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ECB presents 100-ball domestic game for both men and women

ECB today presented its proposed approach for the new eight-team domestic competition – starting in 2020 – to Chairmen and Chief Executives of the First-Class Counties and MCC. The competition will be based on the simple format of 100 balls for each team. Featuring aligned competitions for both men’s and women’s teams – sharing a

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Australia win the IT20 Tri-series final in Mumbai

England lost the IT20 Tri-series final in Mumbai by 57 runs after Australia made 209/4, a record for women’s IT20 cricket. Captain Heather Knight missed the game with a low-grade hamstring strain but her stand-in Dani Hazell was powerless as Meg Lanning and Elyse Villani put on 139 for the fourth wicket to take their

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Danni Wyatt’s 124 helps England to record run chase

Danni Wyatt scored a remarkable hundred to marshal another record chase for England and overcome India’s total of 198/4, securing a seven-wicket win in Mumbai. The opener, who scored her first IT20 ton against Australia in Canberra, reached her landmark from just 52 balls and went on to make 124, the second-highest individual total in the

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England defeat Australia in tri-series opener

Fifties from Tammy Beaumont and Player of the Match Nat Sciver took England to a commanding eight-wicket win over Australia in their IT20 tri-series opener. England won the toss and chose to bowl – with Alice Davidson-Richards, Katie George and Bryony Smith all presented with their first England cap – and after a strong start from Australia they fought

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Loughborough’s Briggs to take up coaching role in Tasmania

Loughborough University is pleased that Women’s Cricket Head Coach Salliann Briggs will take the next step in her cricket coaching career as Head Coach of Cricket Tasmania’s women’s teams. Although naturally disappointed to see her leave Loughborough, the University is delighted that Briggs is taking up a high profile role, having established and driven forward

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New look for Western Storm

Western Storm will have a new look and a new website in 2018 as Heather Knight’s team look to defend their KIA Super League title. This years KIA Super League will be twice as big as it has been in the past two years, with all teams playing each other both home and away. In

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England announce the squad for India tour

England Women have announced their squad for the tour of India with three players earning their first call-up. Bryony Smith, Alice Davidson-Richards and Katie George – of Surrey, Kent and Hampshire respectively – have been named in the full squad for the first time, while there are also returns for Kate Cross, Tash Farrant and

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Vitality named as new title partner for T20s

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have announced Vitality as the new title partner of T20 Blast, International T20 and recreational T20 cricket, supporting the game for men and women. The innovative health and life insurance company has signed a four-year deal to sponsor ECB’s domestic T20 Blast as well as key grassroots T20

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