‘Rocket’s’ Skipper Scores Winning ‘Fifty’

Welsh Fire v Trent Rockets, at Cardiff (Sophia Gardens) on 06 August Awarding ‘Hero-of-the-match’ cap and medal to Natalie Sciver for her match-winning ‘fifty,’ Charles Dagnall asked her about ‘Rockets’ overseas players. Both Australians (Sammy-Jo Johnson and Heather Graham) had earlier taken three wickets each; and keeper Rachel Priest had made three stumpings and staged a ‘run out’, as ‘Fire’

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Match Hero Tash Farrant Goes Top Of Bowler Leader-Board

Birmingham Phoenix Women v Oval Invincibles Women at Edgbaston on 4th August Between innings, left-arm pacer Tash Farrant (3/23) went top of the bowler’s leader board adding another three wickets to her cumulative total of 11 wickets; taking 2 more  than her main rivals (Australia’s Sammy-Jo Johnson and WIndies Hayley Matthews.) After the match, Farrant said she was ‘surprised’ to receive ‘Hero-of-the-match’ adding that she’d

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Deandre Dottin’s Determination Bags Match-winning ‘Fifty’

London Spirit v Northern Superchargers at Lords on 3rd August Introducing the match, ‘Superchargers’ were undefeated. Each team had chalked-up three wins, both beating both ‘Invincibles’ and ‘Rockets’ by slim margins. Ebony Rainford Brent mentioned that ‘Spirit’ had given away more ‘fours’ than any other team. Darren Gough added that this was a ‘crunch’ match

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Source: ECB

Thoughts on The Hundred – Part Two – The Crowds

County treasurers were concerned when gates at men’s games in The Hundred produced some smaller crowds than expected, smaller than for the T20. But the numbers flocking into the women’s matches have gone through the roof. People of all ages have been turning up in large numbers at matches starting mid-morning and mid-afternoon. The proof

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Heather Graham Plays An ‘Absolute Blinder’

Birmingham Phoenix Women v Trent Rockets (W) at Edgbaston on 1 August Receiving ‘Hero-of-the-match’ cap and medal from NZ cricketing personality Simon Doull; top scorer Heather Graham (44 runs from 21 balls) told Doull she’d had ‘plenty of practice beforehand,’ from the ‘WBBL’ (Australian Women’s ‘Big Bash’ League.) Earlier, Doull described her innings as “an absolute

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