newscricket9 days ago

WPL 2023 | Gujarat Giants appoint Mithali Raj as mentor for inaugural season of Women’s Premier League

Adani Sportsline have appointed legendary batter Mithali Raj as the mentor and advisor of the Gujarat Giants ahead of the inaugural season of the Women’s Premier League. Reflecting on her appointment, Mithali stated that the involvement of corporates in the tournament will boost women’s cricket.
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newscricket6 months ago

Reports | BCCI plans to start Women’s IPL in March 2023

As per ESPNcricinfo, BCCI is looking at March 2023 as s window for the inaugural edition of women’s IPL and so they have advanced women’s domestic calendar by a month. The report also mentions that the processes to start the tournament as scheduled are underway according to Sourav Ganguly.
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newscricket7 months ago

Keeping the option to play in women's IPL open, reveals 'retired' Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj confessed her post-retirement plans might include another stint playing cricket if the women's IPL comes to materialize in the near future. She went on to discuss her activities since she announced retirement before speaking great words of praise for compatriot Shafali Verma.
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featurecricket8 months ago

India's journey around Mithali Raj and beyond

Mithali Raj has recently announced her retirement from the game and the team can now change its conservative approach in the future. They will now have an opportunity to fill her position in the team with an attacking middle-order batter and can line themselves up to play with an attacking mindset.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket8 months ago

Mithali Raj: Epitome of consistency

After achieving several accolades and a long list of records in a glorious international career spanning nearly 23 years, Mithali Raj finally bid adieu to international cricket. Mithali is the highest run-getter in women’s cricket scoring 10,868 runs across all formats with eight centuries.
Nishad Bapat
newscricket8 months ago

Mithali Raj retires from international cricket

Legendary Indian cricketer Mithali Raj has decided to retire from all forms of international cricket and announced her decision on Wednesday. Mithali is the leading run-getter in ODI cricket scoring 7805 runs from 232 matches at an average of 50.68 since making her debut in June 1999.
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newscricket9 months ago

Women's T20 Challenge 2022 | Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami to miss the forthcoming edition

Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami, two of India's biggest stars in women's cricket, will miss the forthcoming edition of Women's T20 Challenge 2022, alongside Shikha Pandey. The legendary duo, despite having previously retired from T20Is, had featured in the 2020 edition of the tournament.
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newscricket10 months ago

Reports | BCCI set to look for India Women’s team head coach as Ramesh Powar’s stint ends after World Cup

As per a report by PTI, the BCCI is set to look for India women’s team next head coach as Ramesh Powar’s stint has ended with India’s exit from the ongoing World Cup. The report further added that NCA head VVS Laxman will play a big role in formulating a model for long-term success of the team.
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newscricket11 months ago

Women’s World Cup 2022 | Mithali Raj creates world record in India’s must-win fixture against South Africa

India captain Mithali Raj has created a world record with a crucial half-century, in a must-win match, for her side against South Africa at the Women's World Cup 2022. Mithali, aged 39, played a gritty knock of 68 off 84 balls to become the oldest Indian batter to score a fifty in World Cups.
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newscricket11 months ago

ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 | Jhulan Goswami joins Mithali Raj, becomes second women’s cricketer to play 200 ODIs

Veteran fast bowler Jhulan Goswami has become just the second player after India’s captain, Mithali Raj, to make 200 appearances in women's ODI cricket. Goswami made her 200th ODI appearance of her career against Australia in their ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup fixture at Eden Park, Auckland.
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