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newscricket6 months ago

Twitter reacts to Meg Lanning’s Australia Women trumping Ponting’s invincibles to create all-time record

Australia Women created history on Sunday as the Meg Lanning-led side registered their 22nd consecutive win in ODI cricket to set an all-time record, eclipsing the 21 set by Ricky Ponting’s Australia in 2003. Lanning’s Australia have now not lost an ODI, remarkably, since October 2017.
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featurecricket9 months ago

2020 - A year that changed Cricket in many ways

We are on the last day of this strange monochrome called 2020 - a year that tested everyone’s patience to the limit while giving many lessons on the go. Yet rewinding it feels like a dogmatic exercise that one couldn’t really fathom. It has been a year that changed our lovely sport in many ways.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa year ago

Australia's national contract’s announcement postponed by a month

The Official announcement of Australia’s fresh list of contracts has been postponed by a month and to be done by end of April instead of March given the financial uncertainty that looms due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Cricket Australia will not be announcing the list of contracts in March as planned.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Australia Women are what BCCI and Virat Kohli's India aspire to be

‘Elite mentality,’ which also is a course across sporting professions in the United States of America, is one that is naturally inbuilt in the Aussie women’s team. For ages, they have had a winning mentality in the dressing room, one that never regressed a bit despite the incomings and outgoings.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 years ago

ICC Women's WT20 | Poonam Yadav only Indian to make it to ICC's best XI of World Cup

Leg-spinner Poonam Yadav was the only Indian to make the cut in ICC’s official XI for the women’s T20 World Cup, with Shafali Verma missing out narrowly after her failure in the final. On the other hand, five Australian players made it to the final list, while England had four of their stars.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND W vs AUS W | Australia training against slow spinners ahead of final, reveals Meg Lanning

Australia skipper Meg Lanning shared that the Kangaroos are training against slow spinners to counter India’s lethal spin attack as both the sides gear up to face-off in the World T20 final. Lanning asserted that their bowlers are ready to tackle everything the Indian batters throw at them.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC T20 Rankings | Smriti Mandhana rises to fourth, Jemimah Rodrigues drops to seventh position

Smriti Mandhana has jumped three places to fourth position while her compatriot Jemimah Rodrigues has dropped to seventh in the latest ICC women's T20 International rankings for batters released on Friday. Meanwhile, skipper Harmanpreet Kaur has remained static at ninth on the same list.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Stump microphone cable denies India Meg Lanning’s wicket

In the final of the T20I tri-series between India and Australia women, the Indian team was denied a run-out after the ball hit the stump microphone and deflected wide off the stumps with the fielder on target. To add insult, the ball ricocheted allowing Australia to run a second off the throw.
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newscricket2 years ago

Smriti Mandhana in ICC Women's ODI and T20I Women's teams of the year

India Woman's cricket star Smriti Mandhana along with three other Indian cricketers have found their name on the ICC’s 2019 Women's ODI team. Mandhana is also named in the Women's T20I team of the year, which includes another Indian Deepti Sharma, with Meg Lanning leading both the teams.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC ODI Championship | Australia sweep Championship to equal 20 year old record

Australia has added another feather to its start-studded cap with the women’s team taking an unassailable lead in the ICC’s ODI Championship after their 2-0 win against Sri Lanka. With their win at the Gabba, the Australia women’s team also equalled the record for the most consecutive wins.
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