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England’s Ellie Anderson became the second to take a five-for in the ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup 2023

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Ellie Anderson from England Women U19 has taken a five-for in the running ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup and became the second to do so in this world cup. She took the five-for against West Indies Women U19 in the match played today 25 January 2023.

The first player to take a five-for in the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 was Ni Luh Dewi from Indonesia Women U19 who had a bowling figure of 4-0-18-5 in the game against Zimbabwe Women U19 on 20 January 2023.

In the match played today between England Women U19 and West Indies Women U19, Ellie Anderson started the second inning’s bowling in the game where West Indies was given a solid target of 180 runs to win the game, but the Windies team faced a heavy defeat of 95 runs against the English team.

Starting the second inning’s bowling, Ellie Anderson was successful to take a wicket in the very first over of her in the game where she took the wicket of Realeanna Grimmond in the fourth ball of the over. Grimmond, when she was at 4 runs off 4 balls, was caught out by Sophia Smale. West Indies was at 4/1 after the fourth ball of the inning.

Ellie Anderson was successful in taking a wicket for the second time in the 16th over of the inning. The first ball bowled by her in the 16th over was wide to Asabi Callender where Callender was stumped by Maddie Ward. West Indies was at 70/5 after the wicket of Callender.

Ellie Anderson was successful to take her third wicket of the game in the same 16th over when she bowled to Trishan Holder in the third ball of the over for a golden duck. West Indies Women U19 was at 70/6 at this stage of the game.

The ninetieth over of the game was the one to add two more wickets for Ellie Anderson. She was on a hat-trick in the over after she took the wickets of Ashmini Munisar and Jannillea Glasgow in the first and the second ball of the over. Munisar was out on lbw while Glasgow was caught out by Sophia Smale. West Indies was at 76/8 at this stage of the game.

From West Indies Women U19 being at 70/5 after the 15th over to the team being at 76/8 in the 18.2 overs, Ellie Anderson found four wickets in her name in the game. With two wickets in the 19th over, she also had the over as a maiden-over too. 


Ellie Anderson took a five-for in today’s game where she had a bowling figure of 4-1-12-5. She was also declared the Player of the Match.