India is the nearly side of women’s cricket. They have been runners-up twice in the Women’s World Cup in 2005 and 2017. The second of these campaigns saw the women in blue seriously taken into the heart of the fans.
The 1970s was their breakthrough decade making their test debut in 1976 against West Indies and then two years later at the World Cup the made their ODI debut.
India were runners-up during the first two World T20s, but have since failed to get past the group stages.
With the first signs of a women’s IPL on the horizon, the future looks like it will be an exciting one for the women in blue.