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featurecricket4 months ago

Questions and talking points from India women’s new annual central contract announcement

On Wednesday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) finally - and by finally, we mean after seven months - announced the annual central contract for the Indian women’s team for 2020/21. There was the large surprise of omission of Veda Krishnamurthy and Ekta Bisht but is that it all?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket6 months ago

IND W vs SA W | Haven’t fulfilled my potential in ODI series; will give my best in T20Is, promises Poonam Yadav

India’s ace-spinner Poonam Yadav has admitted that she hasn’t fulfilled her potential in the ongoing five-match ODI series against South Africa but insisted that she will give her best in the T20I series. She also spoke about how crucial Harmanpreet Kaur could be to the bowling unit in T20s.
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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
featurecricket6 months ago

IND W vs SA W | India Player Ratings - South Africa steamroll past the Indian struggle

After being put to bat, India made a real mess of their start, losing wickets before veterans Harmanpreet Kaur and Mithali Raj bailed them out but they folded for just 177. However, South Africa showed exactly how to bat in these conditions, with an immaculate run-chase from their openers.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa year ago

Would love to play for Chennai Super Kings in Women’s IPL, reveals Poonam Yadav

India women’s spin starlet Poonam Yadav, in a Q & A session on Twitter on Sunday, revealed that she would love to represent CSK, should there be a Women’s IPL in the near future. With 10 wickets to her name, Poonam finished as India’s highest wicket-taker in the recently-concluded Women’s World T20.
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newscricket2 years ago

Worked on my 'googly' to be quicker and more accurate, asserts Poonam Yadav

Poonam Yadav, whose dipping leg-breaks and deceptive googlies foxed many a batter in the recently-concluded Women's T20 World Cup, has said that she wanted her googly to be quicker and more accurate and worked on the same. The 28-year-old from Agra was India's top wicket-taker with 10 scalps.
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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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featurecricket2 years ago

IND W vs AUS W | India Player Ratings - Ruthless Aussies demolish sorrow-faced India

The last time Australia batted first in a major final against India, things did not go well for the team in Blue. 17 years later, things were no different. The Aussies, right from the very first ball, blew a shell-shocked India out of the park with their aggression to clinch their fifth WT20 title.
Anirudh Suresh
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 WT20 World Cup | Harmanpreet Kaur's trust made me a better bowler, reveals Poonam Yadav

Poonam Yadav, who played an instrumental role in India's march to the Women's T20 World Cup final says It was a stinging rebuke from skipper Harmanpreet Kaur during the tournament opener against Australia that fired up. Poonam believes if the captain has faith in her, she should bounce back.
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