Though the first women’s cricket match was played in 1934, it took about 40 years for women’s cricket to start in India.
The first match recorded of the Indian Women’s Team was the Test Match series against West Indies in 1976.
Neetu David set a world record in 1995 with 8/53, the best bowling performance in an innings against England at Jamshedpur.
Jhulan Goswami has the most ODI wickets in Women’s Cricket. She has 185 ODI wickets.
India have never lost an ODI against Pakistan, Bangladesh, Ireland, Netherlands or Denmark.
Poonam Raut and Deepti Sharma have the highest ODI partnership in women’s cricket. They scored 320 runs vs Ireland as a pair.
The team got its first Test Match victory against South Africa in 2002 on foreign land.
Mithali Raj, scored a record-breaking 214 runs in a Test match against England in 2002.
The Indian team reached the finals of World Cup in 2005 and 2017, but eventually lost to Australia and England respectively.
Mithali Raj is the first women to score 6000 runs in ODI’s. Mithali reached the milestone in India’s ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 match against Australia.