The Australian women’s team completed an unbeaten Ashes summer for the host nation with an eight-wicket win over England in the last of three one-day internationals.

The Australian men’s team beat England 4-0 in a five-test series to retain the urn, missing out on a sweep by just one-wicket.

The Australian women’s team won a multi-format series against the England’s women’s team. After a draw in the rain-affected test match and a win in the only Twenty20 international that was completed, Australia swept the ODIs 3-0 to extend the women’s Ashes domination.

The Australians will head to next month’s Women’s World Cup in New Zealand full of confidence. Their tournament begins against England at Hamilton on March 5, a day after New Zealand opens the tournament against West Indies.

Australia won the last of the women’s ODIs against England on Tuesday, with openers Alyssa Healy (42) and Rachael Haynes (31) to set up the run chase before captain Meg Lanning (57 not out) and allrounder Ellyse Perry (31 not out) ushered in the victory with 82 balls to spare.

“Once we retained the Ashes, it was about winning it outright, then it was about not letting England in at all,” Australian allrounder Tahlia McGrath said. “It was really important to finish off the job so it’s great momentum leading into the World Cup.”

The Australian women’s team has won 29 of its past 30 one-day internationals.

The Australian men’s team will play a series of five Twenty20 internationals against Sri Lanka starting Friday, then travel for a three-test series in Pakistan starting March 4.

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