Women’s Ashes 2014: England lose warm-up match in Melbourne

England's Sarah Taylor during the warm-up match in Melbourne
Warm-up match, Melbourne (Junction Oval):
Cricket Australia Women's Representative XI 238-8 (47.5 overs) beat England 237 (49.3 overs) by two wickets
Match scorecard (external)

England's women suffered a two-wicket defeat in their warm-up match against a Cricket Australia Women's Representative XI in Melbourne.

Sarah Taylor made 52 and Lydia Greenway 44 but England were all out for 237.

Danielle Hazell took two wickets in two balls before the hosts reached their target with 13 balls remaining.

England, who lead the points-based Ashes series 6-0 after winning the one-off Test, face Australia in the first one-day international on Saturday.

BBC Radio will have coverage of every ball of the Women's Ashes series, starting on 10 January. Most commentaries will be available on 5 live sports extra with continuous coverage online.

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