Punam Raut was the highest run-scorer from the India women during the five-match ODI series against South Africa at home last year. She had scored 263 runs across five innings at an average of 87.67.
All the three players - Renuka Singh, Meghana Singh, and Yastika Bhatia - made their international debut during India women's tour to Australia last year. The trio showed potential of being future stars for India.
India will begin their ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on March 6. The selectors have dropped Jemimah Rodrigues and Shikha Pandey owing to poor form.
Tammy Beaumont of England, Lizelle Lee of South Africa and Gaby Lewis of Ireland are three other nominees for the award. Notably, Smriti Mandhana has also been nominated for Women's T20 Player of the Year.
India lost to England in ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 final at Lord's by nine runs. India play Pakistan on March 6 at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.
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.
Chasing India D’s 219/8, Yastika Bhatia’s 102-ball 86 powered India A to overhaul the target in 45.4 overs in the Women’s Challenger Trophy final. India D's Rajashwari Gayakwad took 4/36.
Women's cricket, in its T20 format, is making its Commonwealth Games debut at Birmingham 2022.
India women's tour of New Zealand next year in February comprises one T20 International and five ODIs as a part of preparation ahead of the World Cup.
Mithali Raj received the Khel Ratna from President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday. The Test and ODI team captain has dedicated the national award to her family.
India lost the series 5-11 after going down in the white-ball leg and drawing the lone Test. Mandhana also scored his maiden Test hundred.
The Australians dominate the ranking chart as besides top-ranked Beth Mooney, two other from the country -- skipper Meg Lanning and Alyssa Healy (6th) -- feature in the top 10.
Mandhana had one of her best away series where she scored 86 in an ODI followed by a majestic 127, her first ton in Tests, and then a 52 against Australia.
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 pacer Shikha Pandey bamboozled Australia batter, Alyssa Healy, with a swinging delivery during the second T20I match. Relive the dismissal here.
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.
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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