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Australia hosts India with an aim to extend ICC Women’s Championship lead
Australia hosts India with an aim to extend ICC Women’s Championship lead

Australia and India will play a three-match ODI series from February 2ICC Women’s Championship braces itself for some exciting, entertaining and highly competitive cricket over the next couple of weeks when leading sides, which include some of the top performers in the women’s cricket, go head to head with an aim to strengthen their claims of directly qualifying for next year’s ICC Women’s World Cup in England.Co-leader Au

Jan 31 2016
First ever female umpires to stand in ICC event
First ever female umpires to stand in ICC event

Claire Polosak recently became the first female umpire to officiate a men’s domestic competition in Australia The International Cricket Council’s decision to appoint four female umpires for the upcoming Women’s World Twenty20 qualifier is being seen as a welcome move. Former England left-arm spinner Sue Redfern, New Zealander Kathleen Cross, Australia’s Claire Polosak and West Indies’ Jacqueline Williams will b

Nov 27 2015
South Africa Women's tour to Bangladesh suspended
South Africa Women's tour to Bangladesh suspended

The South African women team’s tour to Bangladesh is in danger The South African women’s cricket team have postponed their upcoming tour of Bangladesh due to security concerns. ESPNCricinfo reported that the Protea Women who were scheduled to tour the country this month, would not depart to Bangladesh. South Africa women were presumed to land in Dhaka on October 15 for the tour which comprised of 5 ODIs

Oct 6 2015
Lisa Sthalekar - An Indian born Australian's success story
Lisa Sthalekar - An Indian born Australian's success story

Lisa Sthalekar – One of the best women’s allround cricketer There are some famous cricketers who were born in one country and went on to represent another. South African born Kevin Pietersen played for England. England's ODI skipper Eoin Morgan was born in Ireland. Grant Elliot, who guided the Kiwis to their first ever world cup final, came to New Zealand from South Africa for more opportunities. But have you ever

May 29 2015
Video: Mid-pitch collision! Hilarious run-out in Women's World T20
Video: Mid-pitch collision! Hilarious run-out in Women's World T20

England women registered a comprehensive 9-wicket win over South Africa in the ongoing Women’s World T20 to reach the final today. South Africa folded out for just 101, with 5 of their batters getting run-out, which is a world record! One extremely hilarious/painful (depending on how you view it) dismissal was the run-out of Sune Luus. As she hit the ball over extra-cover, completed the first run and started for the second, she collided mid

ICC to have a new tournament for women
ICC to have a new tournament for women

Dubai - The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board on Wednesday approved the introduction of an International Women’s Championship which will determine qualification for the next Women’s World Cup. The bi-lateral competition will involve the top eight ranked women’s teams like Australia, the West Indies, England, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, South Africa, India and Pakistan with promotion and relegation at the end of the first cyc

Jan 29 2014
Pune orphanage to representing Australia: Lisa Sthalekar scripted her own ‘Life of Pi’ journey
Pune orphanage to representing Australia: Lisa Sthalekar scripted her own ‘Life of Pi’ journey

Lisa Sthalekar More than 100 One-Day Internationals and an excess of 2500 runs scored and 135 wickets in the kitty. The only international woman cricketer in the world as of February 2013 to hold the unique double of 1000 runs and 100 Wickets in ODIs. Add to that, a lineage traced back to Pune, Maharashtra, India. That is Laila, or better known as Lisa Sthalekar for you. Having announced her retirement in February 2013, Lisa, however is still v

Aug 4 2013
Pakistani women cricketers’ training camp concludes
Pakistani women cricketers’ training camp concludes

Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani women’s cricket team’s training camp concluded for their upcoming tour to Europe where they will play against England and Ireland before going for the World Cup qualifiers. The manager of the Pakistani side Ayesha Ashar said Friday that the girls had prepared hard to face the coming challenges in Europe which will help team preparations for the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup, reported Xinhua.

Jun 22 2013
ICC archives Women's World Cup
ICC archives Women's World Cup

Dubai - Highlights from this year’s Women’s World Cup are available for viewing and licensing requests at www.iccarchive.com, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced Tuesday. The footage includes historic moments from the event such as the moment when England captain Charlotte Edwards surpassed Belinda Clark to become the highest run-scorer in Women’s World Cup history, as well as this year’s plethora of sixes,

Apr 9 2013
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