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Women’s Ashes: England v Australia

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Ashes are one of the best test series that is held between Australia and England for many years. As far as women’s ashes are concerned, it is actually a series in international test cricket of women between Australia and England. Australia cricket team is one of the best teams in the history of cricket that has recently won the cricket world cup for ODI’s and is well known for its excellence in the field of cricket. On the other hand, the performance of England with respect to cricket cannot be ignored because they have improved themselves up to a great extent in few years and have now quality players in their team.

The first test series of women’s cricket teams between Australia and England was held in 1934 to 1935. It was not only the game because the captain of England was not ready to be linked with the concepts of male cricketers for Tests and Ashes so she called it to be the game of love. From that time, the women’s cricketers started improving themselves after learning too many techniques for test cricket. No doubt, they started from zero at that time but everything gets better and better with the passage of time. The new trophy for women’s ashes was produced in the year 2013. The total number of test series played between England and Australia for women are 21 among which 48 test matches are played. Each test series varies from 1 to 5 matches. Among 48 test matches, Australia has won 12 matches whereas England has won 9 whereas remaining 27 were drawn. Similarly, if we see with respect to series then Australia has won 8 series and England has won 6. From the figures, it is clear that the competition of women’s test cricket between two countries is always tough due to which it creates a great excitement and a sense of enjoyment for those who come to see that cricket from far off places.

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Among the most wicket takers, Betty Wilson from Australia is the most dominant who has played only 9 matches but is at the top with the most wickets taking figures.i.e.53. On the other hand, Myrtle Maclagan from England is at the third position with 51 wickets with an economy of 1.68. She was one of the best bowlers in the history of women’s cricket teams because of his bowling skills and played cricket for more than 5 years up to 2005. If we see with respect to batting, Meg Lanning from Australia is at the top who scored more than 700 runs within 20 matches only at the average of about 35. On the other hand, Charlotte Edwards from England is at the top as she scored 630 runs within only 20 matches at the average of 30. One strange thing about Charlotte is that she did not even score a century but is still regarded among one of the best cricketers due to his outstanding average of runs.

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