Dozens of top female football players alleging gender discrimination have reportedly threatened to sue FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association over artificial playing surfaces planned to be used for the 2015 Women`s World Cup in Canada.
ICC women`s committee chairman Clare Conner feels the Indian cricket team didn`t get enough support from BCCI and blamed the governing body for the home side`s poor 7th place finish at the Women`s world cup.
ICC President Alan Isaac has thanked the BCCI for successfully hosting the Women`s World Cup and praised the volunteers, organisers and sponsors for providing a wonderful opportunity to female cricketers to show their talent and potential on a world stage.
Veteran Australian all-rounder Lisa Sthalekar, who retired from international cricket after her team won a sixth World Cup title here, today said there could not have been a better place to call it quits than India -- the country where she was born
Five-time champions Australia will walk in with the twin aims of revenge and title triumph when they take on a spirited West Indies, a team which has punched above its weight all through, in the summit clash of the ICC Women`s Cricket World Cup here tomorrow.
Having led the West Indies to their maiden ICC Women`s World Cup final, skipper Merissa Aguilleira today said her team has a psychological edge over Australia in tomorrow`s summit clash after their shock eight-run win over the same opponents in the last Super Six stage game.
India captain Mithali Raj feels West Indies` entry into the final of the ICC Women`s World Cup is good for the game and its followers who were used to witnessing Australia-England summit clashes in the recent past.
Mumbai: England`s dream of title defence might have come to an end but the holders will look to seek consolation by aiming for a third spot finish, when they take on New Zealand in the third place play-off match at the Brabourne stadium here tomorrow.
A dejected England captain Charlotte Edwards blamed her side`s exit from the women`s cricket World Cup on inconsistent and slow starts in the first phase of the event, saying the defending champions came up with their best way too late.
With England having an outside chance of qualifying for the ICC Women`s World Cup final, left-arm spinner Holly Colvin said the defending champions would have to make sure that they not just win but win convincingly against New Zealand here tomorrow.