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.
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".
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
It is easy to stereotype Lee as the power-hitter and Wolvaardt as the accumulator. But their games have other facets too.
Indian women's cricket team powered to an easy six-wicket victory over West Indies in the opening ODI of the three-match series.