Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    0.1 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. 0/1
    12.2 a full toss and Poulton hits it straight down the throat of Atkins at long on. Australia innings falling apart. 34/5
    1 lovely delivery from Katherine Brunt, pitches on a length and moves away ever so slightly to take the outside edge through to Sarah Taylor. 4/2
    3.3 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. 9/3
    11.2 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. 34/4
    22.3 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. 57/7
    19 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 42/6
    27.1 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. 87/8
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    35.4 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 97/9
    49.4 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 133/10
    18 (lb 2, nb 1, w 15)
    133 all out (49.4 Overs, RR: 2.67)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Shelley Nitschke, 0.1 ov), 2-4 (Lisa Sthalekar, 0.6 ov), 3-9 (Karen Rolton, 3.3 ov), 4-34 (Jodie Fields, 11.2 ov), 5-34 (Leah Poulton, 12.2 ov), 6-42 (Ellyse Perry, 18.6 ov), 7-57 (Alex Blackwell, 22.3 ov), 8-87 (Lauren Ebsary, 27.1 ov), 9-97 (Erin Osborne, 35.4 ov), 10-133 (Sarah Andrews, 49.4 ov)
    KH Brunt1002222.2040
    IT Guha702513.5721
    NJ Shaw1021811.8000
    HL Colvin1012732.7010
    LA Marsh1032912.9030
    BL Morgan2.401013.7500
  • Brunt and Taylor lead clinical England win

    Women's cricket has struggled for publicity and attention for years, but if England's world champions continue to produce performances like today's, beating Australia by nine wickets, they will have to get used to the limelight and subsequent accolades