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England confirm Indian summer with New Zealand also on tour

The England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed the summer schedule for the England women's team, with a Test and limited overs series against India followed by a visit from New Zealand.

England will play a one-off Test against India in Bristol from 16-19 June, in what will be the...

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Cricket is a national sport of England, but cricket fever has caught Asian countries as well, especially India. Gone are the days when people used to watch cricket just for entertainment.

The popularity of cricket has led to it becoming a huge source of betting as well. Modern-day cricket has several formats like Twenty20 ODI (One Day Internationals), IPL (Indian Premier League), and...

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Sarah Taylor comes out of retirement to play for Welsh Fire in The Hundred

Former England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor has signed for Welsh Fire to play in the inaugural Hundred competition this summer.

Taylor quit international cricket in 2019 after admitting the rigours of the sport caused her to suffer from anxiety and agoraphobia.

However, having become the first female coach of a men's county side after agreeing to assist Sussex with their...

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Ruthless England enjoy emphatic series win in New Zealand

Playing in the stadium affectionately known by the locals as the "Cake Tin", England produced a cake walk to complete a clean sweep in the International Twenty20 series against New Zealand.

Victory in Wellington gave the tourist a 3-0 success following a 2-1 series win in the one-day internationals. The 32-run romp was their 11th in a row in the T20 format of the game.

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England ease to T20 victory over New Zealand

England completed a comfortable seven-wicket victory against New Zealand with 24 balls to spare at Wellington Regional Stadium.

As much as it was down to a strong England performance, the White Ferns were under-par and succeeded in finding ways to give their wickets away at regular intervals. England put any concerns about their loss in the third one-day international on Sunday...

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Satterthwaite century gives New Zealand some consolation

New Zealand struck back to win the third one-day international against England in Dunedin thanks to a century from Amy Satterthwaite. The result ended the tourists' run of ten matches unbeaten across all formats of the game, although they had already won the series thanks to victory in the first two games.

England were bowled out for 220 in the 48th over, Tammy Beaumont (88) and...

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Sciver and Beaumont dominate to give England series win

Natalie Sciver put in a player of the match performance in the second one-day international at University Oval, Dunedin, with three wickets and a fifty. It was another dominating performance for England, who won by seven wickets seal the series with a game to spare.

England made one change to their line-up; Kate Cross replacing Freya Davies, who had a good game in the previous game....

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England build for Cricket World Cup with all-round excellence in NZ victory

It might have been their first one-day international since 2019 but England showed few signs of rust in an eight-wicket thrashing of New Zealand in Christchurch.

With the side due to return down under for the Cricket World Cup next year, it was a particularly pleasing performance with strong displays shared throughout the team.

For the first time, seven different bowlers...

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The Hundred blazes a trail as it launches with women’s match

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The Hundred will make history in its opening fixture as it launches with a women’s match. The action-packed new 100-ball competition – designed to open cricket up to more families and young people - will start with Oval Invincibles hosting Manchester Originals at The Kia Oval on Wednesday 21 July before the same two men’s sides follow suit the following day.

It will be the first time...

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England's trip to New Zealand gives hint of better times to come

On the date of the third one-day international, England and New Zealand should have been meeting in a World Cup group game. Sadly, the cancellation of that tournament was taken out of their hands by the ICC but if any country could have held a multi-team competition in a global pandemic, it was New Zealand.

Women's cricket has been hit hard by Covid-19, meaning qualifiers and bi-...

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Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy to return this summer alongside new T20 competition

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The Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy will return alongside the new Women’s Regional T20 as a new era begins for women’s domestic cricket this summer.

Fixtures for the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy and the Women’s Regional T20 have been released today with 56 matches to be played across both competitions.

The Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy will begin on 29 May with each of the eight...