Womens Ashes 2023: England Women vs Australia Women – 1st T20I Preview and Updates

On July 1st, the England Women vs. Australia Women’s Ashes 1st T20I will be played at Edgbaston in Birmingham. Following the Edgbaston match, there will be T20Is on July 5 at The Oval and Lord’s on July 8, followed by three ODIs. England must win five of the remaining six matches to reclaim the Ashes for the first time since 2013-14. With four points already secured following their Test victory, Australia only needs two more victories to tie the multi-format series and retain the Ashes.

The reigning T20I world champions, Australia Women, will start as favourites in this series. Alyssa Healy’s women have created an aura of invincibility around themselves and are an extremely difficult team to beat. England Women will have the advantage of being at home, but they will need something special to beat this super-strong Australian team.

The 1st T20I between England Women vs Australia Women will take place on July 1st, 2023 at Edgbaston, Birmingham.

Match Details to Note

Match: England Women vs Australia Women, 1st T20I, Womens Ashes, 2023

Date: July 01, 2023 (Saturday)                                                     

Time: 11:30 PM IST

Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham

England Women vs Australia Women

England Women vs Australia Women

England Women (Match Odds – 1.70):


With a rating of 282, England Women are currently ranked second in the ICC Women’s T20I rankings. They have won four of their last five T20Is, but their last appearance in the format was in February 2023. England performed admirably in this year’s T20I World Cup. They finished first in their group after winning all of their league games, but were defeated in the semi-finals by South Africa Women.

Nat Sciver-Brunt was a leading run-scorer in this year’s T20 World Cup in South Africa, finishing with 216 runs in 5 innings at an average of 72. Sophia Dunkley has scored 232 runs in her last ten matches, with a strike rate of 122.75 and an average of 23.20. She adds consistency to this lineup.

Danni Wyatt is a clean striker with a 125.21 career strike rate. She will most likely start the game and give the team a quick start.

Charlie Dean is a shrewd off-spinner who bowls consistent lines throughout the game. He has 15 wickets in the last 9 matches at an economy of 6.32. During the middle overs, she is likely to pose a challenge to the Australian batters. Sophie Ecclestone, the team’s leading wicket-taker in this year’s T20 World Cup, is also known for her ability to keep things tight.

Full Squad:

Heather Knight (c), Tammy Beaumont, Maia Bouchier, Katherine Brunt, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Charlie Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Tash Farrant, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Nat Sciver, Anya Shrubsole, Mady Villiers, Lauren Winfield-Hill, Danni Wyatt

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Players to watch out for:

Danni Wyatt

She is a good striker of the cricket ball and will be crucial in the upcoming T20Is against Australia Women.

Charlie Dean

She is a deft off spinner with consistent lines throughout the game. If she gets going, Australia Women will have a more difficult time dominating the opposition.

Possible Playing XI:

Heather Knight (c), Danielle Wyatt, Sophia Dunkley, Alice Capsey/ Maia Bouchier, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Amy Jones (wk), Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Issy Wong, Lauren Bell, Kate Cross

Australia Women (Match Odds – 2.15):


The No. 1 ranked T20I side will enter this series fresh off a triumphant T20 World Cup campaign. Australia Women are undefeated in their last five Twenty20 International matches and will be confident of continuing their impressive run.

Beth Mooney enjoys playing against England, averaging 46.55 with a strike rate of 137.37 in 12 games. She has also hit a hundred and forty-five against her favourite opponents. Alyssa Healy, the captain, has a wealth of experience and had a fantastic World T20 this year, scoring 189 runs in 5 games at an average of 47.25.

In the recently concluded one-off Test against England Women, Ashleigh Gardner made a significant impact by securing 12 wickets during the match, while also making a valuable 40-run contribution in the first innings. The all-rounder is all set to continue making life difficult for England in the upcoming T20I series.

Megan Schutt (15 wickets in the last 9 matches at an economy of 6.58) will again start with the new ball. These conditions should suit her bowling and she will pose a serious threat to the English batters in the powerplay overs.

Full Squad:

Alyssa Healy (c), Tahlia McGrath (vc), Darcie Brown, Ashleigh Gardner, Kim Garth, Grace Harris, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Phoebe Litchfield, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham

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Players to watch out for:

Ashleigh Gardner

She was outstanding in the recently concluded one-off Test against England Women. In the second innings of the Test match, she took 8 wickets. Gardner has the ability to be lethal with both the bat and the ball in the upcoming T20I Women’s Ashes matches.

Grace Harris

She is a consistent performer for Australia Women and has the ability to hit the ball a long distance. She will be crucial with the bat for Australia Women in the upcoming T20I matches.

Possible Playing XI:

Alyssa Healy (c & wk), Beth Mooney, Ashleigh Gardner, Grace Harris, Ellyse Perry, Phoebe Litchfield, Georgia Wareham, Tahlia McGrath, Megan Schutt, Jess Jonassen, Darcie Brown

England Women vs Australia Women Toss Prediction

Edgbaston is a first-innings batting wicket. The team batting first has won 13 of the 16 women’s T20Is played here. As a result, the team that wins the toss will almost certainly bat first in this match.

England Women vs Australia Women Pitch Report

In women’s T20Is, the average first innings score at Edgbaston is 129. The highest total in women’s T20Is at the venue is 167-2 by New Zealand Women against South Africa Women in 2022. The team batting first should aim for a target of 150-165 runs.

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The pitch at Edgbaston is a well-balanced track with something for bowlers throughout. Batters will have chances to score after the new ball is released, but this is unlikely to be a high-scoring game. Spinners will also be useful in the middle overs. The weather in Birmingham will be pleasant and warm throughout the match, with no rain expected.

England Women vs Australia Women Prediction

Australia Women and England Women have a 19-19 head-to-head record. However, this is almost certain to change in Australia’s favour after the conclusion of this three-match series. England hasn’t beaten Australia since February 2020, and despite playing at home and with a fairly solid squad, defeating this world-champion Australian team will be a difficult task. Particularly when they are in this state. Australia Women have a team full of match-winners. They bat deep and have a plethora of quality all-rounders capable of changing the game on their own. Check out the odds at Cricbaba!

Australia Women is the favourite to beat England Women at the odds of 2.15.

England Women vs Australia Women Most Recommended Player for Bet:

Beth Mooney, the classy opener, has scored a century and four fifties in just 12 T20 innings against England, so backing any player to score 65 or more in Saturday’s match looks like a good bet.

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