Hero Honda Women's World Cup 1997/98

Winner - Australia Women

England v South Africa, 1997 World Cup

Fanning the flames

Clare Taylor remembers helping out in the pitch preparation in a World Cup game

World Cup memories: 1997

A litany of woe

Anjum Chopra looks back at the sixth women's World Cup

Indian hopes high for World Cup success

India arrived in Christchurch today to complete the assembly of the world's leading women's cricket sides in preparation for the CricInfo Women's World Cup starting next Wednesday at Lincoln University

Points Table

Group A

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts
Aus Women 5 4 0 0 1 27
Eng Women 5 4 1 0 0 24
SA Women 5 3 2 0 0 18
Ire. Women 5 2 2 0 1 15
Denmk Women 5 1 4 0 0 6
Pak Women 5 0 5 0 0 0

Group B

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts
NZ Women 4 3 0 1 0 21
India Women 4 2 0 1 1 18
Neth Women 4 1 2 0 1 9
SL Women 4 1 2 0 1 9
WI Women 4 0 3 0 1 3
Belinda Clark scored a half-century in the final
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Women watch the women's World Cup final, 1997
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Charlotte Edwards and Jane Smit walk back after unbeaten 131-run stand
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Clare Taylor (left) and Charlotte Edwards try their hand at drying the pitch
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Tournament Results
Aus Women v NZ Women at Kolkata - Dec 29, 1997
Aus Women won by 5 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
Eng Women v NZ Women at Chennai - Dec 26, 1997
NZ Women won by 20 runs
India Women v Aus Women at Delhi - Dec 24, 1997
Aus Women won by 19 runs
Ire. Women v NZ Women at Mumbai - Dec 23, 1997
NZ Women won by 139 runs
India Women v SA Women at Patna - Dec 22, 1997
India Women won by 5 wickets (with 132 balls remaining)
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