Player of the Match
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Close of Play

  • Fri, 15 Feb - day 1 - England Women 1st innings 22/0 (CMG Atkins 14*, BL Morgan 7*, 16 ov)
  • Sat, 16 Feb - day 2 - England Women 1st innings 222/7 (RA Birch 1*, LA Marsh 2*, 117 ov)
  • Sun, 17 Feb - day 3 - Australia Women 2nd innings 195/4 (LC Sthalekar 95*, KA Blackwell 27*, 74 ov)
  • Mon, 18 Feb - day 4 - England Women 2nd innings 144/4 (56.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Isa Guha becomes first woman on PCA board

    Isa Guha, the former England seamer, has become the first woman to be appointed to the board of the Professional Cricketers' Association

  • Taylor sews up Ashes glory

    England retained the Ashes in style thanks to Claire Taylor, whose second fifty of the match drove them home to a stylish six-wicket win in the final session after Karen Rolton's daring declaration backfired

  • 'The best Test cricket we've played' - Taylor

    Claire Taylor ranked her two matchwinning fifties up there in what she described as "one of the best Tests to play in"

  • Solid Sthalekar gives Australia hope

    Lisa Sthalekar played the Test innings of her life, and she's not done yet, to hold off a strong England threat in Bowral and leave Australia with a 105-run lead heading into a prospectively thrilling final day

  • Edwards leads England with outstanding 94

    Charlotte Edwards fell six short of a deserved century, but her innings kept England on track for an Ashes-retaining victory in Bowral

AUS Women 1st innings Partnerships

2MJ BulowAJ Blackwell
28KL RoltonMJ Bulow
7KL RoltonLC Sthalekar
19KL RoltonS Nitschke
3KL RoltonKA Blackwell
50KA BlackwellEA Perry
28LA ColemanKA Blackwell
1SJ AndrewsKA Blackwell
16SJ AndrewsKE Pike
0EM SampsonKE Pike