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newscricket2 months ago

Women’s World Cup 2022 | Didn’t have batter who can take the game deep, says Mithali Raj

India lost their second game of the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup against New Zealand by 62 runs and team captain Mithali Raj has expressed disappointment over the performance of top-order. Raj said that the team lacked a batter who can take the game deep for the team and chase the target.
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newscricket3 months ago

Women's World Cup 2022 | Hayley Matthews’ all-round show helps West Indies stun New Zealand in tournament opener

The 2022 Women’s World Cup has begun with a massive upset as hosts New Zealand have suffered a nail-biting three-run defeat against West Indies in the tournament opener at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui. Hayley Matthews, who had struck 119 off 128 balls and took 2-41, was adjudged Player of the Match.
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newscricket5 months ago

IPL is the next step to help women's cricket grow globally, feels Sophie Devine

New Zealand captain Sophie Devine feels that the franchise cricket has raised the profile of women’s cricket in recent years and a full fledged women’s IPL will be the next step to help the discipline grow globally. BCCI currently holds a three-team Women’s T20 challenge alongside the men’s IPL.
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newscricketa year ago

The Hundred | David Warner, Marcus Stoinis and Sophie Devine pull out of the competition

Ahead of the first edition of The Hundred, the trio of David Warner, Marcus Stoinis and Sophie Devine have pulled themselves out of the competition, with more withdrawals set to be confirmed. With Warner and Stoinis named in the Australian squad, the clash in schedule has led to the decision.
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newscricket2 years 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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newscricket2 years ago

Tim Southee honoured at NZCPA awards

Seasoned pacer Tim Southee, on Wednesday, has received The Players' Cap honour at the New Zealand Cricket Players Association (NZCPA) awards. Meanwhile, White Ferns’ captain Sophie Devine has been honoured with the CPA Players' Award for the third time, equalling Kane Williamon’s record. 
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newscricket2 years ago

Sophine Devine may break record for fastest ever century in this WT20, feels Mel Jones

Renowned commentator Mel Jones feels the Women's World T20 may see Deandra Dottin's record for the fastest ever century be broken by New Zealand skipper Sophie Devine. Devine is in the form of her life, scoring her maiden T20 international century off just 65 balls against South Africa last week.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC T20 Rankings | Smriti Mandhana rises to fourth, Jemimah Rodrigues drops to seventh position

Smriti Mandhana has jumped three places to fourth position while her compatriot Jemimah Rodrigues has dropped to seventh in the latest ICC women's T20 International rankings for batters released on Friday. Meanwhile, skipper Harmanpreet Kaur has remained static at ninth on the same list.
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newscricket2 years ago

WBBL 2019 | Sophie Devine named WBBL player of the tournament

Kiwi all-rounder Sophie Devine has been named as the player of the tournament for WBBL 2019 following her outstanding performances with both bat and ball which has propelled the Adelaide Strikers to the finals. She was closely followed by Beth Mooney and Danni Wyatt at 35 and 33 votes respectively.
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newscricket3 years ago

Women’s T20 Challenge | Throwing away the wickets cost us the game, says Harmanpreet Kaur

Harmanpreet Kaur has stated that throwing away wickets at a regular interval resulted in IPL Supernovas conceding the game to Smriti Mandhana-led IPL Trailblazers. On the other hand, her teammate Sophie Devine added that it was disappointing to get so close and eventually lose the game.
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