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The first women’s cricket game was played in 1745, on the 26th of July, between 11 maids from Bramley and Hambledon and Hambledon, all wearing white. The girls bowled, ran, and batted the same way as the men during the game. Some records indicate that women’s cricket was played infrequently between Sussex, Surrey, and Hampshire villages. Certain matches were played in the presence of large crowds and high stakes, and single women were playing against their spouses.

The first county football match took place between Hampshire and Surrey in 1811 at Ball’s Pond in Middlesex. The players were from the 14 and 60. In the early 19th century, Christina Willes, sister of John Willes, pioneered round-arm bowling to avoid getting trapped by her skirts.

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The first women’s cricket club called the White Heather Club was formed in 1887 at Nun Appleton, located in Yorkshire. The original English Lady Cricketer’s squad toured England in 1890 and played well-known exhibition games to huge crowds. The Women’s Cricket Association was established in 1926. In 1933, the England team played The Rest at Leicester.

The first women’s Test match took place in England with Australia in December of 1934. it was their first international visit to Australia. Having drawn one game and winning two games, England went into New Zealand, where Betty Snowball scored 189 points in Christchurch during the opening test. In 1905, the Victoria Women’s Cricket Association was established 1905, and later, it was renamed the Australian Association in 1931. The first women’s team was created in the southern part of Tasmania. A teacher at the age of 18, Lily Poulett-Harris founded and coached the Oyster Cove team.

To coordinate the game of cricket, which is played frequently to correspond cricket, which is played regularly in England, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the West Indies, the Netherlands, and Denmark, the International Women’s Cricket Council was created in the year 1958. Nowadays, nations like Australia, England, India, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and the West Indies play test matches. From the beginning to today there have been 131 female Test matches have been played, mainly played by England and Australia.

The first time it was played, it was for three days; however, since 1985, the majority has been played for four days. In 1934 Australia played 67 matches in Tests with a winning record of 18 times, losing nine times while drawing 40. England had 87 test matches, won 19, lost 11, and drew 57. Five hundred sixty-nine for six was declared the most successful total recorded for Australia in its against England. Kiran Baluch of Pakistan is the top individual scorer with 242 runs in the match against West Indies. Betty Wilson was the first female or male player to score a century and ten wickets in a Test Match.

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 There’s evidence of a female-only match in 1745 in England. There isn’t much evidence on women’s cricket that was reported from the years 1745 to 1887. the first female cricket club was established in Yorkshire, England. The club was dubbed”The White Heather Club. In 1894, shortly afterward, the women’s group was created in Australia, South Africa, and Canada.

From 1926 to 1998, the body that governed women’s sport was called the Women’s Cricket Association, also known as The Association. They managed women’s cricket throughout England, Scotland, and Wales. Their primary objective was to promote more women’s cricket clubs and inspire women to continue playing after they had left school. In 1998, England and Wales Cricket Board was formed and is now the cricket’s governing body in these regions.

In December 1934, the first-ever international women’s test cricket match was held in England and Australia. In 1958 the IWCC (International Women’s Cricket Council) was created to bring together the women’s teams from all over the globe. In 2005, the IWCC joined with the ICC (International Cricket Council) to make the ICC the governing body for cricket for women, men, and young players.

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