Heather Knight

Heather Knight

England captain Heather Knight feels there is ‘real momentum’ in women’s sport

England captain Heather Knight believes there is a "real momentum" behind women's sport, 100 days out from the start of what she expects to be a "blockbuster" Ashes series.

The highly anticipated Ashes summer includes only the second ever five-day women's Test, which is scheduled to begin at Trent Bridge on June 22.

Knight's team and Ben Stokes' men's side will each be...

Cricket, women's cricket, girls cricket, ECB, England, England cricket

Amy Jones helps England make it four wins out of four

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...

Cricket, women's cricket, girls cricket, ECB, England, England cricket

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

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...

England women make a return to the field in squad game at Derby

Team Heyhoe Flint 244 for 5 (Elwiss 54, Brunt 68 not out, Glenn 52 not out) beat Team Brittin 250 all out (Wyatt 88, Davidson-Richards 48, Glenn 3 for 41)

England’s players returned to action in an intra-squad game at the Incora County Ground, Derby, today. With a series at this ground against South Africa due to take place next month, it was a welcome sight to see internationals...