Eng vs Ind, 3rd women’s ODI

From Lord’s to Eden Gardens, Jhulan Goswami‘s immense contribution to world cricket in her career at the highest level for over two decades was celebrated with gusto on Saturday, the day of her farewell appearance for India. At Lord’s, India captain Harmanpreet Kaur brought Goswami out with her for the toss ahead of the final … Read more

Recent Match Report – IND Women vs ENG Women 3rd ODI 2022

TossEngland chose to bowl vs India England captain Amy Jones won the toss and put India in on a bright, cloudy day at Lord’s in the third ODI, which is also veteran fast bowler Jhulan Goswami‘s last international appearance. England, who have already lost the series, brought back Freya Davies instead of Lauren Bell, who … Read more

Jhulan Goswami retirement – Eng vs Ind ODI 2022

It was a press conference unlike any other in Indian women’s cricket. Jhulan Goswami, who is set to play her last international match on Saturday, had more than the usual handful of journalists there to meet her, virtually, of course. The questions ranged from her favourite memories and regrets to the big one: what next. … Read more

Ind vs SA 2022 – ‘Feelings of almost being let down’

Temba Bavuma has spoken of his “disappointment” and having felt “let down” at not being picked in the inaugural SA20 auction earlier this week. Bavuma, the South Africa limited-overs captain, had set his base price at Rand 850,000 (US$48,000 approx.) but did not find any takers each time his name came up – he was … Read more

ENG vs IND 2022 – 2nd womens ODI – Harmanpreet Kaur

Harmanpreet, India’s captain, has confirmed that Saturday’s third and final fixture of India’s tour will be veteran bowler Goswami’s last before she retires from international cricket after a career spanning two decades. Victory at Canterbury means India take an unassailable 2-0 lead into the final match of their tour having clinched their first series win … Read more

Recent Match Report – IND Women vs ENG Women 2nd ODI 2022

Toss England bowl first vs India England won the toss and opted to bowl first in the second of three ODIs against India at Canterbury. England also made two changes, handing an ODI debut to left-armer Freya Kemp and bringing in fellow seamer Lauren Bell, replacing allrounder Alice Davidson-Richards and fast bowler Issy Wong. Kemp, … Read more

Ind vs Aus 2022 – 1st T20I – KL Rahul

KL Rahul is working on his strike rate, but also feels his detractors are perhaps not the best informed. “Look, [it’s] obviously something that every player works towards,” Rahul said on the eve of the first T20I against Australia, the penultimate series for India before they go to the T20 World Cup. “No one is … Read more

Ind vs Aus 2022 1st T20I

With Mitchell Marsh absent with an injury, Steven Smith will bat at No. 3 against India. His role in Australia’s first-choice XI in the lead-up to the men’s T20 World Cup, however, will remain fluid. Australia are missing three of their first-choice players in the top six for the three-match series against India starting in … Read more

Ind vs Aus 2022 – Virat Kohli is third opener but KL Rahul has Rohit Sharma’s backing as first-choice opener

Virat Kohli is India’s third opening batter, there will be games where he will open, Rohit Sharma has said, but has also added that KL Rahul has the full support of the team management and remains India’s first-choice opener for the World Cup. Kohli opened in the absence of the resting Rohit in India’s final … Read more

Recent Match Report – ENG Women vs IND Women 1st ODI 2022

Toss India chose to bowl vs England Jhulan Goswami is set to play her first game in nearly six months – which is also her final international series – as India opted to bowl in bright and sunny conditions in the opening ODI against England in Hove. Captain Harmanpreet Kaur said at the toss she … Read more