Spain and Germany beat France and Netherlands respectively in the semifinals of the European Women's Under-17 Championship held in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
An expanded field of 32 teams will find out their group-stage opponents for the ninth edition of the Women's FIFA World Cup.
The Indian women's hockey core group is currently in a preparation camp at the SAI Centre in Bengaluru are in a competitive mood.
GS Lakshmi has the distinction of being the first woman match referee in men's ODIs, having stood in the role during the World Cup League 2 in the UAE in December 2020.
As West Indies take on Australia in the semifinals, the all-rounder will be key to taking her side to the final
Even though the ICC had doubled the prize money of the ongoing Women's ODI World Cup to USD 1.32 million, it is still USD 6.5 million less than what was given away at the 2019 men's ODI World Cup.
Batting at No 7, she had to see through a chase where India needed 11 runs from two overs with two wickets in hand.
In the build up to the World Cup, all the focus had been on the veterans Mithali and Jhulan Goswami as this tournament, in all likelihood, could be their last global event.
South Africa followed Australia into the last-four stage with nine points from six matches, while West Indies have completed their league engagements and are currently placed third in the standings.
On a surface that offered assistance, the Indian spin trio choked Nigar Sultana’s side, giving themselves a massive NRR boost
Darcie Brown (3/30) was the most successful bowler for England with a three-wicket haul, while Alana King (2/52) and Jess Jonassen (1/40) were the other wicket-takers.
The star India batter said that Rachel Haynes was a key member of the Australian line-up and 'she has been anchoring the innings for them'.
ICC Women's World Cup: New Zealand's Sophie Devine expresses disappointment after defeat against South Africa
Sophie Devine's inning of 93 went in vain as South Africa bowlers Shabnim Ismail and Ayabonga Khaka scalped three wickets respectively to bowl out New Zealand for 228.
Marizanne Kapp held her nerve with the bat as South Africa claimed a two-wicket win over New Zealand in their ICC Women's Cricket World Cup clash at Seddon Park.
ICC Women's World Cup: Want to forget win against Pakistan to move forward, says Bangladesh captain Nigar Sultana
Bangladesh captain Nigar Sultana on Thursday has called upon her side to forget their historic win over Pakistan.
ICC Women's World Cup: Will give ourselves every chance to beat India, says Australia all-rounder Tahlia McGrath
Tahlia McGrath is aware that India, after facing a four-wicket loss to England on Wednesday, will try to bounce back hard against Australia.
India have been guilty of losing wickets in a cluster, a phenomenon which has been happening in the showpiece event consistently.
India were bundled out for 134 by struggling defending champions England, who managed to overhaul the target in 31.2 overs with four wickets to spare in a league stage.
A below-par batting effort cost India dear but defending champions England earned a new lifeline in the ICC Women's World Cup with a four-wicket victory.
Searching for a record-extending seventh title, Australia have been on a roll in the the World Cup, winning all four of their matches so far.