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BCCI's new annual contracts for women cricketers affirms winds of change are blowing through cricket
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BCCI's new annual contracts for women cricketers affirms winds of change are blowing through cricket

India’s decision to boost the pay packets of its top female players is further evidence that the winds of change are blowing through the women's cricket.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Latest edition sees a record breaking 300 percent increase in viewing hours
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Latest edition sees a record breaking 300 percent increase in viewing hours

An estimated 180 million people from across the world watched the recently-concluded ICC Women's World Cup. ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said they were delighted with the impact the Women's World Cup has had.

World Cup's staggering TV ratings a lesson for BCCI to give women's cricket in India its due limelight
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World Cup's staggering TV ratings a lesson for BCCI to give women's cricket in India its due limelight

The BCCI must push broadcasters to include more female cricket in their packages, after the resounding success of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017.

Why a players' association and not just cash rewards would help Indian women's cricket's long-term development
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Why a players' association and not just cash rewards would help Indian women's cricket's long-term development

While felicitations and cash awards are welcome, a bigger service to the development of Indian women’s cricket would be a players association that gives them a voice.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Meet the Cricketeers, the unsung heroes of mega cricket events in England
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Meet the Cricketeers, the unsung heroes of mega cricket events in England

The Cricketeers were everyday people, with everyday problems, coming together for a higher purpose during events such as the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 and the Champions Trophy 2017.

Jhulan Goswami says the nine-run loss in ICC Women's World Cup final will continue to haunt India
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Jhulan Goswami says the nine-run loss in ICC Women's World Cup final will continue to haunt India

Indian women cricket team's star pacer Jhulan Goswami on Saturday said the nine run loss against England in the ICC World Cup final would continue to haunt the side.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Collected grass from Lord's as memento in 2001, reveals Jhulan Goswami
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Collected grass from Lord's as memento in 2001, reveals Jhulan Goswami

"Playing at the Lord's is a dream for any cricketer. When I first visited the venue in 2001, I went there as a tourist, and I had collected a bit of grass from the outfield," Goswami said.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Mithali Raj prefers winning title for India over leading 'Team of the Tournament'
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Mithali Raj prefers winning title for India over leading 'Team of the Tournament'

"Being named captain of the ICC World XI is a privilege, I didn't expect it, but I would prefer to be the winning captain," Mithali said.

Women's World Cup 2017 exposed alarming technological gap between men's and women's games
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Women's World Cup 2017 exposed alarming technological gap between men's and women's games

Women cricketers put in the hard yards in training. They put their bodies, minds, and soul on the line whenever they are playing. They play hard. And now it is high time to provide them all that is required so that they can play fair.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: India captain Mithali Raj describes inspirational run as 'beginning of good times'
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: India captain Mithali Raj describes inspirational run as 'beginning of good times'

If Indian women's team captain Mithali Raj is to be believed, their performance in the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 is "just the beginning of good times for them".

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: BCCI members may propose hike in cash award for Indian team
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: BCCI members may propose hike in cash award for Indian team

The members present at the Special General Body Meeting of the BCCI may propose an increase in cash award of Rs 50 lakh which has been earmarked for each member of the Indian women's cricket team.

BCCI must now take up women's cricket long-term plan seriously, says ex-India skipper Shubhangi Kulkarni
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BCCI must now take up women's cricket long-term plan seriously, says ex-India skipper Shubhangi Kulkarni

Shubhangi Kulkarni, former India captain and member of the BCCI women’s committee, called for the long-term plan for women’s cricket it had submitted to the BCCI to be taken up seriously again

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Jhulan Goswami says team 'couldn't sleep' following loss in final
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Jhulan Goswami says team 'couldn't sleep' following loss in final

Veteran India bowler Jhulan Goswami revealed the team could not sleep that night as they could not stop thinking about what could have been.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Analysing Mithali Raj and Co's chances for next mega-event
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Analysing Mithali Raj and Co's chances for next mega-event

We analyse the Mithali Raj-led squad that made it all the way to the summit clash of the tournament, categorising them on the basis of their chances for the next World Cup.

BCCI interested in supporting women's cricket, but calls idea of separate IPL 'far-fetched'
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BCCI interested in supporting women's cricket, but calls idea of separate IPL 'far-fetched'

BCCI is of the view that to maintain a supply chain for the national squad more work needs to be done at the ground level, instead of developing an IPL clone.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: In India's remarkable campaign, the country found new role models
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: In India's remarkable campaign, the country found new role models

India have all been inspired by these girls, who were on track to be world champions for the majority of the summit clash against the hosts. All they now need is a glitzy tournament like the IPL to shoot them in the galaxy of the Mithalis, Ellyse Perrys and Sarah Taylors. So that come New Zealand 2021, India is better prepared to lift the Cup.

Women's World Cup 2017: While England clinched title, Sarah Taylor emphatically won personal battle
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Women's World Cup 2017: While England clinched title, Sarah Taylor emphatically won personal battle

Sarah Taylor, England cricket's heroine had managed to cross the gushing waters to emerge victorious, something England's male cricketers suffering severe depression had failed to do in the past

Indian women's cricket needs more international games to mature; merely an IPL is not the answer
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Indian women's cricket needs more international games to mature; merely an IPL is not the answer

IPL could be the answer to make the women cricketers more secure financially, to take the game to the public and a lot more. But it isn’t the answer to the team’s ability to handle pressure.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017 final: No point being proud of Mithali Raj and Co, who gifted the trophy to England
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017 final: No point being proud of Mithali Raj and Co, who gifted the trophy to England

Mithali Raj-led India decided to turn amateur in the final of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 and forget that it was a professional outfit who was paid to play.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017 in numbers: From Mithali Raj’s records to Anya Shrubsole’s magical spell
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017 in numbers: From Mithali Raj’s records to Anya Shrubsole’s magical spell

Take a look at all the important stats from the recently-concluded ICC Women's World Cup