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Cricketing History Made As ‘The Hundred’ is ‘Up-and-running’

Oval Invincibles v Manchester Originals at the Kia Oval on 21 July Before the match, South Africa’s Marizanne Kapp told ‘Metro’ sports reporters about feeling outside her comfort zone. Fellow South African Dane van Niekerk had told the Press that the ‘five-ball-over’ took some getting used to. On the day, 7400 spectators witnessed Marizanne Kapp

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‘Charlotte Edwards Cup Centurion’ Wants To Play For England

Former skipper-turned commentator Michael Vaughan once said that the best way to get noticed by England’s selectors was to ‘make three figures.’ A key concern for England’s Women selectors is who’s capable of making centuries in any format of regional contest; and as yet, remains uncapped? As previously pointed out, the overarching aim of regional

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‘Sensible Batting’ Secures England’s Series Win

England Women v India Women 3rd T20I Chelmsford on Wednesday 14th July Commentators applauded a ‘crucial innings’ by Danni Wyatt, whose return to form clocked her 8th ‘fifty’ in T20I. Wyatt’s 89* from 56 balls included 12 ‘fours’ and one ‘six.’ Wyatt scored 13 runs from the penultimate over, securing England’s 8 wicket win with

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England Women Out-score India in Rain-Affected Match

Sciver Strikes Match-Winning Fifty At Two Runs-per-ball England Women v India Women 1st T20I Northampton on Friday 9th July As heard on radio Sports Xtra, the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method was applied to a rain-affected match awarding England Women a convincing win – having scored at a faster rate  *All Rounder Natalie Sciver’s match-winning half-century was top score for the match with

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Skipper’s Swansong Innings Secures Shock India Women’s Victory

England Women v India Women 3rd ODI Worcester on Saturday 3rd July As heard on radio Sports Xtra (Commentators Alex Hartley, Daniel Norcross, Henry Moeran and Isabelle Westbury): were scathing of Indias’ chances, asking what chance they had against England, averaging 270 runs per match? They were all proved wrong! England seemed in control at 153-3, at which point there was

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Belter Of A Day For Cross

England Women v India Women 2nd ODI Taunton on Wednesday 30 June Hartley: “Belter Of A Day For Cross” Whose Five Wicket Haul Hands England Women An Unassailable Lead As heard on radio Sports Xtra (commentators Alex Hartley, Isabelle Westbury and Daniel Norcross); and viewed via social media (Isabelle Westbury tweeting for Kate Cross): England went 2-0

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Light Work For England’s Women Winning Series Opener

Batting first, India’s women got off to a slow start: 27/2 after just 9.4 overs. * Anya Shrubsole removed both of India’s openers cheaply by their 10th over. Firstly, catching Shafali Verma (15) off Katherine Brunt. Secondly clean-bowing Smriti Mandhana (10) *India’s skipper Mithali Raj top-scored (72 runs from 108 balls): that included seven ‘fours.’ Punam

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Sunrisers Skittled by Diamonds in 19 overs

Sunrisers were skittled by the Northern Diamonds in just 19 overs (Fenner’s ground, Cambridge) As seen on Youtube, commentators (Mark Johnson and Andy Abbot) described the match as looking ‘catastrophic;’ and ‘a procession’ after only ten overs were bowled with Sunrisers score on 16/5.  Sunrisers finished with the lowest run-rate of the day (1.81) –

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