newscricket8 days ago

Seven Indians including Virat Kohli and Deepti Sharma make it to ICC's 2022 T20I Teams of the Year

The International Cricket Council on Monday announced the teams of the year in the shortest format of the game to acknowledge the best performers of 2022 in both men's and women's cricket. While three Indian players made it to the men's lineup, the women's side boasted four players from India.
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newscricket21 days ago

Similar how WBBL and The Hundred did for Australia and England, Women’s IPL will help us to perform in pressure situations, remarks Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana is confident about the positivity that they can get from the inaugural Women’s IPL in order to improve their national side. Mandhana believes that the competition will help them have strong bench strength and will also help them to improve their performances in crunch situations.
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newscricket4 months ago

Women’s Asia Cup | Twitter reacts to Smriti Mandhana's ‘all is well’ gesture to Shafali Verma after an awful mix-up

A mix-up between two batters usually leads to a run-out and the one who faces the heat expresses displeasure after that. However, Smriti Mandhana chose to do exactly the opposite as she kept her composure and showed a calm gesture to Shafali Verma after she was run out in a frightful manner.
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newscricket4 months ago

Red-hot Smriti Mandhana soars to second in T20I rankings, seventh in ODIs

Smriti Mandhana's tremendous form of late has seen her surge to a career-best second in the updated ICC T20I rankings as well as a promotion to seventh in the ODI charts. Several of her teammates such as Harmanpreet Kaur and Radha Yadav also benefitted from their performances in England.
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newscricket4 months ago

This series is for Jhulan Goswami di, her bowling was amazing, lauds Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana paid tribute to the retiring Jhulan Goswami after the first ODI against England where India emerged victorious by eight wickets. The batter went on to talk about her own batting approach and how she battled the conditions on offer in order to score the big runs and take India home.
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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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newscricket6 months ago

ICC Women's T20I Rankings | Jemimah Rodrigues moves up to top ten batters; Beth Mooney regains top spot

India's rising sensation Jemimah Rodrigues has moved to seven places to grab 10th position in the latest ICC T20I Rankings. On the other hand, riding on another extraordinary tournament in Commonwealth Games 2022, Australia's Beth Mooney has regained the top spot, dethroning her skipper Meg Lanning.
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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.
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newscricket11 months ago

Women’s World Cup 2022 | Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur slam centuries against West Indies

India’s left-handed opener Smriti Mandhana and vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur have struck scintillating hundreds to propel their side to 317/8 against West Indies in Match 10 of the Women’s World Cup 2022 in Hamilton. While Mandhana’s innings ended at 119-ball 123, Kaur fell for 107-ball 109.
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newscricket1 year ago

Smriti Mandhana will lead India women's team in future, says Ramesh Powar

India women’s head coach Ramesh Powar believes that opening batter Smriti Mandhana will lead the national team in future. Currently, Mithali Raj is captaining the team in the Test and ODI format and it is assumed that Raj will bid adieu to the game right after the 2022 ODI World Cup.
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