Women’s Cricket World Cup: The number of teams in the first World Cup in Bangladesh
The Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 has started, and this year’s event is a special reason for Bangladesh, the women’s cricket team of Bangladesh is going to play the World Cup in one-day format for the first time.
This is the 12th Women’s ODI Cricket World Cup.
The World Cup will be held in New Zealand, with matches in Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton, Tauranga, and Wellington.
A total of eight teams will play – Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, South Africa, and West Indies.
Australia is still the most successful team in the Women’s Cricket World Cup, just like the Men’s Cricket World Cup.
The team has won the World Cup six times.
Bisma Maruf from Pakistan returning from maternity leave
All-rounder Bismah Maruf played cricket for the Pakistan national team when he was just 15 years old.
Bismah Maruf dreams of revolutionizing cricket in Pakistan, he wants more Pakistani girls to contribute at different levels of society.
Bismah Maruf, who became a mother last year, did not have a specific policy in Pakistan cricket at this time on maternity leave and the process of returning to the team after becoming a mother.
In an interview with Reuters, Bismah Maruf said, “I thought being a mother meant the end of my career.”
But later he thanked the Pakistan Cricket Board.
Because now there is a policy of guaranteeing 12 months paid leave and contract for women cricketers who are going to be mothers in Pakistan.
Bismah even brought her one-year-old daughter to New Zealand for this year’s World Cup, and Bismah Maruf’s mother came to take care of the baby.
Bismah Maruf has played 216 international matches for Pakistan in limited-overs cricket. He has scored 2,602 runs in his career with 14 half-centuries.
Alyssa Healy is the best in the history of women’s cricket in Australia
Alyssa Healy is one of the most successful batsmen in the history of women’s ODI cricket, be it in the cricket rankings or on the field.
The 31-year-old Aussie cricketer has three centuries and 13 fifties.
He has batted at a strike rate of about 100.
Healy, who has won the T20 World Cup five times, was also part of the team that won the 2013 ODI World Cup.
Alyssa Healy has been named Cricket Australia’s Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year in 2019.
Healy, the wife of Australian men’s star cricketer Mitchell Starc.
England star cricketer Tammy Beaumont
He batted in the opening position for England.
He was the highest run-getter in the 2018 World Cup, scoring 410 runs.
Beaumont also showed good form in the recent Ashes against Australia.
The World Cup campaign of these two teams will start on March 5 with the match between Australia and England.
England is one of the most successful teams in the Women’s Cricket World Cup. The current champion is also the England women’s cricket team.
Earlier, the England women’s cricket team won the World Cup in 1983, 1993, and 2009.
Mitali Raj, Smriti Mandhana – India’s biggest star
India is one of the favorites of this year’s event. There are several international stars on the Indian women’s cricket team.
Mitali Raj is the captain of the Indian women’s cricket team as well as one of the best batsmen on the team.
She has scored 1501 runs in 45 matches in women’s ODIs and has also scored two centuries.
Mitali Raj played his first World Cup in 1998. In the Women’s ODI Cricket World Cup too, she has scored 1139 runs, and if she can take 363 runs, Mitali Raj will be the highest run-getter in the history of the Women’s Cricket World Cup.
Jhulan Goswami is fast approaching forty, one of the most consistent pace bowlers in the history of women’s cricket so far.
Jhulan Goswami took 10 wickets in the last World Cup.
India’s 25-year-old batsman Smriti Mandhana is also in the discussion, he has scored nearly two and a half thousand runs in ODI format, Smriti has scored 4 centuries.
The best New Zealand Amelia car of the time
The 22-year-old all-rounder is one of the biggest stars of this year’s event. He is the biggest hope for host New Zealand.
At just 18 years and 243 days old, he scored a double century against Ireland, a record in any format of international cricket.
Amelia Carr also took five wickets in that match.
In women’s ODI cricket, Amelia Carr has more than a thousand runs and 8 wickets.
West Indies star Deendra Dotin
Recently, Devendra Dottin played an unbeaten inning of 150 against South Africa.
In 2010, she scored her first century in women’s T20 cricket.
Just 12 months ago, she hit a half-century off 22 balls, the fastest half-century in women’s T20 cricket at the time.
Dotin and West Indies legend Stephanie Taylor were the first two women cricketers on the West Indies Cricket Board to be included in the central contract of this grade in 2010.
Dontin has always been vocal against pay inequality in women’s and men’s cricket.
South African star opener Laura Ulvert
At just 13 years old, Laura won the Cricketer of the Year award for the Under-19 team. He has already played more than 80 international matches for South Africa.
Not only as a cricketer, but he also excelled in his childhood studies, and later turned down an offer to study in a medical school to concentrate on cricket.
Now, of course, he is studying cricket as well.
He is studying physiology and genetics.
The cricketer has scored about two and a half thousand ODI runs.
Bangladesh is looking at the light
Although neither supporters nor analysts are expecting much from Bangladesh in the Women’s Cricket World Cup, Nigar Sultana Jyoti, the captain of the Bangladesh national women’s cricket team, has been repeatedly mentioned in the international arena.
The 24-year-old star batted and stood behind the wicket with gloves on.
Nigar Sultana also has a century in 50 overs international cricket.