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ICC Women's World Cup 2017

ICC Women's World Cup is the oldest and the most prestigious tournament in women's cricket. The 2017 edition will be played in England and Wales with Australia acting as the defending champions thanks to their sixth title in 2013. It is the eleventh edition of the tournament with Australia the most successful team. It is played in a 50-over format (ODIs) with eight teams vying for the crown. The tournament begins on June 24 and goes on till July 23. The matches will be played at Lord's, County Ground (Derby), Bristol County Ground, Grace Road, County Ground (Taunton).


The Harmans of Moga: Dreams of cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur's village

June 26, 2018 12:01 pm

In small homes and swelling cricket academies, in her native Punjab town and its neighbouring villages, the star of the Indian women’s team at the World Cup, Harmanpreet Kaur, is firing many a dream. The Indian Express captures some.

180 million people watched ICC Women's World Cup 2017

August 10, 2017 5:43 pm

A whopping 156 million people viewed the event in India, of which 80 million was rural reach and 126 million were for the final alone. India's fine performances contributed to a 500 percent increase in viewing hours in the country.

Pakistan coach's report on Women's World Cup criticises captain Sana Mir, manager

August 02, 2017 7:53 pm

Pakistan coach during ICC Women's World Cup Sabih Azhar produced a report that states that Pakistan's senior players were self-obsessed and the manager of the team Ayesha Ashar paid attention to only senior players and was cold to youngsters.

Sachin Tendulkar echoes PM Narendra Modi's views on India women's cricket team

July 31, 2017 12:30 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated the Indian women's cricket team's efforts in the recently concluded ICC World Cup 2017  in his monthly address to the nation in the 'Mann ki Baat' radio show. 

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Back home, Moga star Harmanpreet Kaur gets mega welcome

July 31, 2017 10:02 am

Harmanpreet said she was “not used to such starry and glittery welcomes.” Not that she had achieved less in the past, but Moga never welcomed her this way before. When she had come home after the Indian women’s cricket team won the Asia Cup (T20 tournament) under her captaincy, there was no such welcome.

Nine run loss in World Cup final would continue to haunt us, says Jhulan Goswami

July 30, 2017 2:42 am

Indian women cricket team's star pacer Jhulan Goswami said the nine run loss against England in the ICC World Cup final would continue to haunt the side. She was given a special award by Mohun Bagan.

Mithali Raj & Co to Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Do you have a designer? How do you handle pressure?

July 30, 2017 9:01 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi got asked about his time management skills, his high energy levels and also his designer by Mithali Raj and her team. Modi, in turn, wanted to know why the team looked so glum during the last few overs of the chase against England.

We have realised our potential after this ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Rajeshwari Gayakwad

July 29, 2017 7:48 pm

The Mithali Raj-led Indian women's team lost the final against England at Lord's earlier this month but their performance in the tournament was commendable.

I have gained a lot of confidence from ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Veda Krishnamurthy

July 29, 2017 6:35 pm

In an interaction with, India women's cricket team player Veda Krishnamurthy explained what she felt after the team lost to England in the Women's World Cup 2017 final at Lord's earlier this month.

Jhulan Goswami to be awarded a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh by Cricket Association of Bengal

July 27, 2017 9:35 pm

Former India captain and CAB President Sourav Ganguly told the media that Jhulan will be felicitated in a big way and the state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be present to do the honours. "The Chief Minister will be coming and we will felicitate Jhulan in a big way."


Harmanpreet Kaur gets rousing reception in Punjab

July 30, 2017 9:54 pm

Indian women's team vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur returned back home on Sunday. Harmanpreet played a key role in India's campaign in the recently concluded ICC Women's World Cup 2017.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets India women’s cricket team, congratulates on spectacular performance

July 27, 2017 10:40 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the women's cricket team after their return from England from a brilliant Women's World Cup campaign. Prime Minister said he was happy to interact with the members of the Indian women's cricket team.

Mithali Raj and Co. felicitated on home return

July 27, 2017 4:05 pm

Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Thursday felicitated the Indian women’s cricket team that ended as runners-up in the recently concluded World Cup in England.

Indian women cricket team returns from England to rousing reception

July 26, 2017 7:04 pm

Indian women cricketers are back from the Women's World Cup 2017 where they had a spectacular campaign and reached the final of the tournament. They reached Mumbai at 4 on Wednesday morning to a rousing reception.

England beat India to lift fourth ICC Women's World Cup title

July 23, 2017 10:28 pm

England beat India by nine runs to win the 2017 edition of the Women's World Cup. Despite knocks by Punam Raut and Harmanpreet Kaur, Indian women's team failed to chase down a modest total of 228 at Lord's.

Harmanpreet Kaur to Mithali Raj: Star performers of Indian women's cricket team at World Cup 2017

July 21, 2017 9:44 pm

Indian women's cricket team has taken the 2017 edition Women's World Cup by a storm. Harmanpreet Kaur to Mithali Raj to Deepti Sharma, each player has stepped up to the occasion to help India keep their hopes of winning maiden title alive.

India's road to ICC Women's World Cup final

July 21, 2017 9:35 pm

Team India registered a 36 runs win over defending champions Australia to make it to their second Women's World Cup final. Win over Australia, also made them the only team to defeat top three teams in an edition of the tournament.

England's road to ICC Women's World Cup 2017 final

July 21, 2017 9:18 pm

England's hopes of winning their fourth Women's World Cup are alive after they made a solid comeback since suffering a defeat in their opener against India. With all their departments covered, the English women will pose a tough challenge to the Indian eves on Sunday at Lords.

Harmanpreet Kaur shines with 171 in Women's World Cup

July 20, 2017 10:41 pm

Harmanpreet Kaur scored her second century of World Cups in just 90 balls and went on to score an unbeaten knock of 171 from 115 balls. She took charge of the innings and then scored at free will. Her century helped India set Australia a target of 282.