ICC chief thanks BCCI for women's World Cup success

The tournament which was spread over 18 days in which 24 matches produced outstanding individual and team performances, with Australia crowned champions and New Zealand captain Suzie Bates named Player of the Tournament.

updated: February 18, 2013 19:16 IST
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Mumbai: ICC President Alan Isaac has thanked the BCCI for successfully hosting the Women's World Cup and praised the volunteers, organisers and sponsors for providing a wonderful opportunity to female cricketers to show their talent and potential on a world stage.

He added that the success of the tournament, as well as the forthcoming ICC World Twenty20 event in Bangladesh, where women's event will be staged alongside the men's event, would inspire more girls to take up the sport.

He said the quality of the ICC Women's World Cup would motivate teams to come to Bangladesh in March 2014 better prepared.

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