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  • Indian women’s cricket turns a corner

    Flashback 2017: How the Indian women’s cricket team made the country proud

    The Indian women’s cricket team exceeded all expectations at the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 held in England this year by reaching the final of the tournament and came excruciatingly close to winning the Cup, before finishing second best to hosts England. India’s campaign had many stars at different stages of the tournament. From Punam Raut, Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma to skipper Mithali Raj, everyone in

  • Mithali Raj praises role of social media in surge of women’s cricket

    New Delhi: Mithali Raj, the India captain who led her side to the final of the ICC Women’s World Cup against England, has praised the role social media has played in increasing visibility for the women’s game. Ever since the World Cup, there has been a marked increase in following for the women’s game, with social media contributing heavily to the surge.

  • Now, Mithali Raj trolled for wearing glamourous dress in throwback picture

    The Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj has once again became a target of trolls after the Indian skipper shared an old photo on Twitter as a throwback on Wednesday. The picture features Mithali with three of her colleagues. And many Twitter users went after her dressing sense.

  • Video of little girl dressed as Mithali Raj is super cute. Indian captain also thinks so

    With the Independence Day just a few days away, India is gearing up to celebrate 70 years of the historic day. Just four days leading up to the D-Day, schools and colleges across the country organise play, fancy dress events around the patriotic theme. It is a simple way to imbibe our younger generation about India’s struggle for freedom.

  • Harmanpreet Kaur, Indian Women’s World Cup star, gets rousing welcome in hometown Moga

    Indian cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur Bhullar got a rousing welcome at her hometown Moga from local administrators and politicians after she arrived. Harmanpreet grabbed headlines in the recently concluded ICC Women’s World Cup in England, all thanks to her superlative 171-run knock against Australia in semifinals, which propelled India into the final. Although the Mithali Raj-led side lost to England in the final, the team caught attention of the country due to their

  • Pictures: PM Modi meets women’s cricket team, lauds them for their brilliant World Cup campaign

    It was a hectic day for the Indian women’s cricket team. First Mithali Raj and Co attended a reception at New Delhi, then the players committed to their media obligations. But the biggest occasion of the day was a scheduled meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PM Modi met the women’s cricket team after their return from a brilliant Women’s World Cup campaign. PM said he was happy to interact with the

  • Harmanpreet Kaur: Will try not to fall short of target in 2021 World Cup

    Mumbai: Star all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur has assured the Indian fans that the team would continue to perform in the same way as they did in the recently concluded ICC Women’s World Cup and will win the prestigious quadrennial global tournament in 2021, slated to be held in New Zealand.

  • Mithali Raj named captain of ICC WC team

    London : India skipper Mithali Raj was on Monday chosen as the captain of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 team by the International Cricket Council.

  • Guess who helped Harmanpreet Kaur get a job with Western Railways!

    Her unbeaten 171 against Australia may have made her a household name, but Harmanpreet Kaur has been catching the eye of experts for sometime now. It was former India women’s captain Diana Edulji who spotted the batting all-rounder and got her a job in Western Railway, with some help from Sachin Tendulkar. Yes!!! Before becoming the star cricketer, she was helped by Sachin in getting a job in Western Railways. However, Harmanpreet

  • ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: Top 5 performers for India so far

    It is the last Women’s World Cup for Indian captain Mithali Raj and senior pacer Jhulan Goswami and they have made this a memorable one with their brilliant batting and bowling performances. Mithali Raj-led side outcast Australian side at Derby in the second semi-final of the tournament on Thursday to set up a final clash with England at Lord’s on Sunday.

  • Fun Video: Mithali Raj, Veda Krishnamurthy dance to Harmanpreet Kaur’s tunes

    On Thursday, we saw Harmanpreet Kaur belting the Australian bowlers all over the park in the second semi-final of ICC Women’s World Cup in Derby. But, what many didn’t notice was that India’s captain Mithali Raj and teammates Veda Krishnamurthy were in a jovial mood while sitting on the sidelines watching all the action. Having witnessed Harmanpreet’s brutality from close quarters, Mithali, once she got out, enjoyed her team-mate’s brilliance from the