INDIA WOMEN

  • South African women beat India to clinch ODI series 2-1 November 28, 2014

    Bengaluru: Nadine Moodley's dogged half-century and Mignon Du Preez's 46-run knock, helped South African women beat their India counterparts by four wickets to clinch the three-match ODI series by 2-1 margin on Friday. After bundling out India for 180, South Africa successfully chased the target when they scored 184 for six...
  • South Africa Women's team beat India by 2 wickets November 24, 2014

    Bengaluru: A battling half-century by Chloe Tryon carried South Africa to a thrilling two-wicket win over India in the first of the three women's One-Day Internationals at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Monday. Taking first strike, India collapsed to 114 in 38.5 overs and South Africa recovered from 31 for 5...
  • Mithali Raj retained as ODI and T20 captain November 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Right-hander Mithali Raj will skipper the Indian women's cricket team against visiting South Africa in the three-match One-Day International (ODI) series and the lone Twenty20 International. "The women's selection committee met here Friday to pick the Indian teams for the ODI series and T20I against South Africa," Board of Control...
  • Thirush Kamini, Poonam Raut take India women to 211/1 on Day 1 November 16, 2014

    Mysore: Thirush Kamini and Poonam Raut scored unbeaten centuries to take India Women to a commanding 211 for one against South Africa Women at the end of the first day's play in the one-off Test match on Sunday. Electing to bat, India lost opener Smriti Mandhana (8) cheaply with just eight...
  • 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...
  • India women's football team grabs 50th spot in FIFA rankings June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: India's women football team moved one place up to grab the 50th spot among 175 nations in the latest FIFA ranking. The team also grabbed 11th position in the AFC ranking, moving up one spot. It is the second time that the women's football team has come up in the...
  • Indian men's, women's squash teams drub Iran June 11, 2014

    The Indian squash contingents got off to a perfect start, defeating Iran 30 in both the men's and women's events in the 17th Asian Team Championship on Wednesday. India has been given the top billing in the men's section while it is seeded second among women. The results: Women: India beat Iran 30...
  • India to take on Sri Lanka in women's World Twenty20 March 23, 2014

    Sylhet: Indian women would look to begin their World Twenty20 campaign on a positive note when they take on Sri Lanka in a Group B league match on Monday. Indian women have not played against top oppositions in recent times and their performance has been a mixed one in the the...
  • 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...
  • Triumphant Indian women archers return home August 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The triumphant Indian women's recurve team, which clinched the World Cup Stage IV crown in Poland, returned home in the wee hours on Tuesday to a lukewarm response. The archery team, comprising Bombayla Devi, Deepika Kumari and Rimil Buriuly, were later felicitated at the resident of President of Archery...
  • Indian Women whitewash Bangladesh 30 in ODIs April 12, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Indian Women cricket team registered a 58run victory over Bangladesh Women in the third and final oneday international and inflicted a 30 whitewash on the visitors here on Friday. Electing to bat, India were all out for a modest 154 in 48.3 overs, but they managed to defend it...
  • 1st T20: Raut, Kamini help India thrash Bangladesh April 2, 2013

    Vadodara: Poonam Raut and Thirush Kamini scored contrasting halfcenturies in a 130run opening stand as India Women thrashed Bangladesh by 49 runs in the first Twenty20 international on Tuesday to take a 10 lead in the threematch series. Asked to bat, India responded well by scoring a challenging 143 for 3...
  • Indian women to take on Bangladesh in T20I, ODI series March 31, 2013

    Mumbai: The Indian women's cricket team will play Bangladesh in a Twenty20 International and OneDay International (ODI) series in April, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Sunday. The first T20I will be played at Baroda's Reliance Sports Complex April 2. Bangladesh will be led by Salma...
  • Harmanpreet to lead India Women against Bangladesh March 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Harmanpreet Kaur was on Thursday named captain of the Indian women's team replacing seasoned Mithali Raj, for the limitedovers series against Bangladesh starting April 2 at home. Opener Poonam Raut has been named as Harmanpreet's deputy. India Women will play a three T20s and as many ODIs after their...
  • ICC Women's WC, Ind vs SL: As it happened February 5, 2013

    While chasing 283 to win, the hosts needed 251 to beat West Indies' net runrate to qualify for the Super Sixes, but they were bowled out for 144....
  • India beat Pakistan to lift Women's T20 Asia Cup October 31, 2012

    Guangzhou, China: India have beaten Pakistan by 18 runs in a lowscoring final to lift the Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup at the Guanggong International Cricket Stadium in Guangzhou, the venue for the 2010 Asian Games. Defending a total of just 81 after a poor batting performance, Indias bowlers took pace off...
  • Mithali, Jhulan in top 3 of ICC rankings September 24, 2012

    Colombo: India's Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami, Harpreet Kaur and Amita Sharma have been named in the recently released ICC Women's T20I Player Rankings launched here on Monday. With 652 rating points, Mithali is at No. 3 in the batting list while Harpreet is placed at No. 6 in the same list...
  • Indian women lose by 33 runs to Eng in T20 June 27, 2012

    Canterbury: The Indian women's cricket team suffered a 33run loss to their counterparts from England in a Twenty20 international here on Tuesday. Chasing 138 for victory, India could manage only 104 for 8 in their stipulated 20 overs at the St Lawrence Ground after inviting the hosts to bat. India's batting failed...
  • Aussie eves complete 30 sweep of ODI series March 16, 2012

    Mumbai: Australian women completed a 30 clean sweep of their Oneday International series against their Indian counterparts when they won the third and final match by five wickets, here on Friday. The Australian team won with 86 balls to spare at the Wankhede Stadium. India had lost the first two games...
  • Conflict in Muslim Board over new nikahnama March 18, 2008

    New Delhi: A new nikahnama or marriage contract released by the All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board (AIMWPLB) has challenged the existing model contract in a bid to empower Muslim women. The newly released Shariat nikahnama also challenges the authority of the highest Muslim lawmaking body in India and is...
  • Women hockey team suffers despite Chak De! fever January 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Sport persons in India often struggle against all odds unless they happen to be cricketers. They are expected to compete against the best and come out on top. A hue and cry is raised when they don't. But is it entirely their fault? Chak De! India, a song...