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newscricket2 days ago

INDW vs AUSW | Shafali Verma has an important role to play in pink-ball Test, believes Hemlata Kala

Former India all-rounder Hemlata Kala believes that Shafali Verma has an important role to play in the one-off pink-ball Test against Australia Women starting September 30 at Carrara Oval in Brisbane. Kala believes Shafali Verma will be successful because of her power hitting approach.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG W vs IND W | Middle-order batters need just one good game to soar back into form, asserts Jhulan Goswami

India’s Jhulan Goswami threw her weight behind the team’s misfiring middle-order and insisted that world-class players like Harmanpreet Kaur and Punam Raut need just one good knock to get themselves back into form. Goswami also challenged the pacers to put up a better showing come the 2nd ODI.
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newscricket3 months ago

Mithali Raj moves up to fifth place in ICC Women’s ODI batting rankings, Tammy Beaumont at top

India women’s ODI team captain Mithali Raj has climbed to fifth place in ICC Women’s ODI rankings for batters after her crucial 72 runs against England women in the first ODI in Bristol. Smriti Mandhana was pushed down to the ninth spot with her counterpart Tammy Beaumont leading the charts.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG W vs IND W | Can’t really fill the line-up with all-rounders, need to groom batters, admits Mithali Raj

Following a drubbing at the hands of the English side, Mithali Raj came hard on the team, stating that they can’t fill the line-up with all-rounders and admitted the need to groom batters. Mithali also stated that there is a clear need for a finisher alongside hinting changes for the second ODI.
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reportcricket3 months ago

Debutants Sneh Rana, Deepti Sharma star as India spin web around England to mark Test return

India women had a memorable return to Test cricket after a seven-year hiatus as the visitors, led by the off-spin of Sneha Rana and Deepti Sharma, made their presence known to restrict ENG W to 269/6 on Day 1. It was heartbreak for ENG skipper Heather Knight, who fell 5 short of a second Test ton.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 months ago

ENG W vs IND W | Never tried tinkering too much with Shafali Verma, admits Harmanpreet Kaur

Ahead of the Test against England, Indian vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur has admitted that the management has never tried tinkering too much with ‘natural player’ Shafali Verma. While stating that they didn’t have too much red-ball practice, Harmanpreet trusted the mentality to make a difference.
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newscricket4 months ago

Learnt a lot from WV Raman during his tenure as coach, reveals Jhulan Goswami

Veteran Indian cricketer Jhulan Goswami heaped praise on the now-relieved WV Raman and attested that the entire team learnt a lot from the 55-year-old during his tenure as the coach of the Women’s team. Goswami also said that she is keen to work with Powar, who BCCI have appointed as the new coach.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND W vs SA W | Our bowling department needs to work more on series preparation, laments Mithali Raj

After showing signs of improvement in the second ODI, Mithali Raj has now lamented the bowling department, asking for more preparation from their side prior to the series. Raj also added that Jhulan Goswami’s absence allowed for others to step up and take responsibility after the loss.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND W vs SA W | Credit to Mansi and Jhulan for starting well, lauds Mithali Raj 

Indian women's skipper Mithali Raj has applauded the new ball bowling pair of Mansi Joshi and Jhulan Goswami for starting off well for the hosts in Lucknow in the second ODI of the series. She also added that Harmanpreet Kaur took a very crucial wicket of Lara Goodall to peg South Africa back.
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featurecricket6 months ago

IND W vs SA W 2nd ODI | India Player Ratings - India avenge their opening loss with a spirited performance

After getting thrashed by the South Africa women team in the ODI series opener, India avenged the loss after heroics from arguably their biggest match-winners - Jhulan Goswami and Smriti Mandhana. Goswami's four-fer ensured that South Africa got bundled-out cheaply, and the batters did the rest.
Harshit Anand