Australia women draw first blood


WACA - Rain delays the start and reduces Australia women versus England women to 44 overs a side  

England women

England women - The tourists line up for the national anthems at the WACA  

Meg Lanning

Meg Lanning - The opener helps Australia to a steady start  

Jenny Gunn

Jenny Gunn - Gunn has Meg Lanning caught behind  

Alex Blackwell

Alex Blackwell - Australia's captain makes her ground  

Charlotte Edwards

Charlotte Edwards - Edwards directs the field  

Leah Poulton

Leah Poulton - Poulton puts on 79 with her skipper  

Laura Marsh

Laura Marsh - Marsh appeals unsuccessfully against Alex Blackwell  

Lauren Griffiths & Alex Blackwell

Lauren Griffiths & Alex Blackwell - Blackwell top-scores for Australia with 42  

Rachael Haynes

Rachael Haynes - Haynes ups the ante  

Heather Knight

Heather Knight - Knight holds on to dismiss Rachael Haynes as the hosts post 194 for seven  

Alyssa Healy & Lydia Greenway

Alyssa Healy & Lydia Greenway - Greenway repairs the early loss of England's openers  

Lisa Sthalekar

Lisa Sthalekar - The spinner finds impressive control  

Charlotte Edwards & Alyssa Healy

Charlotte Edwards & Alyssa Healy - Edwards advances towards her 34th one-day international fifty  

Lydia Greenway & Alyssa Healy

Lydia Greenway & Alyssa Healy - Lisa Sthalekar traps Greenway in front for 26  

Alyssa Healy & Laura Marsh

Alyssa Healy & Laura Marsh - Marsh chips in amid a middle-order slide  

Shelley Nitschke

Shelley Nitschke - The slow-left armer makes a couple of breakthroughs  

Alex Blackwell

Alex Blackwell - Blackwell shows her fielding prowess as Australia win by 33 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method  

WACA England women Meg Lanning Jenny Gunn Alex Blackwell Charlotte Edwards Leah Poulton Laura Marsh Lauren Griffiths & Alex Blackwell Rachael Haynes Heather Knight Alyssa Healy & Lydia Greenway Lisa Sthalekar Charlotte Edwards & Alyssa Healy Lydia Greenway & Alyssa Healy Alyssa Healy & Laura Marsh Shelley Nitschke Alex Blackwell