Ramesh Powar rubbishes report of him meeting BCCI officials and admitting to differences with Mithali Raj
India women's coach Ramesh Powar on Wednesday rubbished reports of him meeting BCCI officials and admitting to differences with senior cricketer Mithali Raj.
Ramesh Powar admits to strained relationship with 'aloof and difficult to handle' Mithali Raj, claims BCCI official
Powar insisted that Mithali's axing from the semifinal, which India lost to England by eight wickets, was based on strategy and not acrimony.
Mithali Raj controversy: Former coach Tushar Arothe questions CoA member Diana Edulji's double standards
Former India Women's team coach Tushar Arothe revealed that CoA member Diana Edulji interfered in team selection during the Asia Cup in Malaysia.
Mithali Raj controversy: BCCI erred in handling of matter and it doesn't augur well for Indian cricket
Mithali Raj is a sportsman, not a politician and hence she could be less than guarded at times. She might have let off steam to vent anger, frustration and humiliation at being dropped despite performing satisfactorily in earlier matches. Whether the issue of writing a mail in protest is right or wrong does not matter. What does matter is that Indian cricket is not in safe hands.
Mithali Raj was left out of the Indian XI for the semi-final against England in the Women's World T20, but was it really a decision that was justified?
Asking Harmanpreet Kaur, Ramesh Powar to justify exclusion of Mithali Raj from playing XI in World T20 semi-final is preposterous
Fans and connoisseurs alike can criticise the decision to drop an iconic player from the XI in a big game but there should be no doubt that they have the right to make such a decision, even if it means they put their necks on the chopping block.
Mithali Raj accuses coach Ramesh Powar of bias after exclusion from World T20 semi-final in letter to BCCI
Mithali Raj's coach had said that the batswoman was told that she has been axed from the XI during the morning warm-up session of the semi-final clash.
India emerge confident after Women's World T20 2018; will need to adapt to conditions, tactics better
India went into the Women's World T20 looking to dominate, and aside from one (albeit crucial) match, Harmanpreet Kaur’s team did just that.
Women's World T20 2018: Skipper Meg Lanning hopes Australia show consistency after winning fourth title
Australia's women cricketers are already eyeing the defence of their World Twenty20 crown on home soil after cruising to victory over England, with skipper Meg Lanning saying their focus must now be on consistency.
Women’s World T20 2018: Importance of domestic leagues, widening gap between top and bottom, other key takeaways
The success of swing bowlers, Australia and England reaping the benefits of domestic leagues, boisterous and passionate crowds and other talking points from the Women's World T20
India's batting star Harmanpreet Kaur was on Sunday named captain of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 XI, which also featured opener Smriti Mandhana and leg-spinner Poonam Yadav.
Sourav Ganguly not surprised by Mithali Raj's exclusion in World T20 semi-final; says there will be 'an opportunity again'
Mithali Raj, the ODI captain, had two back-to-back fifties against Pakistan and Ireland but was rested for the final league game against Australia due to a knee issue and also didn't feature in India's eight-wicket semi-final loss to England.
CoA likely to meet Harmanpreet Kaur and Mithali Raj after Women's World T20 controversy; players asked to maintain 'decorum'
Veteran Mithali Raj was omitted from India's side for the World T20 semi-final against England, which they lost by eight wickets.
Women's World T20 2018: Australia's comprehensive title triumph is just an extension of their T20 dominance
As Australia stormed to their fourth Women's World T20 title, one couldn't help but agree that they were the team to beat in the tournament and the win was just a mere extension of their dominance in T20Is in 2018.
Women’s World T20 2018: Ashleigh Gardener shines bright as Australia outplay England in final to clinch fourth title
Australia has won its fourth Women's World Twenty20 championship after cruising to an eight-wicket victory over England in the final on Saturday.
Highlights, Australia vs England, Women's World T20 2018, Final, Full Cricket Score: Australia thrash England, clinch fourth title
Australia vs England, final, LIVE score: Australia win, will be lifting their fourth Women's T20 World Cup trophy. Lanning tapped it into the off side and ran the single to creat history. The team is into a huddle and England players are down on the ground, the feeling of defeat will take some time to go away. Australians over the moon right now.
Women's World T20 2018: Lack of incisiveness with ball, inexperience and selection blunder cost India chance at ultimate glory
Inexperience, tactical issues and, in hindsight, a selection blunder saw India crash out in the semi-final of the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 against England
Women's World T20 2018: Mithali Raj's manager rips into Harmanpreet Kaur for benching veteran in semi-finals
Mithali Raj's manager Annisha Gupta called Harmanpreet Kaur a "manipulative, lying, immature, undeserving captain" and added that the women's team believed in "politics not sport".
Women's World T20 2018: Middle-order, bowlers flunk in semi-final report card as Harmanpreet Kaur and Co end tournament on grim note
Here is our report card from the semi-final encounter of Women's World T20, where Harmanpreet Kaur-led Indian side came second best against a well-oiled England outfit.
India's dreams of winning a maiden global title lay in tatters after a questionable omission and an inexplicable batting collapse saw them crash to an eight-wicket defeat against England in the semi-finals of the ICC Women's World T20.