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England win by 7 wickets against New Zealand

A half-century from Sarah Taylor and three wickets from Player of the Match Anya Shrubsole led England to a comfortable seven-wicket win over New Zealand. The game acted as a dress rehearsal for Sunday’s IT20 Vitality Tri-Series final at Chelmsford and Heather Knight’s side prepared perfectly with a clinical all-round performance. New Zealand won the

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Mixed day for England in IT20 Tri-Series

England enjoyed a mixed day in their Vitality IT20 Tri-Series double-header, losing to South Africa but beating New Zealand to leave themselves top of the group on four points. Victory over South Africa would have seen them qualify for the final and while they’re not yet mathematically certain to progress they remain firmly in the

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South Africa challenge England’s ODI domination

Guest writer Bruce Perkins gives his view of England’s ODI series against South Africa – let us know what you think. The Three Royal London ODIs June 2018 South Africa’s Proteas were really looking forward to their tour of England to play three ODIs in the International Women’s Challenge in June. A glance at the

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England Add Cross To Final ODI Squad

England will make one addition to their squad for the final Royal London ODI at Canterbury with Kate Cross joining the 14. Dani Hazell and Lauren Winfield will be released from the group in order to play for the England Women’s Senior Academy on Thursday. Heather Knight (captain, Berkshire) Tammy Beaumont (Kent) Katherine Brunt (Yorkshire)

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South Africa win opening Royal London One-Day International

South Africa won the opening Royal London One-Day International of the summer, beating England by seven wickets at Blackfinch New Road.   Lizelle Lee and captain Dane van Niekerk formed the backbone of their side’s 193-3, comfortably overcoming England’s 189-9 with Lee ending unbeaten on 92. That England had anything to bowl at all was testament

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England Name Squad For South Africa Series

England Women have named a squad of 14 for the first two Royal London ODIs of the summer, against South Africa at Worcestershire and Hove respectively. It will be the first time the two sides have met since last summer’s dramatic ICC Women’s World Cup semi-final at Bristol, while the opening game at Worcester will

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Steph Houghton to miss Friday’s World Cup qualifier

Steph Houghton has sustained an injury to her right knee and will be undergoing surgery this week to treat it. Izzy Christiansen and Jordan Nobbs have also withdrawn from the England squad due to minor thigh and foot injuries respectively. Both players will return to their clubs and play no part in Friday’s FIFA Women’s

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