Wisden Cricket Monthly: My Golden Summer – 2009

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Tales & treasures from cricket’s glorious past

Isabelle Westbury
The cricket broadcaster and former Middlesex captain on a summer which marked a turning point in cricket’s balance of power, and the year she turned English

Sky News: Women’s Ashes – Kia Super League season can build on World Cup momentum

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If the Women’s World Cup left you wanting more drama then look no further than the Kia Super League, which returns on Thursday, says Isabelle Westbury…

The Independent: Women’s Ashes – Jess Jonassen fights back for Australia after Anya Shrubsole’s early heroics

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In a devastating spell either side of lunch, Anya Shrubsole tipped the balance England’s way on day one of the women’s Ashes Test here in Canterbury. However, an unbeaten 95 down the order by Australia’s debutant Jess Jonassen frustrated the home side later in the day to leave the match evenly poised with the visitors on 268 for 8.

The Independent: Anya Shrubsole’s plans in full swing for Ashes assault on Australia

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Walking into the kitchen of the Shrubsole family home on the outskirts of Bath you’re met with all the day-to-day trappings one expects of urban life. A closer look however and it dawns, this is no ordinary household. Tucked away behind the fruit bowl and perched next to the toaster a tall, gleaming, jewel-studded trophy sticks out. The engraving on the base gives the game away: 2014 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Player of the Tournament – Anya Shrubsole.