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England women's cricket team in Australia and New Zealand in 1957–58

English women's cricket team in New Zealand in 1957–58
 
  New Zealand England
Dates 5 November 1957 – 2 January 1958
Captains Rona McKenzie Mary Duggan
Test series
Result 2-match series drawn 0–0
Most runs Eris Paton (120) Mary Duggan (210)
Most wickets Jean Coulston (10) Mary Duggan (14)

The English women's cricket team toured New Zealand and Australia between November 1957 and March 1958. Against New Zealand they played two Test matches, which were both drawn.[1]

Against Australia, they contested The Women's Ashes for the fifth time. The four match Test series was drawn 0–0, which resulted in Australia retaining the Ashes.[2][3]

Tour of New Zealand

Tour matches

2-day match: North Island vs England

5–6 November 1957
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North Island
v
175 (107.1 overs)
Verna Coutts 74
Mary Duggan 4/32 (36 overs)
3d/80 (39.4 overs)
Joan Wilkinson 34
Joyce Currie 1/10 (12 overs)
5d/82 (58 overs)
Rona McKenzie 31
Betty Birch 2/7 (6 overs)
0/20 (25 overs)
Joan Wilkinson 12
Match drawn
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: Ron Dore (NZ) and Mandy Maris (NZ)
  • North Island Women won the toss and elected to bat.

2-day match: Canterbury vs England

9, 11 November 1957
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v
4d/208 (75 overs)
Joan Wilkinson 53
Phyl Blackler 2/62 (16 overs)
8d/213 (134 overs)
Phyl Blackler 43
Audrey Disbury 3/42 (21 overs)
9/85 (36 overs)
Mary Duggan 19
Loretta Bayliss 5/20 (13 overs)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.

2-day match: Otago vs England

15–16 November 1957
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102 (60.5 overs)
Mary Webb 34
Audrey Disbury 3/29 (16 overs)
3d/198 (70.4 overs)
Helen Sharpe 53
Eris Paton 1/21 (8 overs)
9/65 (51 overs)
Mary Webb 26
Dorothy Macfarlane 3/9 (14 overs)
Match drawn
North Ground, Dunedin
Umpires: Jim Harwood (NZ) and H Singleton (NZ)
  • Otago Women won the toss and elected to bat.

1-day match: Southland vs England

20 November 1957
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Southland
v
25 (31 overs)
Irene West 8
Edna Barker 4/9 (8 overs)
8d/202 (47 overs)
Joan Wilkinson 56
Rona Cross 3/54 (16 overs)
0/0 (2 overs)
Noelene Pay 0*
Match drawn
Waverley Park, Invercargill
Umpires: George Ayres (NZ) and Bob Pollok (NZ)
  • Southland Women won the toss and elected to bat.
  • England Women won by 10 wickets on first innings.

2-day match: South Island vs England

23, 25 November 1957
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South Island
v
141 (87 overs)
Eris Paton 41
Mary Duggan 6/30 (19 overs)
2d/134 (48 overs)
Betty Birch 69*
Phyl Blackler 1/19 (6 overs)
0/12 (12 overs)
Mary Webb 10*
Match drawn
Carisbrook, Dunedin
Umpires: Jim Harwood (NZ) and Eric Proctor (NZ)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to field.

1-day match: Nelson vs England

4 December 1957
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England 
8d/191 (48.1 overs)
v
Nelson
71 (56.5 overs)
Edna Barker 74
Dorothy Bennett 3/18 (6 overs)
Sally Davies 18
Polly Marshall 3/6 (17 overs)
England Women won by 120 runs
Trafalgar Park, Nelson
Umpires: A Paterson (NZ) and Laurie Quinton (NZ)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.

2-day match: Wellington vs England

23, 25 November 1957
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v
115 (86 overs)
Joyce Currie 29
Joan Hawes 4/22 (20 overs)
4d/182 (69.5 overs)
Cecilia Robinson 78*
Jean Coulston 2/56 (26.5 overs)
130 (82.4 overs)
Gwen Sutherland 26
Edna Barker 4/36 (23 overs)
5/65 (11 overs)
Hazel Sanders 14
Joyce Currie 2/25 (5 overs)
England Women won by 5 wickets
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: Tony Ferrers (NZ) and Jack Loftus (NZ)
  • Wellington Women won the toss and elected to bat.

1-day match: Wanganui and Wellington vs England

9 December 1957
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England 
9d/180 (59.5 overs)
v
Wanganui and Wellington
101 (41.1 overs)
Gwen Sutherland 60
Polly Marshall 4/4 (6.1 overs)
England Women won by 79 runs
Cooks Gardens, Wanganui
Umpires: Frank Gilligan (NZ) and Ina Lamason (NZ)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.

2-day match: Auckland vs England

14, 16 December 1957
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80 (83.2 overs)
Joyce Powell 34
Joan Wilkinson 3/9 (7 overs)
155 (67.5 overs)
Polly Marshall 35
Joan Rich 4/41 (10 overs)
89 (84 overs)
Carolyn Sinton 32
Mary Duggan 4/18 (21 overs)
1/15 (5.2 overs)
Mary Duggan 11*
Maureen Taylor 1/12 (3 overs)
England Women won by 9 wickets
Melville Park, Auckland
Umpires: David Bindon (NZ) and Alf Jones (NZ)
  • Auckland Women won the toss and elected to bat.

1-day match: Matamata vs England

21 December 1957
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Matamata
81 (51.4 overs)
v
 England
191/9 (72 overs)
Joyce Powell 37
Helene Hegarty 4/25 (15.4 overs)
Joan Wilkinson 76
Anne Skinner 4/46 (29 overs)
England Women won by 7 wickets
Bedford Park, Matamata
Umpires: Rona McKenzie (NZ) and Joan Rich (NZ)
  • Matamata Women won the toss and elected to bat.

2-day match: New Zealand England Touring Team vs England

1–2 January 1958
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v
7d/227 (81 overs)
Josephine Batson 81
Rona McKenzie 3/33 (10 overs)
9d/210 (104.1 overs)
Joyce Powell 85
Helene Hegarty 2/45 (26 overs)
3d/112 (84 overs)
Cecilia Robinson 40*
Joyce Currie 2/34 (14 overs)
6/99 (23 overs)
Phyl Blackler 39*
Polly Marshall 2/12 (2 overs)
Match drawn
Cornwall Park, Auckland
Umpires: Roy Blennerhassett (NZ) and Bill Sewell (NZ)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.

Test series

1st Test

29, 30 November, 2 December 1957
Scorecard
v
223 (137.2 overs)
Rona McKenzie 60
Mary Duggan 6/55 (40 overs)
7d/255 (106 overs)
Mary Duggan 108
Jean Coulston 4/73 (31 overs)
7d/177 (115 overs)
Evon Dickson 65
Dorothy Macfarlane 2/35 (33 overs)
4/48 (36 overs)
Joan Wilkinson 11
Joyce Currie 3/36 (18 overs)
Match drawn
Lancaster Park, Christchurch
Umpires: Eric Milne (NZ) and WH Barnes (NZ)

2nd Test

27, 28, 29 December 1957
Scorecard
v
186 (86.1 overs)
Joan Wilkinson 90
Phyl Blackler 4/46 (17.1 overs)
130 (71.1 overs)
Eris Paton 77*
Joan Hawes 4/36 (23.1 overs)
7d/171 (79 overs)
Mary Duggan 85
Mary Webb 3/32 (15 overs)
9/203 (79 overs)
Eris Paton 43
Mary Duggan 5/47 (28 overs)
Match drawn
Eden Park, Auckland

Tour of Australia

English women's cricket team in Australia in 1957–58
 
  Australia England
Dates 11 January – 24 March 1958
Captains Una Paisley Mary Duggan
Cecilia Robinson
(4th Test)
Test series
Result 4-match series drawn 0–0
Most runs Betty Wilson (282) Cecilia Robinson (256)
Most wickets Betty Wilson (21) Mary Duggan (9)

Tour matches

1-day match: Bathurst vs England

11 January 1958
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Bathurst
8d/179 (48.2 overs)
Marjorie Holdsworth 51
M Rawlinson 3/53 (17 overs)
32 (20.3 overs)
G Bradley 12
Joan Hawes 4/14 (7 overs)
8/77 (27 overs) (f/o)
A Long (27)
Mary Duggan 5/23 (10 overs)
Match drawn
Bathurst Sportsground, Bathurst
Umpires: W Hadley (Aus) and C Stone (Aus)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.

2-day match: Queensland vs England

17–18 January 1958
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v
66 (27.3 overs)
D Byrne 28
Dorothy Macfarlane 4/20 (7 overs)
2d/253 (70 overs)
Cecilia Robinson 105*
T Crouch 1/32 (8 overs)
74 (28.3 overs)
V Beddington 11
Edna Barker 3/23 (6 overs)
England Women won by an innings and 113 runs
Athletic Oval, Toowoomba
Umpires: T Harvey (Aus) and J Sommerfield (Aus)
  • Queensland Women won the toss and elected to bat.

1-day match: Queensland vs England

18 January 1958
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England 
323 (69.3 overs)
v
Marjorie Holdsworth 70
Val Slater 3/35 (12 overs)
Match drawn
Athletic Oval, Toowoomba
Umpires: T Harvey (Aus) and J Sommerfield (Aus)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.

1-day match: Brisbane vs England

22 January 1958
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England 
5d/151 (47.4 overs)
v
Brisbane
66 (58.3 overs)
Hazel Sanders 50*
H Doherty 3/21 (9 overs)
D Adams 30
Audrey Disbury 3/16 (10.3 overs)
England Women won by 85 runs
The Gabba, Brisbane
Umpires: T Harvey (Aus) and Reg Tickle (Aus)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.

2-day match: Australian XI vs England

24–25 January 1958
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133 (69.5 overs)
Joyce Christ 40
Mary Duggan 4/28 (18.5 overs)
4d/171 (64 overs)
Joan Wilkinson 46
J Coulthard 2/53 (14 overs)
58 (47.5 overs)
Joyce Christ 14
Mary Duggan 2/11 (13 overs)
0/23 (6 overs)
Shirley Driscoll 12*
England Women won by 10 wickets
The Gabba, Brisbane
Umpires: Col Hoy (Aus)
  • Australian XI Women won the toss and elected to bat.

1-day match: Metropolitan XI vs England

27 January 1958
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England 
9d/186 (54.1 overs)
v
Metropolitan XI
6/128 (65 overs)
Mary Duggan 52
Muriel Picton 3/40 (13 overs)
Match drawn
Grahame Park, Gosford
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.

2-day match: New South Wales vs England

31 January – 1 February 1958
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v
107 (69.5 overs)
Patricia Thomson 16
Edna Barker 5/28 (25 overs)
9d/114 (48.4 overs)
Betty Birch 30
Hazel Buck 7/24 (16.4 overs)
1d/31 (17 overs)
Mary Allitt 15
Joan Hawes 1/6 (7 overs)
1/25 (3.4 overs)
Mary Duggan 11
Joyce Christ 1/8 (2 overs)
England Women won by 9 wickets
University Oval, Sydney
Umpires: Paul Berridge (Aus)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to field.

1-day match: New South Wales XI vs England

3 February 1958
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England 
2d/169 (52 overs)
v
New South Wales XI New South Wales
126 (45.3 overs)
Josephine Batson 62*
S Collins 1/21 (12 overs)
Mollie Dive 46
Dorothy Macfarlane 4/31 (18 overs)
England Women won by 43 runs
Goulburn Sportsground, Goulburn
Umpires: O Bishop (Aus) and J Korff (Aus)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.

2-day match: Victoria vs England

18–19 February 1958
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v
4d/103 (54 overs)
Betty Birch 31
Betty Wilson 2/10 (5 overs)
0/6 (8 overs)
Nell Massey 4*
  • The result of the toss is unknown.
  • There was no play on Day 2 due to rain.

2-day match: South Australia vs England

28 February – 1 March 1958
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v
8d/176 (78 overs)
Audrey Disbury 47*
Val Bungay 2/26 (15 overs)
45 (46.4 overs)
Ruth Dow 18
Helene Hegarty 5/21 (20 overs)
84 (53.4 overs)
Barbara Orchard 21
Audrey Disbury 4/31 (17.4 overs)
England Women won by an innings and 47 runs
Vansittart Park, Mount Gambier
Umpires: M Burke (Aus) and J Ingham (Aus)
  • England Women won the toss and elected to bat.

1-day match: South Australia vs England

1 March 1958
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England 
7/87 (41 overs)
v
Shirley Driscoll 27
Ruth Dow 5/22 (14 overs)
Match drawn
Vansittart Park, Mount Gambier
Umpires: M Burke (Aus) and J Ingham (Aus)
  • The result of the toss is unknown.

1-day match: Western Australia vs England

17 March 1958
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England 
4d/160 (52 overs)
v
Western Australia Western Australia
55 (47 overs)
Cecilia Robinson 45
Betty Newman 3/46 (18 overs)
P Mace 15
Joan Wilkinson 5/1 (7 overs)
England Women won by 105 runs
WACA Ground, Perth
  • Western Australia Women won the toss and elected to field.

Test series

1st Test

7, 8, 10 February 1958
Scorecard
v
Match abandoned
North Sydney Oval, Sydney

2nd Test

21, 22, 24 February 1958
Scorecard
v
38 (43.5 overs)
Betty Wilson 12
Mary Duggan 7/6 (14.5 overs)
35 (30.3 overs)
Mary Duggan 12
Betty Wilson 7/7 (10.3 overs)
9d/202 (109.5 overs)
Betty Wilson 100
Joan Hawes 3/32 (17.5 overs)
8/76 (64 overs)
Shirley Driscoll 24
Betty Wilson 4/9 (19 overs)

3rd Test

8, 10, 11 March 1958
Scorecard
v
292 (159.3 overs)
Betty Wilson 127
Helene Hegarty 4/70 (46.3 overs)
325 (192.4 overs)
Cecilia Robinson 102
Betty Wilson 6/71 (49 overs)
2/78 (59 overs)
Ruth Dow 30*
Helene Hegarty 1/12 (10 overs)
Match drawn
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: Arthur Cocks (Aus) and John McMenamin (Aus)

4th Test

21, 22, 24 March 1958
Scorecard
v
6d/253 (121 overs)
Betty Birch 72*
Joyce Bath 2/41 (24 overs)
7d/280 (137 overs)
Valma Batty 70
Joan Hawes 2/54 (27 overs)
188 (102.5 overs)
Cecilia Robinson 96*
Joyce Bath 3/11 (8 overs)
1/59 (21 overs)
Nell Massey 40*
Match drawn
WACA Ground, Perth
Umpires: Jack Gillott (Aus) and Stanley McDonald (Aus)

References

  1. ^ "England Women in Australia 1957–58". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Women's Ashes 1957–58". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Overall series results of the Women's Ashes". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Bowlers who have a hat-trick in women's Test cricket". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Batsmen who have carried the bat in women's Test cricket". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
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