Worcester Test Day One

Nothing will stop me from cursing the England and Wales Cricket Board for their counterproductive policy of scheduling women’s tours simultaneously with the men. There’s an important, indeed, sudden-death women’s Test match going on at New Road, Worcester which is being totally eclipsed for media attention by the most riveting men’s Ashes series in almost a quarter of a century. Continue reading “Worcester Test Day One”

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”

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”