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
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19 v England Women's Academy (50-over warm-up), Taunton Vale
Australia won by 15 runs
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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
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5-7 v England Women's Academy/Surrey Boys (combined team), Beckenham
Match drawn
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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
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21 2nd Twenty20 international, Dublin (YMCA CC)
Australia won by 55 runs
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22 3rd Twenty20 international, Dublin (YMCA CC)
Play starts at 12:00 BST
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