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Charlotte Edwards and Georgia Elwiss contemplate defeat

Women's Ashes 2015

Edwards rallies England for must-win sequence

England's chances of retaining the Ashes will rest on overturning a confident Australia in three consecutive T20s, starting with Wednesday's match at "fortress Chelmsford"

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Danielle Hazell appeals for a wicket

Women's Ashes 2015

Hazell and Wyatt called up for Ashes T20s

England Women have beefed up their spin department by picking offspinners Danielle Hazell and Danielle Wyatt in the 14-member squad for the three-match Ashes T20s

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Ellyse Perry hit 65 to help Australia over 200

Ireland v Australia, 3rd women's T20I, Dublin

Perry, Villani lead Australia to 3-0

Half-centuries from Elyse Villani and Ellyse Perry lifted Australia Women to 186 for 1, and set up a crushing 99-run victory against Ireland Women in Dublin

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Ellyse Perry drives authoritatively

Ireland v Australia, 2nd women's T20I, Dublin

Australia thump Ireland to seal series

A 32-ball 39 from Ellyse Perry, followed by two wickets apiece from the spinners Jess Jonassen and Erin Osborne powered Australia Women to a 55-run win against Ireland Women in Dublin

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Australia captain Meg Lanning made 51 off 35

Ireland v Australia, 1st women's T20I, Dublin

Lanning, bowlers steer Australia to 1-0 lead

Meg Lanning's 38-ball 43 and a disciplined performance from the Australia Women bowlers steered them to a comfortable 25-run win over Ireland Women in the first of the three T20s in Dublin

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Fran Wilson at the ECB National Performance Centre

Women's Ashes 2015

England call up Fran Wilson for women's Ashes Test

Middlesex batsman Fran Wilson has been called up to the England women's squad of 14 for the standalone Ashes Test next week in Canterbury

Ellyse Perry made significant inroads into England's top order

England v Australia, 3rd women's ODI, New Road

Lanning and Perry earn Australia Ashes lead

An all-round display from Ellyse Perry earned Australia the lead in the Women's Ashes as they claimed the one-day series 2-1, giving them a 4-2 points advantage on England