Saturday 10 August 2013 

Isa Guha Backs New Women's Ashes Format

Former England international Isa Guha backs the revised format for the Women's Ashes, which will see the contest spread over one Test, three ODIs and three Twenty20 games.

Guha, who helped England win the Ashes in 2008 when it was played for over a single Test, says the new format is a 'great idea'.

In this interview, conducted earlier in the year, she also pays tribute to former coach Mark Lane, who had recently stepped down.

The Test match gets underway tomorrow (11th August) at Wormsley and each format of the game carries a maximum of six points.

The first team to reach 10 points will win the Ashes, or Australia will retain them if both sides finish level.

Women's Ashes Schedule

11th-14th August: Only Test, Wormsley (6 points for a win, 2 points each for a draw)
 
20th August: 1st ODI, Lord's (2 points for a win, 1 for a tie)
23rd August: 2nd ODI, Hove (2 points for a win, 1 for a tie)
25th August: 3rd ODI, Hove (2 points for a win, 1 for a tie)
 
27th August: 1st T20I, Chelmsford (2 points for a win - one-over eliminator if scores are tied)
29th August: 2nd T20I, Southampton (2 points for a win - one-over eliminator if scores are tied)
31st August: 3rd T20I, Chester-le-Street (2 points for a win - one-over eliminator if scores are tied)

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