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Category: England women’s cricket team

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India cruise past England to secure ODI series victory

England 201-9; India 202-2, win by eight wicketsIndia wrap up the three-match series 2-1India recorded a comfortable eight-wicket victory over England at Nagpur to win the final one-day international and secure the three-match series 2-1. Heather Knigh…

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Spin twins run riot as England Women level one-day series against India

• Sophie Ecclestone and Danielle Hazell take four wickets each• England win with 21 overs to spare after skittling India for 113Career-best performances from the spinners Sophie Ecclestone and Danielle Hazell carried England to a series-levelling eight…

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England edged out by India despite heroic bowling of Sophie Ecclestone

• England 207; India 208-9• Ecclestone takes career-best 4-37 but India win by one wicketEngland lost by a single wicket to India in the first one-day international in Nagpur, despite an eye-catching performance from the teenage spinner Sophie Ecclesto…

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Australia ride record total past England to win women’s T20 Tri-Series

Australia 209-4; England 152-9Record women’s T20 international total seals series winEngland Women suffered a 57-run defeat to Australia in the final of the Tri-Nation T20 series in India as their run of poor results continued. Following successiv…

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England Women suffer second straight T20 loss in heavy defeat to India

• India coast to eight-wicket victory in Mumbai Tri-Series match• England need to regroup before their final against AustraliaEngland Women suffered a second successive T20 Tri-Series defeat as India coasted to an eight-wicket victory in Mumbai.While a…

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England Women given reality check after eight-wicket T20 loss to Australia

• Two sides will meet again in Saturday’s Tri-Series final• Reality check following record-breaking run chase against IndiaEngland Women suffered a reality check following their record-breaking run chase against India as Australia romped to a crushing …

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Danni Wyatt and England send records tumbling in T20 victory over India

• India 198-4; England 199-3 – England win by seven wickets• Wyatt hits 124 as Heather Knight’s side complete record run chaseDanni Wyatt struck England’s highest ever Twenty20 individual score – and their fastest hundred – as England completed a recor…

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Danni Wyatt and England send records tumbling in T20 victory over India

• India 198-4; England 199-3 – England win by seven wickets• Wyatt hits 124 as Heather Knight’s side complete record run chaseDanni Wyatt struck England’s highest ever Twenty20 individual score – and their fastest hundred – as England completed a recor…

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Nat Sciver stars as England’s women cruise to T20 victory over Australia

Australia 149-8; England 150-2 – England win by eight wicketsNat Sciver and Tammy Beaumont secure comfortable winHalf-centuries from Natalie Sciver and Tammy Beaumont in Mumbai guided England to a comfortable eight-wicket victory over Australia in the …

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Sarah Taylor and Katherine Brunt to miss England tour of India

Wicketkeeper Taylor rested while Brunt remains injuredBryony Smith, Alice Davidson-Richards and Katie George called upSarah Taylor and Katherine Brunt will miss England Women’s limited-overs tour of India. The wicketkeeper-batsman Taylor has been reste…

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Anya Shrubsole first woman to grace Wisden’s famous yellow jacket

• World Cup victory commemorated on Almanack front-page • Shrubsole brought England back from the brink of defeat in finalAnya Shrubsole will be the first woman to appear on the front cover of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack to commemorate England’s Wo…

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The Joy of Six: 10th-wicket partnerships in Test cricket | Nick Miller

An agonising and possibly unjust defeat, a one-handed batting performance and £34 to go towards church funds: six great final-wicket standsThe typical image of the last-wicket partnership is a batsman shepherding a tail-ender and compiling most of the …

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Tom Jenkins’s best sports photos of 2017

The Guardian and Observer sport photographer Tom Jenkins selects his favourite images from 2017 and recalls how each one was created20mm lens 1/1250 f4 ISO 1000 Continue reading…

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‘I’ve a new lease of life’: why women are turning to cricket in droves

Bowled over by the success of the England women’s team, thousands of women and girls have been taking up the sport this yearShilly Pancholi remembers playing cricket as a little girl. Well, more specifically, watching her dad and brother from the outfi…

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‘I’ve a new lease of life’: why women are turning to cricket in droves

Bowled over by the success of the England women’s team, thousands of women and girls have been taking up the sport this yearShilly Pancholi remembers playing cricket as a little girl. Well, more specifically, watching her dad and brother from the outfi…

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Who will win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year team award?

From England’s victorious youth football squads to cricket’s county championship underdogs, there are strong claims aplenty this yearThey did not beat the double world champions over three compelling Tests, but Warren Gatland’s Lions deserve a place on…

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Anya Shrubsole: ‘To have a female cricketer on the Spoty shortlist is special’

England’s World Cup final match-winner completes a remarkable year on Sunday night but says she owes everything to her team-matesIt was when switching on her phone after disembarking a flight from Australia that Anya Shrubsole found out she had made th…

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The Final Word: Ashes 2017-18 – Ellyse Perry interview and men’s series preview – podcast

In the first of a new series, Adam Collins and Geoff Lemon discuss the final T20 of the Women’s Ashes, and host an indepth interview with Australia’s allrounder Ellyse Perry. She talks about the ‘tidal wave’ of attention to and interest in women’s spor…

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Women’s Ashes success a turning point in public interest

Attendance and viewing figures show that women’s cricket is capturing the Australian public’s imagination like never beforeIn July this year, everyone said that the World Cup final felt like a turning point. You don’t get 27,000 people to a women’s cri…

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Danni Wyatt hundred gives England T20 win over Australia to tie series

• Australia 178-2; England 181-6 – England win by four wickets• Mooney also hits century for Australia but tourists level seriesThrough the most daring of hands, Danni Wyatt has steered England to the least likely of victories, the visitors ending thei…