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Women's World Cup 2017

Australia's supremacy challenged: now what next?

Jul 21, 2017: There does not need to be panic from Australia after their semi-final exit, but there are a few areas of concern and chief among them is Meg Lanning's fitness

Melinda Farrell

Australia v South Africa, Women's World Cup, Taunton

Australia defend 269, play India in semi-final

Jul 15, 2017: Australia beat South Africa by 59 runs and have set up a knockout clash with India, a team they had already beaten in the group stages of the Women's World Cup

The Report by Annesha Ghosh

Australia v India, Women's World Cup 2017, Bristol

Spinners, Lanning power Australia into semi-final

Jul 12, 2017: Mithali Raj's world record and Punam Raut's maiden World Cup century were mere footnotes on a day when Meg Lanning, Ellyse Perry and Australia's spinners stamped their authority to seal a semi-final berth

The Report by Shashank Kishore

England v Australia, WWC, Bristol

A contest to ignite the Women's World Cup

Jul 9, 2017: England's first World Cup victory over Australia for 24 years was the thriller that the tournament needed. It could also have been a glimpse of the final

Adam Collins

Australia v Pakistan, Women's World Cup, Leicester

Australia canter to fourth straight victory

Jul 5, 2017: Australia recovered from 60 for 3 in the 20th over to post 290 for 8. It was 159 too many for Pakistan, whose lack of intent all but killed the chase early on

The Report by Shashank Kishore

Australia v New Zealand, Women's World Cup, Bristol

Go-to girl Perry continues her rise

Jul 2, 2017: From teenage fast bowler to middle-order rock, Ellyse Perry has evolved into a match-winning allrounder over her decade in the game

Melinda Farrell in Bristol

Australia v New Zealand, Women's World Cup, Bristol

Jonassen, Perry star in Australia's third win

Jul 2, 2017: Ellyse Perry's 91-ball 71 formed the bedrock of Australia's 220 chase, which they saw off with five wickets in hand in the penultimate over

ESPNcricinfo staff

Women's cricket is looking stronger and faster than ever before

Jun 27, 2017: The appeal of the game is growing among young girls, and a competitive World Cup will only help it spread more

Mark Nicholas

Australia v West Indies, Women's World Cup, Taunton

A net session masquerading as a World Cup match

Jun 26, 2017: West Indies were brushed aside in a match which they seemed not ready to play

Jarrod Kimber in Taunton

Australia v West Indies, Women's World Cup, Taunton

Bolton century leads Australia to breezy win

Jun 26, 2017: An opening partnership of 171 between Nicole Bolton and Beth Mooney paved the way for Australia women to begin their title defence with an eight-wicket win against West Indies

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Women's World Cup 2017

When an injured Ellyse Perry found a way

Jun 25, 2017: Australia's captain and coach took a punt on an injured Ellyse Perry in the Women's World Cup final four years ago. Here's what happened next

Daniel Brettig

'More and more girls are hitting the ball hard from ball one'

Jun 20, 2017: Bigger shots, bigger scores, faster innings, faster bodies, more diving, more catching - today's women's cricketers tell us how the game has evolved

Women's World Cup 2017

Perry seeks greater polish for Australia

Jun 15, 2017: Ellyse Perry was satisfied after Australia's win over New Zealand in a warm-up match in Southampton, but outlined some clear areas that needed improvement before the Women's World Cup begins later this month

Daniel Brettig

Australia women's news

Perry shakes off injury troubles for World Cup

Jun 9, 2017: Ellyse Perry has put an injury-blighted summer behind her ahead of the looming World Cup, and expects English conditions to aid Australia's pace battery in their defence of the crown won in 2013

Daniel Brettig

Wisden 2017

Kohli named by Wisden as Leading Cricketer in the World

Apr 5, 2017: Virat Kohli, the India captain, has been honoured as the Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2017 edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which is published this week

ESPNcricinfo staff

The Leading Woman Cricketer in the World in 2016

Ellyse Perry

Apr 5, 2017: Ellyse Perry has been named Wisden's Leading Woman Cricketer in the World for 2016

Raf Nicholson

Women's cricket

Ashleigh Gardner in line for Australia debut

Jan 31, 2017: The 19-year-old batsman had a breakout season in the Women's Big Bash League, finishing among the top five run-getters

ESPNcricinfo staff

Women's batting nominees

Big scores, and a teen fairy tale

Jan 15, 2017: There were some pretty special chases in women's cricket in 2016

Shashank Kishore

Sydney Sixers v Perth Scorchers, WBBL 2016-17, Sydney

Healy, bowlers lead Sixers to sixth straight win

Jan 9, 2017: Considering their bowlers had limited Perth Scorchers to only 129, even a mid-innings wobble did not prevent Sydney Sixers from winning their sixth match on the trot

The report by Will Macpherson

The unstoppable Ellyse Perry

Dec 9, 2016: Since the start of 2014, the Australian allrounder has made 17 fifty-plus scores in 23 ODI innings. No other player - male or female - has ever had such an incredible run

S Rajesh
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