Women’s Ashes, Day 1 Stumps: Lanning, Haynes shine with bat to give Australia upper hand;
Women’s Ashes: Meg Lanning (93) and Rachael Haynes (86) starred with the bat as Australia dominated against England on Day 1 of the ongoing one-off Test in the Women’s Ashes here at the Manuka Oval on Thursday.
At stumps, Australia’s score read 327/7 with Annabel Sutherland (7*) unbeaten at the crease for the hosts. Sent into bat, Australia got off to a poor start as the hosts lost Alyssa Healy (0) and Beth Mooney (3) with just four runs on the board. Healy was sent back to the pavilion by Katherine Brunt while Mooney was dismissed by Anya Shrubsole. Ellyse Perry (18) also perished in the 15th over off the bowling of Nat Sciver and Australia was reduced to 43/3.
AUSTRALIA WOMEN 1ST INNINGS
|Rachael Haynes||c †Jones b Brunt||86||180||265||10||0||47.77|
|Alyssa Healy †||c †Jones b Brunt||0||8||12||0||0||0.00|
|Beth Mooney||c †Jones b Shrubsole||3||3||5||0||0||100.00|
|Ellyse Perry||c †Jones b Sciver||18||34||52||3||0||52.94|
|Meg Lanning (c)||c Knight b Sciver||93||170||195||13||0||54.70|
|Tahlia McGrath||c †Jones b Sciver||52||88||127||7||0||59.09|
|Ashleigh Gardner||lbw b Brunt||56||74||89||8||1||75.67|
|Annabel Sutherland||not out||7||25||–||1||0||28.00|
|Extras||(b 4, lb 8)||12|
|TOTAL||(97 Ov, RR: 3.37)||327/7|
Yet to bat: Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Darcie Brown
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Alyssa Healy, 2.5 ov), 2-4 (Beth Mooney, 3.2 ov), 3-43 (Ellyse Perry, 14.5 ov), 4-212 (Meg Lanning, 65.4 ov), 5-212 (Rachael Haynes, 66.1 ov), 6-296 (Ashleigh Gardner, 88.3 ov), 7-327 (Tahlia McGrath, 96.6 ov)