Pakistan team. ©ICC

Pakistan Cricket Board  (PCB) released the fixtures for their women’s team’s upcoming series against Windies, featuring three T20Is and as many ODIs. This marks the return of women’s international cricket to the country after four years. Windies will play the T20I leg of the tour in Karachi on January 31, February 1 and February 3 

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Mithali Raj in action. ©ICC

Mithali Raj has said that the upcoming tour of New Zealand is the best chance for the team to put up a good performance in order to bury the recent controversies and enhance the profile of women’s cricket in India. Mithali’s exclusion from the World Twenty20 semifinal encounter against England in Antigua in November last 

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WHITE FERNS celebrating a wicket. ©ICC

Auckland Hearts batswoman Katie Perkins has been recalled to the White Ferns squad for its three match ODI series against India. Perkins returns after last playing an ODI for New Zealand in late 2017 – against Pakistan in Sharjah. WHITE FERNS head coach Haidee Tiffen said Perkins had earned her recall. “Katie brings with her a lot 

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Celebrations from the West Indies team. ©ICC

The Cricket West Indies Selection Panel has announced a 20-strong squad for a national training camp, ahead of Windies’ upcoming series against Pakistan. The two-week long camp will be held in Antigua, with net sessions beginning on 9 January, at the Coolidge Cricket Ground. The selected 20 players include 14 of the 15 members part 

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Alyssa Healy, Sana Mir, Smriti Mandhana, Tammy Beaumont, Megan Schutt. ©ICC

There were many players who put on memorable performances in 2018; from Meg Lanning’s seamless return to international cricket to Amelia Kerr’s record-shattering 232*. Women’s CricZone looks back at five players who stood out for both their entertainment value and consistency. Smriti Mandhana ODI Innings: 12; Runs: 669; Best: 135 T20 Innings: 20; Runs: 591; 

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Suzie Bates and Harmanpreet Kaur. ©ICC

Press Release The International Cricket Council today announced the women’s ODI and T20I teams of the year with New Zealand’s Suzie Bates named as captain of the 50-over side and Harmanpreet Kaur of India appointed captain of the 20-over side. The two sides have been selected by the same voting academy*, which comprised members of 

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Smriti Mandhana in action. ©ICC

Smriti Mandhana became the second Indian after Jhulan Goswami to win the International Cricket Council’s Women Player of the Year award on the back of her superlative performance in 2018. Goswami had won the award in 2007. Mandhana also won the One-Day International Player of the Year award. Reacting to the news, a delighted Mandhana 

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Jhulan Goswami in action for Bengal at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. ©Karuna Jain/Women's CricZone

When greatness meets greatness its worth the watch. Indian cricket’s two most celebrated names – Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami, captains of Railways and Bengal respectively – took the field at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Saturday (December 29). For the handful who were at the venue, the billing lived up to the 

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