England defeat Australia by two runs

Deja vu all over again? Maybe. But England’s two-run victory over Australia in the women’s one-day international at Stratford-upon-Avon on Sunday was a quite historic occasion. Continue reading “England defeat Australia by two runs”

It’s Peden-Archdale time again!

The women’s Ashes Test series began at Hove on Tuesday. I don’t know why the ECB insists on scheduling women’s tours in parallel with their male compatriots. Australia had to do it in 2001 and England toured Australia as the men’s tour was winding up in early 2003. Continue reading “It’s Peden-Archdale time again!”

Karen Rolton first centurion in a Women’s World Cup Final

Australian vice-captain Karen Rolton’s unbeaten 107 in Sunday’s Women’s Cricket World Cup Final against India at Centurion was both the highest individual score and the first century scored in such a game. Continue reading “Karen Rolton first centurion in a Women’s World Cup Final”

Australia v India, womens world cup final, match day blogs

Australia 47/2 after 17 overs

Australia has lost its experienced opening pair of Belinda Clark and Lisa Keightley in the opening hour of the 2005 World Cup Final against India. Continue reading “Australia v India, womens world cup final, match day blogs”