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newscricket2 months ago

ICC Women's World Cup to get underway from March 4 in Tauranga

The International Cricket Council (ICC) have announced the revised schedule for the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup, with the first match slated to be played in Tauranga on March 4. The final match of the grand event will be played at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch on April 3 under lights.
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newscricket4 months ago

Women's T20 Challenge | Sophie Ecclestone leads Trailblazers' dominating over win over Velocity

English left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone spun a web around Velocity batswomen, taking 4 wickets for just 9 runs, helping Trailblazers script a dominating win over Velocity. Chasing the small target of 48, Velocity lost one wicket in the form of Smriti Mandhana and chased the target in 7.5 overs.
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newscricket4 months ago

Women’s T20 challenge to kick-off on November 4; final on November 9

The BCCI have announced that the 2020 edition of the Women’s T20 challenge will feature four matches between three sides, with the tournament kicking off on November 4 and ending on November 9. Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Mithali Raj have been named the skippers of the sides.
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newscricket5 months ago

Women’s cricketers are anxious about what future holds, shares Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj has stated that women’s cricketers are not sure of their purpose of training at the moment, with a few starting to feel ‘anxious’ about their future. With the Women’s Big Bash League slated to start in October, the dates for Women’s T20 Challenge hasn’t been revealed yet.
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newscricket7 months ago

Alyssa Healy, Rachael Haynes criticise BCCI for planning Women’s T20 Challenger during WBBL

After the BCCI confirmed the Women’s T20 Challenger dates, Alyssa Healy and Rachael Haynes have strongly condemned the fact that it would clash with the WBBL. Healy stated that given the Australian players are bound by a contractual agreement, there won’t be any understanding from their part.
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newscricket7 months ago

Going to give another try to win the World Cup in 2021, states Mithali Raj

Indian Women’s team ODI skipper Mithali Raj has confirmed that she wants to give it one more shot at winning the 50-over World Cup in 2021, after agonizingly coming close to doing so in 2017. 37-year-old Mithali revealed that she was planning to retire in the case of India triumphing in 2017.
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newscricket7 months ago

Thinking I was the greatest player at 18 was my life's biggest mistake, reveals Veda Krishnamurthy

Veda Krishnamurthy has claimed that she thought of herself as the biggest player when she was just 18, which worked against her development in the formative years. Krishnamurthy has also added that her aggressive batting nature has sometimes put her off but she doesn’t regret that much.
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newscricket7 months ago

It is fair administrators look at T20s to popularise women’s cricket, feels Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj has stated that although he would’ve liked to play more Test matches, she understands the reason why the administrators look at the limited-over matches to popularise women’s cricket. Mithali has once again thrown her support behind the Women’s IPL to unearth new talents.
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newscricket7 months ago

Would be fantastic to see a fully-fledged women's IPL, feels Sophie Devine

White Ferns skipper Sophie Devine has stated that a Women’s IPL can take the profile of women’s cricket a notch higher and give more opportunities to women’s cricketers. Devine has further added that Mithali Raj has been a stalwart of the women's game, not only in India but around the world.
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newscricket7 months ago

COVID-19 may have pushed women’s cricket two years back, asserts Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj believes that the COVID-19 pandemic, that put cricket on hold earlier this year, may have caused a two-year setback on women’s cricket. The India women's ODI captain has, however, added that she had talks with the BCCI to draw up a firm calendar to make up for the time lost.
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