England Add Cross To Final ODI Squad

England will make one addition to their squad for the final Royal London ODI at Canterbury with Kate Cross joining the 14. Dani Hazell and Lauren Winfield will be released from the group in order to play for the England Women’s Senior Academy on Thursday. Heather Knight (captain, Berkshire) Tammy Beaumont (Kent) Katherine Brunt (Yorkshire)

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South Africa win opening Royal London One-Day International

South Africa won the opening Royal London One-Day International of the summer, beating England by seven wickets at Blackfinch New Road.   Lizelle Lee and captain Dane van Niekerk formed the backbone of their side’s 193-3, comfortably overcoming England’s 189-9 with Lee ending unbeaten on 92. That England had anything to bowl at all was testament

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Cricket wallops Flash Floods

The Royal London One-Day Cup, Round 6 With only one round left to play, the top three positions remain as before: Hampshire 1st, Yorkshire 2nd, Kent 3rd. When Hampshire lost by 5 runs to Yorkshire last week, none of the eight sides were left unbeaten. With dramatic floods hitting certain parts of the kingdom this

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Middlesex find form against Kent

Kent came to the lovely Mill Hill School Ground on 13 May hoping to continue their fine start to the season against a Middlesex side determined to put a 10-wicket defeat by Lancashire firmly behind them. Since Kent had beaten the Red Roses by 9 wickets the next day, everyone knew what the outcome would

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Kent Women get One-Day Cup season off to great start

Kent Women got their Royal London One-Day Cup season off to the best possible start by defeating Yorkshire and Lancashire, the current champions, over a sun-drenched weekend at Beckenham. The margins, 8 wickets, then 9 wickets, hint at the encouragement these displays will give the squad for the rest of a demanding season. Tammy Beaumont

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2018 Launch of Women’s Soft Ball Cricket Festivals

Lancashire Cricket Foundation has announced the launch of the 2018 Women’s Soft Ball Cricket festival programme. The festivals will run from early May to September and have been created to increase female participation in cricket, with over 40 clubs from across the county set to host one this year. The game uses a soft ball

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Alex Blackwell to join Lancashire Thunder as coach

Lancashire Thunder is delighted to announce that former Australian international Alex Blackwell has joined the backroom staff as a coach at Emirates Old Trafford ahead of the 2018 Kia Super League campaign. The batter from New South Wales will join Thunder following her retirement at the end of the recent Australian season. After making her

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