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Grundy and Marsh return to bolster England’s spin options

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced the England women’s touring party for the five-match One-Day International (ODI) and three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series in New Zealand next month. Charlotte Edwards (Kent) will captain a 15-player squad, which includes left-arm spinner Rebecca Grundy (Warwickshire) and Kent’s off-spinning all-rounder Laura Marsh, as they both

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What’s next for our Cricket team?

The England cricket team have plenty to look forward to over the next 12 months. This is what is on the agenda for Charlotte Edwards and her team. Tour of New Zealand England Women have an important trip to New Zealand in February, with the first stage of the tour vital in their quest to climb the International

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Kate Cross looking for England to climb table

Kate Cross has highlighted the importance a successful tour to New Zealand can have on England’s position in the International Cricket Council Women’s Championship. Charlotte Edwards’ side currently sit fourth in the table, with two wins and a washout from three matches, seven points off leaders Australia, who have played three games more. They continue

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Kate Cross working hard this winter

England International Kate Cross talks through her training regime this winter… We have had a relatively quiet winter. We have got only one tour and that is to New Zealand in February. It has been really nice to have some time to train and not have the pressure of preparing for a tour.  Last winter

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Girls dominate Lancashire programme

Nine girls aged between 15 and 18 have been selected on Lancashire’s emerging players programme for 2015.  Along with seven boys, Georgia Holmes, Nalisha Patel, Rachel Dickinson, Hannah Jones, Eleanor Threlkeld, Shachi Pai, Laura Jackson, Erin Staunton-Turner and Lucy Staunton-Turner have all impressed during different programmes at Emirates Old Trafford. The 16 players will now

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ICC Awards

The annual ICC Awards is an opportunity to celebrate the games heroes.  The awards have honoured some of the biggest names in men’s and women’s international cricket. This year the ICC LG People’s Choice Award was won by Bhuvneshwar Kumar.  He becomes the fourth cricketer to win this award after Sachin Tendulkar (first ever recipient)

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Brunt, Taylor, Ballance and Kettleborough win prestigious ICC awards

England cricketers Gary Ballance, Katherine Brunt (both Yorkshire) and Sarah Taylor (Sussex), along with Umpire Richard Kettleborough, have been congratulated by ECB Chairman, Giles Clarke, after the quartet were announced as winners of major individual honours in the annual LG ICC Awards. The 2014 LG ICC Spirit of Cricket Award has been won by Katherine

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2015 Women’s Ashes Series

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today released the schedule for the 2015 Women’s Ashes Series and announced that for the first time, Sky Sports will provide live television coverage of every ball in the seven match multi-format contest. The 2015 Series will be the third time that the Women’s Ashes have been contested

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