Articles by Ananya Upendran
May 12, 2019
Women's T20 Challenge 2019: Success of tournament shows India is ready for full-fledged women's leagueThe 2019 edition of the Women’s T20 Challenge showcased women’s cricket in the best and most competitive light. It indicated that things can change quickly for Indian cricket if talent is identified and nurtured.
Nov 27, 2018
India emerge confident after Women's World T20 2018; will need to adapt to conditions, tactics betterIndia went into the Women's World T20 looking to dominate, and aside from one (albeit crucial) match, Harmanpreet Kaur’s team did just that.
Nov 26, 2018
Women’s World T20 2018: Importance of domestic leagues, widening gap between top and bottom, other key takeawaysThe success of swing bowlers, Australia and England reaping the benefits of domestic leagues, boisterous and passionate crowds and other talking points from the Women's World T20
Nov 24, 2018
Women's World T20 2018: Lack of incisiveness with ball, inexperience and selection blunder cost India chance at ultimate gloryInexperience, tactical issues and, in hindsight, a selection blunder saw India crash out in the semi-final of the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 against England
Nov 22, 2018
Women's World T20 2018: Aggressive India hope to continue dream run as they face English challenge in semi-finalKnockout games are about handling pressure, and so far, India have blown away their oppositions regularly. Will their inexperience finally tell, or will the Indian juggernaut roll on?
Nov 18, 2018
Women's World T20 2018: Young India's all-round performance against Australia gives team confidence heading into semisThe Indians executed their plans to perfection— both with the bat and in the field. Having put in rather sloppy performances over the last couple of games, India certainly raised their standards.
Nov 17, 2018
Women's World T20 2018: Australia face Indian spin test as undefeated teams battle for top spot in Group BWith the ball, India will continue their spin-heavy strategy since the pitches in Guyana seem to suit that style of bowling. How Saturday’s match pans out will depend largely on how Australia handle India’s slow bowlers.
Nov 16, 2018
Women's World T20 2018: India raise bar to overcome dismal year, advance in semis with convincing win over IrelandIndia captain Harmanpreet Kaur has admitted that the team has a lot to work on, but for now they can celebrate what is a significant achievement, as they seal the semi-final berth in Women's World T20.
Nov 15, 2018
Women's World T20 2018: Confident India look to iron out flaws as Ireland hope to spring surpriseIndia will be determined to find that perfect game heading into the semi-finals. They are well aware they there is much that they need to improve on to challenge the very best.
Nov 14, 2018
Women's World T20 2018: From top to middle-order, India's blueprint for seasoned Mithali Raj to get maximum returnsMithali Raj is a commander; someone who is level headed and leads by example. She is not one to get carried away by emotion or let the occasion get to her. Instead, she deftly deflects the pressure and focuses on the immediate task at hand.