Six of the eight teams that will compete in the women's Twenty20 cricket tournament at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games are now known after the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) announced all but two of the qualified nations.
The decision by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to send a team to Birmingham 2022 is a major boost to Commonwealth Games organisers.
The International Cricket Council has announced an expansion to its flagship women's tournaments to mark International Women's Day, although the changes will not come into effect until 2024.
Cricket Scotland has appointed a full-time women's head coach for the first time.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is set to celebrate through all of September, Women's Big Cricket Month - using the 30 days to showcase stories in the women's game.
Women's cricket at 2022 Commonwealth Games is part of "journey" to potential Olympic status, claims ICC chief executive
The chief executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC) has claimed women's Twenty20 being included at the 2022 Commonwealth Games is part of a "journey" towards potentially featuring at a future Olympics.
Women's Twenty20 cricket, beach volleyball and Para table tennis have all been added to the programme of sports at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.