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Australia women's cricket team in England in 1976

Australian women's cricket team in England in 1976
 
  England Australia
Dates 29 May – 8 August 1976
Captains Rachael Heyhoe Flint Anne Gordon
Test series
Result 3-match series drawn 0–0
Most runs Rachael Heyhoe Flint (350) Jan Lumsden (260)
Most wickets Enid Bakewell (10) Raelee Thompson (10)
One Day International series
Results England won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Megan Lear (109) Lorraine Hill (132)
Most wickets Jacqueline Court (5) Karen Price (3)

The Australian women's cricket team toured England between May and August 1976. The test series against England women's cricket team was played for the Women's Ashes, which England were defending. The series was drawn 0–0, meaning that England retained the Ashes. England won the three-match ODI series 2–1.[1] The second ODI, won by England, was the first women's cricket match ever played at Lord's.[2]

Squads

 England[3]  Australia[4]

Tour Matches

1-day single innings matches

29 May 1976
Scorecard
Thames Valley
64 (35.5 overs)
v
 Australia
66/0 (15.3 overs)
Pauline Gibbon 28 (–)
Lorraine Hill 4/18 (6 overs)
Lorraine Hill 40* (–)
Australia Women won by 10 wickets
Aspro Sports Ground, Slough
Umpires: Sheila Hill (Eng) and Pip Vyvyan (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to field.
30 May 1976
Scorecard
v
 Australia
162/5 (44 overs)
Susan Goatman 101* (–)
Anne Gordon 1/3 (7 overs)
Anne Gordon 47* (–)
Julia Greenwood 3/15 (10 overs)
Match drawn
Uxbridge Cricket Club Ground, Uxbridge
Umpires: Peggy Culver (Eng) and Isabel Nowell-Smith (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to field.
2 June 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
210/5d (53 overs)
v
Middlesex
98/7 (57 overs)
Janette Tredrea 64 (–)
Val Castle 2/55 (12 overs)
June Green 32 (–)
Lorraine Hill 2/10 (8 overs)
Match drawn
Uxbridge Cricket Club Ground, Uxbridge
Umpires: May Howard (Eng) and G Irwin (Eng)
  • Toss not known.
4 June 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
177/3d (48 overs)
v
Civil Service
88 (47.4 overs)
Margaret Jennings 66 (–)
Dot Fearnley 1/69 (20 overs)
Julia Goodwin 19 (–)
Marie Lutschini 3/20 (9 overs)
Australia Women won by 89 runs
Civil Service Sports Ground, Chiswick
Umpires: Peggy Culver (Eng) and Esme Irwin (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.
9 June 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
213/0d (54.1 overs)
v
Yorkshire
62/6 (57 overs)
Lorraine Hill 108* (–)
June Stephenson 46 (–)
Kerry Mortimer 2/6 (6 overs)
Match drawn
Tickhill Sports Ground, Tickhill
Umpires: Margaret Loomes (Eng) and G York (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.
16 June 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
111/1 (26 overs)
v
Wendy Hills 45* (–)
Ann Hall 1/35 (10 overs)
Match drawn
The Oval, St Helens
Umpires: A Cotter (Eng) and Mike Leddy (Eng)
  • Lancashire and Cheshire Women won the toss and elected to field.
23 June 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
209/6d (57.4 overs)
v
West of England
86 (56.2 overs)
Lorraine Hill 58 (–)
Lynne Thomas 2/42 (16 overs)
Lynne Thomas 40 (–)
Betty McDonald 4/11 (15.2 overs)
Australia Women won by 123 runs
The Maer Ground, Exmouth
Umpires: Peggy Culver (Eng) and Kay Green (Eng)
  • West of England Women won the toss and elected to field.
30 June 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
230/4d (55 overs)
v
West Midlands
150/8 (68 overs)
Anne Gordon 77 (–)
Rosalind Heggs 2/68 (14 overs)
Rachael Heyhoe Flint 63 (–)
Betty McDonald 4/32 (21 overs)
Match drawn
Danescourt, Wolverhampton
Umpires: L Evans (Eng) and T Pritchard (Eng)
  • West Midlands Women won the toss and elected to field.
7 July 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
224/2d (50 overs)
v
East Midlands
73 (46.2 overs)
Lorraine Hill 108* (–)
Mal Deeman 2/115 (22 overs)
Mal Deeman 37 (–)
Karen Price 5/10 (10 overs)
Australia Women won by 151 runs
Snibston Colliery Ground, Coalville
Umpires: F Palmer (Eng) and A Swift (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.
14 July 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
188/3d (56 overs)
v
East Anglia
139/7 (74 overs)
Janette Tredrea 86 (–)
Jacqueline Wainwright 2/33 (14 overs)
Julia Lloyd 45 (–)
Raelee Thompson 3/21 (15 overs)
Match drawn
Heath Park, Hemel Hempstead
Umpires: Isabel Norwell-Smith (Eng) and Pip Vyvyan (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.
18 July 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
211/0d (52 overs)
v
Kent
184/4 (62 overs)
Lorraine Hill 108* (–)
Megan Lear 86* (–)
Marie Lutschini 3/21 (15 overs)
Match drawn
The Bat and Ball Ground, Gravesend
Umpires: Sheila Hill (Eng) and Elizabeth Riley (Eng)
  • Kent Women won the toss and elected to field.
21 July 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
173/8d (57 overs)
v
Surrey
104 (54.5 overs)
Anne Gordon 56 (–)
Patsy Lovell 2/22 (9 overs)
Margaret Peear 23 (–)
Anne Gordon 2/8 (8 overs)
Australia Women won by 69 runs
Mitcham Cricket Green, Mitcham
Umpires: B Hill (Eng) and Veronica Reichwald (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.
29 July 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
174/4d (53.4 overs)
v
Sussex
134/3 (63 overs)
Janette Tredrea 101* (–)
E Stones 1/8 (2 overs)
Shirley Hodges 72* (–)
Kerry Mortimer 1/3 (12 overs)
Match drawn
Nyewood Lane, Bognor Regis
Umpires: May Howard (Eng) and Esme Irwin (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.
6 August 1976
Scorecard
Young England England
122 (77.5 overs)
v
 Australia
123/3 (30.3 overs)
Jan Southgate 50 (–)
Karen Price 4/31 (17 overs)
Janette Tredrea 56* (–)
Catherine Mowat 2/16 (5.3 overs)
Australia Women won by 7 wickets
Kew Green, Kew
Umpires: Jane Ayres (Eng) and Anne Garton (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to field.

2-day matches

6 – 7 June 1976
Scorecard
South of England
v
130 (91.2 overs)
Eleanor Tarbox 26 (–)
Sharon Tredrea 5/21 (19 overs)
140/2d (47 overs)
Lorraine Hill 52 (–)
June Green 1/4 (4 overs)
80 (56.1 overs)
Shirley Hodges 26* (–)
Sharon Tredrea 4/12 (14 overs)
74/4 (30.4 overs)
Anne Gordon 26* (–)
Jacqueline Court 2/13 (7 overs)
Australia Women won by 6 wickets
Recreation Ground, Banstead
Umpires: Veronica Reichwald (Eng) and Pyp Vyvyan (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to field.
13 – 14 June 1976
Scorecard
v
North of England
148 (69 overs)
Margaret Jennings 34 (–)
Julia Greenwood 5/21 (16 overs)
125 (70 overs)
Enid Bakewell 98 (–)
Raelee Thompson 4/25 (17 overs)
149/0d (41.1 overs)
Lorraine Hill 100* (–)
125/2 (44 overs)
Enid Bakewell 81 (–)
Anne Gordon 1/13 (9 overs)
Match drawn
College Grove Ground, Wakefield
Umpires: May Howard (Eng) and Margaret Loomes (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.
26 – 27 June 1976
Scorecard
v
188/6d (76 overs)
Lorraine Hill 73 (–)
Wendy Williams 3/31 (13 overs)
143 (64.3 overs)
Lynne Thomas 67 (–)
Raelee Thompson 4/23 (12.3 overs)
142/1d (48 overs)
Lorraine Hill 84* (–)
Carol Evans 1/17 (10 overs)
88/9 (56 overs)
Jill Cruwys 33 (–)
Sharon Tredrea 4/10 (14 overs)
Match drawn
Wagon Works Ground, Gloucester
Umpires: Peggy Culver (Eng) and June Bragger (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.
10 – 11 July 1976
Scorecard
v
East of England
225/8d (81 overs)
Wendy Blunsden 46* (–)
Isobel Crocker 3/55 (20 overs)
144/9d (75 overs)
Chris Watmough 94 (–)
Karen Price 2/15 (9 overs)
110/3d (25.3 overs)
Wendy Hills 43 (–)
Christine Mason 2/24 (6.3 overs)
129/6 (58 overs)
Julia Lloyd 41 (–)
Wendy Blunsden 2/49 (15 overs)
Match drawn
Woodside, Watford
Umpires: Sheila Hill (Eng) and Esme Irwin (Eng)
  • East of England Women won the toss and elected to field.

Test Series

1st Test

19 – 21 June 1976
Scorecard
v
273/6d (94.1 overs)
Janette Tredrea 67 (–)
June Stephenson 2/40 (18 overs)
254/6d (127 overs)
Rachael Heyhoe Flint 110 (–)
Raelee Thompson 3/79 (36 overs)
125/6 (56 overs)
Margaret Jennings 52 (–)
Enid Bakewell 3/11 (11 overs)
Match drawn
Old Trafford, Manchester
Umpires: Esme Irwin (Eng) and Peggy Culver (Eng)

2nd Test

3 – 5 July 1976
Scorecard
v
242/9d (109 overs)
Enid Bakewell 75 (–)
Raelee Thompson 3/42 (24 overs)
236/7d (104.4 overs)
Margaret Jennings 104 (–)
Glynis Hullah 2/32 (16 overs)
228/2d (77.5 overs)
Lynne Thomas 90 (–)
169/6 (57 overs)
Lorraine Hill 47 (–)
June Stephenson 2/20 (11 overs)
Match drawn
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: June Bragger (Eng) and Pip Vyvyan (Eng)

3rd Test

24 – 27 July 1976
Scorecard
v
134 (102.2 overs)
Lynne Thomas 73 (–)
Karen Price 3/6 (14.2 overs)
379 (139.4 overs)
Jan Lumsden 123 (–)
June Stephenson 2/58 (39 overs)
326 (264 overs)
Rachael Heyhoe Flint 179 (–)
Marie Cornish 3/70 (54 overs)
Match drawn
The Oval, London
Umpires: May Howard (Eng) and Sheila Hill (Eng)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Jacqueline Court (Eng) made her WTest debut.

WODI Series

1st ODI

1 August 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
214/5 (40 overs)
v
 England
127/6 (40 overs)
Lorraine Hill 106 (–)
Jacqueline Court 2/37 (8 overs)
Megan Lear 53* (–)
Karen Price 3/12 (8 overs)
Australia Women won by 87 runs
St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
Umpires: Elizabeth Riley (Eng) and Kay Green (Eng)

2nd ODI

4 August 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
161 (59.4 overs)
v
 England
162/2 (56.2 overs)
Sharon Tredrea 54 (–)
Jan Southgate 2/28 (9 overs)
Chris Watmough 50* (–)
Patsy May 1/24 (12 overs)
England Women won by 8 wickets
Lord's, London
Umpires: Isabel Nowell-Smith (Eng) and June Bragger (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Wendy Hills (Aus) made her WODI debut.

3rd ODI

8 August 1976
Scorecard
Australia 
119/9 (40 overs)
v
 England
120/1 (36.1 overs)
Anne Gordon 50* (–)
Jacqueline Court 3/20 (8 overs)
Megan Lear 56* (–)
Anne Gordon 1/28 (8 overs)
England Women won by 9 wickets
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Umpires: May Howard (Eng) and Sheila Hill (Eng)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Kerry Mortimer (Aus) made her WODI debut.

References

  1. ^ "Australia Women tour of England 1976 Match Results". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Lord's finally opens the doors for women to play their first-ever cricket match at the hallowed venue". Cricket Country. 4 August 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2022.
  3. ^ "RECORDS / WOMEN'S ASHES, 1976 - ENGLAND WOMEN / BATTING AND BOWLING AVERAGES". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  4. ^ "RECORDS / AUSTRALIA WOMEN TOUR OF ENGLAND, JUN-AUG 1976 / ALL MATCHES / BATTING AND BOWLING AVERAGES". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
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