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On this day: Harmanpreet Kaur smashes career-defining 171 not out in World Cup semi-final against Australia
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On this day: Harmanpreet Kaur smashes career-defining 171 not out in World Cup semi-final against Australia

Harmanpreet Kaur displayed her brutal power game when she smashed 171 off just 115 balls, on 20 July 2017, in the all-important semi-final clash against Australia at the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup in England.

India a 'sleeping giant' in women's cricket; they are going to be a huge force, feels Australia coach Matthew Mott
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India a 'sleeping giant' in women's cricket; they are going to be a huge force, feels Australia coach Matthew Mott

The interest in women's cricket in India has been on the rise ever since they finished runners-up in the 2017 World Cup in the United Kingdom.

Year in review 2017: From India’s carnage at home to Pakistan’s fairytale Champions Trophy, cricket moments that stood out
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Year in review 2017: From India’s carnage at home to Pakistan’s fairytale Champions Trophy, cricket moments that stood out

Here is a look back at some of the most talked about and memorable events of 2017 from the world of cricket

Virat Kohli believes the confidence gained from the 2014 Adelaide Test laid the foundation for India's rise in cricket
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Virat Kohli believes the confidence gained from the 2014 Adelaide Test laid the foundation for India's rise in cricket

Kohli said, "I think from the transition point of view, the hundred in the second innings at the Adelaide Test (in December 2014) where we almost won the match was something special to me."

Indian captain Mithali Raj 'not writing off playing next World Cup' provided form and fitness keep up
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Indian captain Mithali Raj 'not writing off playing next World Cup' provided form and fitness keep up

Mithai Raj said the players will start their preparation for the ICC ODI Championship opener against South Africa in December

India gain three points and retain 4th spot after ICC Women's annual rankings update
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India gain three points and retain 4th spot after ICC Women's annual rankings update

India's women team, which had reached the final of the ICC Women's World Cup in July, has closed in the gap with third-placed New Zealand in ICC Women's team rankings

Mithali Raj adds another feather to her cap after being named in BBC's list of 100 most influential women
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Mithali Raj adds another feather to her cap after being named in BBC's list of 100 most influential women

Mithali is currently the highest run-getter in ODIs and also led the team to the ICC Women's World Cup final in England, where they lost to the hosts.

World Cup star Harmanpreet Kaur gets promotion in railway job, will serve as Officer on Special Duty-Sports
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World Cup star Harmanpreet Kaur gets promotion in railway job, will serve as Officer on Special Duty-Sports

"Harmanpreet Kaur is an inspiration to all sports persons, especially women," says Western Railway's General Manager A K Gupta after Kaur was granted promotion in recognition of her outstanding performance

Jhulan Goswami's Women's World Cup 2017 semifinal jersey to adorn walls of Kolkata's Fanattic Sports Museum
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Jhulan Goswami's Women's World Cup 2017 semifinal jersey to adorn walls of Kolkata's Fanattic Sports Museum

"A lot of memory is attached with this jersey," Jhulan said, referring to India's sensational 36-run victory over defending champions Australia in the Women's World Cup semifinal.

ICC Women's World Cup: Mumbai Cricket Association to felicitate members of the Indian cricket team
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ICC Women's World Cup: Mumbai Cricket Association to felicitate members of the Indian cricket team

The MCA will felicitate the members of the Indian women's cricket team for their outstanding performance in the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 on 12 August in Mumbai.

India cricketer Sushma Verma honoured by Himachal Pradesh CM; Olympian Vijay Kumar cries foul
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India cricketer Sushma Verma honoured by Himachal Pradesh CM; Olympian Vijay Kumar cries foul

The CM Virbhadra Singh lauded Sushma for bringing laurels to the state and said that it was duty of the state government to honour and encourage such achievers in field of sports.

India's Jhulan Goswami reveals she asked coach to drop her after two bad games in World Cup
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India's Jhulan Goswami reveals she asked coach to drop her after two bad games in World Cup

India fast bowler Jhulan Goswami, who was felicitated with a special award by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Tuesday following India's exploits in the ICC Women's World Cup, said at one point during the tournament she wanted to be dropped from the starting XI owing to her poor show.

World Cup's staggering TV ratings a lesson for BCCI to give women's cricket in India its due limelight
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World Cup's staggering TV ratings a lesson for BCCI to give women's cricket in India its due limelight

The BCCI must push broadcasters to include more female cricket in their packages, after the resounding success of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017.

Jhulan Goswami felicitated by Air India following impressive performances in Women's World Cup 2017
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Jhulan Goswami felicitated by Air India following impressive performances in Women's World Cup 2017

"I shall always remember the contribution made by Air India to make me what I am now," said India pacer Jhulan Goswami in a statement.

Harmanpreet Kaur set to be appointed Deputy Superintendent of Police by Punjab government
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Harmanpreet Kaur set to be appointed Deputy Superintendent of Police by Punjab government

Kaur on Wednesday met CM Amarinder Singh, who directed the state DGP Suresh Arora to complete the necessary formalities for her appointment as a DSP, an official spokesperson said.

Harmanpreet Kaur likely to miss Kia Super League in England due to a shoulder injury, claims report
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Harmanpreet Kaur likely to miss Kia Super League in England due to a shoulder injury, claims report

Harmanpreet Kaur will not take part in Kia Super League due to a shoulder injury sustained during the ICC Women's World Cup 2017.

PM Narendra Modi advises Indian women's team not to feel burdened by World Cup final defeat
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PM Narendra Modi advises Indian women's team not to feel burdened by World Cup final defeat

Modi said India chose to praise the women cricketers instead of criticising them for their defeat in the final.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Meet the Cricketeers, the unsung heroes of mega cricket events in England
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Meet the Cricketeers, the unsung heroes of mega cricket events in England

The Cricketeers were everyday people, with everyday problems, coming together for a higher purpose during events such as the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 and the Champions Trophy 2017.

Jhulan Goswami says the nine-run loss in ICC Women's World Cup final will continue to haunt India
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Jhulan Goswami says the nine-run loss in ICC Women's World Cup final will continue to haunt India

Indian women cricket team's star pacer Jhulan Goswami on Saturday said the nine run loss against England in the ICC World Cup final would continue to haunt the side.

Mithali Raj awarded Rs 1 crore and plot by Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao for her achievements
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Mithali Raj awarded Rs 1 crore and plot by Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao for her achievements

The Telangana government on Saturday announced a cash prize of Rs 1 crore and a house plot to captain of Indian women's cricket team Mithali Raj.