About Women's Cricket Association
The Women's Cricket Association of India (WCAI) was founded in 1973 at
Pune with Premila Bai Chavan, Member of Parliament, as the first
By the end of 1973, women's cricket had spread all over India, and
December 23rd, 1973 saw as many as 14 teams competing in the second
Nationals at Varanasi, braving the bitter winter cold and the travails
of travelling during the locomotive strike.
The standard of cricket too has improved with some of the leading
players running up records that stood the test of time while the
organisation was put on a sound footing thanks to the efforts of
selfless and dynamic administrators. Women's cricket in India has a
much healthier look offlate.