The Indian men`s cricket team has disappointed with their spineless performance in the last three weeks but the women counterparts showed steely temperament as they made a remarkable comeback into Test fold, beating England eves by six wickets here on Saturday.
A fine bowling performance by India Women, led by left-arm spinner Gouher Sultana`s four-wicket haul, helped the team post a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka Women in the first ODI of the three-match series here today.
Confident of getting the better of Sri Lanka in the upcoming limited-overs series, Indian women`s cricket captain Mithali Raj today said the home side`s experienced batting line-up would be its biggest strength in the matches starting here on Sunday.
Skipper Mithali Raj finally came good with an unbeaten century as Indian women beat arch-rivals Pakistan by six wickets in a seventh place play-off encounter in the ICC Women`s World Cup here on Thursday.
India skipper Mithali Raj blamed her bowlers after her team was knocked out of the ICC Women World Cup here tonight, saying all of them were "off colour" in the crucial Group A match against Sri Lanka.
Opener Thirushkamini Murugesan became the first Indian eve to notch up a century in 50-over World Cup as hosts piled up a commendable 284 for six against West Indies in their opening group league match here today.
A half-century from Poonam Raut and three wickets by medium pacer Jhulan Goswami helped India record a comfortable eight-wicket win over New Zealand in a warm-up match for the ICC Women`s World Cup here on Monday.