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The objectives of the Council's sport program are to encourage relations between Australian and Indian sports people and organisations, and to demonstrate and promote Australian expertise in sports services and products.

The Council provided funding to Women's Cricket Australia towards the costs of participation by the Australian Women's Cricket team in the Women's Cricket World Cup, held in India in December 1997.The Australian women cricketers enjoyed a highly successful tour, winning all their matches and convincingly winning the World Cup final in Eden Gardens, Calcutta.

With support from the Australian High Commission and the Women's Cricket Association of India, the team also conducted a coaching clinic in New Delhi for young Indian women cricketers.


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