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Women's cricket

Steely India make a mockery of T20 rust

India Women had a lot to prove in Australia, having slid down the rankings in recent years. Lack of match practice only made their task more difficult, but the team's resolve came through in the end

Harmanpreet Kaur smashed a 31-ball 46 to set up India's chase

Adam Collins

Women's Big Bash League 2015-16

Strano's spin switch paying off

The WBBL's leading spinner, Molly Strano was originally a top-order batsman. She believes that in order to push for a national call-up she would need to start scoring runs again.

Molly Strano sends down a delivery

Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins

Women's Big Bash League 2015-16

Scorchers scorched and thunderstruck

ESPNcricinfo's wrap of the third week of the Women's Big Bash League

Stafanie Taylor drives through the off side

Women's cricket

More money, more games, more exposure

Women's cricket took a big leap in 2015 with contracts for Indian players, the start of a high-profile T20 league in Australia, and a gripping, context-driven championship

Pakistan women with the trophy

Geoff Lemon

Women's Big Bash League 2015-16

Women's BBL set to prove itself on big stage

What happens on the fields and in the pavilions will be the most interesting part, with unprecedented numbers of international players to take part, and with the depth of the women's game newly tested with younger and less experienced players

The eight captains at the season launch of the Women's Big Bash League