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How Amy Jones Became Player Of The Series

Bagging the ‘player of the series’ gong on finals day, Amy Jones was said by commentator Adam Collins to have ‘scored 245 runs’ during the group stage of the Charlotte Edwards Cup (please see below.) *Amy Jones and Abi Freeborn constructed two decisive third-wicket partnerships for Sparks, that added a combined total of 174 runs

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England announce squad for LV= Insurance Test

England Women have announced a 13-strong squad for the LV= Insurance Test against South Africa. The Test match forms the first part of the multi-format series, with four points available for the game and two points available for each white-ball game. The squad features five potential Test debutants, with Emily Arlott, Lauren Bell, Alice Davidson-Richards,

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As Predicted, Charlotte Edwards Wins Her Own Cup!

Southern Vipers v  Central Sparks at the County Ground Northampton (Wantage Road) at 16h00 on 11 June Collecting the ECB Charlotte Edwards Cup – their third regional trophy in three seasons, Vipers’ skipper, Georgia Adams told commentators: ‘We want to win trophies!’ Adams added that included defending Vipers’ Rachael Heyhoe Flint trophy. Before knowing Vipers

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Emily Arlott Takes Sparks Into Final

Central Sparks v SE Stars Playoff at The County Ground Northampton (Wantage Road) at 12h00 on 11 June England hopeful Emily Arlott (pictured) took Sparks forward by scoring Sparks’ winning run under considerable pressure from their final over, knocking-out Stars (the defending champions.) As Playoff winners, Sparks meet Vipers in the ECB Charlotte Edwards Cup

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Amy Jones Top Scores With 63

Western Storm v Central Sparks at Worcester (New Road) on June 4 Sparks go through to finals day somewhat bizarrely, following defeat by Storm. Top-scorer Amy Jones (pictured) made her third ‘fifty’ for Sparks group stage, one of just two players to do so. Separately, the other player who bagged three group-stage ‘fifties’ (Aylish Cranstone)

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Eve Jones Hits 69 For Sparks

Sunrisers v Central Sparks at Northampton (Wantage Road) on June 1 (14h30) An astonishingly close match unfolded between table-topping Sparks, and Sunrisers as spoonists. Batting first, Sparks main partnership between Eve Jones and Issy Wong (pictured) added 92 runs. Top scorer Eve Jones 69 runs (from 62 balls) played a skipper’s innings. Sunrisers used two more

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Alice Davidson-Richards Top-Scores

Western Storm v South East Stars at Bristol on June 1 (14h30) *Storm scored at four-runs-per-over during the first half of the match. *Unusually, Storms’ average scoring rate remained constant at four-runs-per-over, between the power play and the mid-way point (39/2.) *Where Stars scored runs at a faster rate before mid-way, Storm scored a greater proportion of their

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Bess Heath Hits Her Second ‘Fifty’

Northern Diamonds v Loughborough Lightning at Chester-le-Street, Durham (SEAT Unique Riverside) on June 1 (14h30) Keeper Bess Heath (pictured) hit her second ‘Fifty’ of the contest for Diamonds: the match later decided by the final ball. Partnered by Sterre Kalis (NL), Heath and Kalis shared a record opening stand for Diamonds, of 93 runs. Despite the

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Bryony Smith Hits Skipper’s ‘Fifty’

South-East Stars v Sunrisers at Guildford, Surrey (Woodbridge Road) on June 5 Skipper Bryony Smith (pictured) struck ‘fifty’ from 31 balls, on her way to Stars’ top team score. Partnered by Aylish Cranstone, Stars openers scored their first fifty runs in 28 balls (4.3 overs.) After their 20-over innings, Stars made 183 – just three runs short of last

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