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The Ashes Test

Prelims A fanfare of trumpets accompanied the news of Lauren Bell’s addition to the test squad. She was not picked to play. The train of thought behind this sequence of decisions is hard to follow. Her next test chance does not follow next week. Lisa Keightley learned from her grave error of the India test

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Lanning and McGrath move up in ICC T20I Player Rankings

Verma back on top of rankings; Athapaththu, Wyatt and Beaumont also move up in latest update Australia captain Meg Lanning and all-rounder Tahlia McGrath have advanced in the MRF Tyres ICC Women’s T20I Player Rankings after helping their team clinch the three-match home series against England 1-0 with outstanding performances in the first match in Adelaide. The

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Rizwan and Beaumont are ICC T20 Cricketers of the Year

As part of the 2021 edition of the ICC Awards, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced today the T20I cricketers of the year in men’s and women’s international cricket.  Pakistan’s ace wicketkeeper-batter, Mohammad Rizwan was voted the ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year 2021, whilst England’s Tammy Beaumont was voted the ICC Women’s T20I

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Rain stops play in Adelaide

England Women v Australia Women – match abandoned due to rain The second IT20 between England Women and Australia Women at the Adelaide Oval was abandoned due to rain after 4.1 overs. It means the two available points were shared, with the score in the multi-format series now 3-1 Australia after two games. The two teams

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ICC Teams of the Year

As part of the 2021 edition of the ICC Awards, The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the ICC Teams of the Year across men’s and women’s international cricket across their channels today.  The ICC Women’s T20I Team of 2021 (in batting order) features openers Smriti Mandhana (IND) and Tammy Beaumont (ENG) followed by Danny Wyatt (ENG), Gaby Lewis

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Southern Vipers to play at Hove in 2022

Southern Vipers return to Hove in 2022 as the women’s regional domestic schedule is confirmed. The 20-over Charlotte Edwards Cup will open the women’s regional summer from 14th May and will offer the first piece of domestic silverware, with Finals Day at The County Ground, Northampton on 11th June. The 50-over Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy

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