After the drawn Ashes Test at wormsley, Australia women player Jodie Fields said she was excited about playing in the limited-overs matches between the two sides.

The only Test played between the two teams ended in a draw. Through a century from Sarah Elliot, Australia had posted 331 in the first innings.In reply, England managed to get close to the Australian total by scoring 314 as opener Heather Knight slammed 157.

With a first innings lead of 17 runs, Australia began their second essay. Opener Meg Lanning and Sarah Elliot were at the crease at the end of Day three after opener Rachael Haynes perished for 23. Australia declared at 231 for five, setting a target of 249. When the match ended, England were on 99 for two.