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Sarah Taylor lifts over the infield with a Flamingo follow through

NZ v England, 5th Women's ODI, Lincoln

Taylor and Sciver help England seal series

Sarah Taylor and Natalie Sciver struck fifties to underpin a disciplined bowling performance as England sealed the series with a five-wicket win over New Zealand in Lincoln

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Sarah Taylor attacks the off side

NZ v England, 4th ODI, Lincoln

England Women level series with big win

A five-wicket haul from Kate Cross and a brisk 89 from Sarah Taylor led England Women to a series-leveling nine-wicket win against New Zealand Women in Lincoln

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Rachel Priest was bowled by Deandra Dottin for 31

New Zealand v England, 2nd Women's T20I, Whangarei

Bates, Priest help NZ square series

A strong opening stand between captain Suzie Bates and Rachel Priest laid the foundation of New Zealand Women's chase against England Women in the second T20 in Whangarei, with the home side overhauling England's score with four balls to spare and squarin

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Heather Knight took the big wicket of Mithali Raj

New Zealand v England, 1st Women's T20I, Whangarei

Shrubsole, Knight serve NZ a thrashing

Stifling spells by Anya Shrubsole and Heather Knight dismantled New Zealand's batting in the first of the three T20s in the series helping England Women to a crushing win in Whangarei

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Women's cricket news

CA announces eight-team Women's BBL

Women's cricket received a boost with Cricket Australia's decision to launch an eight-team Women's Big Bash League from the 2015-16 season

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Anya Shrubsole made early breakthroughs for England

New Zealand v England, 2nd women's ODI, Mount Maunganui

Shrubsole blows New Zealand away

Anya Shrubsole blew away the New Zealand middle order with four wickets as England Women levelled the ODI series with a remarkably straightforward victory after the tourists set only a modest target

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Suzie Bates scored 13 off 35 balls

New Zealand v England, 1st women's ODI, Mount Maunganui

Bates ton sets up NZ victory

Suzie Bates' sixth ODI hundred led New Zealand to their first win over England in five years and a 1-0 lead in the series

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Mithali Raj leads India out onto the field

Women's cricket

Padma Shri award a pleasant surprise - Raj

Surprised at being selected for the Padma Shri, Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj says she was not expecting the prestigious honour with some men's team superstars also in the race

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Kate Broadmore bowled an economical spell

New Zealand news

Uncapped Rowe in NZ Women squad for England series

New Zealand have recalled Anna Peterson, Kate Broadmore and Erin Bermingham for the home limited-overs series against England Women next month

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Chamari Atapattu plays the flick

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd women's T20, Sharjah

Atapattu leads SL to series win

Sri Lanka captain Chamari Atapattu made 44 in the third and final T20 to lead her side to a 2-1 series win over Pakistan in Sharjah