Libby Heap – Local Hero!

Young LCB County Girls Under 11s batter Liberty Heap has won the 2BR Local Hero Award 2015 for Sporting Achievement of the Year. Libby from Lowerhouse Cricket Club and Shuttleworth School has represented LCB County Girls at Under 11s for the last 3 years and in 2015 captained the side and also proved she was

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ICC introduce ranking system for international women’s game

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has welcomed a new official women’s team ranking system which was launched by the International Cricket Council (ICC) earlier today. The innovative multi-format system incorporates Test, One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket equally, awarding ranking points for every international match played.   Statistician and ICC Cricket Committee

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England women’s cricket coaching to be restructured

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today announced that it will be appointing a new England Women’s Head Coach. The Head Coach role will replace the Head of England Women’s Performance position, currently occupied by Paul Shaw, who is stepping down. Recruitment of the new England Women’s Head Coach will get underway next

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Six Red Roses selected in the England Women’s Pathway

LANCASHIRE HAS six representatives in the England Women’s Pathway after the ECB today announced the England Women’s Performance Squad (EWPS), England Women’s Academy (EWA) and England Women’s Development Programme (EWDP) winter training squads for 2015-2016. The three squads, which constitute the England women’s cricket pathway, will include Kate Cross (EWPS), Emma Lamb, Sophie Ecclestone, Ellie

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England women’s winter training squads announced

New England women’s playing contracts to run from 1st February 2016 – 31st January 2017 Lisa Keightley steps down as England Women’s Academy Head Coach The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today announced the England Women’s Performance Squad (EWPS), England Women’s Academy (EWA) and England Women’s Development Programme (EWDP) winter training squads for

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England women’s South Africa tour dates confirmed by ECB and CSA

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed that England women will travel to South Africa in February 2016 to play a three match One-Day International (ODI) series and three match Twenty20 International (T20I) series.  The tour schedule includes two televised T20 ‘double-headers’ alongside England men. The three ODIs will form England’s fourth round

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Fireworks Night is back with a bang at Hove

Sussex County Cricket Club are delighted to announce that their Fireworks Night will be returning to The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground this year. The Sussex Cricket in the Community Fireworks Night, presented by Parafix Tapes & Conversions, will take place on Thursday 5th November and will be back with a bang, quite literally, after last year’s display

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England women’s cricketers heading south for the winter

Eight England women’s players to hone skills overseas this winter: Charlotte Edwards & Katherine Brunt: Perth Scorchers Heather Knight: Hobart Hurricanes Kate Cross & Lauren Winfield: Brisbane Heat Sarah Taylor: Adelaide Strikers Danielle Wyatt: Melbourne Renegades Laura Marsh: New South Wales Seven England women’s players will be heading ‘Down Under’ to play in the inaugural

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