“Equal pay. Equal pay. Equal pay.” These were the words that rang out from the stands of the stadium in Lyon, shortly after the United States women’s national football team (USWNT) brought home their fourth World Cup in July last year. Those two words have been discussed before and since across the world, all through women’s sports, all through 2019. Cricket Australia’s most recent MoU with their players means that the husband-wife pair of Mitchell Starc and Alyssa Healy finally take home the same base salary, after years of a disparity that was bigger than the difference in the couple’s height. There is a much taller discrepancy in the pay of Indian male and female cricketers though, and announcement of central contracts has stirred the

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