Georgia Adams Finds Her Form At The Right Time

‘Oval Invincibles Women’ v ‘London Spirit’ at the Kia Oval on 14 August Receiving the ‘Match Hero’ cap-and-medal, Georgia Adams said she ‘didn’t need to manufacture anything’ for her match winning partnership with Marizanne Kapp. Commentators described Adams as ‘the rock at the top,’ finding her form at the right time, as she finished as top

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Erin Burns Plays An ‘Absolute Blinder’

‘Trent Rockets Women’ v ‘Birmingham Phoenix’, at Trent Bridge on 13 August Receiving the ‘Match Hero’ cap-and-medal, Australian Erin Burns made top-score of the day (38 runs from 26 balls) during a defiant run-chase – partnered by Emily Arlott. ‘Phoenix’ found themselves back-in-the-game, needing just 7 runs from 12 balls. Despite a ‘last ditch’ fight-back

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Another Belter Of A Day For Kate Cross

‘Northern Superchargers Women’ v Manchester Originals’, at Leeds (Emerald Headingley) on 12 August Receiving the ‘Match Hero’ cap-and-medal, ‘Originals’ skipper Kate Cross was ‘happy’ with the result. Skipper Cross was congratulated by commentators for beating ‘tough competition.’ Cross told viewers she’d ‘felt good all summer;’ adding that Lizelle Lee’s winning run-chase was ‘incredible to watch.’

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Deepti Sharma’s Self-Belief Carries ‘Spirit’ To Victory

‘Manchester Originals’ v ‘London Spirit’, at Emirates Old Trafford on 10 August Receiving ‘Hero-of-the-match’ cap-and-medal, Deepti Sharma made it clear to Mark Butcher that she believed in herself; believed in her team; and ‘did really well.’ ‘Spirit’s’ third win keeps their tournament chances alive, beating ‘Originals’ by 5 wickets. Earlier, Deepti Sharma’s 1st over was a rare ‘dot ball’ maiden. Just

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Superlative ‘Fifty’ Takes Shafali Verma Just 22 Balls

‘Birmingham Phoenix Women’ v ‘Welsh Fire’ at Edgbaston on 9th August Receiving ‘Hero-of-the-match’ cap and medal, Shafali Verma took just 22 balls to score her half-century, finishing unbeaten on 76* Commentators added said that Verma arrived from India in June (to play England.) Verma’s innings was ‘outstanding’ with ‘wonderful stroke-play’ including hitting WIndies star Hayley

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Oval Invincibles Women v Trent Rockets – match abandoned

‘Oval Invincibles -W’ v ‘Trent Rockets -W’, at Kia Oval on 8th August – match abandoned Awaiting the outcome of umpire’s pitch inspections commentators reviewed edited highlights of ‘Oval Invincibles’ three wins, the first of which was their historic inaugural match in ‘The Hundred’ women’s series against ‘Manchester Originals.’ Historians took note that South African

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Sophia Dunkley Strikes Winning ‘Fifty’

‘Southern Brave’ v ‘Northern Superchargers’, Southampton (Ageas Bowl) on 7th August Receiving ‘Hero-of-the-match’ from Rob Key, Sophia Dunkley was congratulated on her ‘good summer’ (with the bat.) She said the match-winning ‘pressure helped.’ She added that partner Maia Bouchier ‘did a great job.’ Commentators added that both players ‘strike rates’ were 1.7 runs-per-ball, comfortably above the target set to

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