England Women lost their one off test match against India despite the best efforts of Heywood and Lancashire bowler Kate Cross. The seamer took three wickets in each innings in the match which was the first game played in the new era of professional contracts in the Women’s game. The match was played at the Click here for more ….
BY ROGER SMETHURST: Heywood Seconds ended their losing run of eight games on Saturday with a fine performance at Clifton. At a ground where the seconds have done badly since the Salford side joined the CLL, strong batting performances from Adam Fawcett & Mikey Grogan were then backed up by an incisive spell of bowling Click here for more ….
Heywood and Lancashire’s Kate Cross will take to the field at Lord’s in May for what, on paper, is one of the greatest Women’s cricket matches ever played. England Women’s captain Charlotte Edwards and Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry are among the stars of women’s cricket named in the MCC Women v Rest of the World Women Click here for more ….
Heywood’s Kate Cross bowled three good overs as England women won their T20 World Cup warm-up clash with Pakistan in Savar. Cross bowled her first two overs for just nine runs, including a rare T20 maiden in her first over, as she opened the attack for England. She then came back for the final over Click here for more ….
Heywood supporters will have dual interest in the World T20 next month with news that new professional Farhaan Behardien has been selected in the South Africa squad for the tournament. This follows the news of Kate Cross’ inclusion in the England Women’s squad for the Women’s version of the competition. Former Lancashire star Faf du Click here for more ….
The ECB have announced England’s 15-player squad for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20, which gets underway in Bangladesh on 23rd March. Heywood and Lancashire’s Kate Cross retains her place in the squad for the tournament following the recent tours to the West Indies and Australia. Kent’s Charlotte Edwards will once again captain the side, which includes Click here for more ….
Following the recent good news about Jack Morley and Ethan Harding, Heywood have today learned that Emily Carter has been selected as part of the under-15′s Lancashire Girls squad. The girls will train throughout February, March and April and will ultimately be divided into a County squad and a Development squad. Both squads play fixtures over the Click here for more ….
SPECIAL REPORT: Heywood Cricket Club’s rising star Kate Cross produced the performance of her young career to help England to a famous victory in the Women’s Ashes test match in Perth. The match, played at the WACA ground over four days, came to its conclusion on Monday and victory for the tourists puts them well Click here for more ….
Kate Cross struck three telling blows to turn the Ashes Test England’s way at the WACA. Cross ripped the heart out of the Autralian middle order, picking up three wickets in six balls to reduce the home side to 40-4 from 40-1 as they chased down a target of 185 for victory. She removed the Click here for more ….
Kate Cross held her composure on her debut in the England Women’s Test team in Perth. The Heywood CC bowler, 22, was awarded her cap by Charlotte Edwards before England won the toss and elected to bat at the WACA. On the unique WACA wicket, Australia’s quality attack reduced England to 193-9 before Cross strode Click here for more ….
Congratulations to Kate Cross on her selection for the England squad to travel to Australia in the Ashes. Kate earned her call-up to the Test and ODI ssquads after some excellent performances in her debut series in the West Indies in October. The Ashes start at the WACA on Friday 10 January. TOUR ITINERARY Friday Click here for more ….
Kate Cross has made history as the first Heywood CC amateur to represent England. The 22-year-old seamer, sister of former captain Bobby Cross, played a major role in England’s victories in the West Indies last month, where she made her debut in both the T20 and 50-over sides. On her one-day debut, she took 4-51 Click here for more ….
Kate Cross turned in a match-winning performance in her first full one-day international performance for England yesterday. The Heywood CC ace destroyed the West Indies top order, finishing with the excellent figures of 4-51 off 10 overs as the Windies were blown away for just 126 by England, a total chased down for the loss Click here for more ….
Kate Cross took a wicket on her international debut as England Women fought out a thrilling tie with West Indies in their Tri-Nation T20 clash at Barbados’ Kennington Oval ground. The home side won the one-over eliminator, but it was an eminently successful debut performance from the Heywood CC bowler. Cross, 22, rose magnificently to Click here for more ….
Heywood’s Kate Cross has been named in the England Women’s Performance squad for the coming winter’s cricket. She is one of 21 players in the squad for the winter – with a place in the 15-strong Ashes squad the ultimate goal – and is one of 14 players who will make the trip to the Click here for more ….