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I don't think that it has anything to do with gender politics, whatsoever.

What you get is actually a different sort of game. I watched the England vs Australia Ladies 50-over match yesterday and it was a scorcher. Cricket without 90 mph bowlers is a very different game to the men's version but it's no less interesting for that.

Similarly, women's footie may be a lot slower than the men's game but again, that makes for a different experience not necessarily an inferior one.

Again, look at tennis. The women's game is often much more entertaining, simply because the game is far better to watch without mega-fast power serves.

And I really don't care whether the horse I back is a boy, a girl or a gelding as long as it makes me money!

Choice of presenters is entirely up to the broadcaster (Dion Dublin was involved last night, by the way) but yes, there does seem to be a lot of gender bias in there. But that is the fault of the broadcasters not a flaw in the game.

I'm not sure how identity politics enters the debate unless it's something that you choose to wallow in. Most "normal people" like good sport regardless of who happens to be playing it.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. - Mark Twain

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