All you need to know about Women’s Ashes 2017

The competition will probably be performed throughout all three codecs.

Staff captains Rachael Haynes of Australia and Heather Knight of England pose for a photograph. (Photograph by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Photographs)

The Commonwealth Ladies’s Ashes is about to start from October 22, Sunday, in Australia. The competition will probably be performed throughout all three codecs. The workforce that features essentially the most factors will probably be awarded the Trophy.

Australia and England will play seven matches in whole comprising of three ODIs, one day-night Take a look at and three T20Is. Every limited-overs victory is value two factors (one level incase of a tie or if the sport is deserted), whereas the winner of the Take a look at will stroll away with 4 factors (two factors every in case of a draw).

 

Australia’s Southern Stars at present maintain the Ashes which they claimed in 2015, after they travelled to England and gained the multi-format sequence. The sequence ended 10-6 in Australia’s favour. Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry was instrumental in Australia’s success as she led the checklist of the main run-scorers in addition to the main wicket-takers.

It’s tough to foretell who begin as favourites as a result of Australia should not solely the No. 1 workforce within the ICC ODI rating, even have the house benefit, whereas England will probably be excessive on confidence after the World Cup victory and in addition their three-run win over their fiercest rivals within the group stage.

The Take a look at match must be particular

As reported by Cricket Australia, the match at North Sydney Oval would be the first Ashes day-night Take a look at – for both gender – and the primary pink-ball ladies’s Take a look at. If that’s not thrilling sufficient, the match is supporting the McGrath Basis, with Pink Stumps Day to be held on day three of the match. On day two, the Richies – the group of Benaud devotees who’ve turn out to be an iconic a part of the SCG Take a look at – will probably be in attendance, so anticipate an ideal environment throughout the 4 days!

Gamers to look out for:

Ellyse Perry for Australia has been a match-winner not solely within the earlier Ashes, however is just about synonymous with influence. With skipper Meg Lanning out with damage, all eyes will probably be on Perry to do one thing particular but once more. Stand-in skipper Rachael Haynes has had a very good begin in the summertime whereas Elyse Villani has already racked up two tons- one within the WNCL and one within the warm-up match. Ashleigh Gardner’s off-spin has bought her a spot within the ODI workforce, however she is but to disclose her means with the bat.

Anya Shrubsole and Katherine Brunt will probably be spearheading the England bowling assault, whereas Alex Hartley will probably be seeking to replicate what she did in opposition to Australia within the World Cup. Sophie Ecclestone didn’t function within the World Cup, and it’s extremely unlikely that she would be the first choice, contemplating Hartley’s type, however she has earned a spot within the workforce with a terrific home scene. All-rounder Nathalie Sciver is devastating with the shape and her type would be the key.

Fixtures:

22 October- 1st ODI, Brisbane (Allan Border Subject) (00:15 BST)

26 October- 2nd ODI, Coffs Harbour (04:40 BST)

29 October- third ODI, Coffs Harbour (00:15 GMT)

9-12 November- Solely Take a look at, Sydney (North Sydney Oval) (d/n) (03:30 GMT)

17 November 1st Twenty20 worldwide, Sydney (North Sydney Oval) (08:10 GMT)

19 November 2nd Twenty20 worldwide, Canberra (03:35 GMT)

21 November third Twenty20 worldwide, Canberra (08:10 GMT)

The place to observe:

All six limited-overs matches will probably be broadcast dwell and free by the 9 Community. The historic day-night Take a look at at North Sydney Oval from 9-12 November will function high-quality streaming solely on cricket.com.au and the Cricket Australia Dwell app, whereas streaming of the shorter codecs can even be out there on cell and desktop with a subscription.

Along with the published protection on TV and on-line, ABC Radio has additionally confirmed they may present protection and commentary all through the sequence.

England will be capable of catch all of the motion throughout the Ladies’s Ashes by way of a free dwell stream on cricketnetwork.com and the Cricket Community app.

Squads for Take a look at and ODI:

Australia squad (ODI and Take a look at): Rachael Haynes (C), Alex Blackwell (VC), Kristen Beams, Nicole Bolton, Lauren Cheatle, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Tahlia McGrath, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Belinda Vakarewa (Take a look at solely), Elyse Villani, Amanda-Jade Wellington.

England squad: Heather Knight (c), Tammy Beaumont, Katherine Brunt, Sophie Ecclestone, Georgia Elwiss, Jenny Gunn, Alex Hartley, Danielle Hazell, Laura Marsh, Anya Shrubsole, Sarah Taylor, Nat Sciver, Fran Wilson, Lauren Winfield, Danielle Wyatt

Squads for the T20i will probably be introduced after the ODI sequence.