From the First Ever Cricket World Cup to ODI Double Centurion

1. Women's cricket has come a long way since its inception.

2. There have been several trailblazers who have helped shape its history.

3. In 1973, the first-ever Women’s Cricket World Cup was held in England.

4. With the Three Lions emerging victorious.

5. Belinda Clarke became the first-ever female ODI double centurion in 1997.

6. She smashed an impressive 229 off 155 balls against Denmark. 

7. New Zealand women also made history in 1997.

8. When they registered the first ever 400 total in ODIs against Pakistan.

9. Mithali Raj is one of only three cricketers in the world to have played in 6 World Cups.

10. While Jhulan Goswami is one of only seven Indian players to have taken 250 ODI wickets.