Articles by Snehal Pradhan
Jul 24, 2017
ICC Women’s World Cup final 2017: India deserve to be applauded for the way they raged against fateThe loss that was coming finally caught up with India. Not playing high-pressure domestic games cost them. Not having stability and vision in the management cost them. But they cheated death till the end, missing their date with it in the quarters, then the semis. Even when it did come, they raged against it. And a nation watched them do that. That is something to be celebrated.
Jul 23, 2017
ICC Women's World Cup final 2017: India eye new chapter in history as they take on evenly-matched EnglandThe context of the ICC Women's World Cup final is so important, it almost overshadows the actual contest. India and England are two evenly matched teams with more similarities than differences.
Jul 22, 2017
ICC Women's World Cup 2017: With Mithali Raj and Co in second final, is this the best Indian team ever?India first made the final in 2005 and Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami are the only players from that squad to also feature in the current team. Take a look at how the two teams compare against each other.
Jul 21, 2017
ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: Harmanpreet Kaur’s knock was made by India, but made in AustraliaBefore the WBBL, few overseas players spent the Australian summer playing cricket Down Under. Harmanpreet averaged almost 60 in the second season of the WBBL. Six months later, she scored the magnum opus of her career, an unbeaten 171 off just 115 balls, to knock Australia out of the tournament.
Jul 20, 2017
ICC Women's World Cup 2017: India confident ahead of semi-final against six-time champs Australia at 'home'India take on the defending champions Australia in the second semi-final of the ICC Women’s World Cup. The encounter will take place in Derby, India’s adopted home ground
Jul 19, 2017
ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Despite semi-final defeat, South Africa's valiance will inspire generations to comeIf you asked fans which team they would support in the World Cup apart from their home team, most would say South Africa
Jul 18, 2017
ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Experienced England, fearless South Africa lock horns in semi-finalEngland will ride the support they get from the crowd at Bristol. South Africa can seek inspiration from Viljoen’s pre-silver heroics, and claim a chance to go for gold.
Jul 17, 2017
ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Smriti Mandhana, Shikha Pandey prove meat-eating isn't vital for cricketing successMeat, the likes of Smriti Mandhana and Shikha Pandey say, is not a necessity for success in international cricket. Hard work, on the other hand, is.
Jul 16, 2017
ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Veda Krishnamurthy's destructive batting helped India blow apart New ZealandThere are, and always have been, only two sides to Veda Krishnamurthy when it comes to batting: Dearth Veda, and Darth Veda. On Saturday, New Zealand met Darth Veda.
Jul 15, 2017
ICC Women's World Cup 2017: India must put up all-round show in virtual quarters against New ZealandIndia players Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami urge for a team performance and not just rely on individual brilliance ahead of their virtual quarter-final match against New Zealand.