The experienced trio of Charlotte Edwards, Arran Brindle and Jenny Gunn turned in starring performances as England Women thumped Pakistan Women by 111 runs in the first of two One-Day Internationals. Louth's London Road ground in Lincolnshire hosted international cricket for the first time as England posted 227 for seven and then dismissed Pakistan for 116 in reply.
England captain Charlotte Edwards became just the third woman to reach eight One-Day International centuries as she led her side to a third-place finish at the Women's World Cup in Mumbai.
Edwards warded off a late flurry of wickets with an unbeaten 106 as England closed on 222 for six in reply to New Zealand's total of 220 for eight.
Brad Haddin, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Adam Voges will be part of Australia's One-Day International squad for the fifth and final game against the West Indies in Melbourne on Sunday (10th February).
Wicket-keeper Haddin replaces Matthew Wade, who, along with Glenn Maxwell, is departing early for the Test tour of India which gets underway later this month.
Reigning Women's World Cup champions England got their campaign back on track following their unexpected one-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka with a 32-run win over India in Mumbai.
Charlotte Edwards scored 109 as England posted 272 for eight and despite Harmanpreet Kaur's maiden ODI century in India's reply, they closed on 240 for nine, Katherine Brunt taking four for 29.
Captain Charlotte Edwards hit 78 from the to order to set up a 51-run win for England Women over South Africa Women in their 2013 World Cup warm-up match in Mumbai.
Although no other player could reach a half-century, England's 270 for nine proved to be beyond South Africa, for whom Trisha Chetty (57) and Mignon du Preez (64 not out) top scored.