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Women's Cricket

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Women’s cricket is an upcoming phenomenon in world sport. Women’s World Cup is getting fame and soon will be a major sporting event in years to come. This blog is on a brief history of women’s cricket and the World Cup currently being held. Women's international cricket was first played in 1934, when a party from England toured Australia and New Zealand. The first Test match was played on 28–31 December 1934, and was won by England. The first Test against New Zealand followed early the following year. These three nations remained the only Test playing teams in women's cricket until 1960, when South Africa played a number of matches against England. Limited over’s cricket was first played by first-class teams in England in 1962. Nine years later, the first international one day match was played in men's cricket, when England took on Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The first World Cup was held in England in 1973, two years before the inaugural men's tournament.…