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Women's World Cup 2017

Enviable depth, and a variety of bowling options

Jul 24, 2017: Four Englishwomen, three Indians, three South Africans, and an Australian make up our team of the tournament

Shashank Kishore and Annesha Ghosh

England v India, Women's World Cup final, Lord's

Mithali Raj's heroic run comes up short

Jul 23, 2017: With a little more help from her team-mates, Raj would have been holding aloft the trophy at Lord's but even so this should be seen as a game-changing campaign by India

Jarrod Kimber at Lord's

England v India, Women's World Cup final, Lord's

A day to ask: where were you?

Jul 23, 2017: A thrilling Women's World Cup final at a sold out Lord's was a match years in the making and can define the future of the game

Melinda Farrell at Lord's

England v India, Women's World Cup 2017, final, Lord's

The time is right for Women's IPL - Raj

Jul 23, 2017: Mithali Raj believes India's lack of experience was a telling factor in their narrow defeat in the Women's World Cup final

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v India, Women's World Cup 2017, final, Lord's

Raj eyes World Cup glory in hope of brighter future

Jul 22, 2017: India captain Mithali Raj hoped on the eve of the final that an Indian win would inspire young girls in the country to take up the sport, and serve as the catalyst for a women's IPL

Firdose Moonda at Lord's

How to watch the women's game

Jul 22, 2017: It has evolved at a crazy pace in the last few years, but comparing it to the men's game, which has been professional for hundreds of years, is pointless

Jarrod Kimber

England v India, Women's World Cup final, Lord's

India ready to embrace a defining moment

Jul 21, 2017: India have played in front of the two previous sellout crowds at the World Cup, but the final at a packed Lord's will be a whole new experience

Firdose Moonda

India v Australia, 2nd semi-final, Women's World Cup 2017, Derby

'WBBL stint has transformed Harmanpreet'

Jul 21, 2017: India captain Mithali Raj pointed to Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana's inputs on Australia players, courtesy their WBBL stints, as being key to plotting Australia's downfall in the semi-final in Derby

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia v India, Women's World Cup semi-final, Derby

Can India honour the unshackled Raj?

Jul 19, 2017: For her entire career, Mithali Raj has been burdened with being the one and only. Now, with her team-mates stepping up, she has a chance to bow out of her last World Cup in style

Jarrod Kimber in Derby

India v New Zealand, Women's World Cup, Derby

India respond to captain Raj's rallying call

Jul 16, 2017: India began their Women's World Cup campaign in Derby in style. On Saturday, they kept their tournament alive at the same venue with an even more heartening performance

Annesha Ghosh

India v New Zealand, Women's World Cup, Derby

Raj hails resilience of 'new India'

Jul 16, 2017: Following the 186-run win against New Zealand in Derby, Mithali Raj has hailed her team as a "new India"

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v New Zealand, Women's World Cup 2017, Derby

Batting heroics, Gayakwad five-for seal India's semi-final berth

Jul 15, 2017: Mithali Raj and Veda Krishnamurthy powered India to 265 and their bowlers put in a clinical performance to take India into the semi-final

The Report by Varun Shetty

Women's World Cup 2017

India, New Zealand in knockout shootout

Jul 14, 2017: It's a clash between a side fighting demons from within against one that's under pressure to live up to their pre-tournament favourites tag

the Preview by Shashank Kishore

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

Raj finds life lonely at the top

Jul 12, 2017: India's captain, Mithali Raj, reached the pinnacle of women's ODI run-scoring but afterwards could only lament what her side was missing in defeat to Australia

Adam Collins in Bristol

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

'A great moment for Indian cricket'

Jul 12, 2017: There was plenty of praise for India's Mithali Raj after she became the highest run-getter in women's ODIs

ESPNcricinfo staff

Women's World Cup 2017

Record-setting Raj top of the women's charts

Jul 12, 2017: As Mithali Raj becomes the leading run-scorer in women's ODIs, here's a look at the key numbers from her career

Bharath Seervi

'She'll work as hard for every run as you'd expect a debutant to'

Jul 12, 2017: Mithali Raj has gone past Charlotte Edwards to top the batting charts in women's ODIs. Here are her team-mates and opponents on her contributions to and sacrifices for the game

Interviews by Annesha Ghosh and Shashank Kishore

India v South Africa, Women's World Cup, Leicester

Lack of opening stands a 'worrying factor' - Raj

Jul 9, 2017: India captain Mithali Raj has expressed concerns about the lack of opening stands from her batsmen, after they went down against South Africa by 115 runs on Saturday

ESPNcricinfo staff

Clark's lap of honour, Hockley's finest hour

Jul 6, 2017: Some of the biggest names in women's cricket recount their standout experiences in past editions of the game's premier event

Interviews by Shashank Kishore
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