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Ireland celebrate after qualifying for the 2014 World Twenty20

Women's cricket

Thailand to host ICC Women's T20 Qualifier

Thailand will host the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier from November 28 to December 5 later this year

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Hayley Matthews hammers the ball during her fifty

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 3rd Women's T20I, Colombo

All-round Matthews leads West Indies to series win

Hayley Matthews' all-round performance led West Indies women to a nine-wicket win against Sri Lanka in Colombo, to wrap up the three-match T20 series 2-1

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Dilani Manodara plays a shot

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Women's T20, Colombo

Sri Lanka take lead with D/L win

Sri Lanka women beat West Indies women by five runs in a rain-affected match in Colombo, to lead the three-match series 1-0

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Meg Lanning lifts the World T20 trophy with her team

Australia news

Substantial pay hike for Australia's women cricketers

Australia's female domestic players will receive a significant pay hike after Cricket Australia and state associations invested $600,000 in women's cricket

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Chamari Atapattu plays the flick

WI Women in Sri Lanka 2015

Prabodhini, Hasini added to SL Women T20 squad

Sri Lanka Women added Udeshika Prabodhani and Hasini Perera in their 14-member squad for the Twenty20 series against West Indies Women

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Hayley Matthews hammers the ball during her fifty

SL v WI, 4th women's ODI, Colombo

West Indies defend 156 to clinch series

A collective bowling performance, led by offspinner Hayley Mathews' 3 for 7, helped West Indies Women defend 156 against Sri Lanka Women and seal the series 3-1

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Charlotte Edwards outstanding form continued with an unbeaten 75

England news

Edwards named women's player of the year

Charlotte Edwards, the England women's captain, has been named player of the year for the second year running to further confirm her continued importance to the team

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Deandra Dottin plays a lofted shot during her 82

SL v WI, 1st women's ODI, Colombo

Dottin 84 leads WI women to win

Deandra Dottin's unbeaten 113-ball 84 helped West Indies women beat Sri Lanka women by five wickets in the first ODI in Colombo