Shikha Pandey’s exploits with the ball, specially at the start have helped India peg their opponents back early. But against New Zealand, she brought her death-bowling skills to the fore.
Since the last time India and New Zealand clashed, so much has changed for both teams. It seems like an era away, writes Snehal Pradhan.
Veda Krishnamurthy has been carried in the side through her down-time and her cameo against Bangladesh showed the reason behind backing her.
Udeshika Prabodhani’s career can be described as a collection of contributions, accumulated in silence – a decade of diligence, writes Snehal Pradhan.
Mignon du Preez’s development over the last 12 months has seen her become a more attacking – potentially big-hitting – batter for South Africa.
Bangladesh’s last clash against India resulted in the Asia Cup win in 2018, which will be on their minds as the teams face each other in Perth.
On more than one occasion, like the opening match of the T20 World Cup 2020, Poonam Yadav has spun a web around the opposition to waltz India back into the contest.
India set the World Cup on fire by defeating Australia by 17 runs in a low-scoring thriller at the Sydney Showground on Friday (February 21), leaving the hosts and tournament favourites one bad day away from a home World Cup campaign going up in flames. The Aussies seemed to be cruising at 67 for two
If the lights turn on at the Showground to more India shirts, and the pitch takes some turn, Australia might start their home World Cup feeling a bit lost.
While the previous T20 World Cups tested waters, pressured ceilings and tested limited, this 2020 event will teach us that the limits were in our minds.