Winfield-Hill recalled to England Women IT20 squad
England Women have named squads for the ODI and IT20 series in West Indies, with Northern Diamonds opening batter Lauren Winfield-Hill recalled to the IT20 squad.
Captain Heather Knight is back after surgery on a hip injury, while all-rounders Nat Sciver and Katherine Brunt both return having opted to take breaks from the game in the summer.
The 19 players selected will travel out on Novemb
Jon Lewis announced as England Women Head Coach
Jon Lewis has been appointed as Head Coach of England Women.
Lewis has been ECB’s Elite Pace Bowling Coach since 2021, working alongside the England Men’s Test and white-ball teams. He was previously Head Coach of the Young Lions, having joined the ECB from the coaching staff at Sussex CCC.
Before that, Lewis took over 1,200 professional wickets in a 19-year professional career at Gloucester
Schedule confirmed for England Women tour of West Indies
Cricket West Indies have announced the schedule for England Women’s tour in December.
The teams will travel to Antigua and Barbados to play three ODIs and five IT20s.
The three ODIs will form part of the ICC Women’s Championship, with England yet to get off the mark following their 3-0 home defeat to India.
Director of England Women’s cricket Jonathan Finch said: “We’re happy to be ab
Six players earn first England Women Central Contract
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have announced the England Women Central Contracts for 2022/23.
Eighteen contracts have been awarded. Six players have been awarded their first England Women Central Contract: Lauren Bell, Alice Capsey, Charlie Dean, Freya Kemp, Emma Lamb and Issy Wong.
It’s the first cycle in which the England Women Central Contracts have run from 1 November, in ord
England Women U19 announce squad for ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup 2023
England Women U19 have announced their 15-player squad for the ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup 2023.
It's the first time the best U19 cricketers have come together from the women’s game to compete in an ICC Global Event. The tournament will be hosted by South Africa, and sees 16 countries competing from January 14 to January 29.
In addition to the 11 Full ICC Members, there are five Associates
Matt Mason appointed England Women Fast Bowling Coach
Matt Mason has been appointed as England Women Fast Bowling Coach.
The 48-year-old, who took over 400 wickets in a 15-year professional career, is a highly respected coach in the men's game. He joins from Warwickshire, having previously worked in similar roles at Western Australia, Perth Scorchers, Leicestershire and Worcestershire.
Mason spent nine years at Worcestershire - and was part of
India win at Lord's to seal 3-0 series victory
India Women 169 beat England Women 153 by 19 runs
India Women won the final Royal London International at Lord's to seal a 3-0 series win.
Kate Cross took 4-26 as England's bowlers did a fine job to bowl India out for 169, but in reply England faltered and fell 19 runs short, despite a fine, spirited 47 from Charlie Dean.
It left India - celebrating Jhulan Goswami's final game after 20 ye
Kaur century drives India Women to Royal London Series win
India Women 333-5 beat England Women 245 by 88 runs
Harmanpreet Kaur's 143 not out led India to a series win in the second Royal London International at Canterbury.
After putting India into bat, England's bowlers kept things tight initially before Kaur, Harleen Doel (58) and Smriti Mandhana (40) took India to the very imposing total of 333-5.
It was always going to be tough for Engla
Fixtures announced for Men’s and Women’s Ashes in 2023
England Women will take on Australia Women at Lord’s, the Kia Oval, Edgbaston, The Ageas Bowl, Trent Bridge, the Seat Unique Stadium, Bristol, and Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton, in 2023 as both the Men’s and Women’s Ashes come to England and Wales.
Ben Stokes’s team will host Ireland at Lord’s in the first week of June before the 73rd LV= Insurance Men’s Ashes series gets underwa
Mandhana leads India to win in series opener at Hove
India Women 232-3 beat England Women 226-7 by 7 wickets
Smriti Mandhana's 91 saw India to victory in the first Royal London International at Hove.
After being asked to bat first, England posted 227 in the first innings thanks in main to Alice Davidson-Richards' maiden ODI half-century. Cameos from Sophie Ecclestone (31), Sophia Dunkley (29) and Charlie Dean (29*) gave Amy Jones's team someth
Alice Capsey and Freya Kemp earn first England Women ODI call-ups
Alice Capsey and Freya Kemp have earned their first call-ups to England Women’s ODI squad for the Royal London Series against India.
A squad of 15 has been named for the three-match series, which will be England’s first fixtures in the new ICC Women’s Championship cycle, with points leading to qualification for the ICC Women’s World Cup in 2025.
Amy Jones will continue to lead the side in th
Alice Capsey guides England Women to Vitality IT20 series win
England Women 126-3 beat India Women 122-8 by seven wickets
Alice Capsey's unbeaten 38 guided England Women to victory at Bristol and with it secured a 2-1 series win in the Vitality IT20 series for Amy Jones's depleted team.
The bowlers put in a fine team performance to restrict India to 122-8. Sophie Ecclestone was the pick of the attack with 3-25 and she was awarded Player of the Match, b