Women Cricket

  • Indian women to play Test cricket after 8 long years July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian women cricket team will be playing a four-day '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 half-centuries 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 2-1 January 28, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Skipper Shashikala Siriwardene produced an all-round display to help Sri Lanka women notch up a six-wicket win over India in the third T20 international and clinch the three-match series 2-1 on Tuesday. Siriwardene led from the front as she scored an unbeaten 46 off 42 balls laced with four boundaries...
  • Run-outs 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 three-match 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 3-wicket 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 in-form skipper Mithali Raj top-scoring 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 left-arm spinner Gouher Sultana's four-wicket haul, helped the team post a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka Women in the first ODI of the three-match 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 One-day 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 Under-19 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,...
  • IPL-style meet will benefit Indian women cricketers: Anjum April 30, 2013

    Bangalore: Former left-handed batswoman Anjum Chopra, who represented India in 12 Tests and 116 ODIs, on Tuesday said an IPL-style tournament could work wonders for India's women cricketers as it has the "potential to go places". "IPL-style 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 2-0 lead in the three-match 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 3-0 April 5, 2013

    Vadodara: The Indian women's cricket team rode on a disciplined bowling performance to register a 10-run win over Bangladesh in the third and final T20 International and inflict a 3-0 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...
  • Diana Edulji wants BCCI to take women cricket seriously February 15, 2013

    Former India captain Diana Edulji urges the BCCI to take drastic steps to improve women's cricket in the country. ...
  • No concern over accommodation: Pak women's cricket team January 29, 2013

    Pakistan women's cricket team found itself embroiled in a controversy when media reports claimed they were put up in sub-standard accommodation in Cuttack. CNN-IBN found otherwise. ...
  • Odisha: ABVP protests against Pak women's cricket team visit January 22, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The ABVP's Odisha unit on Tuesday protested outside the Bhubaneswar airport over the participation of the Pakistani cricket team in the upcoming women's world cup tournament. The activists protested outside the airport where BCCI members arrived earlier on Tuesday morning. They are to assess preparations for the matches. On Monday,...
  • Should Pakistan women's cricket team be allowed to play in Mumbai? January 17, 2013

    There is a cloud of uncertainty over Pakistan's participation after relations between the two countries became tense following the killing of two Indian soldiers at the LOC. ...
  • GCA refuses to host Women's World Cup January 16, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) has refused to host the upcoming Women's Cricket World Cup after it was approached by the BCCI, who are skeptical about hosting the event in Mumbai due to Pakistani players' presence in the quadrennial extravaganza. Anticipating trouble due to Pakistani players' participation in the mega-event in...
  • Sana to lead Pakistan in women's cricket WC 2013 January 2, 2013

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 15-member women's cricket squad for the upcoming World Cup 2013 to be held in India later this month. The PCB retained Sana Mir as captain of the team while senior player Bisma Maeroof was appointed as her deputy, reports Xinhua. The Women's...
  • Malhotra replaces Sultana in India's women squad September 25, 2012

    Colombo: ICC's Event Technical Committee of the ongoing World Twenty20 on Tuesday approved Reema Malhotra as the replacement player for an ill Gouhar Sultana in the Indian women's cricket squad for the tournament. The women's event will be staged in Galle from September 26 to October 1 with the semi-finals and...
  • ICC confirms replacement for Eng Women's squad September 13, 2012

    Colombo: The ICC's Event Technical Committee has approved Amy Jones as a replacement player for Susie Rowe in the England squad for the upcoming Women's World Twenty20 here. Jones has replaced Rowe, who sustained a fracture to her left thumb while playing for England Women against the West Indies Women at...