Australia Women tour of England, 1st ODI: England Women v Australia Women at Chelmsford, Jun 29, 2009
England Women won by 9 wickets (with 138 balls remaining)
29 June 2009 (50-over match)

Brunt to Nitschke, OUT, what a start, it was short and wide outside the off stump, Nitschke cuts in the air and straight to backward point, Atkins. Australia are none for one.

S Nitschke c Atkins b Brunt 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Australia Women 0/1   LJ Poulton 0* (0b)   KH Brunt 0.1-0-0-1

Brunt to Sthalekar, OUT, lovely delivery from Katherine Brunt, pitches on a length and moves away ever so slightly to take the outside edge through to Sarah Taylor.

LC Sthalekar c †SJ Taylor b Brunt 4 (2m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Australia Women 4/2   LJ Poulton 0* (0b)   KH Brunt 1-0-4-2

Guha to Rolton, OUT, another wicket down, it was bit wide outside the off stump and Rolton follows it and pushes at it, the ball takes the outside edge and through to Sarah Taylor, who takes her second catch.

KL Rolton c †SJ Taylor b Guha 1 (9m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

Australia Women 9/3   LJ Poulton 1* (8b)   IT Guha 1.3-0-3-1

Shaw to Fields, OUT, lovely delivery cuts back in and strikes the pad, bat not in line with the ball, a loud appeal and given, a crucial breakthrough for England Women as the partnership was gaining momentum.

JM Fields lbw b Shaw 15 (29m 29b 2x4 0x6) SR: 51.72

Australia Women 34/4   LJ Poulton 8* (27b 1x4)   NJ Shaw 0.2-0-0-1

Colvin to Poulton, OUT, a full toss and Poulton hits it straight down the throat of Atkins at long on. Australia innings falling apart.

LJ Poulton c Atkins b Colvin 8 (53m 29b 1x4 0x6) SR: 27.58

Australia Women 34/5   AJ Blackwell 0* (4b)   HL Colvin 0.2-0-0-1

Colvin to Perry, OUT, stumped! tossed up outside the off stump and Perry is drawn out of the crease, she looks for the big hit over mid-off but fails to make contact and Sarah Taylor makes it look easy. Australia slip further

EA Perry st †SJ Taylor b Colvin 1 (20m 16b 0x4 0x6) SR: 6.25

Australia Women 42/6   AJ Blackwell 6* (28b)   HL Colvin 4-1-4-2

Colvin to Blackwell, OUT, tossed up outside the off stump, Blackwell sweeps and miscues it in the air and behind square leg, Rainford-Brent runs across and takes the catch. Australia 7 down for 57.

AJ Blackwell c Rainford-Brent b Colvin 7 (38m 38b 0x4 0x6) SR: 18.42

Australia Women 57/7   LK Ebsary 14* (11b 3x4)   HL Colvin 5.3-1-12-3

Marsh to Ebsary, OUT, tossed up outside the off stump and Ebsary hits it high in the air and to deep midwicket, Greenway judges it well to take it over her head. Ebsary falls after a quick knock.

LK Ebsary c Greenway b Marsh 23 (28m 23b 4x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Australia Women 87/8   RM Farrell 12* (16b 2x4)   LA Marsh 4.1-1-23-1

Marsh to Farrell, OUT, pushed away towards cover point and they take off for a dangerous single, Brent moves across quickly and fires in a good throw to the keeper and the bails are off in a flash. They go upstairs and after a long look the red light comes on. Australia 9 down - just one to go

EA Osborne run out 1 (25m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 6.66

Australia Women 97/9   RM Farrell 19* (51b 2x4)   LA Marsh 8.4-2-28-1

Morgan to Andrews, OUT, fuller length delivery and Andrews swings hard, the shot is not timed well enough and the ball balloons up behind the stumps. Sarah Taylor calls for it and nicely settles under it

SJ Andrews c †SJ Taylor b Morgan 16 (44m 36b 1x4 0x6) SR: 44.44

Australia Women 133/10   RM Farrell 39* (100b 3x4)   BL Morgan 2.4-0-10-1





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Hours of play (local time) 10.45 start, First Session 10.45-13.55, Interval 13.55-14.40, Second Session 14.40-17.50

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