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India to meet Australia in Women’s World Cup Final on Sunday

By Kersi Meher-Homji What a coincidence! The first match in the current Women’s T20 World Cup) was between India and Australia on 21st February. The Final is between the same countries this Sunday. The semi-final match between India and England at the Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday was abandoned due to heavy rainfall. India proceeded to […]

Indian women cricketers on top but their male counterparts have disappointed so far

By Kersi Meher-Homji Do you remember the old song: Why can’t women be more like men? It was more funny than chauvinistic. After India’s women cricketers performing magnificently in Australia in the Twenty20 World Cup and Indian male cricketers losing the first Test against New Zealand at Wellington, I feel like saying: Why can’t Indian […]

India makes it to Women’s T20 World Cup semi-final with a thrilling last-ball win

By Kersi Meher-Homji What a thriller, what a climax! I am referring to the Women’s World Cup match between India and New Zealand in Melbourne yesterday. The result was in doubt till the final ball. New Zealand batter Hayle Jensen had to hit the last ball of the match for a four to secure a […]

Poonam’s full moon magic bewitches Aussie girls

By Kersi Meher-Homji Indian readers, you saw it all – either live from the Showground in Sydney waving Indian tri-colours or on TV sitting comfortably on your sofa with family and friends, clapping every four hit by the Indian girls or every wicket taken by them. I mean watching the opening World Cup T20 Women’s […]

Who will win Women’s T20 World Cup?

By Kersi Meher-Homji ICC Women’s Twenty 20 World Cup starts this Friday on 21st February and the question on everyone’s lips is: who will win it? The three favourite teams are Australia, India and England. India and Australia will meet in the opening match in Sydney, this Friday starting at 7 pm. Let us concentrate […]

Schedule of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup

By Kersi Meher-Homji ICC Women’s Twenty 20 World Cup starts on 21st February and the Final will be held on 8th March, International Women’s Day. Venues: Sydney showground, Melbourne, Perth and Canberra. Ten teams will participate: Australia (A), New Zealand (NZ), England (E), South Africa (SA), West Indies (WI), India (I), Pakistan (P), Sri Lanka […]

Victories for Indian Women and Men’s cricket teams

By Kersi Meher-Homji Indian cricket is at its all-time high; be it in Tests, One-Day Internationals or Twenty20 Internationals (T20I). India’s women’s team under Harmanpreet Kaur is following the winning ways of men’s team under Virat Kohli. This week Kohli’s Invincibles are converting certain defeats into miracle victories. Just like in Hamilton against New Zealand […]

A thrilling super-over as six-king Rohit brings India an electrifying victory

By Kersi Meher-Homji What a week of exciting tennis at the Australian Open in Melbourne and an exhilarating tied T20 cricket International at Hamilton! This was the third T20 match between India and New Zealand, India winning by six wickets in the first match at Auckland and by seven wickets in the second also at […]

India turns from zeros to heroes within a week

By Kersi Meher-Homji What a change of fortunes in six days! Australia crushed India by 10 wickets in the first One Day International (ODI) in Mumbai last Tuesday. Everything looked rosy red for the Aussies with openers David Warner and skipper Aaron Finch hitting unbeaten centuries and dark and gloomy for Virat Kohli’s men. But […]

Sydney Test’s colourful sidelights and highlights

By Kersi Meher-Homji No, I won’t describe the one-sided and boring Sydney Test which ended last evening when Australia slaughtered New Zealanders by 279 runs and won the 3-Test series 3-0 by huge margins. I know, you Sydney Indians watched the Test live at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) dressed in pink shirt / saree […]

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