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Schedule updated for Women's Ashes tour
Cricket Australia (CA) and the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have announced changes to the Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes schedule.
The multi-format Women’s Ashes series will now begin a week earlier than originally planned, on Thursday 20 January. The series will start with three IT20s at the Adelaide Oval, followed by the Test match at Manuka Oval in Canberra, which remains on Janu
England Women announce Women's Ashes squad and England Women's A squad
England Women have announced their Women's Ashes squad and the England Women's A squad which will accompany the senior group throughout the tour.
There is a 17-strong senior group, and 12 players in the England Women's A squad.
Selection will focus on the senior group but there is scope for members of the England Women's A squad to be called into the Ashes squad while on tour.
ECB pays tribute to Eileen Ash
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Eileen Ash at the age of 110.
Ash, who made her Test debut against Australia in 1937, was a remarkable woman who led an extraordinary life.
A right-arm seamer, Ash (née Whelan) made her Test debut against Australia at Northampton in 1937 and went on to represent her country on seven occasions either side o
Tash Farrant signs England Women’s Central Contract
Tash Farrant has signed an England Women’s Central Contract.
The 25-year-old left-arm seamer, who had been on a professional contract with the South East Stars, has regained the international contract she previously held until 2019.
England Women’s Head Coach, Lisa Keightley, said: “It’s testament to Tash’s incredible hard work and commitment that she’s once again an England Women’s Cent
Fran Wilson announces retirement from international cricket
World Cup winner Fran Wilson has announced her retirement from international cricket.
Wilson, 29, has played 64 times for her country across an 11-year career. She has featured in three World Cups, including being part of the team that lifted the ICC Women’s World Cup trophy at Lord’s in 2017.
Renowned for her outstanding work in the field – including a particularly memorable catch against t
Beaumont hundred sees England Women sign off in style
England Women 347-5 beat New Zealand 144 by 203 runs
An eighth ODI century from Tammy Beaumont led England Women to a big win in their final Royal London International against New Zealand at Canterbury.
Beaumont scored a second ton on her home ground as the hosts romped to 347-5 - their sixth-highest ODI total - with fast-scoring cameos from Amy Jones (60), Sophia Dunkley (33*) and Danni Wya
Heather Knight century takes England Women to series win
England Women 245-7 beat New Zealand Women 244-8 by three wickets
Heather Knight scored a superb century to take England Women to a record chase in the fourth Royal London International and a series win.
Knight's second ODI ton took her team past New Zealand's 244-8 to go 3-1 up in the Royal London Series, victory secured in the final over for the second time this summer.
The final ga
New Zealand win third Royal London International
New Zealand Women 181-7 beat England Women 178 by three wickets
New Zealand won the third Royal London International at Leicester to leave the series poised at 2-1 with two games to play.
England could only post 178 - thanks mainly to their lower order, particularly Katherine Brunt who made 49 - and New Zealand chased their target down with three wickets in hand.
Brunt was England's star
Official Statement from the ECB Board
"The ECB has a longstanding commitment to tour Pakistan as part of the Men's Future Tours Programme in 2022.
"Earlier this year, we agreed to play two additional T20 World Cup warm-up games in Pakistan in October, adding a short women's tour with double headers alongside the men's games.
"The ECB Board convened this weekend to discuss these extra England Women's and Men's games in Pakistan a
England Women edge tight match at Worcester
England Women 197 beat New Zealand 169 by 13 runs (DLS)
England Women rallied hard with the ball to defend 197 and come out on top in a tense and rain-affected second Royal London International against New Zealand at Worcester.
Danni Wyatt, in her 200th game for England, played something of a lone hand with an unbeaten 67 in a disappointing batting performance.
Wyatt and her teammates wer
Knight and Brunt lead England to ODI win
England Women 241 beat New Zealand 211 by 30 runs
Heather Knight and Katherine Brunt led from the front as England Women won the first Royal London x ACE One Day International against New Zealand.
The pair put on 88 for the sixth wicket, with captain Knight (89) scoring her 22nd ODI half-century and Brunt making 43, to see England reach 241.
Brunt then took up the fight with the ball, bow
Charlie Dean selected in England Women's ODI Squad
Southern Vipers off-spinner Charlie Dean has been selected in England Women's 15-strong squad for the Royal London Series against New Zealand.
Kate Cross and Lauren Winfield-Hill both return to the group, having missed out on the Vitality IT20 series, while Danni Wyatt is also back in the squad, having not been selected for the Royal London Series against India.
Heather Knight (Western S
England Women take last-over thriller to win Vitality IT20 series
England Women 145-6 beat New Zealand Women 144-4 by four wickets
England Women came out on top in a last-over thriller to win the Vitality IT20 series.
Sophia Dunkley hit the winning runs through mid-wicket in the final over to seal a nervy victory, chasing down the visitors’ competitive total of 144-4.
Captain Heather Knight returned to the side and top-scored - winning Player of the
Sophie Devine levels up IT20 series for New Zealand
New Zealand 128-6 beat England 127-7 by four wickets
New Zealand captain Sophie Devine shone with bat and ball as the visitors won the second Vitality IT20 at Hove by four wickets to level the series up at 1-1.
Debutant Maia Bouchier made 25 for England but they could only finish on 127-7, a target the White Ferns were able to chase down thanks to 50 from Devine on the day she made her 100th
Tammy Beaumont's 97 leads England Women to big win
England Women 184-4 beat New Zealand 138 by 46 runs
Tammy Beaumont struck an entertaining 97 from just 65 balls as England Women powered to victory in the first Vitality IT20 against New Zealand.
Beaumont, who narrowly missed out on her second IT20 ton, took England to 184-4. The visitors weren't able to get close, losing by 46 runs.
It leaves England, captained tonight by Nat Sciver in t
Emma Lamb called up to England Women's squad
Charlie Dean and Maia Bouchier have been identified as possible COVID-19 contacts and in order to evaluate the situation and undergo further testing they will miss the first Vitality IT20 against New Zealand.
The pair will join up with the squad ahead of the second IT20.
Emma Lamb has been called up to the England Women’s squad.
Bouchier and Dean earn first England Women call-ups
Maia Bouchier and Charlie Dean have been called up to the England Women’s squad for the first time for the three-match Vitality IT20 series against New Zealand.
Schedule updated for England's tour of Pakistan
The schedule for England Men's and England Women's joint tour of Pakistan has been updated.
All fixtures have been moved to Rawalpindi, and moved forward one day to assist with England Men's and Pakistan Men's preparations for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup.
The teams will travel together and will depart the UK on October 9. Both teams will play two IT20s, before the England Men's team depart t
England Women take final IT20 and win multi-format series
England Women won the multi-format series 10-6 v India Women at Chelmsford.