India Women vs New Zealand Women Second ODI Match Report-2019

Smriti Mandhana produced yet another brilliant display with the bat by scoring an unbeaten 90 as India Women comfortably defeated New Zealand Women in the second ODI at the Bay Oval on Tuesday. The result saw India take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three game series, thereby following in the footsteps of their mens’ side, who went 3-0 up against the Black Caps at the same venue yesterday. Continue reading “India Women vs New Zealand Women Second ODI Match Report-2019”

India Women vs New Zealand Women Napier First ODI Match Report January 24 2019

Smriti Mandhana scored a brilliant century as the Indian women’s team thumped New Zealand women by nine wickets in the first One-day International at Napier on Thursday. India’s men had beaten the Black Caps at the same venue yesterday by eight wickets, and the women went one step better at McLean Park. Continue reading “India Women vs New Zealand Women Napier First ODI Match Report January 24 2019”

Indian Women’s squad for New Zealand tour 2019- ODI’s & T20’s

Here are the list of Indian women players who are going to feature in the three ODIs and three T-20’s against New Zealand scheduled to begin on January 24.

This will be India’s first overseas tour after their T20 World Cup semifinal exit in the West Indies at the hands of England. It will also be WV Raman’s first assignment as head coach, with the former Tamil Nadu opener taking over the reigns from Ramesh Powar. Continue reading “Indian Women’s squad for New Zealand tour 2019- ODI’s & T20’s”

Tayla Vlaeminck catch of Veda Krishnamurthy- India Women vs Australia Women T20 World Cup 2018

Here is the video of debutant Tayla Vlaeminck taking an outstanding one handed catch to dismiss Veda Krishnamurthy of the bowling off Ashleigh Gardner during the T-20 match of the ICC Women’s World World Cup at Guyana on Saturday. Continue reading “Tayla Vlaeminck catch of Veda Krishnamurthy- India Women vs Australia Women T20 World Cup 2018”

Indian Women vs Australia Women T-20 Match Report

India women maintained their unbeaten streak in the ICC Women’s World T20, as they defeated favourites Australia by 48 runs at the Providence Stadium in Guyana on Saturday.

After winning the toss and electing to bat, India lost Taniya Bhatia and Jemimah Rodrigues early to Ashleigh Gardner and Delissa Kimmince respectively.

But Smriti Mandhana and skipper Harmanpreet Kaur batted steadily and added 68 runs for the third wicket, before the latter was dismissed by Delissa Kimmince for a quickfire 43 Continue reading “Indian Women vs Australia Women T-20 Match Report”

Indian Women vs Pakistan Women T-20 Match Report-2018

Veteran Mithali Raj scored a quickfire 56 runs, as India comfortably defeated arch rivals Pakistan in the Group match of the ICC Women’s World Cup in Guyana on Sunday.

After winning the toss and electing to field, Indian bowlers wrecked through Pakistan’s top order to reduce them to 30/3.

Bismah Maroof and Nida Dar batted sensibly and added 93 valuable runs for the 4th wicket, before Dayalan Hemalatha dismissed both Maroof and Nidar for 53 & 52.

The remaining lower order batsman failed to make a mark, as Pakistan ended up with 133/7 in their allotted 20 overs.

Dayalan Hemalatha and Poonam Yadav claimed two wickets each.

Even before the innings began, India were given 10 penalty runs, as Pakistan were docked for running on the danger zone twice.

Chasing a target of 134, India started briskly as Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana added 73 runs for the opening stand, before Mandhana was dismissed by Bismah Maroof for 26 runs.

The 18 year old Jemimah Rodrigues looked good in her brief stay, until she was out caught and bowled by Nida Dar for 16.

The 35 year old Mithali, while trying to finish the game fell to Diana Baig.

Harmanpreet Kaur and Veda Krishnamurthy saw the team through, as India won the match in the 19th over and with 7 wickets to spare.

Nida Dar was the most successful bowler for Pakistan with 1/17 in 4 overs.

Mithali Raj was declared the Man of the match for her brilliant batting.

Mithali Raj

India now have two wins from as many games in the group stage of the ICC Women’s World T20.

Their next match will be against Ireland on 15th November.

Harmanpreet Kaur’s First T20 International Hundred- India Women vs New Zealand Women T-20 Match Report 2018

India women’s skipper Harmanpreet Kaur notched up her maiden T-20 hundred, as India comfortably beat New Zealand by 34 runs in the first match of the World T20 World Cup on Friday.

After winning the toss and electing to bat, India were rocked early, as they lost both Taniya Bhatia and star batsman Smriti Mandhana to Lea Tahuhu.

Debutant Dayalan Hemalatha too fell cheaply, leaving India in a spot of bother 40/3 at one stage.

However, Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues then steadied the ship by adding 134 runs for the fourth wicket before the 18 year old Rodrigues was dismissed stumped by Katey Martin off Jess Watkin for a quickfire 59.

The 29 year old Kaur brought up her first T-20 hundred by smashing 103 runs off 51 balls with seven fours and 8 sixes. In the process she also became the first Indian to score a T-20 century in Women’s cricket. Her powerful hitting saw eight balls cross the fence- New Zealand by comparison could only manage one. No team in the previous T20 World Cup had managed to hit eight or more sixes either- another indicator of Kaur’s destructive capabilities. Continue reading “Harmanpreet Kaur’s First T20 International Hundred- India Women vs New Zealand Women T-20 Match Report 2018”