RESULT
1st Test, Hove, August 09 - 12, 2005, Australia Women tour of England
355 & 223
(T:306) 273 & 172/7

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
71, 97 & 2/25
karen-rolton
Shelley Nitschke led a fightback with 81 not out, England v Australia, 1st Test, Hove, August 9, 2005
Shelley Nitschke led a fightback with 81 not outClive Rose/Getty Images
Cathryn Fitzpatrick slogs on her way to 53, England v Australia, 1st Test, Hove, August 9, 2005
Cathryn Fitzpatrick slogs on her way to 53Clive Rose/Getty Images
Karen Rolton hits out on her way to 71, England v Australia, 1st Test, Hove, August 9, 2005
Karen Rolton hits out on her way to 71Clive Rose/Getty Images
Poster advertising  the Women's Ashes series, England v Australia, 1st women's Test, Hove, August 9, 2005
Poster advertising the Women's Ashes seriesJenny Thompson/ESPNcricinfo Ltd
Karen Rolton hits out on her way to 71, England v Australia, 1st Test, Hove, August 9, 2005
Karen Rolton hits out on her way to 71Getty Images
Karen Rolton hits out during her 71, England Women v Australia Women, 1st Test, Hove, August 9
Karen Rolton hits outGetty Images
Karen Rolton keeps her eyes on the ball, England v Australia, 1st Test, Hove, August 9, 2005
Karen Rolton keeps her eyes on the ballClive Rose/Getty Images
Lisa Keightley is stumped by keeper Jane Smit off the bowling of Clare Connor, England v Australia, 1st Test, Hove, August 9, 2005
Lisa Keightley is stumped by keeper Jane Smit off the bowling of Clare ConnorClive Rose/Getty Images
Clare Connor , England v Australia, 1st women's Test, Hove, August 9, 2005
Clare Connor Jenny Thompson/ESPNcricinfo Ltd
Slumbering at a sunny Hove, England v Australia, 1st women's Test, Hove, August 9, 2005
Slumbering at a sunny HoveJenny Thompson/ESPNcricinfo Ltd
Jane Smit  stumps Lisa Keightley, England v Australia, 1st Test, Hove, August 9, 2005
Jane Smit stumps Lisa KeightleyGetty Images
Belinda Clark is bowled by Jenny Gunn, England Women v Australian Women, 1st Test, Hove, August 9
Belinda Clark is bowled by Jenny GunnGetty Images