WOMEN'S S CRICKET

  • Indian women's team poised to win Test November 18, 2014

    Mysuru: The Indian women's team was on the threshold of victory against South Africa who, following on, were 83 for six, still 84 runs in arrears, at stumps on the third and penultimate day of the one-off Test, here Tuesday. India, after making 400 for six declared in their first innings,...
  • India Women reduce South Africa to 85 for 3 on Day 2 November 17, 2014

    Mysore: Riding on centuries by Thirush Kamini and Poonam Raut, India Women scored a massive 400 for six declared and then reduced South Africa to 85 for three, at the end of the second day of the one-off Test match on Monday. Resuming at 211 for one, the hosts dominated the...
  • Mithali Raj remains number one batswoman in ICC rankings August 26, 2014

    Dubai: India captain Mithali Raj has retained the top spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) women's rankings for batters. Mithali maintained her reign on the top with scores of 34 and 30, respectively, to be the secondhighest runscorer for her side in the series India lost 02 in England. Her...
  • Indian women lose 2nd ODI by 13 runs, England clinch series August 23, 2014

    Scarborough: Indian women paid the price for losing their cool during the death overs as they lost second successive ODI against England by 13 runs to concede the threematch series here on Saturday. England scored a moderate 214 for nine riding on skipper Charlotte Edwards' patient century. In reply, India were...
  • England women humble India women by 42 runs in 1st ODI August 22, 2014

    Scarborough: Fine fifties from skipper Charlotte Edwards and Heather Knight helped England women outplay their Indian counterparts by 42 runs via DuckworthLewis method in the first rainhit onedayer here on Thursday. Chasing a revised target of 184 in 42 overs, England were 153 for three in 30.1 overs when rain intervened...
  • India men struggle but women beat England by 6 wickets in oneoff Test August 16, 2014

    Wormsley: The Indian men's cricket team has disappointed with their spineless performance in the last three weeks but the women counterparts showed steely temperament as they made a remarkable comeback into Test fold, beating England women by six wickets on Saturday. Skipper Mithali Raj led from the front with a gutsy...
  • Oneoff Test: Indian women keep England in check on Day 2 August 14, 2014

    Wormsley: Indian bowlers once again came to the women's teams' rescue to check England's lead on the second day of the oneoff Test here on Thursday. Surpassing a slender 22run lead, the Charlotte Edwardsled team had reached 84 for six in 38 overs until last reports came in on a rainaffected...
  • Beating hosts England will be a big achievement: Mithali Raj August 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Offered a chance to play a fourday Test after eight years, Indian women's cricket captain Mithali Raj welcomed it and said the younger lot in the squad, who are embarking on a 23day tour of England tonight, would benefit a lot from playing the longer version of the game. She...
  • Indian women to play Test cricket after 8 long years July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian women cricket team will be playing a fourday 'Test' match after a gap of eight long years as they gear up for a short two and half week tour of England starting August 7. India will be playing a 'Test' and three ODIs during the 19 day...
  • Mithali Raj stars for Rest of the World Womens XI May 20, 2014

    London: Indian skipper Mithali Raj scored 67 to help Rest of the World Women's XI outplay Marylebone Cricket Club Women by 41 runs in a match arranged as part of the Lord's bicentenary celebrations. Electing to bat, the World XI side rode on halfcenturies from Mithali and Australia captain Meg Lanning...
  • 'Kholi marry me!' Danielle Wyatt, member of England's women's cricket team, proposes to Virat Kohli on Twitter April 5, 2014

    Danielle Wyatt, a member of the women's cricket team in England, seems completely smitten by cricketer Virat Kohli and has proposed marriage to him on Twitter. This came soon after Kohli helped India secure a place in the ICC World T20 final on Friday. Danielle tweet got Twitter buzzing and not...
  • Indian women trounce Bangladesh, record first win in World T20 March 30, 2014

    Sylhet: Indian women recorded their first win in the World Twenty20 with an easy 79-run victory over Bangladesh on Sunday. India, who lost their first two matches to Sri Lanka and England, dominated the proceedings right from the word go. Winning the toss, India elected to bat and openers Mithali Raj...
  • Indian women suffer their 2nd loss in ICC World T20 March 26, 2014

    Sylhet: Indian women's team produced a listless batting performance as they suffered a five-wicket loss at the hands of England to slump to their second consecutive defeat in the Women's World Twenty20 here on Wednesday. Electing to bat, Indian women could only score 95 for nine in their allotted 20 overs...
  • World Twenty20: Indian women beat Ireland in practice match March 21, 2014

    Savar, Bangladesh: The Indian women's cricket team clinched a facile 26-run triumph over Ireland to sign off their warm-up engagements on a positive note ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 Championships here on Friday. Put into bat, the Indians made 148 for four before restricting Ireland to 122 for nine. The...
  • Indian women to play 3 Twenty20 Internationals against Bangladesh March 4, 2014

    Kolkata: The Indian women's cricket team will be gearing up for the ICC Women's World T20 by playing a three-match series against their Bangladeshi counterpart at the Sheik Kamal International Stadium in Cox's Bazar. The Indian team will be leaving for Dhaka on March 7 and the three T20 Internationals will...
  • Sri Lanka women beat Indian women to clinch Twenty20 series 21 January 28, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Skipper Shashikala Siriwardene produced an allround display to help Sri Lanka women notch up a sixwicket win over India in the third T20 international and clinch the threematch series 21 on Tuesday. Siriwardene led from the front as she scored an unbeaten 46 off 42 balls laced with four boundaries...
  • Runouts dent SL Women's chance to wrap up T20I series January 26, 2014

    Vizianagaram: Four run outs dented Sri Lanka Women's chances of clinching the threematch series, as they lost the second Twenty20 International against India by nine runs, here on Sunday. Sri Lanka Women had won the first T20I by three wickets. It was a golden chance for the visitors today to post...
  • 1st T20: Sri Lankan Women register 3wicket win over Indian Women January 25, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Sri Lankan Women registered their first victory in the limited overs series against India after beating the hosts by three wickets in the 1st T20 International on Saturday. Put into bat, Indian eves scored 147 for 3 in 20 overs with inform skipper Mithali Raj topscoring with 67 off 47...
  • Gouher Sultana claims four as India women beat SL in first ODI January 19, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: A fine bowling performance by India Women, led by leftarm spinner Gouher Sultana's fourwicket haul, helped the team post a sevenwicket win over Sri Lanka Women in the first ODI of the threematch series here on Sunday. After bundling out Sri Lanka for a meagre 76, Indian women achieved the...
  • Mithali Raj retained captain for home series against Sri Lanka January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran batswoman Mithali Raj has been retained as the captain of the India team for the upcoming bilateral series against Sri Lankan women scheduled to be played at Visakhapatnam from January 19 to 28. There will be three one day internationals apart from three T20 Internationals. While half of...
  • England women complete Ashes win with T20 success August 31, 2013

    Chester-le-Street: England women completed a 12 points to four Ashes win over Australia in their multi-format series with a seven-wicket Twenty20 victory at Chester-le-Street on Saturday. Australia could only manage 91 for seven in their 20 overs, with off-spinner Danielle Hazell taking two wickets for 20 runs in her maximum four...
  • Women's Ashes to be held in Australia in January August 27, 2013

    Melbourne: The Ashes rivalry will continue into the New Year with the women's Ashes cricket series in Australia, it was announced on Tuesday. Australia and England will compete across all three formats in the Ashes which begins January 10 in Perth. The fixture features one Test in Perth, three One-Day Internationals (ODI)...
  • Top three teams from Dublin to qualify for ICC World Twenty20 July 16, 2013

    Dubai: The ICC on Tuesday announced a revised schedule for the Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier in Dublin this year which will now see top three teams from the event advancing to next year's World Twenty20 in Bangladesh instead of one. Following an ICC Board decision during the ICC annual conference week...
  • Coyle named assistant coach of Australia's women's cricket team July 11, 2013

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) Thursday named Tim Coyle as the assistant coach of its national women's team for two years. Coyle, who won multiple Sheffield Shield and Oneday domestic titles with Tasmania as head coach before stepping down at the end of last season, will join the team for the upcoming...
  • West Indies to stage Women's 2018 World Twenty20 June 30, 2013

    London: The West Indies will host the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Twenty20 in 2018 and the Under19 Cricket World Cup in 2022. These were among the various decisions taken at the conclusion of the ICC Annual Conference here Saturday, reports CMC. The IDI Board (ICC Development International) also confirmed that...
  • PCB Committee probing sexual harassment submits report June 13, 2013

    Karachi: An inquiry committee formed by the Pakistan Cricket Board to probe allegations of sexual harassment made by some women players of the Multan region has completed its proceedings and submitted the report to the higher authorities. Ayesha Ashar, who headed the three member inquiry committee that included a legal advisor,...
  • IPLstyle meet will benefit Indian women cricketers: Anjum April 30, 2013

    Bangalore: Former lefthanded batswoman Anjum Chopra, who represented India in 12 Tests and 116 ODIs, on Tuesday said an IPLstyle tournament could work wonders for India's women cricketers as it has the "potential to go places". "IPLstyle tournament will work for Indian women cricketers because it has the potential to go...
  • Harmanpreet's ton guides India Women to series win April 10, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Indian women rode on Harmanpreet Singh's century to defeat Bangladesh by 46 runs in the second ODI and take an unassailable 20 lead in the threematch series, here Wednesday. Besides scoring 103, Harmanpreet also took two wickets, as India restricted Bangladesh to 210 for nine after putting up 256...
  • Indian women whitewash Bangladesh, clinch T20 series 30 April 5, 2013

    Vadodara: The Indian women's cricket team rode on a disciplined bowling performance to register a 10run win over Bangladesh in the third and final T20 International and inflict a 30 whitewash on the visitors here on Friday. Electing to bat, India posted 123 for nine and then restricted Bangladesh to...
  • Pakistani women hail breakthrough tournament March 8, 2013

    Lahore: For Sana Mir, the captain of the Pakistan women's cricket team, the successful and peaceful completion of a national Twenty20 event this week was a giant step forward for women's rights in the conservative and troubled country. The six-team tournament, named after former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, was held at...