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Women’s World Twenty20: West Indies beat England by four wickets

ICC Women’s Twenty20, St Lucia England: 115-8 (20 overs): Dunkley 35, Shrubsole 29 West Indies: 117-6 (19.3 overs): Dottin 46, Campbelle 45 West Indies won by four wickets Scorecard England will play India in the Women’s World Twenty20 semi-finals after a narrow defeat in their final Group A game against West Indies in St Lucia. After losing six wickets in the first 10 overs, England posted 115-8 thanks to an excellent partnership between Anya Shrubsole and Sophia Dunkley. Shrubsole took two wickets in her first over, but Deandra Dottin and…

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Women’s World Twenty20: Anya Shrubsole hat-trick inspires England win over South Africa

Highlights: Shrubsole & Sciver lead England to victory ICC Women’s Twenty20, St Lucia South Africa 85 (19.3 overs): Tryon 27, Sciver 3-4, Shrubsole 3-27 England 87-3 (14.1 overs): Wyatt 27, Van Niekerk 2-13 England won by seven wickets Scorecard Anya Shrubsole’s hat-trick took England into the Women’s World Twenty20 semi-finals as they thrashed South Africa by seven wickets in St Lucia. England’s place in the final four was confirmed when West Indies beat Sri Lanka in the group’s other game. Shrubsole’s hat-trick was only the second England T20 international hat-trick,…

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Women’s World Twenty20: India beat Ireland to reach semi-finals

India have a net run-rate of +1.63, below Australia’s +2.95 ICC Women’s World Twenty20, Guyana India 145-6 (20 overs): Raj 51, Garth 2-22 Ireland 93-8 (20 overs): Joyce 33, Poonam Yadav 3-25 India won by 52 runs Scorecard India secured their place in the Women’s World T20 semi-finals with a 52-run win over Ireland in Guyana. Mithali Raj, dropped on three and 39, hit four fours and a six in a stylish 51 but Ireland’s bowlers stuck to their task well to restrict India to 145-6. Only two players reached…

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ICC Women’s World Twenty20: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh to retain semi-final hope

Siriwardene’s innings proved critical for Sri Lanka in St Lucia ICC Women’s World Twenty20, St Lucia Sri Lanka 97-7 (20 overs): Siriwardene 31, Jahanara 3-21 Bangladesh 72 (20 overs): Joty 20, Atapattu 3-17 Sri Lanka won by 25 runs Scorecard Sri Lanka sealed their first win of the 2018 Women’s World T20 with a 25-run victory over Bangladesh in St Lucia. Both lost a wicket to the first ball of the innings but Sashikala Siriwardena’s 31 helped Sri Lanka, who had lost their last eight completed games, to 97-7. Bangladesh…

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Women’s World Twenty20: Pakistan condemn Ireland to second defeat of tournament

Javeria Khan’s 74 not out was the highest individual score for Pakistan in a World T20 ICC Women’s World Twenty20, Guyana Pakistan 139-6 (20 overs): Javeria 74*; O’Reilly 3-19 Ireland 101-9 (20 overs): I Joyce 30; Nashra 2-8 Pakistan won by 38 runs Scorecard Ireland suffered their second defeat from two games in the Women’s World T20 with a 38-run loss to Pakistan. Pakistan captain Javeria Khan hit a brilliant 52-ball 74 not out as her side made 139-6 from their 20 overs. Clare Shillington got Ireland’s chase off to…

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Women’s World Twenty20: England beat Bangladesh after more rain in St Lucia

Nat Sciver struck four fours to overcome early England anxieties ICC Women’s World Twenty20, St Lucia Bangladesh 76-9 (20 overs): Ayasha 39, Gordon 3-16 England 64-3 (9.3 overs): Jones 28, Salma Khatun 2-17 England won by seven wickets (DLS method) Scorecard Debutant Kirstie Gordon took 3-16 as England beat Bangladesh by seven wickets on the Duckworth-Lewis-Sterne method at the Women’s World T20. After their opening match against Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball bowled on Saturday, England won the toss and soon had Bangladesh at 3-2. Left-arm spinner Gordon,…

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Women’s World Twenty20: West Indies to begin title defence on Friday

The inside story of West Indies’ Women’s World T20 win in 2016 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Venues: Guyana, St Lucia, Antigua Dates: 9-24 November Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary and in-play video highlights on all games on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and via the BBC Sport website & app; live text commentary on all England & Ireland games, plus selected other matches Hosts West Indies will begin the defence of their Women’s World Twenty20 title on Friday when they face outsiders Bangladesh in Guyana. Earlier at the…

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Women’s World Twenty20 2018: England name three uncapped players in squad

England beat New Zealand in July to win the women’s Twenty20 tri-series that also included South Africa ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018 Venues: Guyana, St Lucia, Antigua Dates: 9-24 November Coverage: In-play highlights on the BBC Sport website & app; Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio, BBC Sport website & app England have named three uncapped players in their squad for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in the West Indies next month. Loughborough Lightning left-arm spinners Kirstie Gordon and Linsey Smith are included, as is all-rounder Sophia Dunkley, who…

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England v Australia: Jos Buttler to open batting in Twenty20 at Edgbaston

Buttler four completes 5-0 whitewash over Australia England v Australia, sole Twenty20 international Venue: Edgbaston Date: Wednesday 27 June Start time: 18:30 BST Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, BBC Radio 4 LW, BBC Sport website & app; in-play highlights & live text on the BBC Sport website & app Jos Buttler will open the batting for England in their sole Twenty20 against Australia at Edgbaston on Wednesday. The wicketkeeper previously batted in the middle order, but his highest T20 score – an…

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Women’s World Twenty20: England to face champions West Indies in Group A

England are currently taking part in a T20 tri-series against New Zealand and South Africa England will play defending champions and hosts West Indies in Group A at the 10-team Women’s World Twenty20. One-day World Cup winners England will also play Sri Lanka, South Africa and a qualifier in the November tournament. Group B features Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and another qualifier – from an eight-team event in July. “It’s an amazing chance to become double world champions but we have a lot of hard work to do first,”…

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