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.
Eileen Ash played seven Tests for England on either side of the Second World War, taking 10 wickets at an average of 23 with her right-arm pace bowling. She was the oldest-ever Test cricketer at the time of her death.
As a result, three teams - Bangladesh, Pakistan and the West Indies - will progress to the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2022. Australia, England, India, South Africa and hosts New Zealand have already qualified for the tournament.
Women's cricket, in its T20 format, is making its Commonwealth Games debut at Birmingham 2022.
Widely regarded as one of the best ever wicket-keepers, Taylor was also the first woman specialist coach at a men’s county side with Sussex.
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.
Verma struck 57 off 50 balls with six hits to the fence in Sixers' successful run chase against Hurricane, who made 125 for nine.
But other Indian cricketers, Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma were off-colour for Sydney Thunder.
Indian veteran Raj held the women's record with an unbeaten 114 against Ireland in 1999 at the age of 16 years and 205 days.
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.
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.
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.
India, who came into the game with only two practice sessions with pink-ball, outplayed the Australians in all departments. It was the first time in 15 years that two teams played a Test.
Clare Connor's nomination was announced by her predecessor and Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara at the Annual General Meeting last year.
India were 276 for five in 101.5 overs when lightning forced the players indoors some time after the dinner break, meaning more than a session's play was wasted due to inclement weather.
India and Australia women teams renew Test rivalry after 15 years with landmark Day-Night match. Check match and telecast details.
India and Australia last played a Test in 2006 with only Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami featuring in that game among the current players on both sides.
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.