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#WWC17: Indian Women Shock England In The World Cup Opener

High on their form, Indian women cricketers brought glory as they clinched the very first match of their World Cup campaign against England by 35 runs. There could not be any better opener for the Indian squad, as it would enable them stay put for a long run in the ongoing ICC women’s World Cup, which kickstarted in England(…)

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Don’t Compare Us With Male Cricketers: Mithali Raj

The ICC Women’s World Cup is just round the corner. However, the comparison between men’s and women’s team is always there. At the pre-event dinner on Wednesday, June 21, when Indian Captain Mithali Raj was having a gala time with the team, a mediaperson asked her who her favourite male cricketer was between India and Pakistan.(…)

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All You Need To Know About The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup

The ICC women’s World Cup will begin in England on June 24. According to the International Cricket Council, the tournament will be held in the presence of nine male and four women umpires. “The tournament will see four women umpires officiate, the highest number yet for an ICC global event. They are Kathy Cross of New(…)

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Pay Hike Boosts Women Cricketers Before World Cup

Here’s a big thumbs up to the Indian women’s cricket team. Having displayed commendable performance, the Indian women cricketers are a confident lot before heading out for the World Cup in England. And what has further boosted their morale is the announcement that they will earn more money per game and a higher daily allowance from the upcoming(…)

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Deepti Sharma And Punam Raut Script History With Record Opening Stand

When the entire nation is cheering on for IPL fever, a little less noticeable record-breaking stand created by two India women cricketers. Openers Deepti Sharma and Punam Raut have scripted history by become the first pair to collect a 300-run stand in ODIs. They hit centuries to score the highest partnership in women’s ODIs and made 320(…)

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Sportswomen who have been recommended for Arjuna Award so far

Arjuna Award is considered as a prestigious honour to be conferred on sportspersons with outstanding achievement in National sports. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports awards it to people who have achieved recognition not just nationally but also at the global level. As the different sports federations have started recommending names to the ministry(…)

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10 Things To Know About Diana Edulji

Diana Fram Edulji is a former Indian women’s Test cricketer. She was recently appointed by the Supreme Court of India as one of the interim administrators to look after the daily functioning of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). A few years ago in Mumbai, she went over to congratulate a newly(…)

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Mithali Raj To Captain The Team In ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifiers

Mithali Raj will captain a 14-member India Women squad that has been gearing up for the upcoming ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier to be held in Colombo from 3-21 February, BCCI announced on Tuesday, January 3rd. Indian Women’s Cricket team will now play in World Cup qualifiers to be played in Sri Lanka from 7-21 February(…)

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Harmanpreet Kaur Replaces Mithali Raj As T20 Captain

Harmanpreet Kaur is the new captain of the Indian women’s T20 team, replacing veteran Mithali Raj. The team is gearing up for the upcoming Asia Cup and West Indies series in which Mithali Raj will play in the T20 squad led by Harmanpreet. The decision was announced on Saturday. Also Read: Historic win for Indian Women’s Cricket(…)

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Indo-Pak Tension Casts Shadow On Women’s Asia Cup

The Women’s Asia T20 Cup is round the corner. India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Thailand are participating in the tournament, which starts from November 27 in Thailand. Amid the recent tension between Pakistan and India, it is hard to conclude now if India will play against the neighbouring country in the tournament or(…)

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