newscricket2 days ago

Riyan Parag lists Smriti Mandhana as one of his idols

17-year old Rajasthan Royals star Riyan Parag has revealed that he has been following Smriti Mandhana for long now and even tried to copying her batting style, although it didn’t work out. He also shared his experience of playing first ever IPL season and the stardom he has received on social media.
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newscricket2 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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newscricket7 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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newscricket8 days ago

CEAT Rating Award | Virat Kohli named international cricketer of the year and best batsman of the year

Virat Kohli has won big in the prestigious CEAT Cricket Awards as he has been named the international cricketer of the year and the best batsman of the year. Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah was named the international bowler of the year while Mohinder Amarnath was presented the lifetime achievement award.
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newscricket14 days ago

Women’s T20 | My experience of coaching international teams will keep me in good stead, says Mamatha Maben

Mamatha Maben, the coach of Mithali Raj-led IPL Velocity, has stated that her experience of coaching various international teams in the past will keep her in good stead when Velocity will take on Trailblazers tonight. Maben has also added that her camaraderie with Raj will also help her big-time.
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newscricket15 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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newscricket16 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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newscricket17 days ago

Women's T20 challenge | Competing with overseas players could benefit youngsters, says Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj is optimistic that the upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge will provide a platform for young Indian female cricketers to face-off against overseas players and improve their game.Raj, Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur will captain the three teams in the T20 Challenge that begins on Monday.
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newscricket21 days ago

Women’s T20 challenge | Women’s Cricket need to cash in on this upsurge, says Mamatha Maben

Mithali Raj-led IPL Velocity coach Mamatha Maben has stated that women’s cricket needs to cash in on this upsurge that is happening through the Women’s T20 challenge. The former India women’s team skipper has further added that the absence of Australian cricketers in the event is “unfortunate”.
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newscricket23 days ago

Women’s T20 Challenge | Three out of four matches to have prime time evening slot

The BCCI have announced the schedule for the Women’s T20 challenge, with three out of four matches having prime-time evening slots. The four matches are scheduled on May 6, May 8, May 9 and May 11 and apart from the second game, which starts at 3:30 pm, all other matches will begin at 7:30 pm.
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