Women's cricket breaking new ground

Last Modified: Thu Aug 03 2017 17:08:40 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 20 year ago
    Members of England’s women’s team were unpaid, had to buy their own kit—compulsory skirts and long socks—and were banned from the members’ pavilion at Lord’s, the country’s most venerable cricket club.
  • 4,426
    Number of spectators that turned up when England won the World Cup final in 1993.
  • 25,000
    Number of spectators that packed the stands at Lord’s on 23 Jul 2017 for the ICC Women's World Cup final between England and India.
  • 150 millon
    An estimated number of global viewers tuned into the finals between England and India, boosted mostly by audiences in India. (Official numbers from ICC still awaited).
  • $200,000
    Prize money for the World Cup event when it was held in 2013.
  • $2 million
    Prize money in 2017. For comparison, the prize money for the equivalent men's tournament is $10 million. However , daily expenses for players were equalised this year.