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England Women record IT20 victory over India

England Women opened their IT20 series against India with a 38-run win at Wankhede Stadium. India started brightly as Renuka Singh Thakur bowled Sophia Dunkley and Alice Capsey in successive balls in the first over. England responded well with Danni Wyatt on her 150th IT20 cap and Nat Sciver-Brunt scoring 75 and 77 respectively to

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England Women central contracts announced

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced the England Women Central Contracts for 2023/24. Eighteen contracts, which run for one year, have been awarded with Maia Bouchier and Danielle Gibson given their first England Women Central Contract. Bowlers Mahika Gaur and Lauren Filer and wicketkeeper-batter Bess Heath have all been awarded development contracts

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Source: Julian Thompson

Charlotte Edwards Cup 2024 fixtures

Women’s ‘The Charlotte Edwards Cup’ (for 20 overs) Cricket Tournament fixtures arranged by venue for Summer 2024 *Arundel, The Castle Cricket Ground (West Sussex) Bank Holiday Monday, May 27 *14h30: Southern Vipers vs Sunrisers (match 12); *Beckenham, The County Ground (Kent) Friday, May 24 *14h30: South East Stars vs North West Thunder (match 7); Bank

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England’s Choices for the Indian tour

Before we consider the fascinating choices of players (see below), the fixture formats must come first. There is a test. Glory be! But it is four-day, not five. This runs slap-bang up against the wishes expressed by many, including the England skipper, Heather Knight, that all future tests should have the extra day. We now

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Alex Gidman appointed England Women assistant coach

Alex Gidman has been appointed as England Women assistant coach. The 42-year-old arrives from Kent where he was men’s batting coach and joins the England Women’s coaching team. A highly respected figure in the men’s game, Gidman previously spent four years as head coach at Worcestershire County Cricket Club who he led to T20 Blast

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