Smriti Mandhana

Women's T20 World Cup: Can't face another smacking from Shafali, Mandhana, says Australia's Schutt

 India defeated four-time champion Australia by 17 runs in the opening group clash of the Women's T20 World Cup at Sydney Showground.

Mar 06, 2020, 11:11 AM IST

Harmanpreet Kaur's Indian team for ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 brimming with youthful energy

Indian women cricket team is all excited and eagerly awaiting the start of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia from February 21 (Friday). The average age of the Indian team is less than 23 years and there are four teenagers - Shafali Verma(16), Richa Ghosh (16), Jemimah Rodrigues (19) and Radha Yadav (19). The captain Harmanpreet Kaur is the oldest player at 30 and her team's youthful energy is also rubbing off on to the other members of the squad.

Feb 19, 2020, 11:01 AM IST

Women's T20 World Cup: India’s middle-order needs protection from top batters, says Smriti Mandhana

Star Indian woman cricketer Smriti Mandhana believes the best way to protect the side's middle order is to not require them to bat at all in the upcoming International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s T20 World Cup.

Feb 15, 2020, 14:20 PM IST

ICC Women's T20 World Cup: Full schedule of India matches, squad, TV timings

All-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the 15-member Indian women's squad in the upcoming tournament while Smriti Mandhana will serve as her deputy.

Feb 13, 2020, 10:59 AM IST

Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma guide India to seven-wicket win over Australia in women Tri-series 2020

Chasing 174, India got off to a quickfire start as openers Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana put on 70 runs in the opening six overs. With India looking in firm control, Australia finally got the breakthrough in the ninth over as Ellyse Perry dismissed Verma (49), reducing India to 85/1.

Feb 08, 2020, 10:18 AM IST

Cricket news: England beat India in Women's Tri Series 2020 match 4 by 4 wickets

England fast bowler Anya Shrubsole was named the Player of the Match for picking three Indian wickets conceding 31 runs in her 4 overs. The England chase started on a wobbly note as they lost three quick wickets after India ended with 123/6 in 20 overs in the T20 cricket match in the Women's Tri Series in Australia.

Feb 07, 2020, 12:41 PM IST

Women's T20 tri-series: Ellyse Perry's all-round show helps Australia defeat India by 4 wickets

Ellyse Perry`s all-round performance enabled Australia women to defeat India by four wickets in the ongoing tri-series at the Manuka Oval on Sunday. Perry played a knock of 49 runs, while with the ball, she scalped four wickets.

Feb 02, 2020, 15:23 PM IST

Shafali Verma's IPL stint showed her batting prowess, her hitting new for women's cricket: Smriti Mandhana

Shafali Verma, the 15-year-old batting sensation has been the talk of the town for her extra-ordinary run of form since making her international debut in 2019. The senior members of the Indian women`s team though are not too surprised by the teen prodigy's showing so far at the international level.

Jan 23, 2020, 15:03 PM IST

Smriti Mandhana fine with less pay for women cricket, idolises Virat Kohli, Kumar Sangakkara

The male cricketers in the top bracket on Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) central contracts list Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah are entitled to an annual remuneration of Rs 7 crore, while a female cricketer in the highest category gets Rs 50 lakh for the same period.

Jan 23, 2020, 13:29 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

Harmanpreet Kaur to lead Indian squad in 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup

The Women in Blue will kick-off their campaign at the ICC T20I World Cup against hosts Australia on February 21 at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). 

Jan 12, 2020, 13:25 PM IST

First T20I: India women thrash West Indies by 84 runs

The Indian eves were off to a great start in the five-match T20I rubber against West Indies as they thrashed the hosts by 84 runs in the first match at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium.

Nov 10, 2019, 11:00 AM IST

Fit-again Smriti Mandhana to join India squad ahead of 2nd West Indies ODI

Mandhana suffered a fracture on his right toe while batting in the nets ahead of the three-match ODI series against South Africa last month, which India went on to win by 3-0. 

Nov 01, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

Injured Smriti Mandhana ruled out of South Africa ODIs

In a major blow to the Indian women's cricket team, opener Smriti Mandhana has been ruled out of the ongoing three-match ODI series against South Africa due to a fractured toe which she sustained during a practice session.

Oct 09, 2019, 15:59 PM IST

Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana set to miss Women's Big Bash League

Indian T20I skipper Harmanpreet Kaur and vice-captain Smriti Mandhana are likely to miss the 2019 edition of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL), which is slated to take place from October 18 to December 8.

Sep 27, 2019, 14:19 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

Prolific Indian opener Smriti Mandhana turns 23

The left-hander won the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award after being named as the Women`s Cricketer of the Year having scored 669 runs in 12 ODIs and 622 runs in 25 T20Is.

Jul 18, 2019, 15:56 PM IST

Virat Kohli, Smriti Mandhana named international cricketers of year

Kohli also won the best batsman award, while leading Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah bagged the best bowler award, announced here on Monday. 

May 14, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

ICC Women's ODI rankings: Smriti Mandhana, Jhulan Goswami retain top positions

Mandhana is standing at the numero-uno spot with 802 points, maintaining a comfortable lead of 41 points over of second-placed Ellyse Perry of Australia. 

May 13, 2019, 19:08 PM IST

Trailblazers pull-off thrilling win over Supernovas in Women's T20 Challenge opener

In response to Trailblazers' 140 for five, Supernovas ended agonisingly short at 138 for six. 

May 06, 2019, 23:32 PM IST