Poonam Yadav

Poonam Yadav only Indian in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Playing XI, Shafali Verma named 12th player

The T20 World Cup Playing XI is dominated by Australia, who lifted the title at the showpiece event with a comfortable 85-run victory over India in the final.

Mar 09, 2020, 12:30 PM IST

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup: Tackling Indian leg-spinner Poonam Yadav key for England captain Knight

Poonam Yadav performed superbly against hosts Australia in the opening match of the tournament, claiming four wickets to bamboozle the hosts but she failed to cast her spell the last time India met England in the tournament, giving away 29 from her four overs.

Mar 04, 2020, 16:00 PM IST

Women's T20 World Cup: Mithali Raj lauds Poonam Yadav, Shafali Verma's efforts against Australia

The Indian eves will now be up against Bangladesh on Monday.

Feb 22, 2020, 16:37 PM IST

ICC Women's T20 World Cup: How Poonam Yadav put Australia in a spin

Poonam will now look to replicate a similar performance when India take on Bangladesh in their second Group A match at WACA Ground in East Perth on Monday.

Feb 22, 2020, 14:40 PM IST

Women's T20 World Cup: Australia fell for Poonam Yadav's plan hook, line and sinker, admits Alyssa Healy

Australian opener Alyssa Healy has admitted that her side walked into Indian women fast bowler Poonam Yadav’s trap as the leg-spinner inspired the Women in Blue to a 17-run victory in the opening match of the 2020 International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 at the Sydney Showground Stadium. 

Feb 22, 2020, 13:30 PM IST

Poonam Yadav spins India to 17-run win over Australia in Women's T20 World Cup opener

Put in to bat, India struggled to a below-par 132 before Poonam (4/19 in 4 overs) foxed the Aussies with her googlies, turning the match decisively into her team's favour.

Feb 21, 2020, 17:35 PM IST

Poonam Yadav: Player of the Match in India vs Australia Women's T20 World Cup clash

Poonam finished the match with terrific figures of four for 19. 

Feb 21, 2020, 17:20 PM IST

Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Poonam Yadav get Grade A in BCCI annual contract for women's team

 Just like the men's team contract which has only three players captain Virat Kohli, explosive limited overs format opener Rohit Sharma and pacer Jasprit Bumrah, the women's contract too has three players in the top category. They are Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Poonam Yadav.

Jan 16, 2020, 20:11 PM IST

Jasprit Bumrah, Poonam Yadav to be honoured with Polly Umrigar Award

Bumrah made his international debut against Australia in January 2016 and since then he has never looked back. 

Jan 12, 2020, 11:00 AM IST

Spinners help India women complete T20I series sweep over West Indies

The visitors defended the target of 135 with utmost ease as they restricted Windies to 73/7 in their stipulated quota of 20 overs. 

Nov 21, 2019, 10:40 AM IST

Debutant Priya Punia stars as Indian women crush South Africa in 1st ODI

India and South Africa will next lock horns on Friday in the second ODI at the same venue.

Oct 09, 2019, 16:37 PM IST

Ravindra Jadeja amongst 19 sportspersons conferred Arjuna award by President Ramnath Kovind

Jadeja who has been in excellent form for the Indian team during the ongoing Test series against West Indies joins the list of cricketers to receive the award which includes Virat Kohli, Rahul Dravid, and Sachin Tendulkar.

Aug 29, 2019, 18:24 PM IST

She was people's leader: Condolences from sports fraternity continue to pour in for Sushma Swaraj

Leaving a strong legacy behind, the BJP stalwart breathed her last at the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital on Tuesday.

Aug 07, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Women's T20I rankings: Smriti Mandhana retains 3rd spot, Poonam Yadav remains 2nd among bowlers

In the T20I player rankings for bowlers, India's Poonam Yadav has retained her second position behind Australia's Megan Schutt

Mar 29, 2019, 14:30 PM IST

We can go out there and put things right: English pacer Anya Shrubsole

India outclassed world champions England by 66 runs in the series opener on Friday.

Feb 24, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

3rd T20I: New Zealand women beat India by 2 runs to win series 3-0

New Zealand women recorded victory by a margin of two runs in the third T20I against India, at Auckland by 2 runs, to win the three-match T20I series 3-0. 

Feb 10, 2019, 07:03 AM IST

India women ready to salvage pride in final T20I against New Zealand

After winning the ODI series 2-1, India women lost momentum and subsequently the T20 series. 

Feb 09, 2019, 13:57 PM IST

India women aim to seal series against New Zealand in 2nd ODI

Ahead of the series, the Indian women's cricket team had found itself in the middle of a furore when ODI skipper Mithali Raj and then coach Ramesh Powar had a fallout during the semifinal of the T20 World Cup in West Indies.

Jan 28, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

Jemimah Rodrigues, Smriti Mandhana reach career best in ICC T20I rankings

Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur who was the second highest run-scorer in the 10-team event, gained three slots to finish at the third position.

Nov 27, 2018, 15:00 PM IST

Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana named in ICC Women's World T20 team

India's Harmanpreet Kaur, one of two captains to make it to the ICC Women's World T20 2018 team of the tournament along with Pakistan’s Javeria Khan, has been named to lead the squad.

Nov 25, 2018, 13:39 PM IST