women's ashes 2023

Cricket

(W) England v Australia ~ Saturday 8 July

🏏 A famous cricketing rival continues in London this week with England against Australia in two IT20s, part of the Women’s Ashes Series.  See below for the latest ticket information.

The Oval and Lord’s are the venues for back-to-back IT20s as the Women’s Ashes 2023 reaches a pivotal stage, following it’s launch in Nottingham in mid-June.

STOP PRESS: England beat Australia by three runs at The Oval on Wednesday night!  Next step the Home of Cricket this Saturday.  Tickets are available here

Australia are the current trophy holders after triumphing 12-4 in the 2022 series.  The 2023 is again multi-format with a Test victory is worth four points.  The three ODIs and three T20s are worth  two points each.  The opening game, a four-day Test match, starts at Trent Bridge on 22 July, followed by a T20 showdown at Edgbaston on 1 July. 

By the time the sides reach the capital for their T20 double-header one of them could be in pole position to seize the initiative ahead of the final three ODI games taking place 12 July onwards at Bristol, Southampton and Taunton respectively.

🎟️ Tickets for England v Australia on Saturday 8 July at Lord’s are on sale here

πŸ•’ England v Australia at The Oval on Wednesday 5 July starts at 6pm.

πŸ•’ England v Australia at Lord’s on Saturday 8 July starts at 6.35pm.

🏏 England squad for the IT20 Women’s Ashes 2023 as follows:

Heather Knight (captain, Western Storm)
Lauren Bell (Southern Vipers)
Maia Bouchier (Southern Vipers)
Alice Capsey (South East Stars)
Kate Cross (Thunder)
Freya Davies (South East Stars)
Charlie Dean (Southern Vipers)
Sophia Dunkley (South East Stars)
Sophie Ecclestone (Thunder)
Danielle Gibson (Western Storm)
Sarah Glenn (The Blaze)
Amy Jones (Central Sparks)
Nat Sciver-Brunt (vice-captain, The Blaze)
Issy Wong (Central Sparks)
Lauren Winfield-Hill (Northern Diamonds)
Danielle Wyatt (Southern Brave)

πŸšŠπŸš— Travel tips for The Oval: Public transport is recommended as the easiest way to get to the Kia Oval.  Oval tube station on the Northern Line is a 100 metre walk to the ground, turn left on leaving the station.  Alternatively the ground is a ten-minute walk from Vauxhall tube station which is served by the Victoria line and Vauxhall railway station accessible from Waterloo, Clapham Junction and Southern Western Railway routes.  Plan your journey at the Transport for London website.

πŸšŠπŸš— Travel tips for Lord’s: Travelling to Lord’s via public transport is recommended.  The nearest tube station is St John’s Wood – on the Jubilee line – which is a five minute walk.  Four alternative tube stations are only 15 mins walk away: Baker Street, Warwick Ave, Marylebone and Edgware.  Car parking is the area is restricted however Westminster Council offer parking close to Lord’s at Kingsmill Terrace (NW8 6AA) visit their website for more details.

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