The Indian women’s cricket team suffered a nine-run defeat against the mighty Australia in the gold medal match of the Commonwealth Games.
Two legends of India women’s cricket – Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami – announced their retirement in 2022. Raj ended her 23-year international career with 7805 ODI runs in 232 matches, at an average just over 50. She also scored 2364 runs in 89 T20Is and 699 runs in 12 Tests, including a century and four half-centuries. Jhulan retired after playing 12 Tests, 204 ODIs and 68 T20Is for India, and has picked up 355 wickets across formats.