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Australia hosts India with an aim to extend ICC Women’s Championship lead
Australia hosts India with an aim to extend ICC Women’s Championship lead

Australia and India will play a three-match ODI series from February 2ICC Women’s Championship braces itself for some exciting, entertaining and highly competitive cricket over the next couple of weeks when leading sides, which include some of the top performers in the women’s cricket, go head to head with an aim to strengthen their claims of directly qualifying for next year’s ICC Women’s World Cup in England.Co-leader Au

Jan 31 2016
Good week for sport, bad news for board officials
Good week for sport, bad news for board officials

Indian cricket team’s series win capped off a brilliant start to 2016 for Indian sportsGood news for Indian sport in the last one week. The men's and women's teams have won the Twenty20 cricket series in Australia even as tennis star Sania Mirza claimed her first women's doubles title at the Australian Open, and Pusarla Venkata Sindhu clinched the Malaysian Badminton Masters. A rare coincidence!The focus is back on sport, coming

Jan 31 2016
R Sridhar lauds encouragement from Dhoni and Kohli for the success of Women's team
R Sridhar lauds encouragement from Dhoni and Kohli for the success of Women's team

The Indian women’s cricket team pose with MS Dhoni at the MCG on Friday.R Sridhar, the fielding coach of the Indian men’s cricket team, expressed his delight at the performance of the Indian women’s cricket team that beat Australia 2-1 in the recently concluded three-match T20 series and revealed that words of encouragement from members of the Men in Blue could have played a part in the triumph, especially with regards to the ag

Jan 31 2016
Ellyse Perry's all-round performance helps Australian women avoid series whitewash against India
Ellyse Perry's all-round performance helps Australian women avoid series whitewash against India

Perry scored an unbeaten 41-ball 55 before picking up four wickets to derail the Indian innings The Australian women’s cricket team avoided a huge embarrassment by securing a consolation victory in the third and final T20I against the Indian women’s cricket team. Ellyse Perry was the match-winner for Australia with a superb all-round performance, scoring a 41-ball 55 before picking up four wickets, as India failed to chase down t

Jan 31 2016
Indian women create history by winning T20I series against Australia
Indian women create history by winning T20I series against Australia

The Indian women team celebrating an Australian wicket in MelbourneThe Indian women’s cricket team created history by winning a series against the Australian women’s cricket team for the first time ever at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Friday. The Mithali Raj-led side won the second match of the three-match series by 10 wickets.The match was initially reduced to 18 overs a side due to rain in Melbourne. The Indian team had los

Harmanpreet Kaur stars as India beat Australia in first women's T20I
Harmanpreet Kaur stars as India beat Australia in first women's T20I

Harmanpreet Kaur during her match-winning knockThe Indian women’s team beat the Australian women’s team by 5 wickets in the first T20I of the series at Adelaide on Tuesday. Harmanpreet Kaur was the star of the show for the visitors as she scored 46 runs from just 31 balls and deservedly won the Player of the Match award.Earlier in the day, Indian captain Mithali Raj won the toss and decided to bowl first. Australia opened their inning

Jan 26 2016
India women's Twenty20 practice match in Australia washed out due to rain
India women's Twenty20 practice match in Australia washed out due to rain

Mithali Raj is the captain for this tour.India women's cricket team Twenty20 practice match against the Governor-General's XI was washed out due to heavy rain at the Drummoyne Oval here on Friday. Following the washout, which was the only practice game for the visitors, India and Australia will play three Twenty20s and three One-Day Internationals (ODI) each.This was the inaugural Governor-General's XI T20 match and was dedicated to P

Jan 22 2016
Jess Jonassen appointed captain of the Governor-General's XI against India Women
Jess Jonassen appointed captain of the Governor-General's XI against India Women

Jess Jonassen is greeted by her teammates during the 2nd T20 of Women’s AshesAll-rounder Jess Jonassen will lead a 12-member Governor-General's XI in the only practice match of India's women's cricket tour of Australia which begins on January 22 at the Drummoyne Oval in Sydney.Following the practice match, India and Australia will play three Twenty20 Internationals and One-Day Internationals (ODI) each. This is the inaugural Gov

Jan 19 2016
India skipper Mithali Raj feels women's cricket needs an IPL like tournament
India skipper Mithali Raj feels women's cricket needs an IPL like tournament

Mithali will lead the Indian women team to ODI and T20 series down-underFollowing the success of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), India women's team skipper Mithali Raj on Monday expressed her desire to see the female version of the massively popular Twenty20 extravaganza soon in the country.The national women's team is scheduled to play Australia in three One-Day Internationals (ODI) and three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) fro

Jan 18 2016
Mithali Raj calls the Australia tour tough but crucial ahead of the World T20
Mithali Raj calls the Australia tour tough but crucial ahead of the World T20

The Indian team would have a tough task of performing down under en route the ICC World T20 in March.India women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj on Monday said the forthcoming limited overs tour of Australia will be a tough one for the visitors, adding that the batsmen friendly wickets will help the team prepare ahead of the World Twenty20 at home.The Indian women are scheduled to play three One-Day Internationals (ODI) and three Twenty20

Jan 18 2016
Mithali Raj to lead India in the upcoming Australia tour from January 26
Mithali Raj to lead India in the upcoming Australia tour from January 26

India will kick-start their campaign with a T20I match in Adelaide on January 26.Mithali Raj will lead the Indian women's cricket team for the limited-overs series against Australia starting at the Adelaide Oval on January 26. The Indian girls are scheduled to play three One-Day Internationals (ODI) and three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) from January 26.Fast bowling all-rounder Jhulan Goswami will be the vice-captain for the side which was

Jan 9 2016
BCCI Annual Awards announced: Virat Kohli and Mithali Raj named cricketers of the year
BCCI Annual Awards announced: Virat Kohli and Mithali Raj named cricketers of the year

Kohli wins the Polly Umrigar Award for the second timeThe winners of Annual BCCI Awards have been announced today. India’s Test captain Virat Kohli will be presented Polly Umrigar Award, given to the cricketer of the year, at the Annual BCCI Awards Ceremony in Mumbai on January 5, 2016.This is the second time that Kohli will be honoured with the Polly Umrigar Award, after winning it in 2011-12. The previous two winners of the

Dec 31 2015
Best Cricket Quotes in 2015
Best Cricket Quotes in 2015

Well, 2015 has given us a lot of memories to cherish and remember in the future, but what would make these memories worth remembering are the quotes used by fellow cricketers and commentators to describe them.  This calendar year, cricket has gone through a lot of phases from Australia and New Zealand hosting the 11th ICC World Cup to the introduction of day-night Test matches for the 1st time in the cricket history. 2015 will also le

Dec 25 2015
Mithali Raj wants India to top the new ICC Women's Team Rankings
Mithali Raj wants India to top the new ICC Women's Team Rankings

Raj in action during the 2014 NatWest series The Indian captain Mithali Raj expressed her happiness over the new women’s team rankings system launched by International Cricket Council (ICC). She said that Indian team will aim to top the rankings. “I am happy to know that the ICC has launched the ICC Women’s Team Rankings. There will now be added context when the sides play in bilateral series as victories will no

Oct 2 2015
ICC Women's Team Rankings launched
ICC Women's Team Rankings launched

2014 World Twenty20 Champions - Australia The International Cricket Council (ICC) today launched the official ICC Women’s Team Rankings, which incorporate results in all three formats of the game into one rankings system. Not surprisingly, Australia is ranked number one following its success in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2013 in India and the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2014 in Bangladesh. It also leads the ICC Women&r

Oct 1 2015
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