newscricket8 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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newscricket11 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

Veda Krishnamurthy, Jemimah Rodrigues ask BCCI to increase day-night fixtures

Indian women’s cricket team members, Veda Krishnamurthy and Jemimah Rodrigues, want BCCI to increase the frequency of day-night ODIs in order to get used to the format. Rodrigues, who led Supernovas to a win last night, suggested they should start implementing the same in domestic cricket as well.
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reportcricket13 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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newscricket14 days ago

Women’s cricket state captains to be represented for the first time at BCCI gathering

In a first for women’s cricket in India, the female state team captains at the decade-old ‘Annual Domestic Captains and Coaches Conclave. It is expected that likes of Jhulan Goswami (Bengal), Mithali Raj (Railways), Jemimah Rodrigues (Mumbai) will also attend the upcoming convention.
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newscricket2 months ago

There should be fearlessness on domestic circuit, says Smriti Mandhana

In-form India women’s team member, Smriti Mandhana, believes that a more fearless attitude on the domestic circuit will result in better performances from the national team at the global level. Mandhana added that running between the wickets is another area in which the Indian team can improve.
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newscricket3 months ago

Cricketer of the year award had a huge impact on me, reveals Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana, who was adjudged as ICC women cricketer of the year for 2018, revealed that she faced a lot of fatigue-related issues due to lack of rest towards the end of last year. Mandhana also spoke about the role that veteran player and ODI captain, Mithali Raj, plays in the dressing room.
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reportcricket3 months ago

India vs England | Late Danielle Wyatt heroics bring consolatory win for visitors

After sealing the three-match ODI series in the first two matches itself, Mithali Raj and Co. succumbed to a two-wicket loss in the final ODI in Wankhede, thanks to Danielle Wyatt’s fifty. The Indian eves will now take on England in a three-match T20I series, which will all be held in Guwahati.
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newscricket3 months ago

Women's Cricket | Mithali Raj bats for U-19 and U-21 World Cups for emerging cricketers

Mithali Raj has expressed her opinion of organizing U-19 and U-21 World Cups for the emerging players as it would bring in more girls into the game and give them a target to aim for. The ODI skipper also spoke in favour of organizing an IPL for women after previously rejecting the idea.
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newscricket3 months ago

Jemimah Rodrigues moves up to second while Smriti Mandhana is sixth in T20 rankings

India youngster Jemimah Rodrigues moved up four places to secure the second rank in the latest update of ICC women’s T20I rankings after impressing on the New Zealand tour. Meanwhile, opener Smriti Mandhana also jumped four spots to secure the sixth position in the latest rankings.
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