Smriti Mandhana

Indian women vs SA women 3rd T20: Shafali Verma blast secures consolation win for hosts

The 17-year-old Shafali Verma, who regained the number one spot in the ICC T20I batswomen rankings on Tuesday, was named player of the series after knocks of 23, 47 and 60. 

Mar 24, 2021, 08:03 AM IST

India women vs SA women: Last ball loss a bitter pillow to swallow, says Smriti Mandhana

Harleen Deol conceded two fours in the penultimate over and Arundhati Reddy bowled a no-ball when South Africa needed six from final two balls as the visitors romped home in the last ball. 

Mar 22, 2021, 06:55 AM IST

India women vs SA women: Hosts eye redemption in T20 series

Apart from the nine-wicket win in the second match, Mithali Raj’s side failed to fire as a unit against their South African counterparts, who looked in good rhythm throughout the series.

Mar 19, 2021, 14:43 PM IST

India women vs SA women: Confident hosts look to carry on momentum into 3rd ODI

After losing the series-opener by eight wickets, Indian women crushed South Africa by nine wickets to draw parity. And come Friday, the Mithali Raj-led side would look to carry on the momentum with yet another clinical display. 

Mar 11, 2021, 15:14 PM IST

Smriti Mandhana scripts new record as India Women bounce back against South Africa

In response to South Africa's first-inning total, India got off to a slow start, losing Jemimah Rodrigues early in the innings. However, Smriti Mandhana found great support from Punam Raut, as the pair made sure India Women bounce back in the series in comprehensive manner.  

Mar 09, 2021, 16:37 PM IST

Women's T20 Challenge: Smriti Mandhana slams fifty as Trailblazers beat Supernovas to lift trophy

While the wickets at the other end kept tumbling at one end, Mandhana continued to stand strong and brought up a captain’s knock of 68 runs off 49 balls to help her side post a 118 for three.

Nov 09, 2020, 23:52 PM IST

Women's T20 Challenge: Supernovas beat Trailblazers by 2 runs; both qualify for final

The result means both Supernovas and Trailblazers have stormed into the summit showdown of the tournament.

Nov 08, 2020, 00:03 AM IST

Here's how Aakash Chopra reacted after fans question quality of Women's T20 Challenge

The 43-year-old's reaction came after Velocity were bowled out cheaply for 47 at the hands of Sophie Ecclestone-led Trailblazers attack at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Thursday.

Nov 07, 2020, 23:33 PM IST

Twitter India launches seven new custom emojis for Women's T20 Challenge

Three teams namely Supernovas, Trailblazers and Velocity will take part in the tournament, which will be held from November 4 to November 9 in the UAE.

Nov 02, 2020, 18:35 PM IST

ICC Women's ODI Rankings: India's Smriti Mandhana slips to fourth spot, Australia's Meg Lanning reclaims No.1 position

Smriti Mandhana and skipper Mithali Raj are the only two batswomen from India to feature in top 10 of the ICC ODI rankings.

Oct 08, 2020, 17:55 PM IST

Yuvraj Singh, Jhulan Goswami extend wishes as Smriti Mandhana turns 24

Indian batswoman Smriti Mandhana turned 24 on Saturday and the cricket fraternity came in unison to extend warm birthday greetings to the former on her special occassions.

Jul 18, 2020, 17:56 PM IST

Washing utensils, watching movies, sleeping for 10 hours: Smriti Mandhana's lockdown diaries

Mandhana last appeared for India during the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's T20 World Cup in February-March.

Apr 13, 2020, 13:41 PM IST

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