England Women looking to bounce back in World Cup against Pakistan

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England Women looking to bounce back in World Cup against Pakistan

This world cup will use 4 grounds for the competiton, with Derby, Leicester, Taunton and Bristol all hosting matches, before the final which will take place at Lords in July 23.

Eight teams are in action in the Women's World Cup, and top four sides will qualify for the semifinals after the league matches.

South Africa registered a thrilling three-wicket win with an over to spare against Pakistan in the women's World Cup here on Sunday.

Pakistan played the South Africans in their first match of the ICC World Cup today and put together 206 for 8 with Nahida Khan adding 79, highest ever by any Pakistani in Women s World Cup.

Cricket is one game that is watched worldwide.

Meanwhile England, Australia's perennial rivals in the women's game, needed fewer than 28 overs to reach a meagre target of 131 against another fellow previous World Cup-winner in New Zealand. "I just wanted to get it over and done with".

With Meg Lanning at helm, Australia boast the only player to have 10 Women's One-day global centuries, while also being part of the successful side in India, four years ago. With Australia hosting the prestigious event, the players witnessed plenty of support from the Aussie crowd as they fought hard for the title.

India men's cricket captain Virat Kohli wishes Indian women's cricket team all the very best.

"They are more than capable of winning this tournament". However, Pakistan have not been able to defeat India in a single One-Day International match yet.

"I can not speak too highly of the whole off-field team at Derbyshire because they have worked their socks off and will continue to do so every day until the end of the tournament".

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