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Injured Meg Lanning out of Kia Super League

Surrey Stars will be without Australian captain Meg Lanning who has withdrawn from the inaugural Kia Super League due to a right shoulder injury.  Her replacement in Natalie Sciver’s squad will be announced in due course.  The absence of Lanning will be a big loss both to the Stars and the competition as a whole. Meg

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Leicestershire’s Lucy Higham gets a Lightning call

18-year-old Lucy Higham from Leicestershire has been invited to train with Loughborough Lightning as they prepare for the start of the Kia Super League season. Higham currently plays for Leicestershire Vixens County Cricket team, and has also been part of the England U19 Women’s Development Program. Speaking during a fielding-specific session with the Lightning team,

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Lancashire Thunder welcome Amy Satterthwaite

Lancashire Thunder sign New Zealand’s Amy Satterthwaite After the withdrawal of Australian Sarah Coyte from the squad, Thunder have signed experienced New Zealand international Amy Satterthwaite for the inaugural Kia Super League season. Powerful top order batsman and useful off-spinner Amy Satterthwaite will join West Indian duo Deandra Dottin and Hayley Matthews as the third overseas

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White Ferns duo sign up for the Kia Super League

Australia’s Megan Schutt and Sarah Coyte will be replaced by White Ferns duo Morna Nielsen and Amy Satterthwaite in the Kia Super League. Experienced New Zealand internationals Morna Nielsen and Amy Satterthwaite have signed to play for Southern Vipers and Lancashire Thunder respectively in the inaugural Kia Super League, following the withdrawal of Australian pair

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Loughborough Lightning sign T20 stars Perry, Devine & van Nierkerk

Loughborough Lightning has announced that Ellyse Perry (pictured above), Sophie Devine and Dane van Nierkerk will play for the team in 2016. Australian Ellyse Perry and South African Dane van Nierkerk are currently ranked one and two respectively in the ICC T20 all-rounder player rankings, whilst New Zealand’s Sophie Devine had an equally strong ICC Women’s

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