Record crowds for Women’s Ashes series

Sell-out crowds for the Women’s Ashes NatWest IT20s at the County Ground, Chelmsford, and the BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground, Hove, have helped to set a new record attendance figure for an international women’s cricket series in England. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today revealed that nearly 22,000 fans have attended a Women’s Ashes

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Taylor player of the match as England keep hopes alive

England women v Australia women – 1st Women’s Ashes NatWest International Twenty20, The Essex County Ground, Chelmsford England women won the toss and elected to field Australia women – 122-8 (Ellyse Perry 30, Meg Lanning 28, Natalie Sciver 2-18) 20 overs England women – 125-3 (Sarah Taylor 50, Charlotte Edwards 39, Erin Osborne 2-22) 17.3

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England and Sussex star Sarah Taylor is inducted into ‘Legends Lane’

England and Sussex star Sarah Taylor has become the first women’s cricketer to be inducted into ‘Legends Lane’ at The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground, Hove. The former Brighton College student is currently playing for England against Australia in the Women’s Ashes, and is set to be in action on Friday 28th August at Hove when the

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Danielle Hazell and Danielle Wyatt called-up for T20s

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced the England women’s squad for the three remaining Women’s Ashes NatWest International T20s.  The 14-strong squad features two changes from the squad selected for the Kia Women’s Ashes Test – off-spinner Danielle Hazell (Yorkshire) and Nottinghamshire all-rounder Danielle Wyatt replacing Kate Cross and Fran Wilson.  Hazell

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Next generation of England cricketers ready to impress

Ninety-four of the most talented young players from across the country will take part in the annual England Development Programme (EDP) Under-17s Super 4s and England Women’s Development Programme (EWDP) Super 3s competitions next week. The best under-17 male cricketers will come together at the National Cricket Performance Centre (NCPC) in Loughborough to play a

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Australia outclass England to take the test

Pace bowler Ellyse Perry bagged six wickets as Australia beat England by 161 runs in the Kia Women’s Test in Canterbury and claim a six-point lead in this year’s Ashes series. The 24-year-old right-armer claimed Test-best figures of 6-32 as England were dismissed for 101 inside 59.1 overs at the Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence. Having been

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Australia on top after Day 2 at the Spitfire Ground

England women v Australia women – day two (of four) Kia Women’s Ashes Test match, The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury Australia are in touching distance of regaining the Ashes, having already put pride back into Australian cricket, after a determined effort with the bat from debutant Jess Jonassen, while Perry and Schutt did the damage with the ball.

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