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Super Smash: Sophie Devine completes 36-ball 100 to slam fastest century in women's T20 history for Wellington Blaze
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Super Smash: Sophie Devine completes 36-ball 100 to slam fastest century in women's T20 history for Wellington Blaze

Devine tore apart the Otago Sparks bowling attack, hitting nine sixes and seven fours to set up a 10-wicket win for her Wellington Blaze side.

Sophie Devine named full-time captain of New Zealand; Amy Satterthwaite appointed to deputy post
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Sophie Devine named full-time captain of New Zealand; Amy Satterthwaite appointed to deputy post

Sophie Devine took over the White Ferns captaincy in an interim capacity last season, and her strong leadership led to her being offered the captaincy on a full-time basis.

'What is the need to change anything?' asks Jhulan Goswami on suggestions made by Sophie Devine and Jemimah Rodrigues to popularise women's cricket
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'What is the need to change anything?' asks Jhulan Goswami on suggestions made by Sophie Devine and Jemimah Rodrigues to popularise women's cricket

India's leading wicket-taker Jhulan Goswami has backed Shikha Pandey's opinion, saying that there is no need to bring changes when women's cricket is already seeing a rise in popularity as well as improvement in players' skills.

Australia's Nicola Carey says it would be 'pretty cool' to experiment with smaller, lighter balls in women's cricket
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Australia's Nicola Carey says it would be 'pretty cool' to experiment with smaller, lighter balls in women's cricket

World Cup-winning Australian all-rounder Nicola Carey on Friday backed calls to try smaller and lighter balls in the women's game which could enhance power-hitting and in turn boost the popularity

Smaller ball, shorter pitch: Innovations recommended to transform women's cricket
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Smaller ball, shorter pitch: Innovations recommended to transform women's cricket

New Zealand captain Sophie Devine has recommended using a smaller ball to make women’s cricket more attractive, while India’s Jemimah Rodrigues believes a shorter pitch is another innovation worth exploring.

Jemimah Rodrigues, Sophie Devine call for more innovations to women's cricket to increase its appeal
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Jemimah Rodrigues, Sophie Devine call for more innovations to women's cricket to increase its appeal

New Zealand skipper Sophie Devine and India batter Jemimah Rodrigues would like to see more innovations in women’s cricket to help the sport gain more popularity.

New Zealand's Jess Kerr, Natalie Dodd receive their first central contracts for 2020-21 season
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New Zealand's Jess Kerr, Natalie Dodd receive their first central contracts for 2020-21 season

Bowler Jess Kerr and wicket-keeper Natalie Dodd have been offered New Zealand women's team's central contracts for the first time as part of a 17-player list for the 2020-21 season.

Kane Williamson named ODI player of the year at New Zealand Cricket's virtual awards
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Kane Williamson named ODI player of the year at New Zealand Cricket's virtual awards

Skipper Kane Willamson was on Thursday named the men's ODI Player of the Year at the annual New Zealand Cricket awards for his stellar performance throughout the year.

Tim Southee claims top honours in Players' Association awards, Sophia Devine wins Cap in women's category
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Tim Southee claims top honours in Players' Association awards, Sophia Devine wins Cap in women's category

New Zealand pace spearhead Tim Southee claimed the top honours in the annual Players' Association awards for his "compelling" performance in the home series against India, while Sophie Devine bagged the top women's award.

ICC allots reserve day for semi-finals and finals of Women's ODI World Cup 2021; announces full schedule
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ICC allots reserve day for semi-finals and finals of Women's ODI World Cup 2021; announces full schedule

The ICC released the 31-match schedule for the tournament, starting 6 February to 7 March in New Zealand with reserve days scheduled for all three knockout matches a day later.

ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Beth Mooney’s fifty powers Australia to semi-finals with narrow win over New Zealand
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ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Beth Mooney’s fifty powers Australia to semi-finals with narrow win over New Zealand

Beth Mooney’s brisk half-century helped hosts Australia beat New Zealand by four runs on Monday to seal the last semi-final spot in the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup and keep their title defence intact.

ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: New Zealand defend lowest-ever total in tournament's history to beat Bangladesh by 17 runs
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ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: New Zealand defend lowest-ever total in tournament's history to beat Bangladesh by 17 runs

New Zealand’s victory effectively set up a quarter-final against trans-Tasman rivals Australia on Monday with the winners to advance alongside India from the group

ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur says India can't make silly mistakes as they gear up for knockouts
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ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur says India can't make silly mistakes as they gear up for knockouts

Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur rued the inability of her batters to capitalise on good starts and cautioned them against making "silly mistakes" as they gear up for bigger matches in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup.

ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Shafali Verma, bowlers power India to semi-finals with narrow four-run win over New Zealand
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ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Shafali Verma, bowlers power India to semi-finals with narrow four-run win over New Zealand

Shafali Verma's 34-ball 46 followed by a superlative performance from the bowlers helped India notch up a narrow four-run win over New Zealand in a crucial group A match of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup.

ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Feisty competition, impending world record challenge marks up cricketing carnival in Australia
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ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Feisty competition, impending world record challenge marks up cricketing carnival in Australia

The grandeur of Women's T20 World Cup 2020 in the backyard of one of the greatest cricketing sides, an impending world record challenge, some feisty teams lending to the spectre and much more to look forward to, in the upcoming fortnight-long cricketing carnival.

Smriti Mandhana rises to fourth spot, Jemimah Rodrigues drops to seventh in ICC Women's T20I Rankings
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Smriti Mandhana rises to fourth spot, Jemimah Rodrigues drops to seventh in ICC Women's T20I Rankings

India star Smriti Mandhana rose three rungs to fourth but Jemimah Rodrigues dropped to seventh in the latest ICC women's T20I rankings for batters.

New Zealand vs South Africa: Sophie Devine adds another feather to her cap as White Ferns clinch series with 69-run win in 4th T20I
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New Zealand vs South Africa: Sophie Devine adds another feather to her cap as White Ferns clinch series with 69-run win in 4th T20I

New Zealand women’s cricket captain Sophie Devine became the first player to pass 50 in five successive Twenty20 Internationals on Monday when she scored 105 in her side’s 69-run win over South Africa in Wellington.

Christchurch's Hagley Oval to play host to ICC Women's ODI World Cup final in 2021
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Christchurch's Hagley Oval to play host to ICC Women's ODI World Cup final in 2021

The ICC Women's ODI World Cup, featuring 31 matches, will be capped by a final in Christchurch under lights at the Hagley Oval, one of New Zealand's main Test venues.

Beth Mooney's half-century helps Brisbane Heat clinch WBBL title with six-wicket win over Adelaide Strikers
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Beth Mooney's half-century helps Brisbane Heat clinch WBBL title with six-wicket win over Adelaide Strikers

Beth Mooney was declared the player of the match for her 56 not out as Brisbane Heat won the title by beating Adelaide Strikers.

Women's T20 Challenge 2019: Harmanpreet Kaur's blistering fifty helps Supernovas beat Velocity by four wickets, clinch title
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Women's T20 Challenge 2019: Harmanpreet Kaur's blistering fifty helps Supernovas beat Velocity by four wickets, clinch title

Kaur (51) produced a late onslaught on the Velocity bowlers after the Supernovas made a heavy weather of a small chase of 122. The Supernovas overhauled the target off the last delivery of the run chase, reaching 125 for 6 from 20 overs.