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Jenny Gunn Ruled Out of IT20s With Side Strain

Experienced all-rounder Jenny Gunn has been ruled out of England’s Vitality Women’s IT20 series against Australia with a side strain. The Nottinghamshire and Loughborough Lightning player will leave the England squad to begin rehab ahead of the Kia Super League. She will not be replaced in the squad.


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England Women Announce Ashes Test Squad

England Women have named a squad of 13 for their must-win Kia Women’s Test. Heather Knight (Berkshire, cap) Tammy Beaumont (Kent) Katherine Brunt (Yorkshire) Kate Cross (Lancashire) Sophie Ecclestone (Lancashire) Georgia Elwiss (Sussex) Kirstie Gordon (Nottinghamshire) Amy Jones (Warwickshire) Laura Marsh (Kent) Nat Sciver (Surrey) Anya Shrubsole (Berkshire) Lauren Winfield (Yorkshire) Sarah Taylor (Sussex, wicketkeeper)

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Second ODI England v Australia – Jinx?

If the first ODI was bitterly disappointing, the second failed to improve matters. First, the news that Sarah Taylor would be a non-starter with an ankle injury. At least England can boast a classy replacement with the gloves in Amy Jones. Danni Wyatt was reinstated in the team. The batting once more flattered to deceive;

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The Ashes get under way

As England embark on another Ashes adventure, the selectors have opted heavily for experience. In a squad of 14, there was little room left for sentiment, youthful aspiration or chance-taking. Only one player who appeared in the England A team this week, Fran Wilson, has found favour. England’s Ashes Squad with appearances: T    ODI  

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England beat Australia A in Ashes warm up

England versus Australia A – Putting them in their place For the second game in the series, the tables were turned: a full England XI fronted up against an Australian ‘A’ XIV. The result, a decisive win by 81 runs, reveals that the Aussie gap in ability between their first and second choices is just

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England Women Pick Squad For Opening Ashes ODI

England Women have announced their squad for the first Royal London Women’s ODI. A squad of 14 has been named, with the England Women’s Academy playing against Australia A throughout the ODI series providing the option for additional back-up. England Women’s Squad Heather Knight (Berkshire, captain) Tammy Beaumont (Kent) Katherine Brunt (Yorkshire) Kate Cross (Lancashire) Sophie

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Cricket attracts record crowds

Cricket attracts record crowds for domestic and international games Domestic cricket attendances total more than 1.5 million with crowds increased across all three domestic competitions. 3 million people attended domestic and international cricket fixtures in 2015 – the highest season aggregate since ECB was founded. Cricket has recorded its highest overall attendance figures for international

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Abandoned 3rd Women’s Ashes ODI to be played tomorrow

England women v Australia women – 3rd Royal London Women’s Ashes One-Day International, New Road, Worcester – reserve day information  As a result of heavy rainfall in Worcester today the 3rd Royal London Women’s One-Day International between England and Australia was abandoned, and will now be played in its entirety tomorrow, Monday 27th July, at New

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