Beth Mooney in action. ©Getty Images

By any standards, Beth Mooney’s innings to help Brisbane Heat win the WBBL title in January was nothing short of heroic. Fighting nausea and dehydration and struggling to breath in intense heat, Mooney put together a match-winning 65 in Sydney while backroom staff ran on at frequent intervals with water and ice. Yet, she is 

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Kate Cross in action for England. ©Getty Images

There’s a big smile on Kate Cross’s face these days. One that says she’s enjoying her cricket again. She had to work hard to regain that love of the game. A tough period out of the international spotlight came as she struggled with anxiety and depression before making a successful comeback last summer. “I was 

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Alyssa Healy celebrates her maiden ODI hundred. ©BCCI

Alyssa Healy makes no secret of her competitive streak. “Facing really competitive fast bowlers— it’s how I seem to get my thrills,” she told Women’s CricZone. If opening the batting is high-adrenaline stuff, it is clearly working for Healy, and therefore, she has good reason to feel upbeat ahead of the one-off Ashes Test match 

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Sophie Molineux batting for Australia. ©Cricket Australia

Injury is often the most frustrating part of an athlete’s journey— especially when that injury comes at a time when you are just about cementing your spot in the team. Sitting on the sidelines after surgery, watching as your teammates take the field while your own future appears uncertain, is a difficult pill to swallow. 

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Georgia Redmayne playing for the Hobart Hurricanes. ©Getty Images

Juggling between the life of an athlete and that of a regular professional is quite hard. Having to manage without compromising the quality of output is key. Many people find this far too hard to do. Georgia Redmanye, however, has been switching roles quite effortlessly of late. After an intense first two rotations on general 

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Mali team in Rwanda. ©Kawory Berthe

On June 18, Mali played their first international women’s cricket match: a Twenty20 international against Rwanda in the Kwibuka Women’s tournament in Rwanda. The excitement of their arrival on the international stage was short-lived. Mali was dismissed for six — a total that included nine ducks and a solitary run off the bat. It was 

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Jemimah Rodrigues in action. ©BCCI/IPL

On Tuesday (11 June), when Yorkshire Diamonds made the announcement that they had signed Jemimah Rodrigues, India’s latest batting sensation, for the fourth edition of the Women’s Cricket Super League, murmurs went around recalling the ‘other Indian teenager’ who had played for Yorkshire— namely, Sachin Tendulkar. Interestingly, another young kid from Mumbai also represented Yorkshire 

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Bismah Maroof in action for Pakistan. ©ICC

Before her sides departure for an eight-match tour of South Africa, Pakistan’s captain Bismah Maroof gave an interview to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). In it, she emphasized upon her confidence in her teams ability to defeat the hosts in the three ODIs and five T20 they are scheduled to play. In preparation for the tour, 

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