During the break in competition caused by COVID-19, sportswomen lost wages, trained less and had poorer access to equipment than their male counterparts
Football superstars: Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle after the USA’s triumph in the Women’s World Cup in 2919.
Women's sport makes up about 4% of all sports coverage. But during the lockdown, that has shrunk to almost nothing.
Chanida Suttiruang of Thailand during the Women’s T20 World Cup cricket.
Women have been playing cricket as long as men have. However, getting to the 2020 Twenty20 World Cup has involved a lot more fundraising and organising
The Afghanistan team celebrate taking a wicket in its match against New Zealand, June 8, 2019.
Mark Kerton/PA Wire/PA Images
One of the highlights of the 2019 men's cricket World Cup is the Afghan national team and their global support.
Big hitter: England’s Tammy Beaumont.
Simon Cooper/PA Wire
And they are attracting record crowds: Lord's is a sellout for England vs India in the World Cup Final.
Rahcael Heyhoe-Flint leading the England women’s cricket team out against Australia at Lords in 1976.
PA Archive/PA Images
The former England captain was a towering figure in sport, but her mission to reduce inequality in cricket remains unfinished.
England retained the Ashes in 2014. That’s not a wistful statement from a parallel universe, it’s a fact. A fact relating to women’s cricket, though, not men’s. As crestfallen fans will know, the men lost…