Women's cricket

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After feasting on success with Australia, Meg Lanning has done her job
The cricket captain will be sorely missed on the international stage but she is ready to pass the baton to the next generation

Megan Maurice

09, Nov, 2023 @5:09 AM

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Australia women’s cricket captain Meg Lanning retires from internationals
Meg Lanning, Australia’s captain, says she has lost the ‘spark’ to compete at the highest level and now is the right time to move onto ‘something new’

Guardian sport

08, Nov, 2023 @10:44 PM

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From a broken bat to fixture woes: WBBL season starts with more than one bang | Megan Maurice
With the first international draft already having an impact and wild swings in teams’ form, the stage is set for more Women’s Big Bash drama

Megan Maurice

29, Oct, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Alyssa Healy in race to be fit for Australia’s tour of India after dog bite ends her WBBL season
The injury sustained by Alyssa Healy when breaking up a fight between her dogs has ended the Sydney Sixers star’s WBBL season early

Guardian sport

27, Oct, 2023 @4:10 AM

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‘Here if you need’: Cricketers’ support of netballers is an extraordinary act of solidarity | Erin Delahunty
The creation of a fund to help financially stricken athletes in another code represents an unprecedented moment of sporting unanimity

Erin Delahunty

18, Oct, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Harry Brook and Tammy Beaumont named PCA players of the year
England batters claim awards after stellar 12 months while James Rew and Mahika Guar are named top young players

Ali Martin

02, Oct, 2023 @9:00 PM

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Southern Vipers chase down Blaze total to win Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy
The Vipers’ Emily Windsor scored an unbeaten 57 and Freya Kemp was 32 not out as they beat the Blaze by five wickets in Northampton

Raf Nicholson at Wantage Road

24, Sep, 2023 @5:48 PM

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Sciver-Brunt scores England Women’s fastest ODI century in Sri Lanka cruise
Nat Sciver-Brunt smashed 120 off 74 balls to help secure a 2-0 one-day series win for England Women against Sri Lanka

Raf Nicholson at the Uptonsteel County Ground

14, Sep, 2023 @7:13 PM

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Sciver-Brunt and Dean help England to 2-0 ODI series win over Sri Lanka – as it happened
Nat Sciver-Brunt smashed a 66-ball hundred before Charlie Dean took five wickets as England sealed a 2-0 series win over Sri Lanka

Tanya Aldred (earlier) and Taha Hashim (later)

14, Sep, 2023 @7:02 PM

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Rain frustrates England and Alice Davidson-Richards in second ODI against Sri Lanka
England were in a dominant position when rain struck so the series goes down to the third and final ODI in Leicester

Raf Nicholson at Northampton

12, Sep, 2023 @4:21 PM

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England beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in first women’s one-day international – as it happened
The ODI debutants Mahika Gaur, 17, and Lauren Filer, 22, starred as England thrashed Sri Lanka at Durham

Tim de Lisle (earlier) and Rob Smyth (later)

09, Sep, 2023 @2:18 PM

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Female cricket umpires worried they will have to quit unless pay improves
Th issue of pay inequality for umpires was raised with the ECB but no action has yet been taken, according to one official

Exclusive by Raf Nicholson

09, Sep, 2023 @1:01 PM

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