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Category: Women’s cricket

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Tammy Beaumont eases England home in T20 hammering of Sri Lanka

• Sri Lanka 94; England 95-2 – England win by eight wickets• Smith, Davies and Shrubsole skittle hosts in first T20Tammy Beaumont hit an unbeaten half-century to help England cruise to an eight-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in their first Twenty20 Inte…

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England Women seal T20 whitewash in India after remarkable finale

England Women 119-6; India Women 118-6Tourists complete 3-0 series triumphA dramatic finale in Guwahati resulted in England Women wrapping up a 3-0 Twenty20 series victory over India on Saturday.In a game the hosts should have won comfortably, England …

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The stories we tell matter: the history of women’s sport must not be overlooked | Kirby Fenwick

Sporting organisations have a responsibility to celebrate their rich back stories which are all too often airbrushed outIn April 1874, on a cricket ground in Bendigo, 22 women took to the field to play in the earliest recorded game of women’s cricket. …

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Danni Wyatt leads England past India to seal Women’s T20 series

India 111-8; England 114-5 and win by five wicketsWyatt hits 64 from 55 balls to seal win in final overDanni Wyatt hit an unbeaten 64 to give England victory in the second Twenty20 international against India and seal a series win. England limited Indi…

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Tammy Beaumont and Heather Knight steer England to T20 victory over India

England 160-4; India 119-6Heather Beaumont top scores with 62Tammy Beaumont and Heather Knight starred with the bat as England secured a comprehensive 41-run win in the first of their three Twenty20 internationals against India in Guwahati. Related: Au…

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Amy Jones: ‘I can push Sarah Taylor to improve. It’s healthy competition’

Taylor is flying home from India and her understudy is relishing the chance to prove herself with the gloves in England’s Twenty20 series and beyondBeing back-up to the best wicketkeeper in the world must be a tricky business. When you do get a chance …

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England squeeze home against India after Katherine Brunt’s five-wicket haul

• India 205-8; England 208-8 – England win by two wickets• Brunt and Heather Knight help tourists claim consolation winEngland’s women won the final match in their one-day series against India by two wickets in Mumbai with seven balls to spare after pu…

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England Women lose ODI series after seven-wicket defeat by India

England 161; India 162-3India win by seven wickets with 53 balls remainingEngland Women fell to a seven-wicket defeat against India in the second one-day international in Mumbai as the hosts secured victory in the series.Smriti Mandhana top-scored for …

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England Women in dramatic batting collapse as India win opening ODI

• India Women 203, England Women 136; India win by 66 runs• Ekta Bisht takes 4-25 as England collapse from 111-3England Women suffered a batting collapse as Ekta Bisht claimed four wickets to help India seal a 66-run victory in the first one-day intern…

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Australia scrape past New Zealand in women’s ODI

NZ 236-9; Australia 241 | Australia win by five runsAustralia take 1-0 series leadAustralia overcame a major scare to beat New Zealand by five runs in their ODI women’s clash at the Waca Ground on Friday. Chasing 242 for victory, New Zealand were on tr…

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Danni Wyatt: ‘It’s about getting those horrible thoughts out of your head’

Wyatt has become England’s key T20 player over the past year or so and attributes her improved performances in limited-overs cricket to relaxation and perspectiveDanni Wyatt has been having trouble sleeping. Not that England Women’s best T20 player ove…

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Lauren Cheatle returns to Australia ODI squad after two-year absence

Elyse Villani overlooked with hamstring strain Series against New Zealand begins on 22 FebruaryLauren Cheatle’s two-year wait to return to Australian colours is on the verge of being complete after she was called into the one-day squad for the three-ma…

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Lauren Cheatle returns to Australia ODI squad after two-year absence

Elyse Villani overlooked with hamstring strain Series against New Zealand begins on 22 FebruaryLauren Cheatle’s two-year wait to return to Australian colours is on the verge of being complete after she was called into the one-day squad for the three-ma…

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Sarah Taylor to make limited England return on upcoming tour

Taylor to play three ODIs as she continues to manage anxietyKatherine Brunt also returns to squad after back injurySarah Taylor will make a limited return to the England squad for their upcoming tour to the subcontinent, as she continues to manage her …

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Hosts Australia handed tough draws for next year’s Twenty20 World Cup

Women’s side to face India in group stageMen’s side drawn with West Indies and PakistanAustralia’s world champion women’s team will again have to overcome India and New Zealand in the group stage of next year’s Twenty20 World Cup, while the men’s side …

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Brisbane Heat pull off thrilling win over Sydney Sixers in WBBL final

Mooney defies illness to hit valuable 65 off 46 ballsSixers’ powerful top order fails to fire on the big stage A gutsy Beth Mooney has guided the Brisbane Heat to a three-wicket upset of the Sydney Sixers to claim their maiden WBBL title at Drummoyne O…

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Women’s cricket the winner in WBBL semis

In one amazing day, the WBBL semis showcased the irrefutable rise of women’s cricketOne thing is clear after Saturday’s two semi finals in the Women’s Big Bash League – women’s cricket is producing some of the most exciting and entertaining sporting co…

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WBBL: Perry launches Sixers into final against Brisbane Heat

Sydney Sixers beat Melbourne Renegades in epic super over Brisbane Heat beat Sydney ThunderA sublime all-round performance from Ellyse Perry has propelled the Sydney Sixers to an epic super over WBBL semi-final victory over the Melbourne Renegades.In f…

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Ellyse Perry scales final frontier with dominant WBBL batting form | Lisa Sthalekar

The Australian has raised the bar and set a new standard during a record-breaking seasonOne might forgive Ellyse Perry if she were content with what she has already achieved in her career, all before the age of 30. She is a World Cup winner, not once b…

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NFL kicking woes, Ellyse Perry’s brilliance and Leo Messi’s perfect pass | Classic YouTube

Also featuring Australian Open memories, Sébastien Loeb at the Dakar Rally and the joy of drones in sport1) Cody Parkey was left feeling like the loneliest man in the world after watching his last-gasp potentially game-winning field goal bounce off the…