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England v India – The Balance Sheet

India may well look back on the recent series with more pleasure than England. Yes, they lost 10-6 by the reckoning of the points system, but their achievements must be set against a background of daunting challenge. Playing a series abroad is a huge test of character these days. Bubbles, isolation, testing: a string of

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‘Sensible Batting’ Secures England’s Series Win

England Women v India Women 3rd T20I Chelmsford on Wednesday 14th July Commentators applauded a ‘crucial innings’ by Danni Wyatt, whose return to form clocked her 8th ‘fifty’ in T20I. Wyatt’s 89* from 56 balls included 12 ‘fours’ and one ‘six.’ Wyatt scored 13 runs from the penultimate over, securing England’s 8 wicket win with

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If you want tension…

England v India Second T20 Hove England failed to reproduce their best form, allowing India to creep within two points of them in the multi-format series. Where did it all go wrong? Heather Knight did her job, winning the toss and asking the visitors to bat first. One surprise was to see Nat Sciver given

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England Women Out-score India in Rain-Affected Match

Sciver Strikes Match-Winning Fifty At Two Runs-per-ball England Women v India Women 1st T20I Northampton on Friday 9th July As heard on radio Sports Xtra, the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method was applied to a rain-affected match awarding England Women a convincing win – having scored at a faster rate  *All Rounder Natalie Sciver’s match-winning half-century was top score for the match with

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England v India – First T20

England dominated the first of three T20 games at Northampton before the rain set in. It gives them an unassailable series lead 8-4 with 4 more points available. Tammy Beaumont and Danni Wyatt are a knowing opening pair; they played tip-and-run at the start, but only Wyatt was able to get things moving fast, setting

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Skipper’s Swansong Innings Secures Shock India Women’s Victory

England Women v India Women 3rd ODI Worcester on Saturday 3rd July As heard on radio Sports Xtra (Commentators Alex Hartley, Daniel Norcross, Henry Moeran and Isabelle Westbury): were scathing of Indias’ chances, asking what chance they had against England, averaging 270 runs per match? They were all proved wrong! England seemed in control at 153-3, at which point there was

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