result
1st ODI, Brisbane, Oct 22 2017, Women's Ashes
(49.1/50 ov, target 229)231/8
AUS Women won by 2 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
67* (86)
alex-blackwell
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• Daniel Brettig

Blackwell's unbeaten 67 powers Australia to narrow win

After a top-order wobble, the Australia vice-captain scored an unbeaten 67 to win the Ashes opener in Brisbane

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Scorecard summary
England Women228/9(50 overs)
Australia Women231/8(49.1 overs)
49.1
4
Shrubsole to Jonassen, FOUR runs
end of over 495 runs • 1 wicket
AUS-W: 227/7CRR: 4.63 RRR: 2.00
Alex Blackwell67 (86)
Katherine Brunt 10-3-47-2
Jenny Gunn 4-0-26-1
48.6
W
Brunt to Wellington, OUT
Amanda-Jade Wellington run out (Sciver) 3 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50
48.5
Brunt to Wellington, no run
48.4
2
Brunt to Wellington, 2 runs
48.3
1
Brunt to Blackwell, 1 run
48.2
1lb
Brunt to Wellington, 1 leg bye
48.1
1
Brunt to Blackwell, 1 run
end of over 484 runs • 1 wicket
AUS-W: 222/7CRR: 4.62 RRR: 3.50
Alex Blackwell65 (84)
Amanda-Jade Wellington1 (2)
Jenny Gunn 4-0-26-1
Katherine Brunt 9-3-43-2
47.6
1
Gunn to Blackwell, 1 run
47.5
1
Gunn to Wellington, 1 run
47.4
Gunn to Wellington, no run
47.3
W
Gunn to Gardner, OUT
Ashleigh Gardner c Marsh b Gunn 27 (18b 2x4 2x6) SR: 150
47.2
1
Gunn to Blackwell, 1 run
47.1
1
Gunn to Gardner, 1 run
end of over 4715 runs
AUS-W: 218/6CRR: 4.63 RRR: 3.66
Ashleigh Gardner26 (16)
Alex Blackwell63 (82)
Katherine Brunt 9-3-43-2
Anya Shrubsole 9-0-27-1
46.6
1
Brunt to Gardner, 1 run
46.6
5w
Brunt to Gardner, 5 wide
46.5
6
Brunt to Gardner, SIX runs
46.4
1
Brunt to Blackwell, 1 run
46.3
1
Brunt to Gardner, 1 run
46.2
Brunt to Gardner, no run
46.1
1
Brunt to Blackwell, 1 run
Match details
Allan Border Field, Brisbane
TossAustralia Women, elected to field first
SeriesWomen's AshesICC Women's Championship
Season2017/18
Player Of The Match
Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell
Match numberODI no. 1089
Match days22 October 2017 - day (50-over match)
Umpires
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Greg Davidson
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Shawn Craig
TV Umpire
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Claire Polosak
Reserve Umpire
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Donovan Koch
Match Referee
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Bob Stratford
PointsAustralia Women 2, England Women 0