the test in 

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It was the beginning of the 43rd over of the Indian innings. India was needed 47 runs from 48 balls with 7 wickets in hand. Punam Raut was batting on 86 and Veda Krishnamurthy was on 19. Both of them were set and on the verge to lift the most coveted trophy for the first 

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has20th July 2017 at Derbyshire, India vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur did an unthinkable. It was one of those gloomy days of English Summer. India was ready to lock horns against Australia for the 2nd Semi-final of the World Cup. Derby has been the favourite hunting ground for India in that tournament. Out of India’s 5 victories 

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3 years ago India ODI skipper Mithali Raj with her 6th ODI century confirmed India’s place in the Semi-final with a record-breaking victory against New Zealand in a virtual knock out. It was India’s only 2nd victory against New Zealand in 12 matches. In an overcast condition, Bates won the toss and invited India to 

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In 2017 ICC Cricket World Cup, India included two left-arm spinners in its 15 members squad- Ekta Bisht and Rajeshwari Gayakwad. Ekta Bisht used to be the regular face in the ODI team while Gayakwad was the second choice. India from the first match depended on Bisht and she took 5 for 18 against Pakistan 

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Kirsten Beams has bowled really well in her 6 overs and has contained India captain Mithali Raj and opener Punam Raut. Both these players are known for their batting abilities against spinners. Despite those technical suppositories of the opponent, both the spinners, Jess Jonassen and Kristen Beams used angles and flight to cut off scoring 

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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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