India Women Team has come leaps and bounds in the past decade or so. Although women’s cricket in India has been in the fray since the 1970’s, enticing an audience to watch their game was always a major challenge. It has been a slow and long process for the aspiring women in the field of cricket. However, if we fast forward time to today’s date, the Indian women’s team is being given respect that they deserve, and there are plenty of fans within the nation who quite avidly follow them.
The likes of Mithali Raj, and Jhulan Goswami were a few household names that did stick to people’s minds. But now there are plenty of other quality Indian Women Players too, such as Smriti Mandhana, Shefali Shah, Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma, and plenty of others who are constantly doing the rounds.
The belief in the India Women Team truly began when the Women in Blue advanced into the finals of the ICC Women’s World Cup of 2017. A scintillating knock of 175 from Harmanpreet Kaur propelled India into the finals of the tournament as they faced a champion England unit at Lord’s.
There were plenty of expectations as the masses stayed glued to their TV Sets. However, the Indian women’s team fell short of just seven runs of claiming their first ever world title. Nonetheless, the World Cup campaign did breed a new set of fans and inspired a new generation of women cricketers to represent their nation on the big stage.
The Indian Women Cricket Team now have the power to pull an audience as a result of their top performers and recent success. The Women’s team have some have some big assignments coming up against the likes of England and Australia away from home, which also involves a couple of Test Matches. Here are the India Upcoming Matches that are scheduled for this year. Click to check salary of India Women Players.
Both the men and women’s team that comprise the Indian National Cricket Team have major series’ and tournaments lined up as they look to win big. With nonstop cricketing action left in the second half of 2021, we can expect some nerve wracking games that ensure quality cricket.
The Indian women’s team would be eager to do well and win as many games as possible, in order to gain the confidence and momentum before the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup. The scheduled date for the tournament is from March 4 to April 3, with New Zealand being the host nation. This time, Team India will be looking to right the wrongs of 2017, and go the distance given the quality and depth they now have. The Indian women’s team have done decently well to make it to the semi finals and finals of major ICC events in the past few years, but are still looking for a way to clinch a major title. The constant disappointment in the knock out stages might put in change in mentality here, and with newer players filling in, the fearless brand of cricket could be the optimum way to get ultimate success.
Eight nations will be taking part in the tournament, with 31 matches to take place as well. The World Cup was originally original schedule for the window in February-March 2021. However, the COVID-19 Pandemic resulted in postponement of the tournament. Nevertheless, the venue for the World Cup remains the same, as Auckland, Tauranga, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin will be hosting the games.
The ICC recently released the schedule for the ICC Women’s World Cup in New Zealand, and here’s how it what it looks like.Bay Oval, Tauranga