Smriti Mandhana has established herself as among the best batters. Harmanpreet Kaur has been the T20 captain since 2016 but her inconsistent run as a batter doesn't make her an automatic choice to replace Mithali Raj in the longer formats.
The four-team women's Challenger Trophy will have India A, B, C and D teams competing in a five day-tournament in Vijaywada. Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues are the other two big names missing from the event.
Harmanpreet Kaur is the only Indian to feature in the WBBL's Best XI. She is one of the two international players to be named in the list alongside New Zealand's Sophie Devine.
For the third time, Harmanpreet Kaur has been adjudged the Player of the Match in the WBBL.
Jemimah Rodrigues slammed nine fours during her 56-ball 75 to power Melbourne Renegades to 142 for five.
India T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur shines as the power-hitter helps Melbourne Renegades beat Sydney Sixers by seven wickets in the Women's Big Bash League on Sunday.
But other Indian cricketers, Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma were off-colour for Sydney Thunder.
India thus ended their Australia tour heartbroken, having already lost the three-match ODI series 1-2 before drawing the rain-marred lone historic day/night Test.
Chasing a 150-run target against Australia women, India women could manage only 135/6 in 20 overs. India already lost the multi-series format. Catch highlights of AUS-W vs IND-W, 3rd T20 here.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has given nod to eight Indian players to feature in the Women’s Big Bash League 2021.
India women can end the tour of Australia on a high with a win on Sunday. Check cricket match and telecast details of AUS-W vs IND-W, 3rd T20I.
India lost to Australia by four wickets in the second women's T20 International in Gold Coast on Saturday, after the batters struggled and could manage only 118 for nine.
India women failed to defend 118/9 as Australia women reached the target with five balls to spare.
India women failed to defend 118/9 against their Australian rivals at Carrara Oval. Catch highlights and cricket scores of AUS vs IND second T20 here.
Australia women vs India women T20 series can be seen live on TV as well as on digital devices. Check match and telecast details of 2nd T20 match here.
Consistent rains have once again came into play as the first T20 between Australia women and India women has been called off. India were at 131/4 in 15.2 overs when rain gods came in.
Australian women play a three-match T20 international series vs India. Can Harmanpreet Kaur's team win the series? Follow AUS vs IND live.
India will play Australia in three T20 internationals on October 7, 9 and 10. India women are coming after dominating the one-off pink-ball Test against Aussies.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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