Good to have more World Cups than men: Aus captain Jodie Fields

Fields said last year's tour of India, during which the Aussies emerged triumphant 8-1, gave her team good experience of the sub-continental conditions which came in handy during the World Cup campaign.

updated: February 18, 2013 11:53 IST
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Mumbai: All smiles after leading the Australian women's cricket team to its sixth World Cup title, skipper Jodie Fields said it feels good to be one up on the men, who have won the coveted trophy four times.

"It feels good to be one up on the men sometimes," quipped Fields after the Aussie women beat West Indies by 114 runs in the final to lift the trophy in Brabourne Stadium on Sunday night.

"But they have always supported us throughout the tournament...Sitting here, it's an unbelievable feeling. It's the sixth time Australia has won the World Cup. To do it in the same year as we won the Twenty20 World Cup, I think it is really special," she added.

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