Australia retain women's Ashes with T20 win over England

Updated: Nov 18, 2017, 12:26 IST | AFP

Australia retained the women's Ashes with a six-wicket win over England in the first T20I on Friday

Australia retained the women's Ashes with a six-wicket win over England in the first T20I yesterday. A career-best haul of four for 22 from Megan Schutt restricted England to 132 for nine before Beth Mooney's 86 — the highest score in a T20 in Australia — helped reel in the target with 25 balls to spare.

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Australia women Cricket

The two points from the victory clinched the series for Australia with two matches to play. In the multi-format series, the four points from two ODI wins, two points from the drawn day-night Test and the T20 victory enabled Australia take an unassailable lead and retain the trophy.

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