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An Unholy Mess

Where is Cricket going? The announcement of England teams to tour New Zealand only adds to the sense of confusion and lack of unity in the game of cricket as it embarks on a new year. My Argument The ECB publishes no fewer than four lists for one tour*. Once upon a time a single

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ECB announce next stage in the evolution of women’s cricket

ECB announces increased investment, evolved ownership model and expanded competition structure for women’s professional game The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is today announcing the next stage in the evolution of women’s cricket with the creation of a three-tiered domestic competition structure and a shift in the ownership model underpinning the women’s professional game.

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Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy fixtures

Women’s ‘Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy’ Cricket Tournament (for 50 overs) returns on April 20 Fixtures for 2024 are listed below, arranged by venue. Six fixtures will be played during April and May, with the competition resuming at the end of June; and running until September:- *Arundel (Sussex), at the Castle Cricket Ground Bank Holiday Monday, August

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Sue Redfern is first ICC-appointed female neutral umpire for Bilateral Series

Seven female neutral umpires to officiate across ICC Women’s Championship series with match-day pay on par with umpires on the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Umpires Sue Redfern will become the first International Cricket Council-appointed female neutral umpire to stand in a bilateral series as she has been named for the upcoming ICC Women’s Championship

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Emma Lamb injury update

Emma Lamb has undergone surgery on a lower back injury. Following a recovery period, opening batter Lamb will now begin her rehabilitation with the ECB and Thunder medical teams. With thanks to the ECB


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Chris Guest named England Women U19s Head Coach

England Women U19s: Tri Series preparation group and new coaching team announced England Women U19s will tour Sri Lanka to take on the hosts and Australia in a Tri Series (March 2024-April 2024).Both T20 and 50-over formats will be played across the tour, with more details including dates and locations to be announced in due

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India Women v England Women Test match day three

Hosts secure 347-run win England Women suffered a 347-run defeat in their Test match against India at DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai. India declared before the start of play, setting England 479 to win but Heather Knight’s side fell to 131 all out inside 27.3 overs. Openers Tammy Beaumont and Sophia Dunkley started well before

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India Women v England Women Test match day two

India Women took control of their Test match with England after impressing on a 19-wicket day at DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai. England fell to 136 all out in reply to India’s first-innings of 428. Off-spinner Deepti Sharma took 5-7, with Nat Sciver-Brunt’s 59 a significant contribution for England. India decided against the the follow-on,

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