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Smriti Mandhana to Deepti Sharma: Young girls who played world cup at the age of 20 or less

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 26 July 2017, 15:45 IST

The ICC Women's World Cup 2017 created a new era for women's cricket. According to a new report, 1.1 million viewed the WWC final that was played between India and England in UK alone. The given figure is equal to the number of people that turn to watch the wildly popular Premier League's matches on a Sunday afternoon.

As per reported by The Times, around 150 million people watched the final match of ICC women's world cup across the globe.

From 24 June to 23 July, the world witnessed the best cricketers from eight different nations competing for the glory. The English team won the world cup by defeating India in final by 9 runs.

Here are the 6 youngsters who played world cup at the age of 20 or less than that:

1- Deepti Sharma (India)
Age: 19

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

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2- Smriti Mandhana (India)
Age- 21

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

She turned 21 on 18 July, but when the world cup started she was 20 years old.

3- Amelia Kerr (New Zealand)
Age: 16

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

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4- Laura Wolvaardt (South Africa)
Age: 18

Batting style Right-hand bat

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5- Hayley Matthews (West Indies)
Age: 19

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

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6- Amanda-Jade Wellington (Australia)
Age: 20

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

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First published: 26 July 2017, 15:43 IST
 
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