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England women's cricket team in Australia and New Zealand in 2007–08

English women's cricket team in Australia in 2007–08
 
  Australia England
Dates 25 January – 18 February 2008
Captains Karen Rolton Charlotte Edwards
Test series
Result England won the 1-match series 1–0
Most runs Lisa Sthalekar (100) Claire Taylor (108)
Most wickets Lisa Sthalekar (4) Isa Guha (9)
One Day International series
Results 5-match series drawn 2–2
Most runs Alex Blackwell (178) Charlotte Edwards (140)
Most wickets Ellyse Perry (9) Laura Marsh (7)
Player of the series Ellyse Perry (Aus)
Twenty20 International series
Results Australia won the 1-match series 1–0
Most runs Kate Blackwell (30) Claire Taylor (34)
Most wickets Ellyse Perry (4) Rosalie Birch; Laura Marsh; Jenny Gunn (1)

The English women's cricket team toured Australia and New Zealand between January and March 2008. In Australia, they were defending the Women's Ashes. The sides won 2 ODIs apiece, while Australia won the T20 match. The only Test match played was won by England, who thus defended the Women's Ashes.[1] In New Zealand, the two teams played a five match ODI series, which was won by England, 3–1.[2]

Tour of Australia

Squads

 Australia[3]  England[4]

Tour matches

50-over match: Victoria v England

25 January 2008
Scorecard
England 
137 (48.3 overs)
v
 Victoria
143/1 (35.4 overs)
Jenny Gunn 29 (77)
Jane Franklin 2/16 (10 overs)
Rachael Haynes 63* (102)
Jenny Gunn 1/20 (5 overs)
Victoria Women won by 9 wickets
Caulfield Grammar School, Melbourne
Umpires: C Stevens (Aus) and Geoff Joshua (Aus)
  • Victoria Women won the toss and elected to field.

50-over match: Australia Under-21s v England

28 January 2008
Scorecard
Australia Under-21s 
214/8 (50 overs)
v
 England
162 (42 overs)
Jess Duffin 53* (33)
Steph Davies 2/28 (10 overs)
Caroline Atkins 32* (66)
Rene Farrell 3/22 (6 overs)
Australia Under-21s Women won by 52 runs
Albert Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Ashley Barrow (Aus) and Geoff Joshua (Aus)
  • Australia Under-21s Women won the toss and elected to bat.

50-over match: Australia Under-21s v England

30 January 2008
Scorecard
England 
249/9 (50 overs)
v
 Australia Under-21s
174 (49.3 overs)
Beth Morgan 70 (127)
Delissa Kimmince 2/48 (10 overs)
Rachael Haynes 37 (55)
Rosalie Birch 3/21 (10 overs)
England Women won by 75 runs
Geelong Cricket Ground, Geelong
Umpires: Ashley Barrow (Aus) and Tony Ward (Aus)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.

Only WT20I

1 February 2008
Scorecard
Australia 
127/5 (20 overs)
v
 England
106/8 (20 overs)
Kate Blackwell 30* (28)
Rosalie Birch 1/12 (4 overs)
Claire Taylor 34 (32)
Ellyse Perry 4/20 (4 overs)
Australia Women won by 21 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Geoff Joshua (Aus) and John Ward (Aus)
Player of the match: Ellyse Perry (Aus)

WODI Series

1st ODI

3 February 2008
Scorecard
England 
233/6 (50 overs)
v
 Australia
177 (49.2 overs)
Jenny Gunn 48 (64)
Shelley Nitschke 2/38 (10 overs)
Ellyse Perry 40 (65)
Laura Marsh 3/41 (8 overs)
England Women won by 56 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Bob Parry (Aus) and Paul Reiffel (Aus)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to field.

2nd ODI

4 February 2008
Scorecard
Australia 
240/4 (50 overs)
v
 England
156 (45.1 overs)
Alex Blackwell 101 (159)
Jenny Gunn 2/39 (9 overs)
Lydia Greenway 27 (41)
Ellyse Perry 3/24 (8 overs)
Australia Women won by 84 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Bob Parry (Aus) and John Ward (Aus)
Player of the match: Alex Blackwell (Aus)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.

3rd ODI

7 February 2008
Scorecard
v
Match Abandoned
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Darren Goodger (Aus) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
  • No toss.
  • No play possible due to rain.

4th ODI

10 February 2008
Scorecard
Australia 
177 (49.2 overs)
v
 England
178/3 (46 overs)
Karen Rolton 65 (71)
Nicky Shaw 3/37 (10 overs)
Charlotte Edwards 70* (100)
Ellyse Perry 2/24 (8 overs)
England Women won by 7 wickets
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Umpires: Darren Goodger (Aus) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.

5th ODI

11 February 2008
Scorecard
Australia 
211/9 (50 overs)
v
 England
170 (46.3 overs)
Alex Blackwell 61 (125)
Steph Davies 4/47 (9 overs)
Charlotte Edwards 44 (88)
Ellyse Perry 3/30 (8 overs)
England Women won by 7 wickets
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Umpires: Gerard Abood (Aus) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Steph Davies (Eng) made her WODI debut.

Test Match

15 – 18 February 2008
Scorecard
v
154 (81.5 overs)
Kate Blackwell 45 (132)
Isa Guha 5/40 (18.5 overs)
244 (140.4 overs)
Charlotte Edwards 94 (182)
Lisa Sthalekar 3/48 (28 overs)
231/9d (93 overs)
Lisa Sthalekar 98 (204)
Isa Guha 4/60 (23 overs)
144/4 (56.3 overs)
Claire Taylor 64* (142)
Ellyse Perry 1/17 (13 overs)
England Women won by 6 wickets
Bradman Oval, Bowral
Umpires: Paul Reiffel (Aus) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
Player of the match: Isa Guha (Eng)

Tour of New Zealand

English women's cricket team in New Zealand in 2007–08
 
  New Zealand England
Dates 22 February – 3 March 2008
Captains Haidee Tiffen Charlotte Edwards
One Day International series
Results England won the 5-match series 3–1
Most runs Sarah Tsukigawa (163) Claire Taylor (242)
Most wickets Beth McNeill (8) Charlotte Edwards (10)
Player of the series Claire Taylor (Eng)

Squads

 New Zealand[5]  England[4]

Tour matches

50-over match: New Zealand A v England

22 February 2008
Scorecard
England 
183/9 (50 overs)
v
 New Zealand
86 (37.2 overs)
Claire Taylor 62 (72)
Lucy Doolan 3/21 (10 overs)
Rachel Priest 22 (58)
Isa Guha 3/9 (6.2 overs)
England Women won by 97 runs
Lincoln No. 3, Lincoln
Umpires: Chris Gaffaney (NZ) and Glenn Holden (NZ)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.

WODI Series

1st ODI

24 February 2008
Scorecard
New Zealand 
261/9 (50 overs)
v
 England
138 (40.3 overs)
Nicola Browne 52 (65)
Isa Guha 3/47 (10 overs)
Charlotte Edwards 70* (87)
Beth McNeill 6/32 (10 overs)
New Zealand Women won by 123 runs
Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln
Umpires: Glenn Holden (NZ) and Tim Parlane (NZ)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to field.

2nd ODI

24 February 2008
Scorecard
New Zealand 
242/8 (50 overs)
v
 England
243/1 (44.4 overs)
Sarah Tsukigawa 73 (54)
Isa Guha 2/22 (10 overs)
Claire Taylor 111* (111)
Beth McNeill 1/38 (10 overs)
England Women won by 9 wickets
Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Evan Watkin (NZ)
  • New Zealand Women won the toss and elected to bat.

3rd ODI

24 February 2008
Scorecard
New Zealand 
199 (49 overs)
v
 England
200/4 (48.1 overs)
Sarah Tsukigawa 37 (52)
Katherine Brunt 2/18 (7 overs)
Sarah Taylor 86* (137)
Sarah Tsukigawa 2/29 (10 overs)
England Women won by 6 wickets
Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Chris Gaffaney (NZ)

4th ODI

24 February 2008
Scorecard
New Zealand 
258/9 (50 overs)
v
Katey Martin 79 (100)
Charlotte Edwards 3/47 (10 overs)
No result
Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln
Umpires: Chris Gaffaney (NZ) and Derek Walker (NZ)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to field.
  • No further play possible due to rain.
  • Lucy Doolan (NZ) made her WODI debut.

5th ODI

24 February 2008
Scorecard
New Zealand 
241/9 (50 overs)
v
 England
242/4 (47.4 overs)
Aimee Watkins 67 (92)
Isa Guha 2/24 (8 overs)
Charlotte Edwards 83* (69)
Aimee Watkins 3/42 (10 overs)
England Women won by 6 wickets
Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln
Umpires: Chris Gaffaney (NZ) and Derek Walker (NZ)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to field.

References

  1. ^ "Tour diary/Giant steps". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  2. ^ "England Women tour of Australia and New Zealand 2007/08/Fixtures and Results". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Australia name Ashes and ODI squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  4. ^ a b "England recall Birch and offer Davies debut". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  5. ^ "New Zealand Women Squad/England tour of Australia and New Zealand 2007/08". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 June 2021.
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