Womens Test Cricket

Cricket has been interesting from past few years for Indian Women’s team. They played their 1st test match in 1976 against West Indies . Slowly the opportunities build a platform for women’s team to showcase their talent .

Last test match was played against South Africa in Mysore . Indian women’s team won that test match in 2014-15 . After 7 years Indian Team is making comeback in test . The test match between India and England women’s team is starting tomorrow. It will be interesting to watch young players performing against England. This will help aspiring women cricketers to boost their game . Its a 4 day test match at county ground in Bristol .

Mithali Raj has 663 runs while Jhulan Goswami has 40 wickets in 10 test matches .Mithali Raj has her highest test score of 214 against England.

It will be exciting to watch impact of Harmanpreet Kaur , Smriti Mandhana , Jemimah Rodrigues while bowlers like Ekta Bisht and Poonam Yadav against Home team .
17 year old Shafali Verma will be player to watch out for , she is young talent and played attacking game till now . She will be crucial player for India.

India vs England women’s test match will be historical to watch ahead of World Test Championship.

Feature image by Prakash Parsekar

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