Captain Heather Knight scored an unbeaten hundred as England Women beat Thailand to return to winning ways in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Knight’s 108 saw her become the first English cricketer – male or female – to score hundreds in Test, ODI and IT20 cricket. The 169 she put on with Nat Sciver
England Women’s final preparations for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup were dealt a surprising blow in Adelaide with a 10-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka. Heather Knight won the toss and batted first but her team – with a slightly rejigged order – never got going, losing regular wickets to Sri Lanka’s spinners and reaching just
England Women beat New Zealand by six wickets in their first official warm-up game ahead of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. On a good wicket it was England’s bowlers who put them in a position to win the game, restricting New Zealand to just 134/9. Katherine Brunt got England off to a flyer with
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
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
England Women hit the highest IT20 score in the history of the game – and Tammy Beaumont the second-fastest IT20 ton – as they stamped their mark on the Vitality IT20 Tri-Series with a 121-run victory over South Africa. Beaumont and Wyatt put on 147 for the first wicket and Nat Sciver and Katherine Brunt
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
LCB Women clinched the NatWest T20 Division 1 Title yesterday (Sunday 30 July) for the first time in their history with victories in both their final 2 games of the campaign at Banstead CC in Surrey. The women had travelled south knowing that they would probably need to win both games to secure the title
England Women finalised their preparation for the ICC Women’s World Cup with a seven-wicket victory over New Zealand at Derby, the venue for Saturday’s opener against India. A disciplined and collective bowling performance saw New Zealand dismissed for 130 and laid the foundations for an encouraging victory, secured with Tammy Beaumont not out on 51.