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featurecricket16 hours ago

Cricket Talk | Understanding the changing landscape of women’s cricket through Karunya Keshav

The 2017 Women’s World Cup in England was a watershed moment in women’s cricket history - not only because India entered the final but also for the sheer quality of cricket on display. It signalled a surge in the format, which culminated with over 86000 people attending the 2020 T20 World Cup final.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket7 days ago

Indian fans want India to win every game against Pakistan, states Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan has stated that the Indian fans back their team and want them to win every single encounter against arch-rivals Pakistan, which adds a bit of pressure on the team. He has also recalled an incident, where the Pakistani fans sledged that the southpaw won’t score more than 15 runs.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

World Cup hundreds absolutely of no use because team didn’t win, states Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, who finished the 2019 World Cup as the highest run-getter and hit a record 5 tons has stated that all the centuries in the WC mean nothing to him, given the team failed to win the tournament. Rohit also admitted that it’s the responsibility of individuals to deal with expectations.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Key to my partnership with Mandhana is not curbing our instincts, reveals Shafali Verma

India’s teenage sensation Shafali Verma, who set the World T20 alight with her aggressive batting, has revealed that the key to herself and Smriti Mandhana succeeding as openers is the duo not curbing their attacking instincts. Shafali scored 163 runs in the WT20 at a startling strike rate of 158.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 months ago

Full-fledged Women’s IPL needs to wait for its own good

The hush-push about Women’s IPL has grown in multitudes in the last days, somedays going out of leap and bounds, with India team’s near-perfect T20 World Cup tournament. But, does that and that only warrant an eight-member or a six-member IPLesque tournament?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

Will make sense for BCCI to consider Women's IPL in 2021, expresses Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar feels that time is appropriate for a full-fledged Women's Indian Premier League in order to unearth more talented players. Gavaskar feels that for the board to conduct a Women's IPL, the requirement of 8 teams is not mandatory and that even a small tournament will suffice.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

ICC Women's WT20 | WV Raman is behind India's T20 transformation, admits Smriti Mandhana

After copping an 85 run mauling to Australia in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup final on Sunday, Smriti has believed that India are a transformed team in the shortest format, and she attributed it to head coach WV Raman. Smriti Mandana also has said that team India has grown immensely as a team.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Legends and Pundits react to India's heart breaking World Cup loss

That's almost tragic, isn't it? The girls have been playing wonderful cricket for some time now, and was the most successful team of the tournament till today before squandering in the finals. The entire cricket fraternity reacted on the same and shared their opinions on India's WC campaign.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 months 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
featurecricket3 months ago

Sydney rain parades on Indian Women's T20 World Cup plans

1.3 billion people are busy celebrating India’s maiden entry into the T20 World Cup final, but are they in the best of shapes before the final against the Aussies? Was the down-pour win satisfactory, or did it help them figure out the weakness that has been hiding beneath their incredible run?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam