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Women’s Ashes Australia vs England 1st T20I: Australia storm to impressive win

Tahlia Mcgrath 3-26 and 91* for Australia Women
Tahlia Mcgrath 3-26 and 91* for Australia Women

Australia stormed to an impressive 9 wicket win over England in the1st T20I of the Women’s Ashes at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.


Match Summary

Women’s Ashes Australia vs England 1st T20I:

Australia Women 170/1 ( 17 ov)

England Women 169/4 (20 ov)

Result -  Australia Women won by 9 wickets



A stunning all-round performance from Tahlia McGrath saw Australia Women win the first IT20 of the Women's Ashes and go 2-0 up in the multi-format series.

The all-rounder bludgeoned 91 from just 49 balls to chase down England's 169-4, and eclipse the visitors' promising showing with the bat. Earlier, McGrath had taken 3-26 to peg England back after Danni Wyatt had made an impressive 70.

The second IT20 is at the same venue, Adelaide Oval, on Saturday - 3.10am GMT. The multi-format Ashes is the best of 16 points, with two points each for a white-ball game and four points for the Test match.

Player of the Match was Tahlia McGrath.

Match Stats

England Women Fall of wickets: 1-82 (Tammy Beaumont - 10.1 ov), 2-141 (Natalie Sciver - 16.3 ov), 3-142 (Danielle Wyatt - 16.5 ov), 4-154 (Amy Jones - 18.4 ov)

Australia Women Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Alyssa Healy - 3.5 ov)

Playing XIs

Australia Women - Alyssa Healy(wk), Meg Lanning(c), Tahlia McGrath, Rachael Haynes, Ashleigh Gardner, Grace Harris,Nicola Carey, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Tayla Vlaeminck, Megan Schutt

England Women - Tammy Beaumont, Danni Wyatt, Heather Knight(c), Natalie Sciver, Amy Jones(wk), Sophia Dunkley, Maia Bouchier, Katherine Brunt, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Freya Davies


Match Details

Start Time: 08:10

Toss: Australia Women won the toss and decided to field

Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Officials: Bruce Oxenford, Claire Polosak, Michael Graham-Smith, Eloise Sheridan, Stephen Bernard


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