WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Defending champion England will face six-time champion Australia in the final of the Women’s Cricket World Cup after beating South Africa by 137 runs Thursday in the tournament’s second semifinal at Christchurch.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Beth Mooney battled gale-force winds, frigid temperatures and fading light to guide Australia to a five-wicket win over Bangladesh on Friday to ensure it finished the group stages of the Women’s Cricket World Cup with an unbeaten record.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — England’s hopes of defending its title at the Women’s Cricket World Cup faltered Monday when it lost by three wickets to South Africa to be left without a win after three matches.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The ICC will review cricket in Afghanistan following the takeover of the country by the Taliban and a reported ban on women participating in the sport.
“The ICC Board is committed to continuing to support Afghanistan Cricket to develop both men’s and women’s cricket moving forward,” ICC chairman Greg Barclay said in a statement on Wednesday.
SYDNEY (AP) — Cricket Australia has confirmed the expected, postponing its historic first-ever test match against Afghanistan due to a reported ban on women's cricket in the çentral Asian country.
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's SBS TV has quoted a Taliban spokesperson as saying that women's sports — and women's cricket specifically — will be banned by his group in Afghanistan.
“In cricket, they might face a situation where their face and body will not be covered.