Chamari Atapattu's maiden T20I century has shown Sri Lanka the way. © Getty Images

Australia downed Sri Lanka in the first match of the T20I series by 41 runs to take 1-0 lead in the series. Australia batters put on a show as the hosts finished on 217 for 4 – their second score of over 200 in the last three months. Beth Mooney started the Australian summer with 

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On Saturday, India practised for the first time after their win in the first T20I. © Women's CricZone

Just before India began their practice, a couple of fans walked up with a memento for captain Harmanpreet Kaur. She was happy to receive it; the fans were happy to get a picture clicked. Happy ending. The fans have, no doubt, been a highlight of this T20I series between India and South Africa. Even in 

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Chamari Atapattu and Rachael Haynes with the trophy. © Getty Images

The T20I series between Australia and Sri Lanka is set to kick off on Sunday (September 29) and as expected the hosts look overwhelming favorites. However, the visitors come as a bit of an ‘unknown’ quantity – untested in Australian conditions, and also largely untested against Australia. Rachael Haynes, vice-captain of Australia, was quick to 

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Australia start as overwhelming favourites against Sri Lanka. © CA DIGITAL (Cricket Australia)

Australia are undoubtedly the no. 1 team in the world— at this point in time, it is a statement that goes unchallenged. Since the 2017 Women’s World Cup in England, they have registered 21 wins in 26 T20Is. Of the five matches they have lost, four have come at the hands of England. More recently, 

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A large part of the playing area was under covers. © Women's CricZone

‘Rain, rain, go away, Come again, another day, Little Johnny wants to play…’ This is a popular nursery rhyme that the whole of Surat will be chanting come Thursday (September 26). Not Little Johnny, but they’d want India and South Africa to play. After all, for the inaugural international game at the Lalbhai Contractor Stadium 

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Hilton Moreeng, Sune Luus, Harmanpreet Kaur and WV Raman at the pre-series press conference. © Cricket South Africa/ Twitter

Mithali Raj has retired from T20Is. When she debuted in international cricket, though, she was all of 16 years and 205 days (in 1999). As India begins a post-Raj era in T20Is, a 15-year-old is making the right noises and looks poised to break into the playing XI for India against South Africa in the 

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Australia celebrate a wicket. © CA DIGITAL (Cricket Australia)

Heading in to the home series against Australia, West Indies were on the back foot even before the tourists had touched down on their shores. With Deandra Dottin, Shakera Selman, Chedean Nation and Shemaine Campbelle all ruled out of the series with injuries, the hosts were already missing four of their best XI players. To 

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Mission domination: Australia. © CA DIGITAL (Cricket Australia)

Sometimes in cricket, the switch of formats brings the best out of teams and certain players. For example, Meg Lanning had an up and down ODI-leg of the Ashes series – no consistency or rhythm in her batting – but come the T20Is she found her form, blasting a career-best 133 in the first match. 

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Australia and West Indies clash in a three-match T20I series. © CA DIGITAL (Cricket Australia)

Having clean swept the three-match ODI series, Australia will aim to carry on the momentum in as many T20Is against West Indies in the build up to the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020.  Australia have won nine matches and lost just one to West Indies in the shortest format. The venue, Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, 

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Australia and West Indies clash in a three-match T20I series. © CA DIGITAL (Cricket Australia)

Match preview: 3rd ODI – West Indies v  Australia. Date: September 11, 2019 Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua Here’s a tale of whitewashes. Australia have swept their oppositions – India, Pakistan, New Zealand, England – clean in their last few series. They last lost an ODI back in 2017. West Indies have 

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