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newscricket5 months ago

IPL is the next step to help women's cricket grow globally, feels Sophie Devine

New Zealand captain Sophie Devine feels that the franchise cricket has raised the profile of women’s cricket in recent years and a full fledged women’s IPL will be the next step to help the discipline grow globally. BCCI currently holds a three-team Women’s T20 challenge alongside the men’s IPL.
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newscricket8 months ago

Poonam Yadav joins Brisbane Heat for WBBL 2021

Poonam Yadav has signed for the Brisbane heat replacing Amelia Kerr and became the eighth Indian cricketer to appear in the upcoming edition of the tournament. Brisbane Heat will begin their campaign on October 17 versus Perth Scorchers and Poonam will play a crucial role with her leg-spin.
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newscricket8 months ago

WBBL 2021 | Amelia Kerr withdraws from Women's Big Bash League to focus on mental health

New Zealand leg-spinner Amelia Kerr has decided to withdraw her name from the upcoming season of Women’s Big Bash League to continue her focus on mental health. She had earlier withdrawn from the limited overs tour of England consisting of three T20Is and five ODIs, citing mental health reasons.
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newscricket3 years ago

WBBL 2019 | Shabnim Ismail and Kim Garth set to return to WBBL for 2019 season

With the new season of Women’s Big Bash League knocking on the door, there seems to be a lot of hustle and bustle around the teams as they look to get their combinations right. Among all this shuffling, South African pacer Shabnim Ismail and Irish batter Kim Garth have made it to the headlines.
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newscricket3 years 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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newscricket4 years ago

Amelia Kerr breaks world record of highest individual score with unbeaten 232

At 17 years of age New Zealand’s Amelia Kerr became the youngest cricketer in history to score a double hundred as she blasted her way to 232 which is incidentally the highest individual score in women’s ODIs. In the process, New Zealand posted a score of 440/3 - their third consecutive 400+ score.
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