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newscricket18 days ago

Hopefully Women’s T20 final will have a flow-on effect on the sport, wishes Ellyse Perry

Ellyse Perry has stated that the incredible spectacle that was the Women’s T20 World Cup final at the MCG should have a flow-on effect on the future of women's cricket. The iconic Aussie all-rounder further added that the win was less about Australia because the impact means a lot more.
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newscricket25 days ago

WV Raman is trying to be creative with our skill training regime, reveals Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj has opened up about the training style at home, saying that coach WV Raman has worked on creative solutions to keep the players’ fitness regime at the top. Raj has further added that she might need a few sessions to get back her rhythm as cricket resumes in the post COVID-19 world.
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newscricketa month ago

Covid-19 outbreak forces postponement of India Women’s tour of England

The ECB have confirmed that India women’s tour of England, which was scheduled to kick off on June 25, has been indefinitely postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country. With ECB suspending cricket in the country till July 1, the Windies’ tour of the UK was also earlier postponed.
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newscricketa month ago

2021 World Cup Qualification comes as welcome news amidst coronavirus crisis, feels Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj has stated that the Indian team's qualification for the 2021 Women's World Cup comes as great news amid the COVID-19 crisis that has engulfed the world. The ODI team skipper has also added that the team can plan in a much better way now as the qualification issues have come to an end.
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newscricket2 months ago

Limiting to ODIs has taken a hit on playing time, admits Mithali Raj

India Women ODI captain Mithali Raj has admitted that being limited to just one format meant both her and Jhulan Goswami have been out of action for a while. Raj has also revealed that during this situation, the COVID-19 pandemic, India Eves’ World Cup qualifiers preparations have also taken a hit.
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newscricket2 months ago

Raman Sir always has solutions ready and helps out whenever we are stuck, reveals Shafali Verma

Shafali Verma has revealed that WV Raman has been of great help for the side and always has solutions ready whenever the team is stuck in any situation. She has also added that while result of the final is difficult to accept, there will be other opportunities in the future that will go their way.
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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.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | ICC mulling separate broadcast rights for Women’s cricket for 2023-31 cycle

The International Cricket Council (ICC) are reportedly considering the option of inviting separate bids for the broadcast of Women’s Cricket for the 2023-31 cycle, after the tremendous success of the 2020 WT20. The WT20, held in Australia, was the most watched tournament in women’s cricket history.
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newscricket2 months ago

Felt good to see 86,000 people cheering after playing in empty stadiums, reveals Harmanpreet Kaur

Following India’s loss in the final against Australia, Harmanpreet Kaur has admitted that 86,000 people present at the stadium motivated them. She also added that India are still five-six years behind the Australian team but believes that women’s game is still on the rise in the country.
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newscricket2 months ago

Perfect time to organise Women's IPL, believes Anjum Chopra

Legendary women’s cricketer Anjum Chopra stated that she is in favour of a women's IPL and attested that this is the perfect time to hold the mega event. This year's four-team Women's T20 Challenge is scheduled to be played on the sidelines of the IPL playoffs at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
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