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NCPC at Loughborough University becomes ICC testing centre

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has today announced that the National Cricket Performance Centre (NCPC) at Loughborough University has been accredited as an ICC centre for testing suspected illegal bowling actions. The NCPC is the fourth facility to be accredited for this purpose by the ICC, joining Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cricket Australia’s National Cricket Centre

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Lauren Winfield basks in successful summer

by Will Jackson (PA for ECB) Lauren Winfield enjoyed a breakthrough summer for England Women in 2014 as the team bounced back from a disappointing start to finish on a high.  England lost the Kia Test to India but responded in magnificent style to claim the subsequent Royal London One-Day Series 2-0 and then beat South Africa

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Charlotte Edwards nominated for this year’s LG People’s Choice Award

Inspirational England captain Charlotte Edwards has been nominated for this year’s LG People’s Choice Award. If successful Edwards would be in the company of  legendary Sachin Tendulkar; she would also be the first woman to win the award. This year’s fifth LG People’s Choice Award sees five players from five different countries nominated to win the only award

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Charlotte Edwards becomes Cricket Foundation Trustee

England Women Captain Charlotte Edwards has been appointed as a trustee for the Cricket Foundation, the charity behind the Chance to Shine and StreetChance programmes. The 34-year-old, a Chance to Shine coaching ambassador, has played an integral role in inspiring more than one million girls to play cricket. Edwards said: “Working for Chance to Shine

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Next generation of England women’s cricketers prepare for winter training

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced the winter training squads at each level of the England women’s cricket pathway: the England Women’s Performance Squad (EWPS), England Women’s Academy (EWA) and England Women’s Development Programme Under-19 and Under-15 (EWDP U19 and U15). In the last six months, three players have made the transition to the EWPS

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England Secure Series Whitewash

Lauren Winfield struck a brilliant 74 before some exceptional work in the field helped England Women complete a series whitewash against South Africa. Winfield hit nine fours and the series’ first six before falling to Chloe Tryon as England posted 126 for six in the third and final NatWest International T20 at Edgbaston. And despite

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England women cricketers finish summer on a high

England women defeated South Africa women by 8 runs in the final NatWest International Twenty20 at Edgbaston today to record a 3-0 series victory against the visitors. Source: Getty Images The result concludes a positive end to the international summer for Charlotte Edwards’ team, building on the 2-0 Royal London One-Day International series win against

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