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The Hundred (Women) Results for Summer 2023

Women’s ‘The Hundred’ Cricket Tournament results arranged by venue  Birmingham, at Edgbaston *August 5: Phoenix vs Rockets – match abandoned without a ball being bowled @URL http://4theloveofsport.co.uk/2023/08/05/the-hundred-trophy-2023-match-7-phoenix-vs-rockets/ *August 10: Fire 137/7 beat Phoenix 134/4 by 3 runs @URL http://4theloveofsport.co.uk/2023/08/11/the-hundred-trophy-2023-match-14-phoenix-vs-welsh-fire/ *August 13: Invincibles 142/5 beat Phoenix 132/6 by 10 runs @URL http://4theloveofsport.co.uk/2023/08/14/the-hundred-women-trophy-2023-match-19-phoenix-vs-invincibles/ *August 24: Spirit 172/5 beat Phoenix

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The Hundred 2023 –  The Final – Brave vs Superchargers

Southern Brave vs Northern Superchargers at Lord’s, London (North) on 27 August 2023  ‘At-the-third-time-of-asking,’ ‘Brave’ won the tournament trophy with a ‘dominant’ performance before a record women’s cricket crowd at Lord’s (>21,500 people.) Commentators added that ‘Brave’ had been the ’stand-out’ team, with ‘quality’ (batters) and ‘fine variation’ (between bowlers.) Skipper/coach Anya Shrubsole received a

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The Hundred (Women) Trophy 2023 – match 32 – Phoenix vs Spirit

Birmingham Phoenix vs London Spirit at Edgbaston (Birmingham) on 24 August 2023  Played as a ‘dead rubber,’ both teams had insufficient points to qualify for the tournament’s next stage. England’s Charlie Dean skippered ’Spirit’ to victory by a wide margin. Grace Harris (from Australia’s Women’s Big Bash League) hit top-score of 87 runs (from 47 balls)

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The Hundred Trophy 2023 – match 30 – Superchargers vs Fire

Northern Superchargers vs Welsh Fire at Headingley (Leeds) on 22 August 2023   Dress rehearsal between both teams, already qualified to play the Eliminator. ‘Brave’ were said to have qualified for the final with a game-in-hand. Later corrected by commentators as ‘automatic qualification’ to play the final, unless Brave’s lost their final group-stage match to ‘Originals’

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The Hundred (Women) Trophy 2023 – match 31 – Originals vs Brave

Manchester Originals vs Southern Brave at Emirates Old Trafford (Manchester) on 23 August 2023 ‘Brave’ chalked-up their sixth back-to-back win, to qualify to play their third final. ‘Originals’ had just beaten ‘Superchargers’ (Roses rivals); the latter team expected to play the Eliminator match to qualify for the final. Before the match, commentators helpfully explained that ‘Brave’ could win, tie (or even lose with a score of 112

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The Hundred Trophy 2023 – match 27 – Originals vs Superchargers

Manchester Originals vs Northern Superchargers at Old Trafford (Manchester)  on 20 August 2023 A unique ‘Roses-allegiance’ match was supplemented by a big screen to broadcast live-coverage of the Women’s World Cup Final (football) from Sydney, Australia. Home-side’s victory was augmented by a ‘Spanish roar,’ at precisely the same moment when the World Cup was received (by Spain beating England’s

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The Hundred Trophy 2023 – match 25 – Rockets vs Phoenix

Trent Rockets vs Birmingham Phoenix at Nottingham (Trent Bridge) on 19 August 2023 ‘Midlands’ derby’ that was for ‘Rockets,’ was ‘The Last Chance Saloon:’ if they lost, they were ‘out;’ whereas even if ‘Phoenix’ won, they look set to receive the tournament’s ‘wooden spoon.’ When batting second, TV analysts found that ‘Phoenix’ had struggled to ‘knock runs off’ (their

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