Jhulan Goswami will only play ODIs (as India don't play Test cricket), where she is the world's highest wicket-taker with 203 scalps from 169 games.
More matches, better structured pools and heftier pay, but women’s cricket in India is still undernourished
BCCI women’s domestic schedule for 2018-19 season has more matches, better structured pools, more high level tournaments and better pay for India’s female cricketers in the coming season. But conditions apply.
Cricket Mithali Raj has stated that the 2017 Women's Cricket World Cup changed India's opinion on women in cricket and sports in general, adding that it's easier to take up cricket for a women now than it was in the 1990s.
Looking forward to the new challenge, Mandhana said, "To be the first Indian player to appear in the tournament is a real honour and I hope that I can help Western Storm to more success."
Highlights, Bangladesh vs India, Women's Asia Cup T20 final, Full Cricket Score: Salma Khatun and Co lift maiden title
Harmanpeet bowls the final over, with the over summing up the thriller of a final that this turned out to be! Two singles and a boundary are collected off the first three balls. Sanjida holes out to long on while trying to finish off in style. Rumana is run-out thanks to some carelessness in the fifth delivery. Jahanara Alam though, finishes off in style for the Bangladeshis with a well-timed heave towards deep midwicket, coming back for a second run. The fielder in the deep collected the ball cleanly, but the throw was not well-directed. Bangladesh need 9 to win off 6 balls!
Women's T20I Tri-series: India knocked out after losing third match on the trot; Australia to play England in finals
Australia set India a challenging target of 186 for five with the help of twin half centuries by Beth Mooney and Elyse Villani. They then restricted the hosts to 150 for 5 in 20 overs.
Women's T20I Tri-series: Smriti Mandhana's change in technique has helped her be consistently aggressive
Smriri Mandhana's early aggression has taken India to powerplay scores of 47 and 52 in the first two games, with 66 percent of those runs coming off her bat.
Women's T20I Tri-series: Harmanpreet Kaur says bowling department needs to improve after 7 wicket loss to England
India Women suffered their second successive defeat as England chased a mammoth 198-4 in just 18.4 over with Danielle Wyatt scoring a blistering 124.
Women's T20I Tri-series: India lose first match but leading bowler Jhulan Goswami's confident return bodes well for future
The Indian bowlers have looked lost in the series before, and it will be a huge help to have their shepherd and savant, Jhulan Goswami, back.
Women's T20I Tri-series: India's Smriti Mandhana admits team not learning lessons from past mistakes
Smriti Mandhana's 67, her highest score in T20 Internationals, went in vain as India suffered a humiliating 6 wickets loss to the Aussies.
Women's T20I Tri-series in India: Australia start as favourites, but exciting tournament may suffer due to lack of publicity
The practice wickets at the Brabourne didn’t seem to offer much turn, so this tri-series is likely to be another run-festival, but one with no audience.
Bryony Smith, Tamsin Beaumont, Heather Knight score fifties as England Women beat India A in first warm-up game
After posting a massive 176 for four, England Women bundled out the hosts for 131 at the Brabourne Stadium.
Indian women suffered their most embarrassing series defeats in recent times as Australia completed a 3-0 rout with a comprehensive 97-run drubbing of the hosts in the three-match ODI series.
Indian women vs Australia women: Amanda Wellington, who switched to leg spin after breaking wrists, makes her mark
Australia's Amanda Wellington has five wickets in the two ODIs against India so far. Here's her story.
Indian women vs Australia women: Mithali Raj and Co let down by undisciplined bowling, underprepared batting in 2nd ODI
None of the Indian batswomen seemed to know how to tackle Megan Schutt and they had little preparation for her languid inswingers.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Director General of Police (DGP) Suresh Arora pinned the stars on Harmanpreet's uniform.
From Mithali Raj's consistency to India's response under pressure, takeaways from series win over South Africa women
In the fifth T20I against South Africa, it was refreshing to see how well India responded under pressure and in the public eye. Here are some takeaways from the series win.
India vs South Africa series exhibits how ICC's new Playing Conditions for women's cricket could ruin balance in the sport
With the short boundaries that women’s games already see, the latest ICC Playing Conditions again cut the legs under the bowlers, while giving the batswomen a trampoline.
Highlights, India Women vs South Africa Women, 3rd T20I at Johannesburg, Full Cricket Score: Hosts win by 5 wickets, keep series alive
Four, six and out. Some high octane action from Tryon. Marizanne Kapp comes in at the fall of that wicket. South Africa are within touching distance of a win. A scrappy single and South Africa win. They win by 5 wickets to keep the 5-match series alive. South Africa have now beaten India for the first time in T20Is.
For India women's cricket team to get the coverage it deserves, push must come from former and current players
Perhaps women’s cricket needs a marketing push that will ensure bilateral series are tracked with greater passion than is being at the moment.