1 Updates
England's Edwards lauds Windies women's cricket success
Photo Credit: , Getty Images

England's Edwards lauds Windies women's cricket success

Nov 3 2013, 3:05am CST | by IANS

Port of Spain, Nov 3 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies have been hailed as the biggest success in women's cricket over the past five years.

Port of Spain, Nov 3 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies have been hailed as the biggest success in women's cricket over the past five years. England captain Charlotte Edwards made the statement recently as...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

38 weeks ago

England's Edwards lauds Windies women's cricket success

Nov 3 2013, 3:05am CST | by IANS

Port of Spain, Nov 3 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies have been hailed as the biggest success in women's cricket over the past five years.

Port of Spain, Nov 3 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies have been hailed as the biggest success in women's cricket over the past five years.

England captain Charlotte Edwards made the statement recently as she showed respect for the success and dedication of the regional side. She said no team has made as much progress as the Merissa Aguilera-led Caribbean side.

"For me they have been the biggest success in women's cricket in the last five years," said Edwards, who has played 174 one-days, 64 Twenty20 Internationals and 20 Test matches since her debut in 1996.

"The way they have played their cricket and the performances of their two outstanding players in Deandra Dottin and Stafanie Taylor and for me to see those young players coming out and expressing themselves in this form is testament to where they are at the moment. I think there are highly exciting times ahead and I think that the West Indies have brought a lot to women's cricket in the last five years," added Edwards.

Recalling back in 2008 when the two teams met for the first time and England pounded a then inexperienced West Indies, Edwards jokingly acknowledged that that treatment had now come full circle. In response, Aguilera praised the West Indies' tremendous determination and perseverance, along with a strong work ethic for helping to propel them among the best team in the world.

She admitted that after having been "treated roughly" by England, the players knew exactly what was required of them if they wanted to be competitive against elite teams like Australia, New Zealand and England.

"It has always been a roller coaster ride for the West Indies. But no matter what we have been through or what has been thrown at us, we have been able to stand firm and continue to work hard towards what we wanted. Our main goal is to reach No.1 and we know that it isn't just going to come like that," Aguilera explained.

The two teams are presently playing a three-match one-day series at the Queen's Park Oval here. The first match was abandoned due to rain while England won the second match Friday. West Indies will look to level the series in the final match Sunday.

--IANS/CMC

ss/dg

IANS

Source: IANS

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Pujara, Kohli slip in ICC rankings for Test batsmen
Dubai, Aug 1 (IANS) South Africa's AB de Villiers continues to head the Reliance ICC Rankings for Test batsmen while compatriot Hashim Amla returned to the top three. Poor performances from India's Chetseshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli in the third Test against England saw them slip down in the rankings released Friday.
 
 
Seema, Krishna qualify for women's discus throw final
Glasgow, Aug 1 (IANS) Both Seema Punia and Krishna Poonia advanced to the women's discus throw final but while Seema's throw put her in second position, Krishna was placed a lowly 11th in the qualification round of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park Stadium.
 
 
Sindhu joins Thulasi, Kashyap, Srikanth in quarters (Roundup)
Glasgow, Aug 1 (IANS) Indian badminton players had a great day at the Commonwealth Games when Pusarla Venkata Sindhu joined Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth, Rajah Menuri Venkata Gurusaidatt and Puthenpurayil Chandrika Thulasi in the singles quarterfinals Thursday night.
 
 
CWG badminton: Sindhu makes it a good day for India
Glasgow, Aug 1 (IANS) India's Pusarla Venkata Sindhu Thursday night joined Parupalli Kashyap, Rajah Menuri Venkata Gurusaidutt and Puthenpurayil Chandrika Thulasi in the quarterfinals of badminton competition at the Commonwealth Games here.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Pujara, Kohli slip in ICC rankings for Test batsmen
Dubai, Aug 1 (IANS) South Africa's AB de Villiers continues to head the Reliance ICC Rankings for Test batsmen while compatriot Hashim Amla returned to the top three. Poor performances from India's Chetseshwar Pujara...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Two women injured in Pakistan acid attack
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) A woman and her daughter were injured Friday in an acid attack in Pakistan's Punjab province. According to police sources, the two women, Momina and her daughter Amina, were inside their...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Family of six murdered in China
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) At least six members of a family were murdered Friday in China's Hunan province, a police official said. According to the official, Cheng and his family were killed in their home in Jiutang...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Seema, Krishna qualify for women's discus throw final
Glasgow, Aug 1 (IANS) Both Seema Punia and Krishna Poonia advanced to the women's discus throw final but while Seema's throw put her in second position, Krishna was placed a lowly 11th in the qualification round of the...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
James Bond script approved
'Bond 24's revamped script has been approved by movie bosses. Writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade were rehired last month to ''rescue'' John Logan's original screenplay and insiders have now admitted they had a bigger...
Read more on Movie Balla
 
Samsung to launch two new smartphones
Seoul, Aug 1 (IANS) Samsung Electronics will launch two new high-end smartphones in next six months. Kim Hyun-joon, senior vice president at Samsung, told investors that one model will feature a large screen, while...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Weight issues - when Hollywood movies went wrong
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) Depictions of weight gain or loss we see in Hollywood movies are rarely true to life, and yet we believe them. Here's a list things movies get wrong when it comes to weight, reports...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Orlando Bloom vaulted sofa to reach Bieber
Orlando Bloom jumped over a sofa to punch Justin Bieber. The 'Lord of the Rings' actor was involved in an altercation with the 'Baby' hitmaker at upmarket Ibiza eatery Cipriani earlier this week, and an onlooker claims...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Amal Alamuddin celebrates bridal shower
Amal Alamuddin enjoyed a bridal shower on Tuesday (07.29.14). The British human rights lawyer celebrated her impending marriage to George Clooney with an ''intimate'' dinner hosted by Ellen Barkin at the actress' New...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Sindhu joins Thulasi, Kashyap, Srikanth in quarters (Roundup)
Glasgow, Aug 1 (IANS) Indian badminton players had a great day at the Commonwealth Games when Pusarla Venkata Sindhu joined Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth, Rajah Menuri Venkata Gurusaidatt and Puthenpurayil...
Read more on Sport Balla