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Bangladesh Players to Start Their Individual Practice Session from August 10

Bangladesh players will join the second phase of the individual practice session from today (August 10) – arranged by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). However, the men’s team players have already participated in the first phase of the practice session. Notably, nine players will begin their individual practice session across three venues. Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium 

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CEO Andrea Nelson Reveals the Reason of 2021 Women’s World Cup Postponement

The 2021 Women’s Cricket World Cup which was earlier scheduled to take place in New Zealand next year, has been postponed to 2022 owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, despite New Zealand’s success in restricting the virus. Meanwhile, the event’s CEO Andrea Nelson has shared that the decision isn’t related to New Zealand’s ability to host the 

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‘2022 is the Goal Now But You Have to be Part of the Process and Play Matches Consistently and Perform’: Jhulan Goswami

Jhulan Goswami, the highest wicket-taker of women’s cricket, has set her goal to the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup. On Friday, the ICC announced the decision to postpone the 50-over World Cup to February-March 2022 which was earlier slated to take place in 2021. The decision came after a few teams raised concerns over lack of 

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“Same Vision, Same Goal” – Mithali Raj Sets Her Eyes on the ICC Women’s World Cup 2022

India’s ODI captain Mithali Raj doesn’t look worried about the postponement of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 owing to the global pandemic novel COVID-19. She has said that she is “definitely looking” at the World Cup and her eyes are fixed on the trophy too. After the virtual meeting of the International Cricket 

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Richa Ghosh Eager to Play in the Women’s T20 Challenge in the UAE

India youngster Richa Ghosh, who has featured in the ICC T20 World Cup earlier this year in Australia, is eagerly waiting to get back in action soon. The Siliguri girl is excited with the news of Women’s T20 Challenge that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced recently. Women’s IPL or 

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2021 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Postponed to 2022

The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, which was scheduled for February-March next year in New Zealand, has been postponed to February-March in 2022. The decisions were taken by the IBC (the commercial subsidiary of the ICC) after an extensive contingency planning exercise while keeping the factors like the health, cricket and commercial impact of coronavirus 

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WBBL 06: Brisbane Heat Re-sign White Ferns Duo Amelia Kerr and Maddy Green

Brisbane Heat have re-signed two international players for the upcoming Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) – Amelia Kerr and Maddy Green. The New Zealand pair played important roles in the Heat’s successful title defence last year and coach Ashley Noffke said that Brisbane Heat didn’t take much time to ensure they both remained in the 

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Anjum Chopra Thinks BCCI Need to be More Specific in Communication about Women’s Cricket

Former India captain Anjum Chopra thinks that the BCCI has a plan for women’s cricket but the way of communication could be more specific. While speaking to PTI, Chopra shared that the BCCI is thinking about the progress of women’s cricket as well. “It’s not that the BCCI is not thinking about women’s cricket. I 

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Former Cricketers Bat for Women’s IPL amid the WIPL-WBBL Clash

While the 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) was shifted to the UAE last month, a flurry of questions raised on the BCCI for not planning anything for Women’s Cricket. The backlash from both fans and some cricket fraternity came after they withdrew from the tri-series in England amid the COVID-19 outbreak while the 

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Shantha Rangaswamy Expects Exhibition Games in UAE Will Lead to Women’s IPL in Future

Former India captain and BCCI Apex Council member Shantha Rangaswamy on Monday said that the board’s decision to organise Women’s T20 Challenge or Women’s IPL during the men’s IPL playoffs shows that they are committed to the game. She hoped it would lead to a full-fledged Women’s IPL in future as well. Earlier on Sunday 

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Three-team Women’s IPL to Take Place in UAE during the IPL Playoffs

A three-team Women’s IPL is all set to take place in the UAE. A four-match tournament to be played during the men’s Indian Premier League (IPL) playoffs. While the decision was taken during the IPL Governing Council (GC) meeting on Sunday (August 2), the dates and others will be discussed soon. “Yes, we are looking at 

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Cricketers-Supporters Divide as Proposed Women’s IPL Clashes with WBBL 06

After days of speculation on Sunday Sourav Ganguly, President of BCCI confirmed that possibilities of Women’s IPL or the Women’s T20 Challenge “is still on”. He also said that the tournament will be played between 1-10 November in the United Arab Emirates with 4 teams. This news came when the board came under the criticisms 

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Women’s IPL Is ‘Very Much On’, Confirms BCCI President Sourav Ganguly

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday confirmed that the Women’s IPL or the Women’s T20 Challenge is “very much on” to Press Trust of India. With this, the speculation of not having a plan for Indian Women’s Cricket to the BCCI has also ended. The tournament will be played between 1-10 November in the United Arab 

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Shikha Pandey Hopeful of a Full Scale Women’s IPL Soon

Global pandemic novel coronavirus has brought the entire world into a standstill. Alongside claiming and affecting several lives, this pandemic has cancelled or postponed all the sporting events since mid-March. And Women’s T20 Challenge is one of those tournaments. However, India speedster Shikha Pandey thinks a full-fledged Women’s Indian Premier League (IPL) is a couple 

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‘Cricket Happened to Me, I Didn’t Choose to Get into Cricket’: Mithali Raj

India ODI captain Mithali Raj has recently said that women’s cricket in the country should have come under the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) earlier. She thinks that this would have given more security to the players financially. Her comments came because earlier there was hardly any money in women’s cricket. And 

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Indian Women’s Cricket Team Becomes the Soft Target of Its Own Board Again

It has been three years now. India team lost the ICC Women’s World Cup Final in 2017 from a comfortable position to England. Amidst the heartbreak, Indian skipper Mithali Raj said though they have lost the final, she hoped that this incredible journey of India Team will change the outlook towards women’s cricket. The Indian 

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On This Day: Isobel Joyce’s Bowling Brilliance Leads Ireland to Its Only Test Victory

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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“The Wait Has Been Very Difficult”: Chloe Tryon after Resuming Training

The global pandemic COVID-19 has brought the entire world into a standstill. This has not only postponed every event but also affected several people. However, with proper protection, South Africa resumed their training on Monday, 27 July to prepare for the proposed tour of England in September. And vice-captain Chloe Tryon said the wait was 

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WBBL 06: Lizelle Lee Shifts to Melbourne Renegades; Sophie Molineux Re-signs

The Melbourne Renegades has roped in for the formidable South Africa opener Lizelle Lee across from the Melbourne Stars. Alongside her, Sophie Molineux has signed to a new two-year deal. She was the Renegades Player of the Season in the fourth edition of the league and has played 53 games so far since her debut 

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WBBL 06: Perth Scorchers Rope in Beth Mooney For the Next Two Seasons

Beth Mooney, the world’s top-ranked T20 batter is all set to join her new home. She has officially signed with the Perth Scorchers for the next two seasons of the WBBL. Earlier the report came that Mooney is heading west after five years with the Brisbane Heat. She was the player of the final in 

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On This Day: Rachael Hey-hoe Flint Hit the Highest Individual Score in Test Cricket as Captain

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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2021 World Cup Very Important for India, Focus Should be on Training: Anjum Chopra

The COVID-19 has severely affected every sector – be it sports or anything else. But with time, international cricket has returned with proper protection. With the postponement of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, the BCCI has decided to host 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) as well in the UAE, keeping the current situation 

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Shantha Rangaswamy Backs BCCI’s Decision of Cancelling India’s Tri-series

The BCCI has withdrawn the name from taking part in the tri-series in England which left many in surprise. However, Apex Council member Shantha Rangaswamy backed the decision, saying that it is not a fact of negligence but the board’s commitment towards the team amid this crunch time of COVID-19 outbreak. The BCCI‘s decision to 

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On This Day: In 2019, Meg Lanning Registered Highest T20I Score

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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Ellyse Perry and Matt Toomua Announce Their Separation

Australia cricketer Ellyse Perry and her husband Matt Toomua have announced their separation after nearly 5 years of their marriage. Perry and Aussie Rubgy player Toomua met at Sydney Airport in 2012 for the first time. They made their first public appearance in 2013 at the John Eales Medal Awards night before getting engaged after 

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‘This Isn’t Funny’ – Alyssa Healy Hits Back at a Twitter User for Trolling Mitchell Starc

Australia wicketkeeper-batter Alyssa Healy came in the limelight after hitting back at a Twitter user who trolled her husband, Australia speedster Mitchell Starc. The user shared a picture of Starc from the last rites of late Phil Hughes. The left-handed opening batsman died in a bizarre manner who got hit in the neck by a 

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Sarah Taylor and Smriti Mandhana Engage in a Funny Banter

Former England cricketer Sarah Taylor was overjoyed after getting her dream car. One of the most decorated wicketkeeper-batters in world cricket has retired from the game last year due to her mental health issues. However, it doesn’t need to say that Taylor was one of the linchpins of her team. However, she was seen in 

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“I Will Never Get Sick of Talking about the World Cup”: Nicola Carey

Australia once again won the T20 World Cup earlier this year, beating India and all-rounder Nicola Carey will never get tired of talking about the win. She believes if she retires now, there is nothing which can beat that day as it stays at the top. However, it’s not only the final but also the entire 

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“We are Preparing for It”: Meg Lanning on 2021 Cricket World Cup

Australia captain Meg Lanning has backed the news that the decision on the future of the ICC Cricket World Cup will be taken soon. The marquee event is scheduled to take place next year in New Zealand. However, Australia will try to win the trophy again in 2021 which they couldn’t in 2017 after their 

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“I Like to Stick to My Natural Game”: Veda Krishnamurthy

Team India’s middle-order batter Veda Krishnamurthy recently opened up about her game in a Facebook Live with Indian Express. She said that her aggressive nature sometimes goes against her but her natural game is such that she can turn the table on her days. Krishnamurthy said, “My aggressive nature has definitely gone against me sometimes 

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South Africa to Resume Training on 27 July to Prepare for the England Tour

South Africa players will resume their training on Monday, 27 July to prepare for the proposed tour of England in September. A National High-Performance squad consist of 24 players, will gather in Pretoria on Sunday for a week-long skills-based training camp at the Powerade High Performance Centre (HPC). The camp will include pre-season medical assessments as 

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On This Day: In 2017, India Succumbed Under Pressure to Lose the 50-over World Cup Final for the Second Time

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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Sripali Weerakkody Announces Her Retirement from International Cricket

Sri Lankan speedster Sripali Weerakkody has called it a day on her international cricket on Wednesday (July 22). The 34-year-old who made her but in 2006, has played 89 ODIs and 58 T20Is for Sri Lanka. While her 58 ODI wickets came at 35.62, her 31 T20I wickets came at 29.32. Sripali, who was also 

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Meg Lanning to Play for Melbourne Stars in the WBBL 06

The news is official now that Australia captain Meg Lanning will play for the Melbourne Stars in the upcoming season of Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL). The news was confirmed on Wednesday after the contract embargo was lifted last Friday. Although it was not a secret that she would return to Melbourne Stars – the 

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Sophie Devine Ready to Bat Anywhere as Long as It Helps Them Win

The newly named White Ferns captain Sophie Devine has recently said that she is ready to bat anywhere as long as that would help her side win. Notably, she came to bat at number 11 in her debut ODI match against Australia back in 2006. Since then, her ability to bat anywhere in the line 

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Future of the 2021 ODI World Cup to Decide in the Next Fortnight

New Zealand Cricket have confirmed that the fate of the 2021 ODI World Cup will be decided in the next fortnight. On Monday, the International Cricket Council have announced the postponement of the upcoming T20 World Cup which was scheduled to take place in Australia this October and November owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, 

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On This Day: In 2017, 171* from Harmanpreet Kaur Helped India Reach the World Cup Final

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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India to Pull Out of England Tri-series in September Due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation in England is slowly getting better and they have hosted international teams, India are expected to pull out of the tri-series due to the rise of CVID-19 cases in the nation. According to the report of DailyMail, The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) are looking at other options for their series 

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Saba Karim Quits as BCCI GM Cricket Operations

Saba Karim, the General Manager of Cricket Operations for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has reportedly quit his position and a formal announcement is expected to be made soon, as per the report in The Times of India. His exit from the BCCI comes just after a week when the board 

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“Emotions are Good If Put in the Right Place”: Harmanpreet Kaur

The entire world has been fighting against the global pandemic novel coronavirus which has brought the world into a standstill. It’s been more than three months that the lockdown is going on which forced everyone nothing but to stay at home. But India T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur shares that she has learned a lot of 

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On This Day: Mithali Raj Became the Highest Individual Scorer as Indian Captain in World Cup

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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On This Day: In 2017, Rajeshwari Gayakwad Takes fifer to Hand India Their Largest Victory in World Cup

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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Urooj Mumtaz Khan Under the Scanner Due to PCB’s New Ethics Code

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has come up with a clear-cut code of ethics which could have affected several employees. The step was taken as a result of increased scrutiny on multiple roles held by various stakeholders which might become the cause of the potential conflicts of interest in those roles. This might also affect 

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WBBL 06: Fixtures Announced with More Televised Matches in Store

KEY FEATURES: • WBBL 06 to be played as a stand-alone tournament. • 59 matches will take place where 26 matches to be televised and the rest 33 to be live-streamed. • Tournament will begin on October 17 and the final will take place on November 29. Cricket Australia announced the fixtures of the upcoming 

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On This Day: In 2017, Mithali Raj Became the First Player to Reach 6000 ODI Runs

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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Indian Team Needs to Learn How to Handle Pressure, Feels Hemlata Kala

Despite being played consistently in the group stages and knockout stage, Indian team fails to do well in the final. While they lost to England in the 2017 Cricket World Cup by 9 runs, they lost to Australia in the T20 World Cup earlier this year. According to former India player and outgoing national women’s 

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Women’s Cricket May Have Been Pushed Back by Two Years Due to COVID-19, Says Mithali Raj

India’s One-Day International captain Mithali Raj feels that the global pandemic novel coronavirus may have pushed back the growth of women’s cricket by two years. She even said that to start a full-fledged women’s Indian Premier League is nearly three years away. However, a fourth team was supposed to add this year in the Challenger series. 

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Sophie Devine to Lead New Zealand Permanently; Amy Satterthwaite to be the Vice-captain

Sophie Devine will lead New Zealand permanently from now on while the former captain Amy Satterthwaite will take the vice-captaincy after her return from maternity leave. Devine took the responsibility when Satterthwaite was on leave last year to have her first child with wife and her team-mate Lea Tahuhu. Devine led the team at the 

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On This Day: Lee-Niekerk Duo Hands South Africa Their First Victory against India in World Cup in 2017

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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Idolizing Smriti Mandhana, Murshida Khatun Hopes to Play Like Her in Future

India’s swashbuckling opener Smriti Mandhana has millions of fans around the world. But she hardly had any idea that she has a fan in her opponent team before their second game of the ICC T20 World Cup earlier this year. And the fan is none other than Murshida Khatun – Bangladesh opener and probably one 

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‘Game Resumes Important for Players’ Mental and Financial Welfare’: Sumathi Iyer

With the COVID-19 situation is slowly getting better in some places around the world, England have decided to host other countries. However, with all precautionary measures, they are going to take on the West Indies men’s team for a Test series. after that, they will play against Pakistan men’s team as well. Even the England 

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On This Day: Ekta Bisht Shone on Punam Raut’s Cornerstone to Maintain the Winning Streak against Pakistan

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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On This Day: Invincible Dane van Niekerk Pairs up with Marizanne Kapp to Humiliate West Indies

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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Team India Set to Tour England in August for Tri-series

Mithali Raj-led Team India are set to tour to the United Kingdom in August for a tri-series — comprising the host and South Africa. The decision was finalised after England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) both agreed over the resumption of women’s cricket. While a formal 

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“If the Credential of a Coach is Good Enough, We Will See a Woman Coach in a Men’s Team”: Rituparna Roy

Andhra was required 26 runs in 30 balls with 5 wickets in hand and their last hope, Hima Bindhu was batting on 23. Jhulan Goswami, Bengal skipper brought Deepti Sharma to the attack and three balls later Hima Bindhu got run out. From there, Andhra Pradesh team crumbled under the intense pressure of the final 

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On This Day: The Brilliance of Meg Lanning Overshadowed Chamari Atapattu’s Heroics

Meg Lanning who scored her 11th century in ODI on this day three years ago turned out to be the career best of her that guided Australia to their 2nd victory in the 2017 ICC World Cup. Chasing a total of 258, Australia lost Beth Mooney in the 2nd over when she was bowled by 

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On This day: In 2015, Jhulan Goswami Hit Her First ODI Half Century for a Winning Cause

When Anna Paterson was bowled by India spinner Sneh Rana on 6, Kiwis still needed 40 runs in 69 balls with 3 wickets in hand. New Zealand banked on Lea Kasperek who was batting on 15 and Maddy Green. Sneh Rana struck again, two overs later to remove Maddy Green. Lea Tahuhu got run out 

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On This Day: Debutant Mithali Raj Became the Youngest to Score a Century in ODI

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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On This Day: Mithali Raj Marched to New Record in ICC World Cup 2017

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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On This Day: Smriti Mandhana Led India to a Record Breaking Victory over England in 2017 ICC World Cup

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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Mithali Raj Resumes Training after Three Months

India ODI captain Mithali Raj has resumed her training after a three-month break owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. She is back in the nets at St. John’s Coaching Foundation in Hyderabad under the guidance of her coach R.S.R. Murthy, her best friend and former international cricketer Nooshin Al Khadeer and K. John Manoj, secretary of 

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CAB Organises Webinar for Wicketkeepers Under the Guidance of Deep Dasgupta

On Sunday, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has organised a wicket-keeping webinar for the benefit of the women wicketkeepers of the state under the guidance of former Indian wicketkeeper Deep Dasgupta. Elite team players Richa Ghosh, Parna Paul, Aparna Mondal and Sanstitha Biswas have participated in the webinar. Head coach Shib Sankar Pal and batting 

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Pakistan Under-19 Players to Undergo Fitness Assessment

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Sunday that they will conduct online fitness assessment of 19 under-19 cricketers from Monday. This is designed to keep up and upcoming talents focused and motivated during the critical situation across the globe due to the global pandemic novel coronavirus, which has brought the world into a standstill 

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Men’s 2020 T20 WC Postponement Could Affect Women’s 50-over WC in 2021: Ellyse Perry

Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry shares that Women’s 50-over World Cup in early next year could be affected if the men’s T20 World Cup is postponed. Notably, the ICC T20 World Cup is scheduled to take place this year in Australia from October 18 to November 15. But it is under doubts amid the COVID-19 pandemic 

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“It’d be Lovely to be Fit for the New Zealand Series”: Ellyse Perry

Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry is in no hurry to return in order to be fully fit following a serious hamstring injury during the ICC T20 World Cup earlier this year. She has nine weeks left in her recovery from surgery to be fit again in time for their next home series against New Zealand in 

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‘Proud to See Her Transformation from a Player to a Coach’: Anju Jain on Devieka Palshikaar

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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Tripura Under-19 Cricketer Ayanti Reang Commits Suicide

Tripura Under-19 cricketer, Ayanti Reang, has committed suicide at her residence. As per the vernacular daily ‘Syandan’, the 16-year-old was found hanging from the ceiling of her room on Tuesday night although there was no official word came on the cause of her death. Reang was the youngest of her four siblings who was also 

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Rachel Priest Announces Her Retirement from International Cricket; Joins Tasmania for 2020-21

New Zealand wicketkeeper-batter Rachel Priest has announced her retirement from international cricket on Thursday. Her decision came after she was dropped from the central contracts list of White Ferns for the 2020-21 season earlier this month. She had returned to the national colour in late 2019 after a gap of more than two years. Priest, 

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Sammy-Jo Johnson Joins NSW Breakers Squad for 2020-21 Season

The pace bowler from Queensland and Brisbane Heat, Sammy-Jo Johnson has signed with the NSW Breakers for the upcoming 2020-21 season, leaving Queensland Fire after nine years. She will join 19-year-old quick Emma Hughes and young top order batter Anika Learoyd, 18, as the new faces among the 17 contracted players for 2020/21. Johnson, a 

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On This Day: Priyanka Roy Became the First Indian Cricketer to Take 5 wickets in T20I

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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On This Day: Amelia Kerr Creates Record; Smashes Highest Individual Score in ODI

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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BCB Are in Search of a Coach Who Can Win Matches for Them: Devieka Palshikaar

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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On This Day: New Zealand Put up Highest Total in One Day International

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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Former Australia Captain Lyn Larsen Recognised in Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours List

Former Australia captain Lyn Larsen was named a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) for her significant service to the game as a player, selector, manager and coach at the elite level as well. She has played 64 matches from 1984-1992. Lyn Larsen captained the side in 10 Test matches 

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On This Day: Mithali Raj Became the First Indian Cricketer to Score 2000 T20I Runs

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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BCCI Nominates Deepti Sharma for the Prestigious Arjuna Award

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recommended India all-rounder Deepti Sharma for the prestigious Arjuna Award on Saturday (May 30). Earlier the news also came that alongside Deepti, India pacer Shikha Pandey‘s name would be recommended as well. The time period for this was from January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2019. 

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Anjum Chopra: A Pioneer of Indian Women’s Cricket

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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An Open Letter to Sarah Taylor

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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Sarah Taylor: An Albatross Who Was Never Tamed

It was the first ball of the 39th over. In her 6 overs, Marizanne Kapp was turning out to be a bit expensive that day. But she still was the go-to bowler for Dane Van Niekerk, for a breakthrough. The first ball was a bit fuller, and the batter played it defensively back to the 

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Trinidad Cancels Rest of 2020 Cricket Season

The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) has terminated the rest of the domestic cricket season owing to the global pandemic novel coronavirus. The season had already been curtailed by the global pandemic. The decision was taken after the discussions on Wednesday with representatives of the National League, zonal affiliates and clubs. The decision was 

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On This Day: Australia Claimed Their Maiden T20 World Cup in a Nail-biting Finish

Australia, pull out an absolute stunner to clinch their first-ever World T20, a decade ago, on this day. Both the teams were invincible till the finals and were contenders to lift the Cup. New Zealand looked confident after restricting their counter part to 106 for 8, but they could not deal with the pressure, created 

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“We’ve Grown a Lot as a Team Specially After the 2017 World Cup”: Smriti Mandhana

Flamboyant India opener Smriti Mandhana shares a full-fledged women’s Indian Premier League (IPL) can help to find the talent. Moreover, those talents could help the national team to do well in the international stage. The left-hander also lauded the efforts that the BCCI is putting in to make it a reality. “The BCCI has put 

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Cricket West Indies and Cricket South Africa Agree to Postpone Upcoming Series

As the entire world is fighting against the global pandemic novel coronavirus, all the sporting events have either cancelled or postponed around the globe. Now another one has added in the list. Cricket West Indies (CWI) and Cricket South Africa (CSA) have agreed to postpone the upcoming ODI series against South Africa. However, the five-match 

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“I Always Wanted to Represent My Country in Sports”: Jeannette Cristina Garces Gonzalez

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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Amidst the Labyrinth of Predicament, the Voyage Continues for Jeannette Cristina Garces Gonzalez

Cricket in Chile dates back to 1829 when the crew of two Royal Navy of Britain played among them at Valparaiso. The Valparaiso Cricket Club used to be the oldest in the country was established in 1860. After WW-II, the sports faced a rapid decline due to the exodus of the British officers. After WWII, 

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Jhulan Goswami Praises CAB for Introducing Genetic Test Based Diet

Veteran India speedster Jhulan Goswami has praised the Cricket Association of Bengal’s (CAB) initiatives of keeping a close eye on a proper diet of the players. They have done with the guidance of health experts to boost immunity along with online fitness session and classes as well. “The CAB has been exceptional in taking care 

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Rejuvanated Shikha Pandey Turns 31 Today

When she came to bat at no 6 at Worsmley, India were still 68 runs away from a historic win. Shikha Pandey got Indian captain Mithali Raj on the other side, but they needed to build a partnership then. Both Mithali Raj and she survived the remaining overs of the 3rd day and came back 

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BCCI to Recommend Shikha Pandey and Deepti Sharma’s Name for Arjuna Awards

Team India have seen huge success since they have reached the final of 2017 World Cup. They have reached the final of T20 World Cup 2020 in March in Australia. Post-2017 World Cup, team India have shown constant performances in both One Day and T20 format as well. In the 2020 T20 World Cup, Shafali 

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ICC Postpone Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier Owing to COVID-19 Pandemic

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the postponement of two qualifying events on Tuesday (May 12) owing to the global pandemic novel coronavirus – the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier and the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier Europe Division 2. The decision took place after the ICC’s comprehensive contingency planning process and 

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On This Day: Laura Wolvaardt Registered Her Career-best Score in 2017

Laura Wolvaardt has been regarded as the prodigy of South African cricket in the 50 overs game by many. She has admitted that she loves to play in that format and wants to play technically correct cricket. On this day, in 2017, she once again had proved her point.   At Potchefstroom, Mignon Du Preez won 

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On This Day: Charming Charlotte Bids Audie to International Cricket in 2016

It came to her as a complete shocker. Charlotte Edwards had been doing well even in the shortest format of the game. In the 2016 World Cup, she had become the first-ever player, across the gender, to score 2500 runs in T20I cricket. She had scored 684 runs in 23 innings with an average of 

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On This Day: India Lifted the Asia Cup for the Fourth Successive Time in 2008

Half-centuries from Asha Rawat, Mithali Raj, and Rumeli Dhar lead India to beat Sri Lanka by 177 runs and win their 4th successive Asia Cup title in 2008, on this day. Asha Rawat was declared as the Player of the Match for her 97, and Rumeli Dhar lifts the trophy of Player if the Tournament. 

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Mithali Raj Wants to Bring the World Cup Trophy to India in 2021

India ODI captain Mithali Raj who has been playing international cricket for nearly 21 years now, hasn’t tasted the success the World Cup yet. She has seen a lot of ups and downs for women’s cricket in the country as well. She led the side twice in the 50-over World Cup final in 2005 and 

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On This Day: Harmanpreet Kaur Won It for Supernovas for the Second Consecutive Time

Last year, on this day, Supernovas, under the leadership of Harmanpreet Kaur, won the Women’s T20 Challenge for the second consecutive time. Though in 2018 it was an exhibition match between two teams, in 2019 the tournament had three teams and more matches too. Jemimah Rodrigues was sent back to the pavilion after the partnership 

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On This Day: Jhulan Goswami Became the Highest Wicket Taker in ODI

Raisibe Ntozakhe, the no 11 batter of the Proteas and the debutant was on strike. She had faced 5 balls without making any run. South Africa was shattered that day by Indian bowling attack and barely managed to get past the 100 run mark. Ntozakhe, who was facing Jhulan Goswami, the stalwart Indian seamer for 

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CAB Conducts First Online Session for Bengal Players

The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Wednesday hosted their first online interactive session for Bengal senior team. Former India player Deep Dasgupta was present during the session. Along with him, the senior Bengal coach Shib Shankar Paul and batting coach Charanjit Singh were also there. As the entire world has been fighting against the 

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Clare Connor Thinks Men’s Games Could be Prioritized in England This Year

The world has come into a standstill because of the global pandemic novel coronavirus. All the sporting events have either stopped or postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak for the time being. However, Clare Connor, England and Wales Cricket Board’s managing director of women’s cricket has shared that she thinks men’s international fixtures may have 

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On This Day: Sana Mir Led Pakistan to Their Biggest Win against South Africa

Pakistan had won only 3 matches in their previous 18 encounters against South Africa in ODI, before that day in 2019. On the other hand, South Africa was looking for a convincing series win which would help them to increase the points in ICC Women Championship. A full 6 points would have increased their chances 

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Danni Warren Appointed as the New Director of Women’s Cricket for London and East Region

Danni Warren has been appointed as the new Regional Director of Women’s Cricket for the London and East region. She is now the Head of Women’s Cricket for Middlesex and Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). Warren will fulfil a joint role with MCC in both organisations. She will look after the Women and Girl’s performance programme 

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Players Hope to Use Learnings from Wasim Akram and Babar Azam on the Field

The Pakistan national team expressed their delight over the opportunity to interact with the former great Wasim Akram and star batsman Babar Azam. They recently had videoconference calls, including current international and emerging players. There the two players gave insights about how to strategize and approach the game in different conditions. These were the wide-ranging 

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On This Day: Devastating Deandra Dottin Smashes Fastest T20I Century

West Indies firebrand cricketer Deandra Dottin set the momentum of the 2nd edition of ICC Women World T-20 when she hit an unbeaten century against South Africa. A decade back on this day she became the first female cricketer to score a century in international T-20 game. In the inaugural match of the World Cup, South 

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Charlotte Edwards Fears The Hundred’s Postpone Can Damage Women’s Cricket

Charlotte Edwards, the former England cricket captain has recently spoken about the possible impact on the women’s game because of the Hundred‘s delay. The launch of the brand new tournament has postponed for a year because of the global pandemic novel coronavirus. The eight city-based franchises league have both the men’s and women’s teams. This 

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Katie Levick Shattered with The Hundred Delay

Due to the global pandemic novel coronavirus outbreak across the globe, the Hundred has postponed a year. This not only disappointed the fans but also many people including players who were dependent on the tournament. On the other hand, Cricket Supporters’ Association conducted an independent survey where more than half of the total English cricket 

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Sarah Aley Retires from One Day Cricket; Teammate Alyssa Healy Pays Tribute

Former Australia bowler Sarah Aley has announced her retirement from the one-day cricket. She has won 12 Women’s National Cricket League titles for New South Wales Breakers. Meanwhile, her future with Sydney Sixers hasn’t confirmed yet. The swing bowler became the oldest bowler to debut for Australia at age 33 in 2017. She had played 

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ECB Pushes Back The Hundred Launch to 2021

The first edition of the Hundred has been postponed to 2021 after the board meeting on Wednesday. This 100-ball competition about to begin with the new eight teams and going to be the showpiece event in domestic cricket as well. It was about to launch on July 17 but the global pandemic novel coronavirus has 

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Rejuvenated Rumeli Dhar Keeps the Fire Alive

You remember Jemimah Rodrigues’ stunner at mid-wicket against South Africa, don’t you? Marizanne Kapp was thinking about six till it reached the rope at mid-wicket, then Jemima Rodrigues popped out of nowhere, leapt on the spot and pulled off a stunner! She was inches in front of the rope as she took the catch. That 

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ICC Ask BCB Not to Include Javed Omar in Any Further ICC Events

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has decided not to give any more responsibility to the former opener Javed Omar as per the ICC. Several BCB officials confirmed the news on Monday. He will not take part as Bangladesh Cricket Board representative in any of the ICC events from now on. Javed Omar joined as the manager 

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Phoebe Litchfield Wins NSW Country Player of the Year Award

The NSW Country Cricket Award have revealed the winners for the 2019-20 season. Youngster Phoebe Litchfield, 17, named New South Wales’ female country player of the year. The teenage left-hander had a stupendous year both in Women’s Big Bash League (WBB) and Women’s National Cricket League (WNC). Litchfield plays for Sydney Thunder and New South 

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‘World Cup Qualification Is a Welcome News Amid COVID-19 Crisis’ – Mithali Raj

India have recently qualified for 2021 ICC World Cup as the ICC awards the points for the cancelled series. India ODI captain Mithali Raj shared that this will ease a lot of pressure on the players. In a recent chat with The Hindu, she shared the players got confused about how to prepare for the 

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“I’m Excited, I’m Nervous, I’m Blessed” – Dinesha Devnarain on Her New Job

Dinesha Devnarain, the new coach of South Africa Under-19 team, shared that she feels nervous and excited at the same time as she is ready to begin the next chapter in her life. The former player appointed in the dual role of first full-time appointment to the post and also as the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Women’s 

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India Qualify for 2021 World Cup after ICC Announces Allocation of Points

India have qualified for the Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 which will take place in New Zealand, according to ICC. Eight teams in the 2017-2020 cycle of the ICC Women’s Championship had to play each other in a three-match series. The host – New Zealand and the next four highest-ranked teams on the points table 

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Nicola Carey Hopes to Get Some Games Before the 2021 World Cup

Australia are one of the best in recent times who have recently won their record-fifth T20 World Cup title. However, they have shifted their focus towards the upcoming 50-over World Cup. The World Cup is scheduled to take place in New Zealand in 2021 and Nicola Carey is hopeful that they will get some games 

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‘For Jhulan and I, It’s Little Difficult as We Have Been Out of Action for a While’ – Mithali Raj

With the entire world has come into a standstill due to COVID-19, every sports event has either cancelled or postponed. This also included India’s upcoming mega event – World Cup Qualifiers, to take place in Sri Lanka from July 3-19. The outbreak of this COVID-19 has been affecting players also which included veterans Mithali Raj 

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Smriti Mandhana Shares Her Lockdown Routine

With the entire world has come into a standstill because of this novel coronavirus pandemic, every sports event has either cancelled or postponed for the time being. Sportspersons are staying at home, maintaining social distance, spending their time with families and Indian ace batter Smriti Mandhana is no different. Working out, washing utensils, watching movies 

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On This Day: Karen Rolton Ends India’s Dream Run; Lifts the One Day World Cup for the Fifth Time

‘‘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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On This Day: Sophie Ecclestone Registers Her Career-best Haul to Level Series against India

Trailing the series 0-1, England would not have a better way to make a comeback. Their two leading spinners Sophie Ecclestone and Danielle Hazell took 8 wickets among themselves to restrict India into a modest total of 117 to win the match by 8 wickets, 2 years back on this day. The toss might have 

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‘To Win in the Big Stage, Bangladesh Need to Get the Mindset Right’: Anju Jain

Exactly one month ago Australia claimed their record fifth T20 World Cup title by defeating India. While the new entrant Thailand left everyone surprised with their gesture, Bangladesh were inch close to making an upset – defeating heavy-weight New Zealand. From the final between India and Australia which witnessed a record attendance of more than 

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On This Day: Harmanpreet Kaur Leads India in ODI for the Very First Time

On this day in 2013, in the absence of their regular captain, Harmanpreet Kaur, playing her 35th ODI for India was handed over the responsibilities to lead the team. And against Bangladesh, she wore the captain’s arm-band for the first time in One Day International. Electing to bat first, Bangladesh lost both of their openers 

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“My Job Is to Go Out There and Score Runs”: Shafali Verma

India’s new batting sensation Shafali Verma has taken the side to the ICC T20 World Cup final earlier last month. She might be of 16 years of age, her batting didn’t feel that. Shafali played with the renowned players like Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana in the team. She left her mark and also became 

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On This Day: Records Galore as Mithali Raj Leads India to Their First Ever One Day World Cup Final

7th April 2005 is one of the red-letter days of Indian Cricket as Mithali Raj lead the team from the front to their first World Cup Final. India defeated New Zealand by 40 runs in Semifinal to proceed towards their much-coveted final. Batting first, India scored a total of 204. But the lion-share of the 

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On This Day: Hayley Matthews-Stafanie Taylor Duo Breaks the Aussie Monopoly

An 18 years old girl and a seasoned campaigner lead their team to a feat, that none was ever expected on this day, 4 years back. West Indies has always been known as the dark horse in the T20 format and for their unpredictable performances in T20 World Cups. 18 years old Hayley Matthews made 

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Harmanpreet Kaur Thinks India Are 5-6 Years Behind Australia

India‘s T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur has said that improvements in fielding, fitness and fast bowlers’ pool are the major areas where they need to work on as the 2021 50-overs World Cup is not far away. Kaur, who led India in the T20 World Cup campaign in Australia, also accepted that they are “5-6 years 

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On This Day: South Africa Claims Their First T20 Victory against New Zealand

South Africa had played only 3 matches, prior to the ICC Women World Cup 2014, against New Zealand, losing all of them. However determined Proteas side led by Skipper Mignon Du Preez went on to create several memorable feats, 6 years back, on this day at Sylhet. It was a virtual quarterfinal for South Africa. 

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On This Day: Sublime Shashikala Creates Record at Benoni

Shashikala Siriwardene, who made her international debut in 2003, came to bat at a critical situation against West Indies in her first ICC World Cup. Sri Lanka has lost their previous two matches against Australia and England and was looking for their first victory. On 28th March 2005, in their fourth group match against West 

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On This Day: Lethal Lanning Humiliates Ireland with a Record Breaking Notch

A 22 years old girl, who has made her debut in T20I cricket four years ago, made it to the limelight on this day in 2014 and she’s none other than Meg Lanning. Six years ago, Australia went on to win their third consecutive World T20 title and this time, under a new leader. This 

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On This Day: India Knocked Out of the World T20 for the Third Consecutive Time

India who had qualified for the knock out in 2009 and 2010 ICC World T20, again failed to qualify for the knock-outs in 2016 World Cup. They have failed in the previous two editions too. India started their campaign in 2016 with a thumping win against Bangladesh. However, their winning streak ended in the very 

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On This Day: Elegant Edwards Lights Chidambaram with a Unique Record

In the 2016 ICC World T20, England who were yet to lose a match in the competition met Pakistan in their last group match at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on 27th March. Winning the toss, England skipper, Charlotte Edwards decided to bat first. She was on the verge of a unique record which was 

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Mithali Raj Asks BCCI to Start Women’s IPL by 2021

India ODI captain Mithali Raj has urged BCCI to organise the women’s Indian Premier League (IPL) by 2021, citing that it should not “wait forever” and also said that the women’s IPL, unlike the men’s edition, could initially be played on a “smaller scale”. “I personally feel they should start a women’s IPL by next 

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Baroda Coach Atul Bedade Suspended Until Further Enquiry

Former India player and current head coach of the Baroda women’s team Atul Bedade has been suspended due to sexual harassment and public shaming by the Baroda Cricket Association (BCA). The incident came in the limelight when a couple of senior players and their family members complained against Bedade for his alleged misbehaviour during the recently-concluded 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Agony Continues as India Have Failed to Break the Manacles for the Fourth Time

As some of the ardent fans of women cricket are still trying to cope with the one-sided defeat of Indian team in the recently concluded final, where Indian women have lost the match by 85 runs, lets us remember that it’s not their first-ever Knock out defeat. Rather India in 7 editions of the ICC 

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The Hundred: T20 World Cup Winners Ashleigh Gardner, Beth Mooney to Join Birmingham Phoenix and Welsh Fire

After the much-awaited ICC T20 World Cup 2020, another highly-anticipated league is soon to take place. It is none other than The Hundred. The latest pool of overseas players has been confirmed for the upcoming competition this summer. The five players have been named which include three of Australia’s T20 World Cup-winning squad. As per the 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Why This Final Can be a Water-shade Moment for India?

In the pre-tournament roundtable of ICC T20 World Cup, Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur was asked by Melanie Jones who would she like to play against in the final. Harmanpreet replied – “Australia”. In last 4 matches from January both the teams have won two matches each and has geared up for the final of the 

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Jaipur Likely to Host Women’s IPL Matches This Year

Jaipur is likely to host the Women’s IPL or better known as Women’s T20 Challenge once again this year. Last year, too, Jaipur had hosted the tournament, where three teams had featured. While the final decision on it is yet to be taken, it is expected that matches will take place at the Sawai Mansingh 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: India to Secure Place for Semis, New Zealand to Restrict Them

India have started their campaign with a high note. They have played two games only and registered convincing win as well. With this win, they have become inch close to reaching the semi-finals. After defeating the hosts Australia by 17 runs, they thrashed Bangladesh by 18 runs. Shafali Verma, the young sensation, has provided flying 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: India vs New Zealand Dream 11 Prediction

The 9th match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 will take place between India and New Zealand. While India have won both their games so far, England too started the campaign with a win. Here is the India vs New Zealand Dream 11 Prediction. Match Details The ninth match between India and New 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: England to Earn Easy Points against Minnows Thailand

The excitement of the ICC T20 World Cup is high where 50-overs World champion England will take on new entrant Thailand. While England faced a humiliating defeat in the first game against South Africa, Thailand won the hearts of everyone despite losing to the West Indies. When Thailand’s openers – Nattakan Chantam and Nattaya Boochatham 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: England vs Thailand Dream 11 Prediction

The seventh match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 will take place between England and Thailand. Both the teams have lost their opening encounters against South Africa and West Indies as well. They will try to earn 2 crucial points from this game. Here is the England vs Thailand Dream 11 Prediction. Match 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: India vs Bangladesh Dream 11 Prediction

The sixth match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 will take place between India and Bangladesh. While India got a brilliant start of the tournament with a 17-run victory over Australia in Sydney, Bangladesh will play their first game of the tournament. Here is India vs Bangladesh Dream 11 Prediction. Match Details The 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Favourite Australia Look for the First Win against Sri Lanka

Australia faced a 17-run loss against India in the tournament opener despite restricting the opponent within a chasable target. Who would have thought that? But anything can happen in the game called cricket. However, they are all set to face Sri Lanka in their second game. They were in a comfortable position after reaching 55/2 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Australia vs Sri Lanka Dream 11 Prediction

The 5th match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 will take place between Australia and Sri Lanka. Australia entered in the tournament as the hot favourite for the title and still remain one of them despite their a 17-run loss in the opening game against India. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, lost 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Shabnim Ismail Takes a Stunner to Dismiss Heather Knight

In the ongoing ICC t20 World Cup, there are many things going on to hook you up to the television set – be it from batters, bowlers or fielders. Only the fourth game is taking place in Perth between England and South Africa and you have probably seen one of the best fielders – Shabnim 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: England vs South Africa Dream 11 Prediction

The 4th match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 will take place between England and South Africa. Many think of South Africa as the Dark Horses of the tournament with the return of the captain Dane van Niekerk. England, on the other hand, are quite in a great form overall. Here is the 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Dark Horse South Africa Look for an Upset against Favourite England

England finished as the runner-up in the 2018 T20 World Cup. Since then they have a great run in the shortest format of the game. They have played as many as 17 matches, which is the second most after Thailand. They thrashed India and Sri Lanka by 3-0 margins in March 2019 and also whitewashed 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Dream 11 Prediction

The third match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 will take place between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. While Sophie Devine led New Zealand have been in great form, Chamari Athapaththu led Sri Lanka made a huge upset against England in the warm-up game. Here is the New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Dream 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: West Indies vs Thailand Dream 11 Prediction

The second match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 will take place between the West Indies and Thailand. West Indies won the title in 2016 but Thailand will play their first stint there. Here is the West Indies vs Thailand Dream 11 Prediction. Match Details The match between West Indies and Thailand will 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Can Sri Lanka Make Another Upset Playing Against New Zealand?

New Zealand who had failed to qualify for the semifinal in 2018 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. Whereas Srilanka has lost all of their 9 matches 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: New Comer Thailand Will Take on West Indies

In the first match of Group B One time Champion West Indies will meet Thailand on Saturday. Where Thailand became the runners up of ICC World T-20 qualifier, West Indies was whitewashed by both India and Australia in its home ground. However, both these team will see each other for the first time and the 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: A Learning Experience for New Comer Thailand

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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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Rejuvenated New Zealand Side Looks to Find the Lost Glory

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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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Topsy-Tervy West Indies Need Mountain to Climb Despite the Historical Advantages

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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ICC World Cup 2020: Sri Lanka Look Forward to Turn Out to be a ‘Giant-killer’ with Limited Resource

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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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Unpredictable Pakistan Fighting the Odd to Turn the Table

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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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Australia Look to Retain the Trophy in the Home Soil

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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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Bowling Heavy South Africa Seek to Rebuild the Batting

As the ICC World T20 2020 is around the corner, South Africa would love to maintain their good form with the ball. However, alongside their fiery bowling, they will try to capitalize with the bat as well. After the 2018 World Cup, they have played 16 matches and managed to win half of them. Though 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: With High Expectations, Will India be Able to Deliver?

India is one of the youngest contingents to contest in the mega event – ICC World Cup 2020. It’s aptly led by Harmanpreet Kaur whose 11-years of experience in the shortest format will help India inch closer to its maiden T20 Worldcup title. The team has a strong line-up of batters, bowlers, and all-rounders who 

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T20I Tri-Series Review: A Good Experiment for Australia, India and England ahead of the ICC World T20

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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ICC T20 World Cup 2020: England – 50-overs World Champion to Look for T20 World Cup?

The much-awaited ICC World T20 is all set to begin from February 21 in Australia. As the teams are looking forward to doing their best, 50-overs World Champion England are no far behind. They will enter the mega tournament as the favourites with eminent players like Katherine Brunt, Heather Knight, Anya Shrubsole in the squad to 

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India on the Verge of Turning the Tide against Rejuvenated Australian Side

India, the side who has proved everyone wrong after their dominant victory against the present world champion, will face the same side in the final of the Tri-Nation series. This series gave the teams to experiment with their line ups to find the right combination and momentum before the most coveted World T-20. Both the 

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Bushfire Cricket Match: Sachin Tendulkar Faces Ellyse Perry, Fans Go Gaga

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has come to bat for the first time in five and a half years after his retirement as he faced an over from Australian speedster Ellyse Perry. This took place during Bushfire Cricket Bash, a charity match played at Junction Oval, Melbourne on Sunday. The Bushfire Cricket Bash featured a 10-over 

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India Look to Fix the Middle Order against the Dominant Australia

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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Women’s T20 Tri-Series: “You Should Ask Jemimah Rodrigues for the Instagram Tips” – Smriti Mandhana

Before the ICC World T20 2020, three of the best teams – India, Australia and England have been playing with each other in the T20 Tri-series in Australia. While the first half of the series have been played in Canberra, the second half started in Melbourne with India and England taking on each other. After 

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India Look to Cement the Place in the Final, England to Keep the Momentum

After the first half of the tournament, all the three teams are standing at 2 points each from 2 games. In the first game, India defeated England by 5 wickets, while England clinched victory in a super over against Australia. Australia bounced back, Ellyse Perry proved again why she is regarded as the legend of 

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South Africa Look to Bounce Back as They Face New Zealand in the 2nd T20I

For South Africa, it was a comprehensive win in the ODI series, where they had thrashed the host to win the series 0-3. But T-20 is a different ball game, and Kiwis have proved again why they need to be taken seriously in that particular format in the last game. South Africa had rested three 

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Elyse Villani Excited to be a Part of Bushfire Cricket Bash

Although Elyse Villani is out of Australia’s T20 World Cup squad, she will play the Bushfire Cricket Bash. The star-studded game will take place before the KFC BBL final at the SCG between Ponting XI v Warne XI. On that day, Australia will face India at Junction Oval in the ongoing CommBank T20I Tri-Series as 

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India Look Forward to Maintaining the Winning Streak, Australia to Overcome the Defeat

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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Women’s T20 Tri-series 2020: Mighty Australia Try to Begin the Campaign with a Win

After the defeat in the first match against India, England will face defending champion Australia in the second match of the tournament. In the 35 matches England has won 18 while Australia has won 16. But in their previous encounter, Australia has won the series by 2-1 which was the part of women ashes. While 

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Bangladesh Squad Announce for ICC T20 World Cup; Rumana Ahmed Returns

After having missed a lot of series in the 2019 season due to a knee injury, Rumana Ahmed has returned to Bangladesh’s squad for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia which is scheduled to begin next month. The allrounder, who earlier missed the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers in Scotland, returned 

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Kirstie Gordon All Set to Play for Kent

The left-arm spinner Kirstie Gordon is all set to play for Kent in the upcoming season of 2020. The club announced the news on Wednesday (January 29). Earlier, she was a part of Nottinghamshire since 2016. The Scotland-born orthodox spinner has played a Test and five shorter formats for England after making her Test debut 

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First Look Reveals of “Shabaash Mithu” – Biopic of Mithali Raj

India ODI captain Mithali Raj has become the face of Indian cricket. From a Bharatnatyam student to become the highest run-getter in ODI cricket, Raj has come a long way. Her dedication and hard work have helped her to have a successful career. She not only has a stupendous career but also lead Team India 

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‘She Can Win Games for Us’: Heather Knight on Tammy Beaumont

England opener Tammy Beaumont could be used as a finisher in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup, captain Heather Knight has shared recently. England convincingly won a warmup game against an ACT Women’s XI prior to the tri-series including Australia and India and captain’s comment came after the match. However, this series will play a 

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Annabel Sutherland and Sophie Molineux Named in the ICC T20 World Cup Squad for Australia

Teenager Annabel Sutherland and Sophie Molineux on Thursday (January 16) have been included in Australia’s squad for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 as well as for the tri-series featuring India and England prior to that. They replace Nicole Bolton and Elyse Villani from the squad that won the title in 2018 in West 

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Dane van Niekerk, Chloe Tryon Back for Upcoming T20 World Cup

Dane van Niekerk has returned to the South Africa squad for the upcoming 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup which will be held in Australia starting from February 21. Big-hitting allrounder Chloe Tryon has also returned who last played a T20I in May 2019. The 15-member squad consists of four new faces who could possibly 

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Richa Ghosh Earns Maiden Call-up for ICC T20 World Cup 2020

Uncapped Richa Ghosh earned her maiden call-up in India’s squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2020 as well as for the tri-series. BCCI announced the squad in Mumbai on Sunday (January 12). The rookie batter from Bengal earned this call-up on the back of a successful domestic season. Richa Ghosh scored 98 runs in 

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Squad Announced for Quadrangular T20 Series; Devika Vaidya and Sneh Rana to Lead India A and India B

Squad announced for the upcoming Quadrangular T20 Series on Friday (January 10) where Devika Vaidya and Sneh Rana have been appointed as the captains of lead India A and India B, respectively. The tournament will feature Bangladesh and Thailand as well and take place in Patna from January 16 to January 22. Devika Vaidya-led side will get 

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Ellyse Perry Confident Prior to the Victoria Debut and T20 World Cup

Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry, is all set to make her Victoria debut in the domestic season when she will take the field, in the upcoming week before the round two of Women’s National Cricket League. This will be her first game after her return from the shoulder injury which she picked up in the Women’s 

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Megan Schutt Returns to Captain South Australia

Australia speedster Megan Schutt will soon return to lead South Australia in the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) against Tasmania on Tuesday (January 7). However, she had missed South Australia’s first two games as she was paying for Australia on their tour to West Indies in 2019. She has picked up 11 wickets across formats which 

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Veda Krishnamurthy Hopes to Perform Well in Australia

Veda Krishnamurthy, the middle-order India batter, who had a good show in 2019, is hopeful of carrying her momentum in the upcoming tour of Australia too which will see a tri-series and the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. The right-hander played her career-best knock of an unbeaten 57 during India’s 5-0 clean sweep against West 

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Tayla Vlaeminck Out Due to Knee Injury

Tayla Vlaeminck, the speedster has been ruled out of the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) matches due to a knee strain. However, her injury can be a real scare ahead of the T20 World Cup. The Aussie pacer has a history of a knee injury and suffered an ACL strain to her left knee while 

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Leah Poulton Finds Shafali Verma is an Amazing Talent

Australia A coach, Leah Poulton has found young sensation Shafali Verma as an “amazing talent” after she scored a blistering century in her first match on Australian soil. Her 78-ball 124 witnessed India A started their tour of Australia on a winning note. “She’s just an amazing talent, she’s only 15 years old and she’s 

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Schedule Announced for 2019 South Asian Games (SAG)

The schedule announced for the 2019 South Asian Games which will take place in Kathmandu and Pokhara in Nepal from 1st December to 10th. Women’s cricket will be played as a medals category along with the men’s. All matches in will be held at the Pokhara Rangshala cricket ground. Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Maldives will 

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Zoe Goss : Who broke the Ice for Women

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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