newscricket2 months ago

Improved fitness will not only help power-hitting, but fielding too, says Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana believes that improved fitness training will help the Indian women’s team become a potent T20 side as it would improve their power-hitting and fielding abilities. After a fruitful camp at the NCA, the no.1 ODI batswoman Mandhana says she is still a work in progress.
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newscricket2 months ago

Smriti Mandhana reminds me of Sourav Ganguly, says India women’s team coach

Smriti Mandhana has glimpses of Sourav Ganguly in her batting style reveals new India women’s cricket team coach - WV Raman. Still at a tender age of just 22, the Mumbai-born cricketer has amassed a tally of 1,951 runs at an average of 42.41 and a strike-rate of 83.51 from 50 ODIs.
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newscricket2 months ago

Western Storm re-sign Smriti Mandhana for Women's Kia Super League

Smriti Mandhana, who was named Player of the Tournament in the 2018 edition of the Kia Super League, will return to play for Western Storm in the 2019 edition as well. Mandana will play for Storm alongside fellow Indian Deepti Sharma who was snapped up by the team last week.
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newscricket3 months ago

Deepti Sharma signs for Western Storm for the upcoming edition of the Women's Cricket Super League

Indian all-rounder Deepti Sharma has signed up to play for Western Storm in the upcoming edition of the Women's Cricket Super League. Deepti will leave for England on the 28th of July and will be available for the full duration of the tournament which is slated to start from August 6 onwards.
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newscricket4 months ago

Riyan Parag lists Smriti Mandhana as one of his idols

17-year old Rajasthan Royals star Riyan Parag has revealed that he has been following Smriti Mandhana for long now and even tried to copying her batting style, although it didn’t work out. He also shared his experience of playing first ever IPL season and the stardom he has received on social media.
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newscricket4 months ago

All I think about is winning matches for India, claims Smriti Mandhana

2018 ICC Women’s cricketer of the year awardee Smriti Mandhana revealed that the only thing on her mind while playing for the Indian women's team is to win matches for her country. Mandhana has also added that she looked up to veteran national cricketer Mithali Raj during the start of her career.
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newscricket4 months ago

Best performers in Women’s T20 Challenge were mostly Indians, says Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana has stated that the best performers in each match of the Women’s T20 Challenge were mostly Indian players. This year was the second edition of the T20 tournament and four matches were played among three teams whereas it was a one match exhibition in its inaugural year of 2018.
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newscricket4 months ago

CEAT Rating Award | Virat Kohli named international cricketer of the year and best batsman of the year

Virat Kohli has won big in the prestigious CEAT Cricket Awards as he has been named the international cricketer of the year and the best batsman of the year. Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah was named the international bowler of the year while Mohinder Amarnath was presented the lifetime achievement award.
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newscricket4 months ago

Women’s T20 | My experience of coaching international teams will keep me in good stead, says Mamatha Maben

Mamatha Maben, the coach of Mithali Raj-led IPL Velocity, has stated that her experience of coaching various international teams in the past will keep her in good stead when Velocity will take on Trailblazers tonight. Maben has also added that her camaraderie with Raj will also help her big-time.
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newscricket4 months ago

Women’s T20 League | Smriti Mandhana’s 90 takes Trailblazers home against Supernovas

The first Women’s T20 League encounter on Monday had a nail biting finish that went down to the last over, with the Supernovas falling three runs short of Trailblazers’ target. Batting first, the Smrit Mandhana’s led side had scored 140 runs as the skipper lead from the front with a 90 run innings.
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