Suzie Bates briefly gave New Zealand hope in their chase, but defeat left them facing the exit
For some teams in West Indies, success could bring change at home and go some way to ensuring the gap doesn't become an insurmountable chasm
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The wicketkeeper-batsman's blistering 48 set the tone in a match that made the gulf between the two teams painfully obvious
They were on their way to a fourth T20 crown before being stopped by West Indies. In the Caribbean, they will look for a reboot
Alyssa Healy and Ashleigh Gardner continued their sparkling form, while Sophie Molineux bagged a career-best 4 for 16
The 15-member squad will take on Pakistan in three T20Is in Malaysia before heading to the Caribbean for the World T20
The pair struck fifties after Megan Schutt restricted New Zealand to a below-par total, sealing the T20I series with a game to play
Duo were part of the national performance squad programme over the winter; Jess Jonassen misses out due to knee injury
Other major stars in the Supernovas and Trailblazers XIs include Ellyse Perry, Suzie Bates, Alyssa Healy, Danielle Wyatt and Megan Schutt
Australia's home international schedule for 2018-19 includes maiden Tests at the Perth Stadium and Canberra's Manuka Oval, and an international debut for Gold Coast
And how many women have taken T20I hat-tricks?
Meg Lanning, Australia women's captain, on her legacy, her mentor Alex Blackwell, and the World T20 in West Indies in November
Charlotte Edwards has achieved a huge amount in her career but she put regaining the Ashes as among her finest moments after England secured the multi-format series with a match to spare.
Sarah Taylor led England to a comfortable victory in the opening T20 of the Women's Ashes to extend England's overall lead in the series.
England took the lead in the women's Ashes series with an expertly paced run chase at Hove. Needing 204 in 36 overs after the match was reduced due to a wet outfield they eased home with 16 balls to spare
England Women have been forced into a change for their squad for the ODI series with Australia after Georgia Elwiss failed to recover from a stress reaction in her back.
Having been in danger of following-on two days ago, England were content to settle for two points for a draw in the Ashes Test after declining to make an attempt at a target of 249 in 45 overs at Wormsley
Heather Knight made her first Test century as England continued their dogged rearguard action well into the third day at Wormsley
Australia took firm control of the Ashes Test, reducing England to 159 for 6 on the second day, but Heather Knight kept the home side fighting and on track to avoid the follow-on
Sarah Elliott will sleep five runs short of an Ashes hundred after putting Australia in control on the opening day at Wormsley
Charlotte Edwards will lead England's quest to regain the Women's Ashes which begins with the sole Test match on Sunday.
The Women's Ashes has been revamped and from this summer will be contested over seven matches across all formats of the game.
Australia entered the Women's World Cup final with their fifth successive win in the tournament, completing a nine-wicket demolition of Sri Lanka with 27.4 overs to spare
Australia Women sealed their spot in the Super Six stage of the ICC Women's World Cup with a three-wicket win over South Africa in Cuttack on Sunday
Australia Women leveled the two-match Twenty20 series against New Zealand with a close, five-wicket win in Melbourne on Tuesday
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