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India - England to clash in Women's World Cup opener

The Indian women's cricket team will begin their World Cup campaign by taking on hosts England in the opener on June 24 in Derby while powerhouse New Zealand will take on qualifier Sri Lanka in Bristol on the same day.

India will feature in four games in Derby, including the much-anticipated clash against arch-rivals Pakistan on July 2. The other games at the venue include the tie against Sri Lanka on July 5 and against New Zealand on July 15, said an International Cricket Council press release here.


India beat South Africa by 1 wicket in thrilling Women's World Cup qualifier Final

India held their nerve and snuck a one-wicket win over South Africa in the final of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier in Sri Lanka on Tuesday. India remain unbeaten in the tournament after the match went down to the very last ball, successfully chasing their 245-run target.

South Africa, who have only lost two matches in the contest and both against India, won the toss and elected to bat first. Openers, Lizelle Lee and Laura Wolvaardt (21) set a good foundation with a 51-run stand before the dismissal of the former for 37. Mignon du Preez top scored with 40 runs from 72 deliveries with Dane van Niekerk and Sune Luus adding 37 and 35 runs respectively.


India vs South Africa: Women's World Cup Final Qualifier Preview

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India and South Africa will play the final of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017 on Tuesday, in what will be an opportunity for their players to perform freely on the big stage.

These two teams were assured of places in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 with a round to go in the Super Six stage of the tournament. They were a few notches above other teams in the 10-team tournament that not only took the top four teams to the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 but also got them places in the ICC Women’s Championship.


Sri Lanka and Pakistan book berths in Women’s World Cup 2017

Sri Lanka and Pakistan have completed the list of qualifiers for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 after the last round of Super Six matches were completed at the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017 on Sunday.

Sri Lanka scored a 42 runs victory over Bangladesh under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method to qualify as the third side behind India and South Africa with six points in the Super Six stage while Pakistan had a forgettable outing against India in its last match to finish with four points.


South African women to face India in World Cup Qualifier final

A stellar bowling performance by the Momentum Proteas laid the foundation for a comfortable, 36-run Duckworth-Lewis win over Ireland in their final match of the Super Six stage at the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017 in Colombo on Sunday. South Africa will face India in the tournament final on 21 February.

Lizelle Lee (2/12), Sune Luus (2/34) and Dane van Niekerk (2/45) all took two wickets apiece as the Irish were bowled out for 166 in 49.5 overs after winning the toss and batting.


India beat Pakistan by 7 wickets to book spot in ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier final

India thrashed Pakistan by seven wickets in their ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 Super Six game to enter the final at the P Sara Oval on Sunday.

Pakistan were dismissed for 67 in 43.4 overs after being asked to bat by India in overcast conditions. India then reached 70/3 in 22.3 overs to win by seven wickets and enter the final. India will take on South Africa in the title clash on February 21.


India hammer Bangladesh to book ICC Women's World Cup berth

India thrashed Bangladesh by nine wickets in a qualifying match at Nondescripts Cricket Club ground here on Friday to book their place for the ICC women's World Cup 2017 to be held in England and Wales from June 24.

Maintaining their unbeaten run in the ongoing ICC women's World Cup qualifier, the Mithali Raj-led team took their Super Six points tally to eight, including for two wins against other qualifiers from its preliminary league group, points of which are carried over.


Proteas women qualify for World Cup with comprehensive win over Sri Lanka

South Africa have beaten hosts, Sri Lanka by a comprehensive nine wickets to qualify for the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup to be held in the United Kingdom in June and July this year. South Africa and India are the first to qualify and will join Australia, England, New Zealand and West Indies in women’s cricket’s biggest stage.

Sune Luus and Laura Wolvaardt each hit unbeaten 50s to claim victory for their side after the bowlers restricted the opposition, who elected to bat first, to 142/9 at P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Friday.


Mona, Mithali strike form as India coast past South Africa in Super 6

India defeated South Africa by 49 runs in a Super Six game of the Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier against South Africa at the P. Sara Oval on Wednesday. A 96-run second-wicket partnership between Mona Meshram (55) and Mithali Raj (64) helped India register 205 in 50 overs.

In reply, South Africa were bowled out for 156 in 46.4 overs, paving the way for India's victory that puts them on the verge of qualification to the World Cup in England in June.


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