England women's cricket team

The England women's cricket team represents England and Wales in international women's cricket. The team is administrated by England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB); they played their first Tests in 1934–35, when they beat Australia 2–0 in a three-Test series. Their current captain is Heather Knight. There is also an England Women's Academy team, consisting of players just below the full England squad.[8]

England
England Cricket crest
AssociationEngland and Wales Cricket Board
Personnel
CaptainHeather Knight
CoachLisa Keightley
International Cricket Council
ICC statusFull member (1909)
ICC regionEurope
ICC Rankings Current[1] Best-ever
WODI 3rd 2nd (01-Oct-2015)
WT20I 2nd 2nd
Women's Tests
First WTestv  Australia at the Brisbane Exhibition Ground, Brisbane; 28–31 December 1934
Last WTestv  Australia at Manuka Oval, Canberra; 27–30 January 2022
WTests Played Won/Lost
Total[2] 97 20/14
(63 draws)
This year[3] 1 0/0 (1 draw)
Women's One Day Internationals
First WODIv International XI at County Cricket Ground, Hove; 23 June 1973
Last WODIv  Australia at Hagley Oval, Christchurch; 3 April 2022
WODIs Played Won/Lost
Total[4] 371 217/141
(2 ties, 11 no result)
This year[5] 12 5/7
(0 ties, 0 no result)
Women's World Cup appearances11 (first in 1973)
Best resultChampions (1973, 1993, 2009, 2017)
Women's Twenty20 Internationals
First WT20Iv  New Zealand at County Cricket Ground, Hove; 5 August 2004
Last WT20Iv  Australia at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide; 22 January 2022
WT20Is Played Won/Lost
Total[6] 157 111/41
(3 ties, 2 no results)
This year[7] 2 0/1
(0 ties, 1 no result)
Women's T20 World Cup appearances7 (first in 2009)
Best resultChampions (2009)
As of 3 April 2022

In 2017, they won the BBC Sports Personality Team of the Year Award.


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