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newscricket4 months ago

My back-foot game was weak earlier but facing 140kph Ranji bowlers helped me, reveals Shafali Verma

Star Indian batter Shafali Verma has revealed that she improved her back-foot game after facing Ranji bowlers, who were bowling at 140kph, during a camp with Haryana men's team. She also added that ever since the World T20, last year, she's been working on her skills, and fitness extensively.
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newscricket4 months ago

Letter to Sourav Ganguly was to ensure players adhere to healthy team culture, admits WV Raman

After his exit as the coach of the Indian women’s team, WV Raman has admitted that his letter to BCCI President Sourav Ganguly was merely to ensure players adhered to healthy team culture. He also added that during his tenure, he advised the players to put aside the differences and play together.
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newscricket4 months ago

WV Raman alleges 'certain personal goals overriding team's objectives' in scathing letter to BCCI

In his letter to BCCI following his exit as Indian women’s team coach, WV Raman has alleged that certain personal goals in the camp have overridden the team’s objectives. He also added that he is more than happy to accept the rejection if it was due to his incompetence as a coach during his tenure.
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newscricket6 months ago

Indian Women’s T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur tests COVID-19 positive

After being injured for the entire T20I series against South Africa, Sportstar has reported that Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur has tested COVID-19 positive after developing mild symptoms. Harmanpreet becomes the fifth high-profile cricketer to catch the virus in the last three days.
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newscricket6 months ago

Would like to have about ten days of net sessions for women's team ahead of a new series, asserts WV Raman

Indian Women's team coach WV Raman has stated that he would like to have at least 10 days of net sessions for the women's team ahead of the next scheduled series in India. Meanwhile, ODI captain Mithali Raj felt that that the series going ahead was the biggest gain for the women.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND-W vs SA-W | Not getting picked in the ODIs motivated me to work harder on myself, reveals Shafali Verma 

There was a lot of hue and cry when Shafali Verma wasn't picked for the ODIs against South Africa and she stated that she took it as a motivation and worked even harder on herself. Shafali also added that she must be lacking something in her and hence didn't ask the captain about the omission.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND W vs SA W | We cannot keep giving excuses, need to pull our socks up, claims Smriti Mandhana

India’s stand-in skipper Smriti Mandhana insisted that the side needed to pull up their socks and get back into rhythm and claimed that the one-year-hiatus cannot be used as an excuse for sustained mediocrity. Mandhana admitted that India deserved to lose the 2nd T20I for the way they fielded.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND W vs SA W | It won’t be too long before the team gets into rhythm and performs well, states WV Raman

WV Raman, Indian Women’s head coach, stated that it won’t be too long before the team gets back into their rhythm and performs well in the next few months. However, on the loss, he insisted that the team lacked the game time and were short on mental strength and their fitness levels.
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newscricket6 months ago

Heinrich Klassen and Lara Goodall earn their maiden SA’s central contract; Faf du Plessis misses out

Cricket South Africa in their announcement of the central contract for the upcoming cricketing year, announced that Heinrich Klassen and Lara Goodall earned their maiden central contract. Meanwhile, former South African skipper Faf du Plessis misses out on the contract for the year 2021-22.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND W vs SA W | Haven’t fulfilled my potential in ODI series; will give my best in T20Is, promises Poonam Yadav

India’s ace-spinner Poonam Yadav has admitted that she hasn’t fulfilled her potential in the ongoing five-match ODI series against South Africa but insisted that she will give her best in the T20I series. She also spoke about how crucial Harmanpreet Kaur could be to the bowling unit in T20s.
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