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Trailblazers win as Skipper Smriti strikes a record score

International Women’s T20 Three Team Challenge Final: at Ash-Shariqah (Sharjah), UAE; November 9th Skipper Smriti Mandhana’s match-winning performance was seen on TV (‘SKY Sports); heard on the radio (‘Sports Xtra’); and ‘Tweeted’ via social media (‘Scroll India’.) As floodlights came on and light faded, playing conditions became more humid with a wet ball needing constant towelling. Before the

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4th International T20 England v West Indies

As heard on Radio ‘Five Live Sports Extra;’ and also seen on SKY Sports, Heather Knight’s victorious England team were prescribed a final night’s practice at catching balls falling from a floodlit night’s sky. Until the match toss is decided, either captain might decide to bat first. In the meantime, there’s only one night left during which to practice

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England v West Indies 3rd T20 – Closer but colder

The West Indies are getting closer – after going down by 47 runs twice, they failed by only 20 third time round. They deserve congratulation, because the weather demanded water-bottles and hand-warmers, reminding us of the snow storm that overtook the Scotland-England rugby match in Edinburgh last February. England were indebted to Nat Sciver for

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Stafanie Taylor tops 3000 runs as England win 2nd T20

Half-decent’ Win for England while WIndies’ Stafanie Taylor tops 3000 runs As seen on SKY Sports and heard on Radio ‘Five Live Sports Extra,’ England pulled-off a second win in the five-match series. Chances of England winning the series look ‘half-decent,’ given they need just another win to take the series. Commenting on her team’s performance in the second

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Source: Malaysian Cricket Association

England win series victory against Pakistan

England Women won the final IT20 against Pakistan in Malaysia to secure a 3-0 series victory. Captain Heather Knight was top-scorer with 43 as her side posted 170/3, and while Pakistan made a decent fist of their reply, they ended on 144/5, 26 runs short of victory. Knight’s team featured a few changes, resting Katherine

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Source: Malaysian Cricket Association

England Take T20 Series As Jones Stars Again

England Women took an unassailable 2-0 lead in their IT20 series over Pakistan in Malaysia with a thumping 84-run victory. Amy Jones (89) was the team’s stand-out performer, while Danni Wyatt – making her 100th IT20 cap – made 55, Sophie Ecclestone recorded the impressive figures of 3-1-5-2 and Mady Villiers took two wickets on her first outing

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