In the very next over, Smriti walked across to scoop and didn't get the required elevation, giving a simple catch to short fine leg off Nat. The duo falling in quick succession meant India got only 15 runs from 7-10 overs phase.
The same 14-member squad will also feature in a limited-overs series against New Zealand from February 9 to 24, comprising one T20 International and five ODIs.
Chasing a target of 265, India showed poise and power in their response, with the opening pair of Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana putting on 59 for the first wicket.
Bengaluru/Bhubaneswar: Odisha women’s cricket team beat Kerala by a narrow margin of eight runs to become the plate group champions in the Senior Women’s T20 League played in Bengaluru. Chasing 109 runs to win, Kerala was bowled out for 100 runs in 19.2 overs in a low-scoring yet thrilling match. For Odisha, international spinner Rasanara […]
Georgetown: A combined effort helped India thrash New Zealand by 34 runs in the opening match of the Women’s World T20 at the Providence Stadium here on Friday. Opting to bat, first batswomen did a fantastic job especially centurion Harmanpreet Kaur (103) andAJemimah Rodrigues (59) then Indian bowlers kept the pressure right from the first […]
Mithali had started the tour in eighth position but her series aggregate of 206 runs - the best by a batter on either side -- has helped her reclaim the top position, which she last occupied in February 2018.
Jaipur: Terming it a ‘step ahead’, Mithali Raj feels the Women’s T20 Challenge will provide a platform to young cricketers to rub shoulders with the best in the business. Indian woman cricket team stars Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana will captain the three sides — Velocity, Supernovas and Trailblazers, respectively — in the […]
Dubai: In the latest ICC ODI women’s rankings, India have widened the gap over England from one to three points while the West Indies have lost five points and are now just two points ahead of Pakistan in seventh place. In the first annual updates since the introduction of the women’s global T20I rankings in […]
Perth: Spinner Poonam Yadav claimed three wickets as India defeated Bangladesh by 18 runs in a Group A match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup here on Monday. Invited to bat, India posted a competitive 142 for 6 and then returned to restrict Bangladesh to 124 for 8 to notch up their second successive […]
New Delhi: Cricket fraternity took to social media to wish ace India women’s cricketer Smriti Mandhana who turned 24 on Saturday. Mandhana has been one of the most consistent Indian batters for a while now and is one of the first names on the sheet in white-ball cricket. She has so far featured in 51 […]