Shantha Rangaswamy, former India captain, is set to be unanimously elected in the Indian Cricketers’ Association (ICA) and will be its female representative on the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s nine-member apex council. “Never ever in my dreams I imagined I would be sitting on the board,” Rangaswamy told Press Trust of India.
Sinalo Jafta, the wicket-keeper batter from South Africa, has been awarded her maiden national contract. The 24-year-old’s selection for the final T20I against India in Surat saw her qualify to join the group of 15 centrally contracted South Africa players for the 2019-20 season. “Congratulations to Sinalo on her upgrade to a national contract following
Stafanie Taylor, West Indies captain, and Afy Fletcher the leg-spinner have been announced as captains for the two teams that will compete in the women’s T10 exhibition matches ahead of the Caribbean Premier League matches on October 10 and 12 in Trinidad. Taylor will lead NCLB Revellers, while Fletcher will take the reins of Courts
In a landmark move, Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday (October 11) launched a parental leave policy to support professional cricketers’ through pregnancy, adoption and their return to play and parental responsibilities. The policy will see maternity leave introduced in Australian cricket for the first time, in a move Alyssa Healy, the wicket-keeper batter, called a
Kim Garth, the Ireland allrounder, completes Perth Scorchers’ squad for the fifth season of the Women’s Big Bash League in Australia set to begin on Friday (October 18). This will be Garth’s third stint in the tournament, having previously represented Sydney Sixers in the second and third seasons— both of which her team won. With
Shabnim Ismail, the fiery fast bowler from South Africa, has signed with Sydney Thunder for the first ever standalone edition of the Women’s Big Bash League in Australia. She joins Rachel Priest and Nida Dar as the club’s third and final overseas signing. She will join Thunder after completing South Africa’s tour of India that
Australia won yet another ODI series against Sri Lanka and in the process broke the 20-year record of 17 wins registered by Belinda Clark’s Australia team. Meg Lanning’s team have now registered 18 wins and are just three wins short of breaking the all-time record of 21 wins set by their male counterparts. Alyssa Healy,
Australia are breaking records aplenty. They have spent the last 18 months dominating the women’s circuit – thrashing opposition as if their life depended on it. Along the way, they registered a record 18th consecutive ODI win, surpassing the previous record of 17 – registered by a Belinda Clark-led Australia between 1997 and 1999. Australia’s
Phoebe Litchfield, the 16-year-old left-hander batter from New South Wales, has signed a two-year contract with Sydney Thunder for the Women’s Big Bash League, the fifth edition of which is beginning on October 18. Over the last 12 months, Litchfield has risen rapidly through the ranks, scoring her first grade century, earning her maiden contract
Young teenager Alisha Bates has been signed up by Sydney Sixers for their final spot for the fifth edition of Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL). She is just 17 years old and becomes the fifth teenager in the Sixers’ squad after Maddy Darke and Emma Hughes (both 18), Stella Campbell (17) and Hayley Silver-Holmes (16).