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England complete Windies whitewash in Derby downpour

England completed a 5-0 series victory against the West Indies despite damp conditions in Derby. Rain delayed the start of the match until 7.15pm with the duration reduced to five overs per side.

The visitors batted first and scored 41 for three from their 30 deliveries. England's...

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England to tour New Zealand in the spring

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The England and Wales Cricket Board is expected to confirm England will tour New Zealand in February and March 2021. New Zealand was due to host the Cricket World Cup early next year but that tournament has been postponed until 2022.

England have been restricted to playing a five-match Twenty20 series against the West Indies this summer after proposed tours for India and South Africa...

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Amy Jones helps England make it four wins out of four

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England continued their dominance of the Twenty20 International series against the West Indies in Derby. Having already won the series, a spectacular 55 from 37 balls for Amy Jones set up a fourth consecutive victory and the opportunity to complete a clean sweep on Wednesday.

The home side were wobbling at 43 for three in the ninth over when Jones came to the crease but a partnership...

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Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy: Southern Vipers hold firm in final

Authored by J.ramage

Southern Vipers (231 from 49.5 overs) beat Northern Diamonds (193 from 42.4 overs) by 38 runs

It was somewhat fitting that Edgbaston was the scene for the inaugural Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy final - a ground that was synonymous with that great figure in women’s cricket as well as the venue for the first World Cup final.

A battle of north versus south - which neither side...

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England build win around Sciver to secure series victory

Authored by J.ramage

In front of a BBC television audience for the first time since 1993, England sealed the five-match T20 International series against West Indies with two games to spare thanks to a 20-run victory at Derby.

The innings of Natalie Sciver (82) for England and Deandra Dottin (63) for West Indies were the highlights of a game at a chilly Incora County ground.

Both Sciver and...

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Windies collapse helps England take 2-0 series lead

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A West Indian collapse from 72 for one to 96 for eight helped England ease to victory by 47 runs in the second Twenty20 International in Derby.

On a night when runs were hard to come by, England grafted to 151 for eight from their 20 overs. Nobody really settled into a decent rhthym, Sarah Glenn top scoring with 26 having come in at number eight.

The Windies started well in...

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A winning start to England's West Indian summer

Authored by Mike Bovill

England claimed victory in the first Twenty20 International in Derby, beating the West Indies by 47 runs. Tammy Beaumont was the star with the bat for England, scoring 62 off 49 balls as the home side reached 163 for 8 from their 20 overs.

The loss of regular wickets and some miserly bowling restricted the Windies to 116 for 6 in response, although Deandra Dottin did provide some...

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Preview: England v West Indies - the summer starts here (at last)

Authored by J.ramage

In a COVID-free world, both England and West Indies would have been planning for the World Cup in New Zealand early next year. Things, as we know, have not gone to plan since Katy Perry sang the T20 World Cup to a close in March.

There was much room for optimism in the women’s game. Even after the global pandemic scythed through the sporting calendar, the England and Wales Cricket...

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Lightning retain bragging rites as Central fail to Spark in search for final spot

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There were contrasting fortunes at the Fischer County Ground, Leicester, as Lightning won their second game in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy, beating a spirited Central Sparks side by 55 runs.

Whereas Lighting had no chance of advancing to the final, there was a slim chance of Central Sparks making it to the showpiece fixture at one of their home bases, Edgbaston.

Both...

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Women players avoid Hundred salary cut

Authored by Mike Bovill

Women players who were offered contracts to play in the Hundred this season will be given the same terms when the new competition finally starts in 2021, avoiding the 20 percent pay cut given to the men.

There will also be equal prize money on offer for both women and men. The Hundred was due to launch this summer but had to be postponed for 12 months due to the coronavirus crisis...

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RHF Trophy: Hartley spins Thunder to victory in clash with Lightning

Authored by J.ramage

Alex Hartley, the North West Thunder captain, inspired her side to a comprehensive win on a pitch at Liverpool which offered the spinners more as the game went on. Hartley finished with figures of four for eight as Thunder won by 71 runs.

It was their second win over Lightning in as many games during the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy, as their game plan was played to perfection....