Tag - Mithali Raj

A nation like no other, an honour comparable to none: Indian sportspersons


New Delhi: As the nation celebrated the 77th Independence Day, former, as well as current Indian sportspersons, extended their greetings for the occasion. Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma, Mithali Raj, PV Sindhu, Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuvraj Singh, and numerous other athletes conveyed their well-wishes to fellow countrymen on the occasion of Independence Day on social...

Women’s World Cup: Bhatia Rana power India to 110-run win over Bangladesh


Hamilton: Yastika Bhatia's gritty half-century and Sneh Rana's all-round performance powered India to a dominating 110-run win over Bangladesh and kept them in the hunt for a semifinal spot at the ICC Women's World Cup here on Tuesday. Opting to bat, India recovered from a mid-innings collapse to post a modest 229 for seven, riding...

Women’s WC: India defeat Pakistan by 107 runs


Mount Maunganui: A fighting batting effort by Pooja Vastrakar (67 off 59), Sneh Rana (53 not out off 48) and Smriti Mandhana (52 off 75) followed by a clinical bowling performance by Rajeshwari Gayakwad (4/31) helped India thrash arch-rivals Pakistan by 107 runs in their opening match of the 2022 ICC Women's World Cup...

India honors sports heroes with Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna awards


Tokyo Olympics 2020 gold medalist Neeraj Chopra, veteran woman cricketer Mithali Raj, India football team captain Sunil Chhetri and history-making Paralympic stars (from Avani Lekhara to Pramod Bhagat) shared the spotlight as an unprecedented 12 sportspersons were presented with India's highest sporting honor -- the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna -- by President Ram...

India, Australia women all set for much-anticipated D/N Test


Carrara (Queensland): After an enthralling One-day International series, the focus of the multi-format series between India Women and Australia now shifts to the one-off D/N Test to be played at the Metricon Stadium in Carrara from September 30. The hosts will be confident after a 2-1 victory in the ODI series, but will have to...

India women’s cricket team to tour Australia in September


New Delhi: The India women's cricket team is set to tour Australia for the first time in 15 years for a one-off Test and a white-ball series in September. Though the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket Australia (CA) are yet to make an announcement, Australian pace bowler Megan Schutt recently...