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Women's Ashes: England draw series after Wyatt century beats Australia

Women’s Ashes: Third Twenty20 international, Canberra Australia 178-2 (20 overs): Mooney 117*, Perry 22*, Brunt 1-25 England 181-6 (19 overs): Wyatt 100, Knight 51, Jonassen 2-25 England (2pts) won by four wickets; Australia retain the Women’s Ashes with multi-format series drawn 8-8 Scorecard Danni Wyatt scored England’s first Twenty20 International century to help her side chase a record 179 and draw the multi-format Women’s Ashes series. Beth Mooney hit an unbeaten 117, the second-highest score in women’s T20s, as Australia posted an imposing total. Wyatt hit two sixes and 13…

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Lyon aims to 'end careers' of England players

Australia v England, first Ashes Test Date: 23-27 November Time: 00:00 GMT Venue: Gabba, Brisbane Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW and the BBC Sport website. Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app. Full coverage Off-spinner Nathan Lyon hopes Australia can “end the careers” of some England players during the Ashes series. Graeme Swann retired in the midst of England’s 5-0 defeat in 2013-14, Kevin Pietersen was discarded after the series, and Jonathan Trott and Matt Prior…

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Stuart Board struck by stray golf ball ahead of Ashes but England seamer declared 'fine'

Stuart Broad gave England an injury scare ahead of the Ashes Monday, November 20, 2017 England seamer Stuart Broad is “fine” after taking an unexpected blow from a golf ball. Broad is no stranger to finding himself in the firing line in Brisbane, where the home crowd and press delivered a barrage of verbal bouncers in his direction on his last Ashes trip. Broad became public enemy number one round these parts in 2013-14 when most of Australia remained irked by his decision four months earlier not to walk off…

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Australia 'see things they like' in England, says coach Lehmann

Australia v England: First Ashes Test Venue: Gabba, Brisbane Dates: 23-27 November Time: 00:00 GMT Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and BBC Sport website. Live text commentary on BBC Sport website and app. Australia have seen “a couple of things they like” in England’s Ashes warm up games, says coach Darren Lehmann. The tourists have played three matches before Thursday’s first Test in Brisbane, only taking one wicket on Saturday against Cricket Australia XI. And Lehmann says England have shown flaws that…

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Brunt and Gunn star in T20 win to give England chance to level Women's Ashes

Women’s Ashes: Second Twenty20 international, Canberra: England 152-6 (20 overs): Sciver 40, Schutt 2-16 Australia 112 (18 overs): Healy 24, Gunn 4-13, Brunt 2-10 England (2pts) won by 40 runs; Australia lead multi-format series 8-6 Scorecard Katherine Brunt starred with bat and ball as England kept their hopes of a drawn Women’s Ashes series alive with a 40-run win over Australia in the second Twenty20 international in Canberra. Brunt (32 not out) and Natalie Sciver (40) helped England post 152-6 from their 20 overs after they won the toss. Jenny…

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Scratchy England beat PNG to make World Cup semi-finals – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Rugby League World Cup quarter-final England (14) 36 Tries: McGillvary 2, Walmsley, Currie, Watkins 2, Hall Goals: Widdop 4 Papua New Guinea (0) 6 Try: Lo Goal: Martin England beat Papua New Guinea to set up a World Cup semi-final against Tonga despite an error-strewn performance. England built a healthy half-time lead after a double from winger Jermaine McGillvary and Alex Walmsley’s score. Ben Currie crossed after the break as Garry Lo got PNG on the board, but two tries from Kallum…

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England hammer luckless Australia – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device Autumn Test England (6) 30 Tries: Daly, Joseph, May, Care Cons: Farrell 2 Pens: Farrell 2 Australia (0) 6 Pens: Hodge, Foley England made it five wins on the bounce over a resurgent Australia as a late trio of exhilarating tries saw them battle to a controversial victory. The Wallabies lost their captain Michael Hooper and full-back Kurtley Beale to first-half yellow cards and had two tries of their own disallowed as a series of marginal calls went against them. A week…

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