newscricket4 days ago

Surat to make international debut by hosting women’s T20I series against South Africa

Surat’s Lalabhai Contractor Stadium has finally been awarded international status by the BCCI as it is all set to host the five T20Is between India and South Africa’s women's teams. The stadium was founded more than 30 years ago but was renovated in 2009 to prepare it for international games.
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newscricket16 days ago

To stay in the Indian team is a different challenge altogether from making it there, claims Deepti Sharma

Deepti Sharma has stated that she is eager to prove herself by fulfilling any role the Indian team assigns her considering she feels that people overlook the challenge of staying and succeeding in the team once they make their debut. She further talked about the upcoming KSL and her shy personality.
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newscricketa month ago

Ethics officer DK Jain told by CoA to review WV Raman’s appointment as women’s team coach

The Committee of Administrators has instructed the ethics officer to look into the appointment of WV Raman since it took place under controversial circumstances last year. While the CAC is entrusted with the responsibility of making such appointments, Raman’s appointment was made by an ad-hoc panel.
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newscricketa month ago

Narendra Hirwani set to work as spin consultant with Indian Women's Cricket Team

Former Indian Test Cricketer Narendra Hirwani is set to work with the Indian Women's Cricket as a spin consultant, starting from September in the home series against South Africa. Hirwani, who is also currently the spin coach at the National Cricket Academy, will not take up a full-time role.
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newscricketa month ago

Improved fitness will not only help power-hitting, but fielding too, says Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana believes that improved fitness training will help the Indian women’s team become a potent T20 side as it would improve their power-hitting and fielding abilities. After a fruitful camp at the NCA, the no.1 ODI batswoman Mandhana says she is still a work in progress.
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newscricketa month ago

Smriti Mandhana reminds me of Sourav Ganguly, says India women’s team coach

Smriti Mandhana has glimpses of Sourav Ganguly in her batting style reveals new India women’s cricket team coach - WV Raman. Still at a tender age of just 22, the Mumbai-born cricketer has amassed a tally of 1,951 runs at an average of 42.41 and a strike-rate of 83.51 from 50 ODIs.
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newscricket2 months ago

Deepti Sharma signs for Western Storm for the upcoming edition of the Women's Cricket Super League

Indian all-rounder Deepti Sharma has signed up to play for Western Storm in the upcoming edition of the Women's Cricket Super League. Deepti will leave for England on the 28th of July and will be available for the full duration of the tournament which is slated to start from August 6 onwards.
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newscricket2 months ago

Women’s T20 nominated for inclusion at 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

Women’s T20 took a step closer to being a part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games after being nominated for inclusion. If formally consented by the CGF, the ICC and ECB believe that this would be a huge step in the development of the game beyond its traditional bases, especially for women’s cricket.
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newscricket2 months ago

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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newscricket2 months 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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