The first time Chinese women cricketers making their international debut was in September 2006 in a Sixes game against Scotland in Shanghai, losing by 59 runs.. However, the side was not recognised by the Chinese Cricket Association as the official team.
The official Chinese National Women Team was incepted in May 2007. After the National Cricket Tournament Final, a total of 21 girls from 19 school teams were gathered in Shenzhen and underwent vigorous centralised training before a final 14 squad was sent to Bangkok for the ACC Women's Tournament 2007. The team turn up to be a semi-finalist.
The team was coached by Rashid Khan and captained by MEI Chun-hua, a right arm fast-bowler and final year student from the Shanghai Tongji University. Other notable players included WANG Meng, a consistent fast bowler and HU Tingting, who turned up to be the best batsman for China during the ACC Tournament. Both WANG and HU were students from the Shenyang Sports Institute.