newscricket3 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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newscricket4 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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newscricket4 months ago

"Keep giving us love like you've given right now" - Harmanpreet's message to India

Harmanpreet Kaur has urged Indian fans to keep showering the same love and affection that the Women’s team were bestowed during the World Cup. The hero of the semi-final has added that they celebrated the spectacular journey after reaching the hotel room, despite the gut-wrenching loss to England.
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newscricket4 months ago

Mithali Raj chosen to captain 2017 Women’s World Cup team of the tournament

Indian skipper Mithali Raj was named the captain of the 2017 ICC Women's World Cup team of the tournament as chosen by five experts in spite of the Women in Blue ending as the runners up. The other Indians in the team included star batsman Harmanpreet Kaur and off-spinner Deepti Sharma.
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newscricket4 months ago

Indian women's team showered with rewards for their dazzling show at Women's WC

Railways minister Suresh Prabhu announced out of turn promotions for the women in Railways that are a part of the Indian team that made it to the final of the Women's World Cup. Moreover, Harmanpreet Kaur was offered a job in the Punjab police for her dazzling show at the tournament.
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newscricket4 months ago

It's time for a Women’s IPL, says Mithali Raj

Highlighting Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur’s brilliant development from Australia's Women’s Big Bash League, skipper Mithali Raj has called for a Women’s T20 league in India soon. The skipper believes the team's blistering performances have opened up channels for women’s cricket in India.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC Women's World Cup | Twitter reacts to India's brave performance against England in the final

India suffered an agonisingly close nine-run defeat in the final against England after putting up a splendid show in the nail-biting encounter at Lord's. However, Twitterati lavished praises over Indian women's brave performance against the hosts. Here are some of the best reactions.
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reportcricket4 months ago

ICC Women’s World Cup | England defeat India to bag their fourth title

England restricted India to 219 handing them a nine-run defeat to deny them their first ever title owing to some outstanding death bowling by Anya Shrubsole and Alex Hartley. Earlier in the game, the hosts could manage to score a below-par 228, but that eventually proved to be sufficient.
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newscricket4 months ago

Kapil Dev : Harmanpreet Kaur's innings is unique and it is unfair to compare with mine

Kapil Dev has deemed the comparison between his knock of 175* against Zimbabwe in the 1983 World Cup and Harmanpreet Kaur's blazing 171* as unfair and believes that her innings was a unique one. He also stated that Kaur's innings should be celebrated and marked as a special day in Indian cricket.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC Women’s World Cup | Harmanpreet Kaur expected to be fit for the final

Ahead of the final clash between India and host England, the Indian team had an injury scare when the right-handed batter Harmanpreet Kaur was seen holding her shoulder in pain. However, later, Indian skipper Mithali Raj cleared that Kaur is fit to play in the final on Sunday.
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