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The Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy – The Grand Final

The glorious experiment of the RHF Trophy came to a worthy end at the halfway-house venue of Edgbaston. This test arena was a fitting background. As most experts expected, Vipers completed an unbeaten sequence of games against their battling opponents. Lauren Winfield-Hill, released from the Derby bubble, resumed the captaincy of the Northerners and opted

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Stafanie Taylor tops 3000 runs as England win 2nd T20

Half-decent’ Win for England while WIndies’ Stafanie Taylor tops 3000 runs As seen on SKY Sports and heard on Radio ‘Five Live Sports Extra,’ England pulled-off a second win in the five-match series. Chances of England winning the series look ‘half-decent,’ given they need just another win to take the series. Commenting on her team’s performance in the second

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Return of Women’s IT20 cricket – Dottin top scores but England win

When the first of five T20’s between England and West Indies took place after six months’ hiatus on Monday September 21st, commentators were heard to relish confrontation between England’s pace bowler Anya Shrubsole, and ‘WIndies’ record-breaking all-rounder Deandra Dottin. The fact that Dottin holds the record for the fastest T20 century, gave hope at least that

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England v West Indies 2020 – First T20 Derby

The one advantage the visitors had over the hosts was familiarity with the Incora ground. They had spent their acclimatisation period there, playing two intra-squad matches to prepare themselves for battle. But the game panned out like those of last year’s tour. A string of matches allowed Lisa Keightley variations in selection. Her decision to

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Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy final round

Thunder’s score stifled by Diamonds’ sharp bowling Losing three quick wickets, Thunder staged a recovery when Georgie Boyce (29) and Natalie Brown struck a combined total of 11 ‘fours’ – Natalie Brown top-scored with 32 runs off 41 balls. Facing a barrage of unplayable ‘dot’ balls, Thunder’s final seven wickets fell for only 52 runs.

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