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.
ICC Women's World Cup 2022: Jemimah Rodrigues, Shikha Pandey dropped from Mithali Raj-led India squad
Veteran Mithali Raj will lead the side with Harmanpreet Kaur as her deputy. The side also includes veterans Smriti Mandhana, Jhulan Goswami and the young Shafali Verma among others.
The year was one to remember for Indian sports lovers with numerous unforgettable moments at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. There were some massive feats and there were unnecessary controversies. We take a look at the top-10 sporting moments from an Indian perspective.
Smriti Mandhana ideal choice to lead India women's team after Mithali Raj retires, says ex-skipper Shantha Rangaswamy
Mandhana, who has played four Tests, 62 ODIs and 84 T20s, was last seen in the Women's Big Bash in Australia where she also scored a hundred against Melbourne Renegades.
Middle-order batting needs improvement but Mithali said all departments must fire as a unit if they are to win the World Cup.
Raj, who has 738 rating points to her kitty, is behind Lizelle Lee (761) of South Africa and Alyssa Healy (750) of Australia
12 Indian athletes were bestowed the Khel Ratna Award at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Hope my journey inspires young girls across India to pursue their dreams, says Khel Ratna awardee Mithali Raj
The 38-year-old stalwart of Indian women's cricket was one of the 12 sportspersons to receive the Khel Ratna, the country's highest sporting honour, from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Sinha was a father figure in Delhi's famous Sonnet Club, which has produced some of the country's finest cricketers, who ruled domestic and international cricket.
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Manpreet was originally recommended for the Arjuna Award but he joined veteran goalkeeper P R Sreejesh as the second hockey player in the list of awardees for the highest sporting honour.
Hunter hit eight fours in her 127-ball innings at number three and reached her century with a leg-side flick for four as Ireland finished their innings on 312-3 in Harare.
Highlights, Australia Women vs India Women 3rd T20I, Full cricket score: Aussies win by 14 runs, seal multi-format series 11-5
Australia Women vs India Women, 3rd T20I Live Cricket Score Updates: Follow this space for the latest update on the third Twenty20 International between Australia and India at the Carrara Oval in Gold Coast, Queensland.
The Indian women's cricket team has often struggled to breach the 250-run mark in ODIs.
Currently, 38-year-old veteran Mithali Raj is the captain of the India's Test and ODI side while Harmanpreet Kaur, 32, is in charge of the T20I team.
"It was a little tricky as to when we could declare. Getting eight wickets in 15 overs was a bit of a stretch," Mithali said at the post-match media conference.
India vs Australia: Smriti Mandhana says she got lucky with the no ball while batting in 1st innings
Mandhana, who scored 127 off 216 balls, survived at the personal score of 80 when she sliced a full Ellyse Perry delivery straight to Beth Mooney at point but the bowler overstepped giving her a reprieve.
Highlights, Australia Women vs India Women pink-ball Test, Full cricket Score: Mithali and Co's day-night debut ends in a draw
Australia Women Vs India Women, pink-ball Test Live Cricket Score Updates: Follow this space for the latest update on the fourth day of the one-off pink-ball Test between Australia and India.
Deepti's career-best 66 helped India declare on 377/8 before Goswami and Vastrakar grabbed two wickets each to leave Australia 143/4 at stumps, trailing by 234.
The Carrara Oval's excellent drainage system notwithstanding, play could not resume as the outfield needed more than a few hours to dry, even after the super-sopper was employed by the proactive ground-staff.