The forgotten Ashes heroes of 2005

The Ashes has teed off the summer with a thrilling contest at Edgbaston and there is so much more to come from England’s men and women teams against their oldest rivals from Australia.

Much of the TV coverage and preview features has centred around the famous 2005 Ashes victory for...

Tim Herbert

Tim Herbert



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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...

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England win warm-up match in New Zealand

England won their first 50-over match for more than a year with a 20-run victory against a New Zealand XI in the opening game of their limited-overs tour in Queensland.

The tourists made 299 for nine in their innings, with a knock of 75 from Nat Sciver the highlight.

Getting used to playing again for the first time since a Twenty20 series against the West Indies in September...

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Farrant returns for England's tour of New Zealand

England have recalled bowler Tash Farrant for the first time since 2018 for the spring tour of New Zealand but both Anya Shrubsole and Katie George miss out through injury.

The squad are due to play three Twenty20 matches and three one-day-internationals in February and March.

Left-arm seamer Farrant last played for England against New Zealand in a home series back in 2018...

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England to tour Pakistan for the first time in October

England will play two Twenty20 internationals and a three-match one-day series against Pakistan in October 2021 after confirming a first-ever trip to the country.

The T20 matches will be part of a double header series with the England men's team who will also be in Pakistan for their first tour in 16 years.

The women will then stay in Karachi for the three one-day...