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England Women vs New Zealand W 2nd ODI

Receiving POTM ‘Royal London’ medal for her match-winning 63* runs (from 72 balls), and record-breaking last wicket stand with Tash Farrant (adding 51 runs); Danni Wyatt agreed with Charles Dagnall she’d had quite a day. Before the match, Wyatt was congratulated on her 200th international appearance for England across all formats – the 7th English

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Talking Points

England v New Zealand – Second ODI, Worcester This wasn’t a win for England to be very happy about. The mainline batting was fragile, but the team’s overall strength once more proved too much for the White Ferns. The Batting Lisa Keightley’s decided to replace Katherine Brunt with Danni Wyatt at No 7. This would

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5-fer For Thunder’s Hannah Jones

‘SE Stars Women’ vs ‘Thunder -W’ at Beckenham on 18 September (Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy – round 7) Weather was mild for mid-September (20C) As neither team could progress beyond the group stage, the match was a dead rubber and a chance to try out new players assigned to England’s winter training academy. ‘Stars’ were

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Bryce Sisters Muster 252 Runs For Lightning’s Consolation Win

‘Lightning Women’ vs ‘Central Sparks W’ at Haslegrave, Loughborough on 18 September (Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy –round 7) Even before a ball was bowled, ‘Sparks’ points tally assured them of a place in the qualifier. As the result made no difference, as ‘Lightning’ had insufficient points to qualify, the match was a ‘dead rubber.’ Opening

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Sophie Luff Storms To Career-Best 157 not out

‘Western Storm Women’ vs ‘Sunrisers’ at Bristol on 18 September (Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy – round 7) Making top score of the day, ‘Storm’ skipper Sophie Luff (157* runs from 142 balls) staged four decisive partnerships. *Firstly, with opener Fi Morris, Luff saw ‘Storm’ through the power-play (47/1); following which Morris was caught by Sonali

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Heather Knight’s Skipper’s Innings Sets Up England Win

England Women vs New Zealand W 1st ODI at Bristol on 16th September Receiving POTM ‘Royal London’ medal for her match-winning 89 runs (from 107 balls), England’s skipper Heather Knight told Charles Dagnall she was ‘pleased with the win.’ Separately, she was committed to creating a wider England squad, including a ‘bigger squad’ of fast bowlers to chose from.

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‘Diamonds’ Keep ‘Thunder’ A Safe Distance Away

‘Northern Diamonds Women’ vs ‘Thunder W’ at Riverside, Chester-le-Street, on 12 September (Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy – round 6) Previously, ‘Diamonds’ won both head-to-heads (Sept 2020); during which Beth Langston and Katie Levick took 3 wickets each. On the day, ‘Diamonds’ skipper Hollie Armitage (3 wickets, 1 catch) and Katie Levick (4 wickets) – kept ‘Thunder’ a safe distance away,

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