European Championship hosts England have suffered seven defeats in their last 11 gamesThe Women’s European Championship – set to be held in England in 2021 – will be moved to the summer of 2022. The tournament was expected to be shifted after the men’s European Championship and the Tokyo Olympics were both postponed until 2021…

England have won the 50-over World Cup title in 1973, 1993, 2009 and 2017England will begin the defence of their Women’s World Cup title against T20 World Cup champions Australia in Auckland on Sunday, 7 February 2021.Hosts New Zealand open the tournament against a qualifier at the same venue, Eden Park, the previous day.England will…

Media playback is not supported on this device Women’s T20 World Cup records: Heather Knight, Beth Mooney & Shafali Verma starSeven years ago, England and Australia’s women played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground to a crowd consisting mostly of friends and family.This was the Women’s Ashes, the first one-day international of the multi-format series, and…

Police in Kyrgyzstan have detained dozens of protesters, mostly women, at a rally to mark International Women’s Day after masked men attacked them and tore up their placards. Dozens of women were placed in police vehicles in the centre of the capital, Bishkek, where women’s groups had begun to rally against gender-based violence on Sunday,…

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Mooney & Healy star as Australia win Women’s T20 World Cup”There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.”On International Women’s Day, no-one epitomised that better than Australia’s cricketers.Meg Lanning’s side were not just expected to win the T20 World Cup; they were meant…

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Mooney & Healy star as Australia win Women’s T20 World CupICC Women’s T20 World Cup final, Melbourne Cricket GroundAustralia 184-5 (20 overs): Mooney 78*, Healy 75India 99 (19.1 overs): Sharma 33, Schutt 4-18, Jonassen 3-20Australia won by 85 runs ScorecardAustralia demolished India by 85 runs to…

Alyssa Healy (left) and Mitchell Starc were married in April 2016Women’s T20 World Cup final: India v AustraliaVenue: Melbourne Cricket Ground Date: Sunday, 8 March Time: 07:00 GMTCoverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sport website & app; in-play highlights (UK only) & live text commentary on BBC…

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Lanning leads from the front as Australia reach T20 World Cup finalICC Women’s T20 World Cup, semi-final, Sydney Cricket GroundAustralia 134-5 (20 overs): Lanning 49*, Mooney 28, De Klerk 3-19South Africa 92-5 (13 overs): Wolvaardt 41*, Luus 21, Schutt 2-17Australia won by five runs (DLS method)Australia…

By Amy Lofthouse BBC Sport at Sydney Cricket Ground Media playback is not supported on this device Knight calls for rule change after England’s T20 World Cup eliminationHeather Knight hopes a change in the rules will prevent other teams enduring a “horrible” tournament exit after England were eliminated from the T20 World Cup without a…

By Amy Lofthouse BBC Sport at Sydney Cricket Ground Media playback is not supported on this device Rain ruins England’s bid for place in T20 World Cup finalEngland were eliminated from the Women’s T20 World Cup without a ball being bowled as heavy rain washed out Thursday’s semi-final against India.The downpours left huge puddles on…