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Katherine Sciver-Brunt retires from international cricket
Katherine Sciver-Brunt has announced her retirement from international cricket. The right-arm seamer, who made her England debut in 2004, has played 267 times for her country, taking 335 wickets across all formats.
In that time Sciver-Brunt has won three World Cups and four Ashes series and topped the wicket-taking charts for England Women in both IT20 and ODI cricket.
Revised schedule confirmed for England Women’s white-ball series against Sri Lanka
Following a request from Sri Lanka Cricket due to the confirmation of the women’s cricket tournament at the 2023 Asian Games, the England & Wales Cricket Board have mutually agreed to a schedule change to the England Women’s white-ball home series against Sri Lanka planned for September.
The series will commence with three Vitality IT20s on Thursday 31 August at The 1stCentral County Gr
Clare Connor appointed ECB Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director England Women
Clare Connor is to take up a new expanded role as ECB Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director England Women.
Clare took on the role of Interim CEO in June 2022, having previously been ECB’s Managing Director of Women’s Cricket in which she oversaw a transformational period for the game.
She begins the new role with immediate effect following Richard Gould’s arrival at the or
England lose to South Africa in nail-biting semi final
England Women lost to South Africa Women by 6 runs
England lost a tight and tense semi final encounter with hosts South Africa on Friday.
South Africa won the toss and chose to bat first. The opening partnership of Tazmin Brits and Laura Wolvaardt took the home side to just short of 100 runs in just over 13 overs. After that good start, the home side reached 164-4 from their 20 overs. Soph
England secure top spot in Group 2 with win over Pakistan
England Women beat Pakistan Women by 114 runs
England won their final group game against Pakistan by a record margin on Tuesday to maintain their 100% record and secure a place in the second semi-final on Friday.
England won the toss and chose to bat first, scoring 213 runs, the highest total in the history of the Women's T20 World Cup. Impressive knocks from opener Danni Wyatt, who sc
England move a step closer to the semi-finals with a win over India
England Women beat India Women by 11 runs
England Women won their third T20 World Cup game against India Women in Gqeberha on Saturday to stay top of group 2.
England batted first and despite the loss of some early wickets managed to reach 151-7, largely thanks to a half century from Nat Sciver-Brunt and 40 from 27 balls from Amy Jones.
In reply Smriti Mandhana got India off to a stron
England make it two wins from two with victory over Ireland
England Women beat Ireland by four wickets
England Women continued their T20 World Cup campaign with a four wicket win over Ireland Women.
Ireland won the toss and chose to bat first. England bowled Ireland out in 18.2 overs, with eight wickets falling to spin trio Sophie Ecclestone, Charlie Dean and Sarah Glenn. Ecclestone finishing with 3-13, Dean 2-26 and Glenn 3-19. Ireland set Eng
England get T20 World Cup campaign off to winning start
England Women beat West Indies Women by seven wickets
England Women kicked off their T20 World Cup campaign with a seven wicket win over West Indies Women.
West Indies finished on 135-7 from their 20 overs. Thanks to 42 from captain Hayley Matthews and 34 from Shemaine Campbelle. Sophie Ecclestone finished with figures of 3-23, while Sarah Glenn was England's most economical bowler with 1-
England Women's U19s win thriller to reach historic World Cup Final
England Women U19s [99 - Stonehouse 25] beat Australia Women U19 [96 - Baker 3-10] by three runs
England Women U19 clinched a thrilling victory over Australia Women U19 to win the ICC Women's U19 T20 World Cup semi-final and reach Sunday's final against India.
After batting first, England were indebted to Alexa Stonehouse and Josie Groves who put on 46 for the eighth wicket to take them to 9
Alice Capsey selected in England Women’s T20 World Cup Squad
Alice Capsey is among the 15 names selected in Jon Lewis’s England Women squad for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, as she continues her comeback from a broken collarbone sustained in the West Indies in December.
Kate Cross is only other addition to the squad which won all five IT20s in the Caribbean. Issy Wong and Dani Gibson will join the group for the initial period in South Africa as trav
Seamers seal 5-0 T20I triumph in Barbados
England Women 44-2 beat West Indies Women 43-10 by 8 wickets.
England Women secure comprehensive victory in Barbados finishing the IT20 series 5-0.
England's seamers dominated the first innings leaving West Indies all out for 43 in 16.2 overs.
Player of the Match, Freya Davies, was the pick of England's bowlers with her 3-2 from her 2.2 overs, backed up by the rest of the team's
England Women remain unbeaten in the West Indies
England Women 131-8 beat West Indies Women 82-9 by 49 runs.
England Women continue their fine form in the West Indies, taking their 5-match-series 4-0 ahead of their final fixture on Thursday 22nd December.
Another day, another toss win for the England captain, Heather Knight, who elected to put her team into bat first up. A slightly slower wicket and strong home side bowling attack restric
Dean continues to impress as England Women secure IT20 series in West Indies
England Women 157-6 beat West Indies Women 140-8 by 17 runs.
Charlie Dean (4-19) rattled through the West Indies line-up leading England to a 3-0 win of the T20I series in Bridgetown.
Yet another win of the toss brought the fierce opening partnership in Lauren Winfield-Hill (24) and Sophia Dunkley (44) to the crease, who quickly saw England to 60. Heather Knight (43) and the rest of the
Scans confirm stress fracture for Freya Kemp
After receiving further exploratory scans in the UK, it has been confirmed that England Women and Southern Vipers all-rounder Freya Kemp has sustained a stress fracture in her back.
Although the timescale of Kemp's return is to be determined, she will not be available for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in February 2023.
She will now begin rehabilitation in partnership with the England Women a
Victory in Barbados takes England Women 2-0 up in IT20s
England Women 141-6 beat West Indies Women 125-8 by 16 runs.
England Women go 2-0 in the five match IT20 series against West Indies Women in Barbados.
England started with intent having chosen to bat first, but after a few quick wickets, a strong 40 partnership between Sophia Dunkley (43) and Maia Bouchier (24) was needed to settle the middle of their innings. Sarah Glenn's explosive 10* f
England Women win opening IT20 in Antigua
England Women 106-2 beat West Indies Women 105-7 by 8 wickets.
England Women have taken a 1-0 lead in the T20I series against the West Indies in Antigua.
Another successful toss saw a change up for the England side choosing to bowl first, with Player of the Match, Lauren Bell (3-26) and Katherine Brunt (1-20) setting the tone.
West Indies batters struggled against the tourists bowl
Sciver stars in ODI clean sweep
England Women 256-10 beat West Indies Women 105-9 by 151 runs.
England Women secured the CG United ODI series 3-0 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua.
Nat Sciver (85) starred with yet another outstanding performance with the bat, becoming the second fastest English woman to reach 3000 ODI runs. Supported by Danni Wyatt (35) and captain for the game Amy Jones (32*) England posted
Career best for Lauren Bell as England Women seal ODI Series
England Women 260-10 beat West Indies Women 118-10 by 142 runs.
Lauren Bell bowled career-best figures of 4-33 and vice-captain Amy Jones scored 70* to take CG United One-Day International Series in Antigua 2-0.
England's batters did well to reach 260 with Sophia Dunkley scoring a needed 57 at the top of the order supported by captain Heather Knight (25) and Tammy Beaumont (21) before Jones
Sciver 90 guides England Women to first ODI victory in West Indies
England Women 307-7 beat West Indies Women 165-10 by 142 runs.
England Women made a comfortable start to their series in the West Indies taking the first SG United One-Day International fixture in Antigua.
West Indies opted to put England in to bat where the returning Nat Sciver (90) and Danni Wyatt (68) took full advantage setting the away side up nicely to break the 300 mark.
Winfield-Hill recalled to England Women IT20 squad
England Women have named squads for the ODI and IT20 series in West Indies, with Northern Diamonds opening batter Lauren Winfield-Hill recalled to the IT20 squad.
Captain Heather Knight is back after surgery on a hip injury, while all-rounders Nat Sciver and Katherine Brunt both return having opted to take breaks from the game in the summer.
The 19 players selected will travel out on Novemb