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Taking On The World

In 2017, the WHITE FERNS and BLACKCAPS will be taking on the world once again in the Women's Cricket World Cup and Champions Trophy respectively. In the weeks leading in to both these tournaments, we'll be presenting the story of the contests through the years, highlighting the involvement and fortunes of our national teams. Check back every week as we add another chapter to the history.

1973 Women's Cricket World Cup

The 1973 Women’s Cricket World Cup

It was women after all, who staged the first ever Cricket World Cup - an idea born out of a few after-dinner brandies on...
1997 women's cricket world cup

The 1997 Women’s Cricket World Cup

During the 1993 Women’s Cricket World Cup in England, the International Women’s Cricket Council (IWCC) held a meeting at which India put forward their...
blackcaps champions trophy record

BLACKCAPS Champions Trophy Record

Two-time champions India have an impressive tournament record, compiling just seven losses across seven and a half tournaments. Another two-time champion, Australia, would've had a much...
2009 ICC Champions Trophy

2009 ICC Champions Trophy

The sixth instalment of the Champions Trophy should have been played in 2008 as the tournament was intended to be played every two years,...
2013 ICC Champions Trophy

2013 ICC Champions Trophy

In 2013, England and Wales were the hosts of the Champions Trophy for the second time in the tournament’s history. As it was when...
1978 Women's Cricket World Cup

The 1978 Women’s Cricket World Cup

  The success of the 1973 Women's Cricket World Cup helped prove the concept was viable, driving the creation of a men's tournament in 1975....