Srijit Mukherji To Direct Sports Drama 'Shabaash Mithu'
Srijit Mukherji, the renowned director of movies like Begum Jaan, has taken over the charge to direct, "Shabaash Mithu", starring Tapsee Pannu. Earlier, the movie was supposed to be directed by Rahul Dholakia, who then stepped down stating, “covid messed up everyone’s schedules, mine was no different." The movie is based on the life of Indian Women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj and is being produced by Viacom 18 Pictures.
Tags: Tapsee Pannu, Mithali Raj, Film Director, Womens Cricket
Sneh Rana Becomes First Indian Cricketer To Set Unique Record In Test Debut
Sneh Rana became the first Indian cricketer to set a unique record on her debut in a Test match versus England in Bristol. She scored 50- plus runs and took four wickets in her Test debut. The women's Test between India and England finished in a dramatic fashion with Rana and Taniya Bhatia confounding the opposition.
Tags: Cricket, Indian Cricketer, test match, Womens Cricket
Courtesy: WION News
Indian Women Cricket Team To Play 1st Day-Night Test Against Aussies
BCCI secretary Jay Shah on May 20 announced that the Indian women’s cricket team will play its maiden pink-ball Test later this year against Australia. Sharing the news on Twitter, Shah cited the move as a part of the BCCI’s "commitment towards women’s cricket”. Notably, India’s maiden pink-ball Test against Australia will be the second such game to be played in the women’s cricket history.
Tags: BCCI, Womens Cricket, Jay Shah, ICC, India, Australia, Pink Ball Test
Courtesy: The Hindustan Times
BCCI Asks Indian Women Cricketers To Reach Mumbai On Oct 13 For T20 Challenge
Ahead of the Women's T20 challenge, BCCI has informed 30 Indian women cricketers to reach Mumbai by October 13. The T20 Challenge is scheduled to take place in the UAE, starting from November 4. Reportedly, once arrived in Mumbai, all players will be quarantined for more than a week and will be tested multiple times for COVID-19. However, BCCI has not disclosed the teams and names of players yet.… read-more
Tags: Indian Cricket, Womens Cricket, Womens T20 Challenge, BCCI
Courtesy: The Indian Express
BCCI Likely To Conduct Women's T20 Challenge From November 4 In Dubai
Sources from the BCCI have revealed that the 'Women's T20 Challenge' will be conducted from November 4 to November 9 in Sharjah, Dubai. A total of four matches will be scheduled according to the round-robin format for the three teams participating in the tournament. Reportedly, the players will reach the UAE in the second week of October, and will undergo a six-day quarantine on arrival.
Tags: Womens Cricket, BCCI, IPL, Sharjah