England Women won the final IT20 against Pakistan in Malaysia to secure a 3-0 series victory. Captain Heather Knight was top-scorer with 43 as her side posted 170/3, and while Pakistan made a decent fist of their reply, they ended on 144/5, 26 runs short of victory. Knight’s team featured a few changes, resting Katherine
England Women took an unassailable 2-0 lead in their IT20 series over Pakistan in Malaysia with a thumping 84-run victory. Amy Jones (89) was the team’s stand-out performer, while Danni Wyatt – making her 100th IT20 cap – made 55, Sophie Ecclestone recorded the impressive figures of 3-1-5-2 and Mady Villiers took two wickets on her first outing
A half-century from Amy Jones and three wickets for Sophie Ecclestone led England to a comfortable victory in the first IT20 against Pakistan in Kuala Lumpur. Jones’ 53 included ten fours and was the stand-out innings on a pitch that didn’t suit aggression. She was ably supported by Tammy Beaumont and Nat Sciver, while Katherine
Sarah Glenn took four wickets but England’s hopes of a series whitewash in Malaysia were dashed by rain, with the third ODI abandoned after just 37 overs. Glenn’s fine spell had swung the game back towards England after an impressive start by the Pakistani openers, and the hosts had fallen from 96/0 to 145/8 when the rain came.
Lord’s and Hove have been awarded the Finals Days in the first season of cricket’s newest competition, The Hundred. The 1st Central County Ground in Hove stages the final of the women’s competition on Friday, August 14, while the men’s final will be hosted by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) at Lord’s on Saturday, August 15
Trevor Griffin will coach the women’s team and England skippers Eoin Morgan and Heather Knight are selected as captains in The Hundred Today, London Spirit officially announced Trevor Griffin as the Head Coach of the women’s team. His first act in the new role has been to name Heather Knight as the captain of his
Today the fixtures for the first ever season of The Hundred have been announced. The competition will run throughout the summer holidays from 17 July-15 August 2020, featuring some of the world’s best players in the most exciting matchups. The Hundred kicks off with the men’s competition at the Kia Oval, as Oval Invincibles welcome
The eight women’s teams in The Hundred have today each announced a new marquee signing. Deandra Dottin and Stafanie Taylor become the first West Indian players to join the women’s competition – signing for London Spirit and Southern Brave respectively. Australia’s Jess Jonassen links up with compatriots Matthew Mott and Meg Lanning at Welsh Fire,
England Women have confirmed their squad for their December tour of Malaysia, where they’ll play Pakistan in three ODIs and three IT20s. There is a first call-up for Worcestershire leg-spinner Sarah Glenn, who impressed in last season’s Kia Super League for Loughborough Lightning, while youngster Mady Villiers retains her place from the summer. Sussex seamer Freya
England Women have announced the 2019/20 intake for the England Women’s Academy (EWA) and Training Squad, with 29 players set to be part of the programme across the next 12 months. The EWA provides an individualised programme for players and offers support specific to their needs to maximise the chances of future transition to the senior squad.