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Heather Knight strikes winning six for Sydney Thunder

Women’s Big Bash (Australia) Final, between Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars at the North Sydney Oval on 28 November. Broadcast on Australian ‘ABC Sport radio’ and social media, ‘Five Live’ listeners were welcomed by broadcaster Jenny Wallace who mentioned there was a ‘good contingent from England.’ Tammy Beaumont with Heather Knight were playing for ‘Thunder’;

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1st Year Of Women’s Hundred To Be Played Across 8 Venues

The Hundred Women’s Competition will be played across the same eight venues due to host the Men’s Competition in 2021. The decision has been taken due to the operational implications of COVID-19, with double-headers and increased alignment with the men’s teams providing the Women’s Competition with appropriate visibility and exposure – including more comprehensive broadcast

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Trailblazers win as Skipper Smriti strikes a record score

International Women’s T20 Three Team Challenge Final: at Ash-Shariqah (Sharjah), UAE; November 9th Skipper Smriti Mandhana’s match-winning performance was seen on TV (‘SKY Sports); heard on the radio (‘Sports Xtra’); and ‘Tweeted’ via social media (‘Scroll India’.) As floodlights came on and light faded, playing conditions became more humid with a wet ball needing constant towelling. Before the

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Supernovas and Trailblazers – Deepti Sharma stages thrilling finish

International Women’s T20 Three Team Challenge: at Ash-Shariqah (Sharjah), UAE; November 7th As seen on ‘Scroll India’ social media, India’s All-Rounder Deepti Sharma (43* off 40 balls) came from nowhere to stage two vital partnerships with fellow Indian team-mates. Deepti added 35 runs firstly with Skipper Smriti Mandhana (33 off 40). Deepti also added 52 runs

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England’s Sophie Ecclestone takes four wickets

International Women’s T20 Three Team Challenge: at Ash-Shariqah (Sharjah), UAE; November 5th England’s Sophie Ecclestone took four wickets, to boost her side’s chances of reaching Monday’s IT20 Challenge final in the United Arab Emirates. As heard on Sports Extra Radio, England’s Sophie Ecclestone made what sporting pundits described as a ‘devastating performance’ of left-arm spin.

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Vipers’ Maia Bouchier suspended for illegal bowling action

Southern Vipers all-rounder Maia Bouchier has been suspended from bowling in ECB competitions following an independent assessment of her bowling action conducted at Loughborough University. The suspension follows the process set out in the ECB’s Regulations for the Review of Bowlers Reported with a Suspected Illegal Bowling Action. Bouchier’s bowling action was reported by the

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