Women's World Cup - 1993

Eight teams gathered in England in 1993 when the women’s World Cup was staged on a single-league basis with the top two sides going through to the final.

New Zealand and England qualified for the final after winning seven and six matches respectively.

Australia finished third with five wins, followed by India with four, Ireland and West Indies with two each and Holland and Denmark with a win apiece.

In the final at Lord’s, England regained the title when they defeated New Zealand by 67 runs in a low-scoring match. England batted first and scored 195 for five while New Zealand were bowled out for 128.

England’s Jan Brittin was at her brilliant best yielding 410 runs with two centuries and a half-century.

New Zealand’s Julie Harris and Karen Smithies of England finished as the joint-leading wicket-takers with 15 wickets each.