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Breaking boundaries and perceptions

The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 wins big at Leaders in Sports Awards 2019 The International Cricket Council (ICC) has been recognised for two groundbreaking digital initiatives at the prestigious Leaders in Sports Awards 2019. The ICC’s coverage of the record-breaking ICC Women’s T20 World Cup and the bold collaboration with Wimbledon for the

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England put on a show to celebrate Women’s Cricket return to BBC

International T20 England v West Indies (Derby, 26 September) As seen live on BBC2-HD, SKY and heard on Radio ‘Five Live Sports Extra’: outside broadcast of women’s cricket returned to BBCTV screens, after 23 years’ absence. Before the match began, West Indies’ Shakera Selman told broadcasters that athletes had a ‘big role to play to

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The Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy – The Grand Final

The glorious experiment of the RHF Trophy came to a worthy end at the halfway-house venue of Edgbaston. This test arena was a fitting background. As most experts expected, Vipers completed an unbeaten sequence of games against their battling opponents. Lauren Winfield-Hill, released from the Derby bubble, resumed the captaincy of the Northerners and opted

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Stafanie Taylor tops 3000 runs as England win 2nd T20

Half-decent’ Win for England while WIndies’ Stafanie Taylor tops 3000 runs As seen on SKY Sports and heard on Radio ‘Five Live Sports Extra,’ England pulled-off a second win in the five-match series. Chances of England winning the series look ‘half-decent,’ given they need just another win to take the series. Commenting on her team’s performance in the second

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Return of Women’s IT20 cricket – Dottin top scores but England win

When the first of five T20’s between England and West Indies took place after six months’ hiatus on Monday September 21st, commentators were heard to relish confrontation between England’s pace bowler Anya Shrubsole, and ‘WIndies’ record-breaking all-rounder Deandra Dottin. The fact that Dottin holds the record for the fastest T20 century, gave hope at least that

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England v West Indies 2020 – First T20 Derby

The one advantage the visitors had over the hosts was familiarity with the Incora ground. They had spent their acclimatisation period there, playing two intra-squad matches to prepare themselves for battle. But the game panned out like those of last year’s tour. A string of matches allowed Lisa Keightley variations in selection. Her decision to

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