Kate Cross defended three runs in the final over as England beat India by one run to take the Paytm Women’s T20 series 3-0. Heather Knight’s team batted first and put 119 on the board, a total that India would have been confident of chasing. For much of their chase India were well in control, but
Ahead of a significant international summer for the England Women’s team, including a home Ashes series, ECB is teaming up with the nine First-Class Counties hosting international women’s cricket this year to launch #HeathersPride competition on International Women’s Day. Women’s and girls’ cricket in England in Wales continues to grow and to celebrate that, this
An unbeaten half-century from Danni Wyatt took England to series victory in the Paytm Women’s T20 series in Assam. England’s bowlers had done terrifically well to restrict the hosts to 111/8 and Wyatt kept England steady to see them home by five wickets. Once again England were able to grab early wickets with the ball.
England Women went 1-0 up in the Paytm Women’s T20 series, beating India by 41 runs in Guwahati. Upon winning the toss, India’s skipper Smriti Mandhana asked England to bat and Danni Wyatt and Tammy Beaumont set about taking advantage of the powerplay. On a good wicket, Beaumont (62) and Wyatt (35) combined for their fifth
Five wickets from Katherine Brunt inspired England to victory in the final ODI of the Paytm Women’s ODI series in Mumbai. Brunt’s 5-28 saw India reach 205/8 from their 50 overs, a total that England chased down in the penultimate over to win by two wickets and leave the series at 2-1 to the hosts.
Sophie Ecclestone has fractured the fifth metacarpal on her right hand and will fly home from England Women’s tour of India. Ecclestone sustained the injury in the warm-up ahead of yesterday’s second ODI. Scans after the match revealed the extent of the injury, which will also rule her out of the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka.
India clinched the Paytm Women’s ODI series with a comfortable seven-wicket victory in the second ODI against England in Mumbai. Batting first, England were bowled out for 161, with Nat Sciver’s 85 the only innings of note. India’s opening bowling pair of Jhulan Goswami and Shikha Pandey were hugely impressive, sharing eight wickets between them.
India Women have gone 1-0 up in the Paytm ODI series, dismissing England for 136 in Mumbai to win by 66 runs. Mithali Raj’s team batted first and England would most likely have been satisfied at the innings break, having bowled India out for 202 but in reply the chase proved too much. When Heather Knight
England captain Heather Knight (64*) got her side over the line in a closely fought warm-up fixture against the Board President’s XI at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. The hosts – captained by Smriti Mandhana – batted first and were restricted to 154 after a disciplined bowling effort by England. Anya Shrubsole stood out with four wickets
Six days before England women fly out to the subcontinent to take on India and Sri Lanka, Mark Robinson and Heather Knight (head coach and captain) answered a searching set of questions from the media. Then some of the players made themselves available for chats about how things are going on a more personal front.