England fell agonisingly in need of a file goal in Check cricket after Australia staged a outstanding fightback to attract the one-off ladies’s Ashes Check at Canberra’s Manuka Oval on Sunday and keep its lead within the multi-format collection.
Set 257 to win in 48 overs, the visiting staff appeared to be on its solution to a well-known victory on the again of a devastating 52-run stand between Natalie Sciver (58) and Sophia Dunkley (45) earlier than late strikes from Australia meant it completed on 245 for 9. It will have been a file chase, beating the earlier better of 198 set by Australia greater than a decade in the past.
The chase would have wanted it to beat the earlier better of 198 set by Australia greater than a decade in the past.
On a closing day that had its share of twists, England misplaced six wickets for 27 runs after Annabel Sutherland (3 for 69) and Alana King (2 for 39) turned the match in Australia’s favour with half an hour to go.
Australia earlier declared on 216 for 7 after resuming day 4 on 12 for two, with Beth Mooney top-scoring with 63 and Ellyse Perry (41) and Ashleigh Gardner (38) making essential contributions.
The 2 sides subsequent play a three-match one-day worldwide collection, which begins in Canberra on Thursday.
- Australia 337 for 9 dec. and 216 for 7 dec. drew with England 297 and 245 for 9 (Sciver 58, Knight 48, Dunkley 45)