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Men's desire for fair skin hindering progress, says India's captain
Dec 14, 2004: The development of women's cricket in India is being hindered by Indian men wanting brides with fair skin, according to India's captain Mamta Maben
Commonwealth Bank supports five-team competition
Oct 28, 2004: Australia's women's national cricket league starts on Saturday and a sponsor will back the five-team tournament for the first time
May 6, 2004: Golf has found a girl who may compete on level terms with men
Mar 10, 2004: Cricket Australia today announced the winners of the inaugural Benaud Spirit of Cricket awards at a special State Cricket Awards function held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Australia v New Zealand, Rose Bowl, 3rd match
Feb 17, 2004: Australia beat New Zealand by 83 runs in the third Rose Bowl match at Westpac Park to take a 3-0 lead in the best-of-six series
National Women's League
Feb 2, 2004: New South Wales claimed the women's national league title, beating Victoria by three wickets in the third and deciding final at the MCG
Jan 22, 2004: The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will host a rematch of last year's Women's National Cricket League (WNCL) finals when arch-rivals Victoria Spirit and the New South Wales Breakers do battle in the three-match series beginning on 31 January
Jan 19, 2004: Cricket Australia today announced that the women's national selection panel has chosen a 13-player squad to take on New Zealand in the first leg of the six-match Rose Bowl series beginning in Auckland on 11 February
Sep 3, 2003: New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria are set to host women's international cricket matches this season after Cricket Australia today announced the 2003-04 program for the Australian women's team, the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars.
Sep 3, 2003: Belinda Clark, arguably Australia's greatest ever female cricketer, has been re-appointed as captain of the Victorian Women's cricket side, the `Spirit' for season 2003/2004.
Feb 10, 2003: The Australian Cricket Board (ACB) today named the Australian women's team, the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars, to play England in the first Test of the Women Ashes Series beginning on 15 February at the Gabba in Brisbane.
Jan 14, 2003: The Australian Cricket Board (ACB) announced today that, for the first time, the Women's National Cricket League (WNCL) finals series will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Jan 13, 2003: The Australian Cricket Board (ACB) today announced the Australian women's team, the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars, to tour New Zealand for the quadrangular one-day international series beginning on 26 January.
Apr 11, 2002: The Australian Cricket Board (ACB) today announced the Australian women's squad, the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars, for the 2002-03 international season.
May 15, 2001: Women's Cricket Australia (WCA) today announced a squad of 14 players for the upcoming tour of the United Kingdom, beginning on 18 June 2001
For 30 minutes, everything else took a backseat, as the world watched in awe and fear, a fired-up Pakistan fast bowler mercilessly bullying an Australian batsman
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan
It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.