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Australia beat New Zealand in second women’s T20 – as it happened

Hosts wrap up series win with eight-wicket win in BrisbaneSophie Molineux takes 2-17 to claim player of the match 7.41am BST Sophie Molineux is player of the match for her 2/17. “Sophie Devine is a world class player so we knew it was a pretty importan…

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Australia beat New Zealand in second women’s T20 – as it happened

Hosts wrap up series win with eight-wicket win in BrisbaneSophie Molineux takes 2-17 to claim player of the match 7.41am BST Sophie Molineux is player of the match for her 2/17. “Sophie Devine is a world class player so we knew it was a pretty importan…

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Nat Sciver’s barrage helps England sink West Indies and clinch T20 series

England 154-6; West Indies 134-5 England win by 20 runsSciver’s quickfire 82 puts home side 3-0 aheadThe first women’s match to be shown on free-to-air television in England since the 1993 World Cup final proved another one-sided contest, with the home…

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England v West Indies: third women’s T20 international – live!

Live updates as tourists look to get back on track at County GroundBob Willis Trophy final: Live updates from Somerset v EssexGet in touch! Email Geoff or tweet him 1.13pm BST Connell gets her reward! After a good first over she produces more of the sa…

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Australia beat New Zealand in first women’s T20 international – as it happened

World champions win by 17 runs at Allan Border FieldAsh Gardner named player of the match for her 61 8.00am BST Sophie Devine is talking. She laments her side letting it slip with the ball, and ultimately letting the chase get away from them with the b…

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Surreal and a little bit scary: cricket returns to Australia in the Covid era | Megan Schutt

We know we have to put on a show amid high expectations when international sport returns for the first time since the pandemic hit There were no big speeches to mark the occasion, no ceremony. When the Australian women’s team assembled for training in …

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Sarah Glenn turns tide to set up emphatic England win over West Indies

England 151-8; West Indies 104-8 – England win by 47 runsHosts recover from tricky start to seal emphatic winOn a Baltic evening at Derby, West Indies unsuccessfully attempted to inject some fire into their Twenty20 series against England, reducing the…

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England v West Indies: second women’s T20 international – live!

Over-by-over updates from the second match in the seriesBeaumont gives England winning return against West IndiesSend your thoughts to Tim by email or tweet @TimdeLisle 5.36pm BST No change for either side.England 1 Beaumont, 2 Wyatt, 3 Sciver, 4 Knigh…

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Tammy Beaumont gives England a winning return against West Indies

1st T20I: England 163-8, beat West Indies 116-6 by 47 runsBeaumont hits 62 from 49 balls to put England in chargeEngland’s return to international cricket after a six-month absence proved a memorable one, as they took up where they had left off in the …

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England v West Indies: first women’s T20 international – live!

Over-by-over coverage of the action taking place in DerbySaving Bradman’s wicket: do we need to keep every relic?Any comments? Email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 6.58pm BST Knight edges the change of pace! Selman has been around long enough to know when …

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Heather Knight wants England Women to recapture spotlight for T20 series

Five matches at Derby a chance to recover from World Cup blow‘Everyone is desperate to get out there playing’Heather Knight says England Women’s return to international cricket has been “a long time coming” as they finally take to the field against Wes…

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Cricket’s glorious condensed summer nears end with a grim coda | Andy Bull

It has been a vintage season for England’s men despite empty grounds – but a hard financial winter loomsThe way Douglas Adams told it in Life, the Universe and Everything, the world ends right after England win back the Ashes on a glorious late summer …

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England women set to take a knee for Black Lives Matter against West Indies

Heather Knight’s side face Windies in T20 series this monthMen’s team have dropped gesture since West Indies seriesHeather Knight’s England players look set to take a knee before their upcoming games against West Indies amid criticism from Michael Hold…

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Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy arrives to take domestic women’s cricket pro

The one-off 50-over competition is a relief to those who feared no cricket this summer and showcases a new elite structureThe new elite women’s domestic structure which replaces county cricket officially gets off the ground on Saturday, with the first …

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West Indies women to face England in five-match T20 series in September

West Indies fill the void left by cancelled toursThird of five-match series will be broadcast live on BBC TVWest Indies have once again come to the rescue of English cricket with the news that their women’s team will arrive next month for a five-match …

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The Spin | Women’s cricket well placed to avoid another male-led stunting of progress

Opportunities for women to play the game were historically limited but the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy and a new book make the case that they will be at its heart in futureThe history of women’s cricket seems a relatively recent one. If you were asked …

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Ellyse Perry returns to Australia squad for limited-overs series against New Zealand

All-rounder has had surgery after a hamstring injuryMaitlan Brown also called up for three ODIs and three T20sFit-again all-rounder Ellyse Perry and potential debutant Maitlan Brown have been included in an 18-player squad for Australia’s limited-overs…

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Ellyse Perry returns to Australia squad for limited-overs series against New Zealand

All-rounder has had surgery after a hamstring injuryMaitlan Brown also called up for three ODIs and three T20sFit-again all-rounder Ellyse Perry and potential debutant Maitlan Brown have been included in an 18-player squad for Australia’s limited-overs…

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Netflix show’s relentless positivity cannot mask inequalities of women’s cricket | Megan Maurice

A new documentary might not stray too far beyond the boundary, but it does succeed in bringing women’s cricket further into the mainstreamWay back in April, when lockdowns were widespread, sport was cancelled and a social calendar was something we were…

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Women’s Cricket World Cup pushed back to 2022 because of Covid-19

Qualifying for the 50-over tournament still not completedEngland men’s Test series in India next January may shrinkThe Covid-19 pandemic continues to damage the cricket calendar with the 2021 Women’s World Cup now pushed back to 2022 and the five-Test …