From Scotland to New Zealand via Australia: White Ferns spinner Leigh Kasperek is women's cricket's global citizen
At the ongoing World T20, Leigh Kasperek is currently the leading wicket taker with nine scalps, including a three-for against the Aussies in the group stages.
Hoping our win will kickstart more interest in the women's team: New Zealand captain Suzie Bates ahead of WT20 semis
Suzie Bates added that she has noticed a shift in attitudes in recent years towards "what the men get the women get too".
New Zealand Captain Suzie Bates has said that defeats in warm-up in the lead up to the tournament has inspired the Kiwis to improve their game in in the ongoing ICC Women's World Twenty 20.
Women's World T20: No stopping the White Ferns, as New Zealand thrash South Africa to seal semi-final berth
New Zealand continued their invincible run by notching up a comfortable seven-wicket win over South Africa to seal their semifinal spot at the ICC Women's World Twenty20.
Having notched a convincing win in their opening tie against Sri Lanka, the New Zealand look all geared up to take on "underdogs" Ireland in the ICC Women's World T20 match to be played in Mohali on Friday.
The Kiwis were touted as challengers for the trophy prior to the start of the World Cup and Bates also said that not playing in the final was a big blow.
Not a single Indian cricketer featured in the ICC Women's World Cup team of the tournament even as players from Australia and England dominated the list announced in Mumbai today.
Chasing England's 266 for six, New Zealand were guided by skipper Suzie Bates (79) and vice-captain Amy Satterthwaite, who hit a century, but the team from Down Under could manage only 251 for nine.
New Zealand lost to the West Indies by 48 runs and the captain said the defeat was disappointing as it was like a semi-final clash.