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Ramesh Powar appointed head coach of Indian women’s cricket team(Twitter)

Once shown the door, Powar becomes women’s team head coach again

By Shalini Gupta, Rasesh Mandani
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 09:58 PM IST
Soon after the World Cup ended, Powar was removed from his position. The controversy revealed deeper rifts in the team too, as T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur and vice-captain Smriti Mandhana wrote fervent appeals to the BCCI to reinstate Powar as coach.
India's Shafali Verma in action against South Africa.(Twitter)
India's Shafali Verma in action against South Africa.(Twitter)

Shafali Verma consolidates top spot in ICC T20 rankings

UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2021 02:58 PM IST
  • Shafali Verma’s blistering 30-ball 60 in the final match of the home series against South Africa has helped garner 26 rating points and consolidate her position at the top of the ICC Women’s T20I Player Rankings.
India women win the final T20I by 9 wickets(ICC / Twitter)
India women win the final T20I by 9 wickets(ICC / Twitter)

India Women notch up consolation 9-wicket win over SA Women in 3rd T20I

PTI | , Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2021 10:01 PM IST
Shafali hit seven fours and five sixes during his blistering knock while Mandhana had nine boundaries in his unbeaten innings.
South Africa women beat India Women by six wickets(Official CSA / Twitter)
South Africa women beat India Women by six wickets(Official CSA / Twitter)

SA Women beat India Women by 6 wickets in 2nd T20I

PTI | , Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2021 10:25 PM IST
Opener Lizelle Lee (70) and Laura Wolvaardt (53*) scored their respective half-centuries as the visitors chased down a 159-run target to win the game by six wickets.
After the hosts lost three early wickets, experienced players in Mithali Raj (left) and Harmanpreet Kaur steadied India's innings. (Twitter)
After the hosts lost three early wickets, experienced players in Mithali Raj (left) and Harmanpreet Kaur steadied India's innings. (Twitter)

Lack of bench strength a big worry for India

By Sharad Deep, Shalini Gupta, Lucknow/chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2021 09:46 AM IST
  • In the batting department, skipper Mithali Raj, 38, and her deputy Harmanpreet Kaur, 32 have been shouldering the responsibility for more than a decade and a half, playing big innings and fashioning India’s famous victories.
South Africa women beat India Women by 5 wickets(Twitter)
South Africa women beat India Women by 5 wickets(Twitter)

INDW vs SAW, 5th ODI: South Africa women win by 5 wickets, seal series 4-1

PTI | , Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2021 04:26 PM IST
South Africa overhauled the 189-run target with 10 balls to spare with Mignon du Preez (57) and Anneke Bosch (58) scoring half-centuries.
South Africa won the 4th ODI by seven wickets. (BCCI)
South Africa won the 4th ODI by seven wickets. (BCCI)

Punam Raut ton in vain as South Africa clinch series

By Sharad Deep, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2021 07:55 PM IST
The win gave SA's stand-in captain Laura Wolvaardt the series 3-1.
Punam Raut (L) and Smriti Mandhana. (BCCI)
Punam Raut (L) and Smriti Mandhana. (BCCI)

India women face SA in must-win fourth ODI

By Sharad Deep, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2021 06:58 AM IST
  • The hosts, playing their first international games in a year, are 1-2 down in the five-match series being played in Lucknow
File image of Jhulan Goswami. (Getty Images)
File image of Jhulan Goswami. (Getty Images)

You can't belong to team if you don’t perform your best everyday: Jhulan Goswami

PTI | , Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2021 11:34 PM IST
  • Jhulan Goswami claimed 4 for 42 to set up India’s nine-wicket win over South Africa in the second ODI, helping the side level the five-match series 1-1.
Shafali Verma in action. (Getty Images)
Shafali Verma in action. (Getty Images)

ICC T20I rankings: Shafali climbs to second, Mandhana remains at 7th

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 04:10 PM IST
With 744 rating points, Verma is behind leader Beth Mooney (748) of Australia while Mandhana has 693 points.
India Women's beat South Africa women by 9 wickets(Twitter)
India Women's beat South Africa women by 9 wickets(Twitter)

Jhulan, Smriti help India crush South Africa in 2nd ODI, level series

By Sharad Deep, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 06:15 PM IST
Seasoned pacer Jhulan Goswami’s leads the way with four wickets before opener Smriti Mandhana top-scores with 80* as India complete a nine-wicket win.
India cricketers warm up. (BCCI/Twitter)
India cricketers warm up. (BCCI/Twitter)

Mithali-led India eye comeback against South Africa

By Sharad Deep, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 10:50 PM IST
  • Mithali Raj-led hosts eye a comeback post an eight wicket loss in the opener on Sunday.
The Indian national women's team ahead of the first ODI against South Africa. (BCCI)
The Indian national women's team ahead of the first ODI against South Africa. (BCCI)

India women's team to play one-off Test against England

Reuters | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 08:57 PM IST
  • It will be India women's first game in the longest format of the game since November 2014 when the Indian players took on South Africa.
India women’s team captain Harmanpreet Kaur(Twitter)
India women’s team captain Harmanpreet Kaur(Twitter)

Harmanpreet’s six in last over leads India women to 5-wicket victory over England - WATCH

Canberra | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 01:00 PM IST
India women’s team skipper Harmanpreet Kaur hit a six when 4 runs were needed off 4 balls in the last over to seal a 5-wicket victory for India women against England.
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