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Lightning edge Vipers in Kia Super League thriller

Loughborough Lightning continued their outstanding run of form in the 2018 Kia Super League, player of the match Elyse Villani hitting a six with the third last ball of the game to clinch victory. Vipers were much improved from their previous five outings, a measured batting performance seeing them set an extremely strong 172/6 target

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Source: Bruce Perkins

Kia Super League Round 6

Lightning v Vipers August 4 – Haslegrave, Loughborough Your colour-coding for this week is purple with blush-pink. Deckchairs are set out around the ground alternately in these colours. You take your pick, look up and there are the home team striding out wearing a purple shirt and blush-pink caps. We are at the delightful Haslegrave ground

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Source: Lancashire Thunder

KSL update on games played on 31 July 2018

Here is an update on KSL games played on Tuesday 31 July. Surrey Stars v Lancashire Thunder Surrey Stars’ move back to the Oval and the TV cameras from Guildford was a switch from yellow to green. Somehow grass in SE11 had not lost its traditional colour to the prolonged drought. They faced Lancashire Thunder

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Source: David Crawford / www.stillsport.com

Kia Super League 28th and 29th July 2018

KSL Games played over the weekend 28-29 July 2018 Two odd events took place on the last weekend of July: rain fell, causing the Stars-Diamonds game at Guildford to be called off (a long, long coach journey for nothing for the White Roses); and a 6-over farce at Taunton, where Lightning were the visitors. For

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Source: David Crawford / www.stillsport.com

Lightning too strong for Diamonds

Loughborough Lightning Cricket played in front of a home crowd for the first time in almost year, putting on an entertaining display for the 600 strong crowd who’d come out to support to get the better of Yorkshire Diamonds. This result makes it three wins from four for Rob Taylor’s side, putting them in a

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Source: David Crawford / www.stillsport.com

KIA Super League Round up 27 July 2018

Vipers v Lightning – Ageas Bowl 25 July 2018 Snakes bitten ‘This is the strongest batting line-up in the league’ (Wyatt, Bates, Beaumont, du Preez) said the pundits of the Vipers; so of course they flopped – Wyatt, Bates and du Preez totalled 20 between them. This accepted wisdom ignored the facts that Wyatt has had

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Source: ECB

Rainbow Laces returns

After the success of last year’s inaugural Rainbow Laces campaign ECB and the cricket family will once again lace up this weekend to celebrate lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) players and fans at every level of cricket. For the second year in succession ECB has joined forces with LGBT equality charity Stonewall to bring

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Source: Loughborough Lightning

Kia Super League 2018 Fixtures and Results

Here are the Kia Super League 2018 Fixtures and Results Sunday 22 July 2018 Surrey Stars v Southern Vipers –  Vipers win by. 7 wickets Lancashire Thunder v Loughborough Lightning – Lightning win by 6 wickets Western Storm v Yorkshire Diamonds – Storm win by 7 wickets Wednesday 25th July 2018 Southern Vipers v Loughborough

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Source: Bruce Perkins

First Round Kia Super League 2018

Here is a round up of the first Round of the Kia Super League 2018: Surrey Stars v Southern Vipers Amid a modest blare of trumpets the third and potentially last season on the Kia got under way  at Southport, Taunton and Guildford. Attempts had been made to even up the playing strength of the

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Source: ECB

The International Season 2018 – A Review

It has been a breathless summer for England’s women cricketers. Almost unbroken sunshine is fine for sprawling spectators; not so much fun for labouring fielders and bowlers. A carefully choreographed campaign involved two visiting nations, South Africa and New Zealand. At stake were points in the new World Series, world rankings and team and personal

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