women's cricket

Cricketwoman is back for the 2013 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup

Submitted by Rick Eyre on January 28 2013, 4:43 pm

For a short time only. Cricketwoman makes a comeback for the 2013 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup.

This website will be a conduit for official announcements, independent news, video, tweets and information surrounding the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, which commences in India on 31 January 2013. Keep a close eye on the Calendar page for further information as well as regular updates.

Congratulations England

Submitted by Rick Eyre on March 22 2009, 7:30 pm

Congratulations to England on their victory in the Women's Cricket World Cup final today. They were, without doubt, the best team in the tournament, and probably have the best organisation behind them. It's a far cry from their nadir in 2000.

The disappointments of the tournament? Australia, who finished fourth, are in a rebuilding phase. South Africa's seventh placing was a big shock.

Let's authorise the president to form a committee to hold discussions to talk about proposals to...

Submitted by Rick Eyre on January 25 2006, 7:34 am

Momentous steps forward in the merging of women's and men's cricket administration in India were taken on Monday, when the BCCI's Working Committee met in New Delhi. The title of this post says it all. Today's The Hindu reports.

A great English victory beckons

Submitted by Rick Eyre on August 27 2005, 12:47 pm

Something I thought I would never see, well not in this decade anyway, appears to be unfolding at New Road, Worcester, today.

It's lunch on Day Three of the Second Women's Test between England and Australia. The visitors made 131 in their first innings. England, after being 227 for 9 at the close of the second day, advanced to 289 all out. Australia faced sixteen overs before lunch. They are currently 13 for 3.

Worcester Test Day One

Submitted by Rick Eyre on August 26 2005, 5:06 am

Nothing will stop me from cursing the England and Wales Cricket Board for their counterproductive policy of scheduling women's tours simultaneously with the men. There's an important, indeed, sudden-death women's Test match going on at New Road, Worcester which is being totally eclipsed for media attention by the most riveting men's Ashes series in almost a quarter of a century.

Old enough to bowl, too young to talk

Submitted by Rick Eyre on August 12 2005, 11:23 am

Cathryn Fitzpatrick had already held her 21st birthday party when Holly Colvin was born. Not turning sixteen till September 7, Colvin became the youngest Test cricketer for the English women on Tuesday. She paid dividends for England by taking three wickets on the opening day of the Hove Test against Australia - Kate Blackwell, Julia Price and Fitzpatrick - but at day's end was not allowed to talk to the media.