newscricketa day ago

Kuldeep Yadav wins ‘debutant of the Year’ in ESPNcricinfo awards 2017

Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav, who has been the talk of the town ever since stepping into international colours against Australia last year, bagged the ‘Debutant of the Year’. The jury for ESPNcricinfo awards 2017 included former players like Ian Chappell, Courtney Walsh, Ramiz Raja and more.
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reportcricket3 days ago

India Women v South Africa Women | Hosts keep series hopes alive with five wicket win

South Africa women banked on the spirited display of Sune Luus in the second innings, whose 41-run knock took the game out of India women’s hand after an early collapse. Earlier, India women could only post a target of 134 runs as Smirti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur’s heroics went in vain.
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newscricket3 days ago

ICC Women’s Rankings : Mithali Raj drops to third spot while Harmanpreet falls to seventh in ODIs

Mithali Raj dropped two places to land at the third position in the latest ICC Women’s rankings in ODIs due to her average performance in the series win against South Africa in the recently concluded ODI series. Harmanpreet Kaur (7) was another Indian who slipped 2 places in the latest rankings.
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reportcricket5 days ago

India women vs South Africa women | Mithali Raj leads India to second consecutive T20I win against hosts

After a convincing win in the first match of the series, the Indian women continued their dominating display in the African continent by beating the hosts by 9 wickets. Batting first, South Africa posted a total of 142/7, which India comfortably chased in 19.1 overs with 9 wickets to spare.
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newscricket9 days ago

India Women vs South Africa Women | 1st T20I Preview, Weather, Line-ups, match predictions, TV Listings, Live streams

After Mithali Raj led the team to a 2-1 ODI series win, Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the Indian women's cricket team as they will take on South Africa in a five-game T20 series, starting Tuesday. Given it's a World T20 year, the teams will try hard to polish their chinks ahead of the ICC event.
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newscricket15 days ago

India Women team thrash South Africa by 88 runs in first ODI

South African women were wrapped up for 125 runs by India's lethal bowling duo, Jhulan Goswami (4/24) and Shikha Pandey (3/23), as they fell 88 runs short of the target. Earlier, Smriti Mandhana (84) and skipper Mithali Raj (45) had helped the side put up a competitive target of 214 runs.
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newscricketa month ago

Going early to South Africa will help us prepare, says Mithali Raj

The Indian women team are all set to fly off early to South Africa for a bilateral series which comprises three ODIs and five T20Is. The Indian team returns after a long break of six months, as the World Cup runners-up haven’t played any international cricket since they lost the finals on July 23.
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newscricket2 months ago

Four Indians make it to the Women’s team of the year

Mithali Raj, along with teammates Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma, and Ekta Bisht, has been selected in ESPN's 2017 T20I XI. The rest of the squad consists of three English players, who won the 2017 Women’s World Cup, three South Africans and just one Australian in the form of Ellyse Perry.
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newscricket6 months ago

Diana Edulji: N. Srinivasan hates women's cricket

Former Indian women’s team skipper Diana Edulji has revealed that ex-BCCI president N.Srinivasan once told her that if it were up to him, he wouldn’t let women’s cricket happen. The 61-year-old also branded the BCCI as a male chauvinist organization for their attitude towards women’s cricket.
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newscricket7 months ago

Injury forces Harmanpreet Kaur out of Women’s Super League

Harmanpreet Kaur has been ruled out of the upcoming Women's Super League in England due to a shoulder injury she sustained in the nets ahead of the Women's World Cup final against England at Lord’s. Harmanpreet, who was set to represent Surrey Stars, has been advised a month's rest.
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