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ICC Women’s World Cup 2021 to begin from January 30

The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has announced the outline schedule for the 12th edition of the ICC Women’s World Cup to be held in 2021. Hosts New Zealand will be joined by seven other teams from around the world to play 31 matches, including the semi-finals and finals, from January 30 to February 20.
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newscricket8 days ago

Kia Super League | Yorkshire Diamonds sign Jemimah Rodrigues for upcoming season

Indian Women’s Cricket player Jemimah Rodrigues became the third Indian to confirm her participation in the fourth season of Kia Super League as she signed for the Yorkshire outfit. She will be third Indian player in the tournament alongside senior players Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur.
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newscricket13 days ago

BCCI seeks permission from government for hosting Pakistan women’s team

BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) has sought permission from the Government of India in order to allow them to host the Pakistan women’s team for an ODI series later this year. The series will be played under the banner of ICC’s (International Cricket Council) Women’s Championship.
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newscricketa month 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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newscricketa month 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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newscricketa month ago

India are the ‘sleeping giant’ of women’s cricket, reveals Matthew Mott

Australia women’s team coach, Matthew Mott, has said that India are the ‘sleeping giants’ of women’s cricket and already have world class players in their national team. Mott believes if India continue working in the same direction, they can achieve big things in international women’s cricket.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC appoints GS Lakshmi as first female match referee on international panel

The International Cricket Council has appointed former Railways cricketer GS Lakshmi as the first-ever female match referee on the ICC International Panel of Match Referees. Lakshmi first officiated in domestic women's cricket in 2008-09 and has overseen three women's ODIs and as many T20Is.
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newscricketa month 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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newscricketa month 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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newscricketa month 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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