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Indian women's cricket team to play maiden pink ball Test in Australia later this year
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Indian women's cricket team to play maiden pink ball Test in Australia later this year

While the dates of the tour are yet to be announced, it is likely to be in mid-September.

Ramesh Powar's return a sign of changing times in Indian women's cricket team
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Ramesh Powar's return a sign of changing times in Indian women's cricket team

Powar's second stint with India Women - starting with England tour under skipper Mithali - will be the real test of whether NCA tenure has made him a better coach.

Mithali Raj and Co to play a Test match on tour of Australia, says BCCI official
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Mithali Raj and Co to play a Test match on tour of Australia, says BCCI official

India, who play their first Test in seven years from 16 June in England, will play another one during the tour of Australia. They will also play ODI and T20I matches Down Under.

Bereaved Veda Krishnamurthy thanks BCCI, Jay Shah for 'extending support in unprecedented times'
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Bereaved Veda Krishnamurthy thanks BCCI, Jay Shah for 'extending support in unprecedented times'

Earlier this month, Veda Krishnamurthy lost her elder sister to COVID-19, two weeks after her mother succumbed to the dreaded virus.

Ex-India women's cricket team coach WV Raman alleges smear campaign against him, urges Sourav Ganguly to stop it
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Ex-India women's cricket team coach WV Raman alleges smear campaign against him, urges Sourav Ganguly to stop it

In a mail that has also been marked to National Cricket Academy head Rahul Dravid, Raman wrote it will be "extremely disconcerting" if his candidature was rejected due to reasons other than "my incompetency as a coach".

Glorious Triple: How Punam Raut and Deepti Sharma forged the greatest opening partnership in ODI cricket
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Glorious Triple: How Punam Raut and Deepti Sharma forged the greatest opening partnership in ODI cricket

In their 2017 South Africa Women's Quadrangular Series match against Ireland, Deepti Sharma and Punam Raut became the only opening pair in the history of the sport to record a triple century stand in the limited overs format.

Former spinner Ramesh Powar regains position as India women's head coach, replaces WV Raman
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Former spinner Ramesh Powar regains position as India women's head coach, replaces WV Raman

Powar was recommended by the Madan Lal-led Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) after interviewing eight candidates, including Raman.

Shafali Verma set to play for Birmingham franchise in The Hundred, may feature in Big Bash too
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Shafali Verma set to play for Birmingham franchise in The Hundred, may feature in Big Bash too

The 17-year-old, who is the world number one in ICC women's T20I rankings, thus will join her skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, vice-captain Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, and Deepti Sharma in the 100-ball tournament involving eight men's and women's teams.

Indian women's ODI captain Mithali Raj says 2022 World Cup will be her 'swansong'
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Indian women's ODI captain Mithali Raj says 2022 World Cup will be her 'swansong'

Indian women are set to play four bilateral series – away tours in England, Australia and New Zealand and a home series against West Indies sandwiched in between.

India vs South Africa: Mithali Raj and Co suffer heavy loss on return to international cricket
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India vs South Africa: Mithali Raj and Co suffer heavy loss on return to international cricket

Lee (83 not out off 122) and Wolvaardt (80 off 110) helped South Africa chased down the target in 40.1 overs with a record 169-run stand.

Shikha Pandey not included in ODI, T20I squads against South Africa; Swetha Verma gets maiden India call-up
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Shikha Pandey not included in ODI, T20I squads against South Africa; Swetha Verma gets maiden India call-up

While Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the ODI and T20I teams respectively, wicketkeeper Tanya Bhatia has also been dropped from the squads

UP Cricket Association confirms Lucknow to host India women's team's series against South Africa starting 7 March
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UP Cricket Association confirms Lucknow to host India women's team's series against South Africa starting 7 March

The only outing of the Indian players since that T20 World Cup final in Melbourne was during the exhibition Women's T20 Challenge in Sharjah in November last year.

Indian women's cricket team likely to return to competitive action with South Africa series from 7 March
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Indian women's cricket team likely to return to competitive action with South Africa series from 7 March

The planned eight-match series between India and South Africa women is likely to be held from 7 March, which will mark the return of the home team to competitive cricket after almost 12 months.

Australia women's vs India three-match ODI cricket series postponed indefinitely
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Australia women's vs India three-match ODI cricket series postponed indefinitely

Cricket Australia said the matches will be postponed until "next season," which would likely be 2022, and that three Twenty20 matches would be added to the tour.

India climb to third spot in ICC women's T20 team rankings, retain second position in ODI chart
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India climb to third spot in ICC women's T20 team rankings, retain second position in ODI chart

India (270), who made the final of this year's T20 World Cup, are a point ahead of New Zealand (269), the ICC said in a statement.

Unearthing more young talent like Shafali Verma will be our focus, says newly-appointed women's chief selector Neetu David
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Unearthing more young talent like Shafali Verma will be our focus, says newly-appointed women's chief selector Neetu David

David holds the world record for best bowling figures in an innings in a Test -- 8/53 against England in Jamshedpur in 1995. She played 10 Tests, taking 41 wickets. She retired from international cricket in 2008.

Jhulan Goswami says full-fledged women's IPL will be 'big achievement' for India
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Jhulan Goswami says full-fledged women's IPL will be 'big achievement' for India

The BCCI has been working on starting the women's IPL but is currently content with organising a women's T20 challenge alongside the men's league.

Harmanpreet Kaur excited about returning to cricket with Women's T20 Challenge
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Harmanpreet Kaur excited about returning to cricket with Women's T20 Challenge

Harmanpreet Kaur is excited about playing in the UAE for the first time and is looking forward to come out of the long break and headline the Women's T20 Challenge, to be held during the IPL in November.