newscricket12 hours ago

Wanted a break after 2018 T20 World Cup controversy, says Harmanpreet Kaur

Harmanpreet Kaur, the the India women’s T20I skipper, has stated the she wanted to walk away from the game after the controversies in the 2018 World T20. Mithali Raj did not find a place in the semi-finals despite a recovery from an injury and the skipper was blamed for the loss.
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newscricket4 days ago

All I think about is winning matches for India, claims Smriti Mandhana

2018 ICC Women’s cricketer of the year awardee Smriti Mandhana revealed that the only thing on her mind while playing for the Indian women's team is to win matches for her country. Mandhana has also added that she looked up to veteran national cricketer Mithali Raj during the start of her career.
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newscricket9 days ago

Best performers in Women’s T20 Challenge were mostly Indians, says Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana has stated that the best performers in each match of the Women’s T20 Challenge were mostly Indian players. This year was the second edition of the T20 tournament and four matches were played among three teams whereas it was a one match exhibition in its inaugural year of 2018.
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newscricket12 days ago

Women’s T20 Challenge | At one point, I thought match would be one-sided, says Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj has stated that at one point of time, she felt that the final encounter between Velocity and Supernovas would be one-sided. The Velocity were put to bat by Supernovas but they could only manage to set a target of 122 runs as the pace bowlers scalped five wickets among them.
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newscricket13 days ago

I asked Lea Tahuhu to give me as much strike as possible, says Harmanpreet Kaur

Harmanpreet Kaur has stated that she asked Lea Tahuhu to give her as much strike as possible, referring to Supernovas’ run chase of Velocity’s 121 in the final encounter of Women’s T20 Challenge. Kaur was the top scorer as she smashed a 34 ball fifty laced with three sixes and four boundaries.
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reportcricket14 days ago

Women’s T20 Challenge | Jemimah Rodrigues guides Supernovas into final

A blistering 77* off 48 deliveries by India cricketer Jemimah Rodrigues powered the Supernovas into the final of this year’s Women’s T20 Challenge as they beat Velocity by 12 runs in Jaipur on Thursday. Mithali Raj failed to lead her team to a win as she ended the match at 40* from 42 balls.
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newscricket15 days ago

What has happened in the past has definitely made me wiser, claims Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj opened up about the incident involving former women’s team coach, Ramesh Powar, as she revealed that the entire fiasco helped her grow as a cricketer. Raj added that she felt betrayed by certain members of the Indian team after her attitude was questioned following the Powar fall-out.
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newscricket17 days ago

Women’s T20 Challenge | Throwing away the wickets cost us the game, says Harmanpreet Kaur

Harmanpreet Kaur has stated that throwing away wickets at a regular interval resulted in IPL Supernovas conceding the game to Smriti Mandhana-led IPL Trailblazers. On the other hand, her teammate Sophie Devine added that it was disappointing to get so close and eventually lose the game.
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newscricket18 days ago

Women’s T20 League | Smriti Mandhana’s 90 takes Trailblazers home against Supernovas

The first Women’s T20 League encounter on Monday had a nail biting finish that went down to the last over, with the Supernovas falling three runs short of Trailblazers’ target. Batting first, the Smrit Mandhana’s led side had scored 140 runs as the skipper lead from the front with a 90 run innings.
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newscricket18 days ago

Women's T20 challenger | Fingers crossed that we’ll see a women’s IPL in the next few years, says Lisa Sthalekar

Former Australian cricketer, Lisa Sthalekar, is optimistic that women’s cricket in India will see an upward trend as she predicted the start of a women’s IPL in the next two years. Sthalekar added that it will be disappointing not to see Australian cricketers be a part of this year’s tournament.
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