Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 begins with a bang today. Google doodle celebrates the Women’s Cricket World Cup, which officially begins today at Bay Oval Stadium in New Zealand. The doodle features six women cricketers playing the game at a stadium in the presence of audiences in the background.
“No matter how heated the competition may get, cricket is highly respected for maintaining high standards of fair play and good sportsmanship. Hence the phrase “It’s just not cricket,” which describes anything considered unfair,” Google wrote.
The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 will see eight teams competing against each other – India, New Zealand, Australia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, West Indies, South Africa and England.
The tournament was originally scheduled for early 2021 but had to be postponed because of pandemic induced restrictions all over the world.
Australians has won maximum cricket world cup trophies. They have won it six times – 1978, 1982, 1988, 1997, 2005 and 2013. Their closest competitors are England – a team which has won cricket world cup four times – 1973, 1993, 2009 and 2017.
New Zealand has also clinched the trophy once in the year 2000.
Incredible India ready to shine with Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur and Jhulan Goswami
Indian women’s cricket team is studded with many stars who have the ability to change the course of the game entirely on their own. Players like Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur and Jhulan Goswami bring in a unique mix of experience, aggression and exuberance. All the key players have played many iconic innings that have won them accolades from cricket fans all over the world. There is a lot of anticipation this time and this team can create a history in New Zealand.
Wishes pour in for Team India
Indian women’s cricket team has proved that they are second to none when it comes to talent, grit and determination on the field. This team has proved on multiple occasions that they fear none and they are ready to stamp their authority on the field with their exceptional performances undeterred by the might and reputation of the opposition.
They have got support from their male counterparts as well.
India will play New Zealand on March 10, West Indies on March 12, Australia on March 19, Bangladesh on March 22 and South Africa on March 27.