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Category: Women’s cricket

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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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Wisden names three female World Cup winners in its five cricketers of 2017

• England’s Knight, Shrubsole and Sciver take the honours• Essex’s Jamie Porter and Shai Hope of West Indies make up quintetA hat-trick of World Cup winners sees women make up the majority of Wisden’s cricketers of the year for the first time in the aw…

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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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Australian women’s cricket team regain No1 ranking after India whitewash

Healy’s maiden century helps Australia to 3-0 series whitewashAustralia will now contest T20 tri-series with England and IndiaAustralia’s women’s cricket team have reclaimed the No1 spot on the ICC world rankings after Alyssa Healy’s maiden ODI century…

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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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Women get same billing as men at World Twenty20 in Australia

Both tournaments to be held as stand alone events in 2020MCG final could break women’s attendance recordIn a significant coup for women’s cricket, the ICC World Twenty20, to be hosted in Australia in 2020, will see the women’s and men’s competitions re…

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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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BBL: Mitchell Johnson blinder helps restrict Strikers in Alice Springs

Perth bowl Adelaide out for 112In WBBL, Strikers made to work hard in their chase, winning with one ball to spareA one-handed screamer from Mitchell Johnson helped Ashton Agar to his best Big Bash League figures as Perth bowled Adelaide out for 112 in …

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‘This moment is for you’: how women’s sport rocked 2017 and pointed to the future

The Adelaide Crows broke the dam wall and the Matildas had a year of unrivalled highlights but pay disparity remains• Sam Kerr: ‘Everyone wants to jump on board and be a Matildas fan’With three seconds remaining on the clock and Brisbane trailing by a …

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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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Perry reveals vision for women’s cricket after winning ICC player of the year

Player of the year hopes T20 World Cup will be played at MCG or SCGEnvisions Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) played as stand-alone eventEllyse Perry revealed her vision for the future of Australian women’s cricket after she was named ICC women’s player …

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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…