Veda Krishnamurthy in action. ©ICC

England take on Board President’s XI led by Smriti Mandhana in a warm-up 50-over match in Mumbai on Monday (February 18) to kickstart their tour of India.   The BP XI consists of players who have performed consistently in the domestic circuit in the recent past, and a few who have already played for India 

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Thailand claim their first win of the tournament. ©ACC

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup is to be hosted by Australia in 2020, as the top seven teams qualify to the World Cup, the ICC Women’s Qualifier Asia begins regionally between seven teams i.e China, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand and the UAE are competing to secure a place in the qualifiers. Thailand will host 

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Nida Dar in action. ©Pakistan Cricket

Pakistan suffered a massive 146-run defeat at the hands of the Windies in the series opener. Chasing 216, Pakistan collapsed to be bowled out for 70. They then bounced back in the second ODI to triumph by 34 runs. The result of the series now rests on the third and final ODI. Who will emerge 

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Suzie Bates in action. ©Getty Images

Date: 10 February 2019 Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton The limited overs series is always taken as a battle of the world’s best sides. New Zealand has taken up their Hamilton ODI momentum and converted into a series-winning performance to win the series. It’s time India stops appearing slightly amateurish and rusty against a clinical Kiwis 

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Alyssa Healy and Kirby Short with the WNCL final. ©Cricket Australia

In the opening round of Women’s National Cricket League fixtures, New South Wales Breakers and Queensland played out a dramatic game with Queensland winning by one wicket. The two teams meet again for the first time since then in the final on Saturday. Both sides have star quality. The second domestic final of the season 

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Stafanie Taylor and Bismah Maroof with the trophy. ©PCB

Having travelled from Karachi to Dubai, Pakistan and West Indies prepare themselves for the first ODI of a three-match series. While Pakistan know the conditions well hosting most of their home series’ here, West Indies come in with the upper hand, having won the T20 series.   Point of Contention  Pakistan will be eager to 

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India Team celebrating after taking a wicket. ©ICC

Date: 6 February 2019 Venue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington India has dominated New Zealand from the start, winning the series of 2-1. After two massive wins at Napier and Mount Maunganui, India slipped to their first loss of the series, losing the final ODI in Hamilton by eight wickets. Although the One-day series concluded with a 

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Smriti Mandhana after hitting a century. ©Getty Images

Match Preview: 3rd ODI – New Zealand vs India Date: Friday, 1 February 2019 Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton India have won the series in the backyard of White Ferns. It’s time for New Zealand to reflect back at the drawing board. The White Ferns haven’t been batting well which has been reflected on the scoreboard. 

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Smriti Mandhana after hitting a century. ©Getty Images

Match Preview: 2nd ODI – New Zealand vs India Date: 29 January 2019 Venue: Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui New Zealand take on India on their home turf on Bay Oval to avoid a series loss. India also would be in a good space considering their start to the series. New Zealand needs to back themselves after 

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