Mithali Raj

Hope my biopic inspires young girls to join cricket, says Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian women's national cricket team in Tests and ODIs, hopes her biopic "Shabaash Mithu" inspires young girls to join the sport.

Feb 16, 2020, 15:25 PM IST

Felt great to be back in the middle after 5 years: Sachin Tendulkar

The Bushfire Cricket Bash raised more than $7.7 million for the communities devastated by the fires that have ravaged Australia, according to Cricket Australia`s report.

Feb 12, 2020, 17:04 PM IST

Entertainment news - Shabaash Mithu first look: Taapsee Pannu brings cricketer Mithali Raj's life to silver screen

'Shabaash Mithu' first look: Taapsee Pannu plays Mithali Raj in 'Shabaash Mithu'. The poster features her playing cricket in a stadium in the blue jersey and she sports an intense expression.

Jan 29, 2020, 12:15 PM IST

Taapsee: Shoot for Mithali Raj biopic to start in mid 2020

Taapsee Pannu is gearing up to play former captain of the Indian women's cricket team, Mithali Raj, in the biopic "Shabaash Mithu". The actress informs shooting for the film will start in the middle of 2020.

Dec 09, 2019, 21:29 PM IST

Taapsee Pannu to star in women's cricket captain Mithali Raj's biopic

Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu has confirmed stepping into the shoes of women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj. The film is titled 'Shbaash Mithu' and Taapsee will play the lead.

Dec 03, 2019, 12:07 PM IST

Shakera Selman returns to West Indies women squad for India T20Is

The five-match T20I series will serve as a good preparation for the two sides ahead of the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup.

Nov 07, 2019, 16:50 PM IST

India women beat South Africa by 5 wickets in 2nd ODI, seal series

India restricted South Africa to 247/6 and chased the target down in 48 overs, to lead the three-match series 2-0.

Oct 11, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur retained as ODI and T20I women's captains for West Indies tour

Experienced Indian  batwomen Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur will continue to lead the unchanged ODI and T20I squads respectively for the upcoming tour to West Indies, beginning November 1 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. 

Sep 27, 2019, 18:16 PM IST

Shafali Verma, the tomboy teen who could be India's next superstar

In a region where girls pursuing outdoor sports are often frowned on, it was more out of compulsion that she slugged it out with boys in her bid to play cricket for India, a dream she shared with her father Sanjeev.

Sep 18, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

Living my father's dream: 15-year-old Indian batswoman Shafali Verma

Shafali has so far played three seasons for Haryana and has caught the attention of many owing to her batting prowess at the opening slot.

Sep 06, 2019, 19:31 PM IST

15-year-old Shafali Verma named in India Women squad for T20Is against South Africa

15-year-old Shafali Verma has been roped in to be a part of the T20I squad as what could be seen as a replacement for Mithali, who earlier announced her retirement from the shortest format of the game.

Sep 05, 2019, 18:24 PM IST

Former Indian women's captain Mithali Raj bids adieu to T20I cricket

Mithali was also the captain in India women’s first-ever T20I played in Derby back in 2006.

Sep 03, 2019, 14:29 PM IST

After World T20 controversy, Harmanpreet Kaur wanted to take a break from international cricket

The team management and Harmanpreet took a collective call to drop senior player Mithali Raj for the World T20 semifinal against England, triggering a massive controversy.

May 24, 2019, 17:27 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir's Jasia Akhtar gets selected for Women’s IPL T20

Jasia will represent Trailblazers, led by Indian batswoman Smriti Mandhana, in the first women's IPL. 

Apr 26, 2019, 19:15 PM IST

BCCI names teams for Women's T20 Challenge, Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj to lead three teams

India`s best cricketers and future stars will be joined by international players from England, New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in a four-match tri-series.

Apr 25, 2019, 22:56 PM IST

Head coach WV Raman questions technical acumen of India women cricketers

India's batswomen failed to score three runs in the final over in an embarrassing capitulation, gifting England a one-run win in the third T20 International and a 0-3 series whitewash on Saturday.

Mar 09, 2019, 21:02 PM IST

India women vs England women, 3rd T20I: How the action unfolded

The Indian women's cricket team slumped to a disappointing one-run defeat against England in the third and final T20I in Guwahati on Saturday. 

Mar 09, 2019, 10:49 AM IST

India women lose second T20I by 5 wickets as England seal series

Chasing 112 for an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series, England completed the task in 19.1 overs, holding nerves after losing a few quick wickets.

Mar 07, 2019, 15:08 PM IST

India women vs England women, 2nd T20I: How the action unfolded

The England women's cricket team beat India by five wickets in the second T20I in Guwahati on Thursday. 

Mar 07, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

Desperate India women look to end five-match losing streak in T20s

India suffered a crushing 41-run loss to England in the first T20 of the three-match series on Sunday.

Mar 06, 2019, 15:03 PM IST