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India 'sleeping giant' of women's cricket, says Australia coach

Press Trust of India  |  Melbourne 

are the "sleeping giants" of women's with the resources they have at their disposal, feels

The interest in women's in has been on the rise ever since they finished runners-up in the 2017 in the

also entered the semi-finals of last November's T20 in the

"They're (India) the sleeping giant in women's They've got a country that's mad on the game, and in their batting they've already got three or four world-class players," said

"The depth in their batting is outstanding, their bowling's got potential as well and their fielding has improved out of sight," he was quoted as saying by

India entered entered two finals (2005, 2017) but finished on the losing on both occasions.

But believes if they continue in the same vein, the future is bright for women's cricket in India.

"They're going to be a force in world cricket. Having made that World Cup final (in 2017), and they've got a country of a billion people behind them as well, they're going to be a huge force," said the 45-year-old former all-rounder.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 10:25 IST