VIDEO: The moment England won the World Cup

Thursday 16th November 2017
Written by Danny Painter

It started in Derby and ended with England beating India in a thrilling ICC Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s in July, as Heather Knight’s side lifted the coveted trophy.

Fast bowler Anya Shrubsole was the star of the final, taking a career-best 6-46 including the final wicket as she bowled Rajeshwari Gayakwad and deliver the Women’s World Cup to England for the fourth time.

England, who played two matches at Derby during the World Cup, will return to The 3aaa County Ground in 2018 for a Royal London ODI against New Zealand on Tuesday 10 July.

The 50-over floodlit match, starting at 1pm, will take place almost a year after England lifted the World Cup trophy at Lord’s, in a tournament that started here in Derby. The Club hosted eight Women’s World Cup fixtures in 2017, including two sold out games, and in total over 10,000 people attended matches at The 3aaa County Ground.

England and New Zealand will return to Derby in 2018 as part of a three-match Royal London ODI series, with ICC Women’s Championship points up for grabs.

Tickets for the fixture will go on general sale on Tuesday 12 December at 10am.

Derbyshire Members will be able to claim a ticket, in advance, at no extra charge as part of their 2018 Membership package

Price freeze for 2018. Club Membership will once again offer one great value price for all in 2018. Join today for only £139, if purchased before 1st February Early Bird deadline.

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