Women’s Ashes honour

December 01 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Cricket has announced that the club will be hosting the second match in the 2015 Women's Ashes series.

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Cricket has announced that the club will be hosting the second match in the 2015 Women's Ashes series.

The Royal London One-Day International game, which will see England take on Australia, is to be held on July 23 2015.

Having hosted international cricket at the Bishopston ground since 1999, this is the first time GCCC has had an opportunity to showcase a women’s 50 over match.

England captain, Charlotte Edwards, said: “I’m absolutely delighted - it is always good to play at new venues and spread the Women’s International game across the country.

"I’m already really looking forward to heading to Bristol and playing in front of a passionate local crowd.”

GCCC chief executive, Will Brown, added: “We are very excited and honoured to be hosting the second Women’s Ashes ODI here next summer.

"This fits perfectly with our ambition to bring more world class cricket to Bristol and we can’t wait to celebrate some great cricket with players and fans alike.”