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Cricketer Mithali Raj believes 2017 World Cup changed India's perspective on women in sport
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Cricketer Mithali Raj believes 2017 World Cup changed India's perspective on women in sport

Cricket Mithali Raj has stated that the 2017 Women's Cricket World Cup changed India's opinion on women in cricket and sports in general, adding that it's easier to take up cricket for a women now than it was in the 1990s.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Mithali Raj and Co felicitated by Sports Minister Vijay Goel
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Mithali Raj and Co felicitated by Sports Minister Vijay Goel

Welcoming the team, Goel said these players have "inspired youths, especially millions of young women across the country to take up sports as a career".

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Ravi Shastri compares Harmanpreet Kaur's 171 to Kapil Dev's 175
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Ravi Shastri compares Harmanpreet Kaur's 171 to Kapil Dev's 175

Ravi Shastri and many others compare Harmanpreet Kaur's sensational 171* with Kapil Dev's magnificent 175 from 1983 World Cup. A final at Lord's add to their imaginations.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: South Africa's Laura Wolvaardt, Lizelle Lee talk about batting, studies and naps
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: South Africa's Laura Wolvaardt, Lizelle Lee talk about batting, studies and naps

It is easy to stereotype Lee as the power-hitter and Wolvaardt as the accumulator. But their games have other facets too.

Mithali Raj, Veda Krishnamurthy help Indian women overpower West Indies in 1st ODI
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Mithali Raj, Veda Krishnamurthy help Indian women overpower West Indies in 1st ODI

Indian women's cricket team powered to an easy six-wicket victory over West Indies in the opening ODI of the three-match series.