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FairBreak Invitational: Women's cricket looks to future with new-style event in Dubai
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FairBreak Invitational: Women's cricket looks to future with new-style event in Dubai

The FairBreak Invitational, featuring England captain Heather Knight, West Indies skipper Stafanie Taylor and Pakistan's Sana Mir, opens on Wednesday accompanied by calls for better funding for the sport.

Explained: What the rest can learn from seven-time World Cup winning Australian women’s cricket team
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Explained: What the rest can learn from seven-time World Cup winning Australian women’s cricket team

The success of this Australian side is a combination of the players’ skills, team culture, and a system that fosters the development of both.

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Perry injury blow to Australia ahead of West Indies semi-final, England-South Africa square up again
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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Perry injury blow to Australia ahead of West Indies semi-final, England-South Africa square up again

Captain Meg Lanning confirmed the six-time champion Australians would be without Perry, who suffered back spasms during the group stage win over South Africa last week.

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Dominant England hammer Pakistan by nine wickets, boost semi-final hopes
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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Dominant England hammer Pakistan by nine wickets, boost semi-final hopes

Bowling first, England bundled out Pakistan for a paltry 105 in 41.3 overs, and then, chased down the target with as many as 184 balls to spare to jump to the fourth spot on the points table, ahead of India.

Women's World Cup 2022: India's disconcerting inconsistency sticks out amid England's masterclass
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Women's World Cup 2022: India's disconcerting inconsistency sticks out amid England's masterclass

Women's Cricket World Cup: With the semi-finals race heating up, India are in a pickle after losing to England. Inconsistent India need to raise their game before it's too late.

Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022: Batting woes haunt India again as England collect first points with ‘scrappy’ win
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Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022: Batting woes haunt India again as England collect first points with ‘scrappy’ win

Charlotte Dean (4/23) and Heather Knight (53 not out) starred with ball and bat respectively as England bundled India out for 134 before chasing the target down with more than 18 overs to spare.

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: India hope to land knockout blow on struggling England
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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: India hope to land knockout blow on struggling England

India and England find themselves at the opposite ends of the spectrum at the moment; while India have exhibited the traits of a worthy semi-final contender, England are on the verge of bowing out with three losses in as many games

Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022: Nat Sciver's ton in vain as Australia beat England on sad day at Hamilton
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Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022: Nat Sciver's ton in vain as Australia beat England on sad day at Hamilton

Women’s Cricket World Cup: In a match made solemn by tragic circumstances, an Australian team batting with two black armbands beat England by 12 runs.

Heather Knight column: 'Get goosebumps imagining what retaining the trophy would mean', says England captain
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Heather Knight column: 'Get goosebumps imagining what retaining the trophy would mean', says England captain

"World Cups are truly special events. There’s nothing that quite compares, and you always feel privileged to be a part of it," Knight wrote

Women's World Cup 2022: India's fixtures, complete schedule and timings of showpiece event
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Women's World Cup 2022: India's fixtures, complete schedule and timings of showpiece event

Here's the full schedule of the upcoming Women's World Cup 2022 in New Zealand.

ICC Rankings: Proteas' Keegan Petersen, England skipper Heather Knight players of the month for January
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ICC Rankings: Proteas' Keegan Petersen, England skipper Heather Knight players of the month for January

Petersen played a pivotal role as South Africa came back from 0-1 down to win the three-match series 2-1 against India. For the women's award, England skipper Heather Knight beat off competition from Sri Lanka captain Chamari Athapaththu and West Indies star Deandra Dottin to clinch the honour.

India veterans Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami feature in 2021 ICC Women's ODI Team of the Year
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India veterans Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami feature in 2021 ICC Women's ODI Team of the Year

Veteran India players Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami featured in the ICC ODI Team of the Year for women after they extended their consistent run in international cricket.

Heather Knight, Jaskaran Malhotra nominated for ICC Player of the Month awards for September
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Heather Knight, Jaskaran Malhotra nominated for ICC Player of the Month awards for September

Indian-born American Jaskaran Malhotra had recently smashed six sixes in an over against Papua New Guinea in a World Cup League 2 fixture

Mithali Raj retains number one spot as Amy Satterthwaite returns to top five in ODI Rankings
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Mithali Raj retains number one spot as Amy Satterthwaite returns to top five in ODI Rankings

While skipper Mithali, who has 762 rating points, retained her top spot, opener Smiriti Mandhana was placed seventh.

India vs England: Mandhana's 70 goes in vain as Heather Knight and Co seal T20I series with eight-wicket win
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India vs England: Mandhana's 70 goes in vain as Heather Knight and Co seal T20I series with eight-wicket win

Having already lost the three-match WODI series by the same margin, the Indian women under Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur have now lost four successive white-ball series with two at home against South Africa.

India vs England: Harmanpreet Kaur and Co aim to capitalise on winning momentum, clinch T20I series in decider
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India vs England: Harmanpreet Kaur and Co aim to capitalise on winning momentum, clinch T20I series in decider

While Shafali Verma was impressive at the top and spinners came to India's rescue later in the game, the middle-order and the pace department needs to step up.

India vs England 2021 Live Streaming: When and Where to watch 3rd T20I online on Live TV
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India vs England 2021 Live Streaming: When and Where to watch 3rd T20I online on Live TV

Here's all you need to know about when and where to watch the 3rd T20I between India and England.

India vs England: I like playing in pressure situations, says Deepti Sharma after leading visitors to victory in 2nd T20I
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India vs England: I like playing in pressure situations, says Deepti Sharma after leading visitors to victory in 2nd T20I

England were cruising with opener Tammy Beaumont (59) and skipper Heather Knight (30) in the middle but Deepti dismissed both the batters off successive balls in the 14th over to bring India back into the match.