England Women Win Final IT20

England Women won the final match of the Vitality Women’s IT20 series and the Women’s Ashes with a spirited effort at Bristol. Debutant off-spinner Mady Villiers was the star of the day – taking 2-20 and claiming the big wickets of Alyssa Healy and Ashleigh Gardner. England had earlier set 139-5 from their 20 overs,

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Australia Win By Seven Wickets At Hove

Australia Women won the second Vitality Women’s IT20 at Hove and went 12-2 up in the Women’s Ashes. England batted first on a slow pitch and worked their way to 121-9. Some early wickets gave them hope of defending their total – Australia at one point slipping to 35-3 – but Meg Lanning and Ellyse Perry

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Australia Women Win Ashes Outright At Chelmsford

Australia Women went 10-2 up in the Women’s Ashes and won the trophy outright after a comfortable win in the first Vitality Women’s IT20 at Chelmsford. A superb unbeaten century from Meg Lanning powered the visitors to an imposing 226-3 and in reply England were never able to get going. Australia continued to take wickets throughout

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Australia retain the Ashes

Australia retained the Women’s Ashes after the Test match at Taunton ended in a draw on day four. The tourists hold an unassailable 8-2 lead over England heading into the three-match IT20 series, with England no longer able to reach the 10 points needed to regain the trophy. England passed the follow-on target in the

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Australia Steady On Day One At Taunton

Australia enjoyed the best of the first day of the Kia Women’s Test at Taunton, reaching 265-3 at the close. In a must-win game for England their bowlers plugged away with limited success, coming up against Ellyse Perry (84*) and Rachael Haynes (54*) who put on 105 for the fourth wicket. Three wickets fell in

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Australia’s Diamonds impress again

Australia maintained their winning start to the Vitality Netball World Cup this morning, while Northern Ireland’s Caroline O’Hanlon inspired her side to a first tournament win in what was her 100th international appearance. Reigning champions Australia saw off a spirited Zimbabwe team – taking part in their first ever World Cup – 73-37, with Caitlin

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England Women Fall To Defeat In Third ODI

Australia Women are within two points of retaining the Women’s Ashes after a comprehensive victory over England in the third Royal London Women’s ODI at Canterbury. Set 270 to win England’s top order had absolutely no answer for Ellyse Perry (7-22) and were eventually dismissed for 75. The win means Australia are 6-0 up in the

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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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Australia Women Win Tense Ashes Opener

Australia Women won the first match of the Women’s Ashes, getting home by two wickets in a low-scoring affair. England rallied hard with the ball to really get Australian hearts fluttering but their below-par total of 177 wasn’t quite enough, despite a nervy finish. They were indebted to Nat Sciver (64) and some lower-order resistance

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