Women's Ashes 2015: Australia in England & Ireland

Australia lift the Women's Ashes trophy

Women's Ashes: England v Australia

The Women's Ashes is again decided by all formats, but with a change to the points system. Teams earn four points for a win and two for a draw in the Test, with two points for a win in all limited-overs games.

July

16 v Hampshire Academy, Southampton
Hampshire Academy won by 99 runs
Scorecard (external site)
19 v England Women's Academy (50-over warm-up), Taunton Vale
Australia won by 15 runs
Scorecard (external site)
21 1st ODI, Taunton
England won by four wickets (England 2pts; lead series 2-0)
Match report. Scorecard
23 2nd ODI, Bristol
Australia won by 63 runs (Australia 2pts; series level at 2-2)
Match report. Scorecard
27 3rd ODI, Worcester (reserve day, after rain washed out play on 26 July)
Australia won by 89 runs (Australia 2pts; lead series 4-2)
Match report. Scorecard. Reaction

All three ODIs are ICC Women's Championship fixtures which count towards qualification for the 2017 World Cup.

August

1-2 v England Women's Academy, Loughborough
Match drawn
Scorecard (external site)
5-7 v England Women's Academy/Surrey Boys (combined team), Beckenham
Match drawn
Scorecard (external site)
11-14 Only Test, Canterbury
Australia won by 161 runs (Australia 4pts; lead series 8-2)
Match report. Scorecard

Australia then play three Twenty20 internationals in Ireland (see below), before returning to England

26 1st Twenty20 international, Chelmsford (d/n)
England won by seven wickets (England 2pts; Australia lead series 8-4)
Match report. Scorecard
28 2nd Twenty20 international, Hove (d/n)
Australia won by 20 runs (Australia 2pts; lead series 10-4 and clinch Ashes)
Match report. Scorecard
31 3rd Twenty20 international, Cardiff
England won by five wickets (England 2pts; Australia win series 10-6)
Match report. Scorecard

Ireland v Australia

August

19 1st Twenty20 international, Dublin (YMCA CC)
Australia won by 25 runs
Scorecard (external site)
21 2nd Twenty20 international, Dublin (YMCA CC)
Australia won by 55 runs
Match report. Scorecard (external site)
22 3rd Twenty20 international, Dublin (YMCA CC)
Play starts at 12:00 BST
Scorecard (external site)

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