All-Rounder Alice Davidson-Richards Snatches 4 Run Win

Northern Superchargers Women v Oval Invincibles (W) at Leeds Headingley on 31 July Hero-of-the-match All-Rounder Alice Davidson-Richards not only hit top score with her bat (42) had best bowling figures for her team 2/17; but also bowled the decisive ball to snatch a final ball win. Receiving the customary cap and medal from Niall O’Brien, Davidson-Richards said she’d ‘enjoyed

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Hayley Matthews’ Top Score Secures ‘Fire’s’ First Win

Welsh Fire Women v Manchester Originals W at Cardiff (Sophia Gardens) on 31 July Receiving ‘Hero-of-the-match’ cap and medal for her match-winning 71*(from 50 balls), WIndies star Hayley Matthews was ‘pretty happy’ at half-way; adding that a ‘good job bowling’ made it easy for batters. Commentators added that Hayley Matthews was ‘full of confidence and flair;’ setting

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Rachel Priest Put Winning Runs On-The-Board

‘London Spirit’ v ‘Trent Rockets’ at Lords on 29 July Receiving ‘Hero-of-the-match’ cap and medal from Charles Dagnall, Rachel Priest repeated what she’d said before the match: that she’d had a ‘clear head’ and (knew she) ‘needed to get runs-on-the-scoreboard.’ Priest (76 from 42 balls) added that she was ‘glad she had a good bat,’

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Manchester Originals Women v Northern Superchargers abandoned

‘Manchester Originals Women v Northern Superchargers Women at Old Trafford on 28 July ‘ – Match Abandoned ref Sky TV and epsn-cric-info Reason given: No play possible – ‘massive puddles’ on the covers, a ‘sodden outfield’ and another electrical storm expected shortly’ Originals earn their first point. Superchargers have five points from three games.

The Hundred by numbers – week one highlights

After seven days of matches, cricket’s newest competition, The Hundred, has seen thrilling action both on and off the pitch, unearthed new superstars and showcased world-class cricketing talent. Millions of people have tuned in from home and thousands have flocked to the opening games across the seven cities. But how do the numbers stack up?

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Bell Rings Tone For Smriti Mandhana’s Elegant Match-Winning Fifty

Welsh Fire Women v Southern Brave Women at Cardiff (Sophia Gardens) on 27 July Receiving ‘Hero-Of-The-Match’ award from Charles Dagnall for her match-winning fifty, Smriti Mandhana (61* runs from 39 balls) said that ‘hard work done’ (by ‘Brave’ fielders) ‘made her job easy.’ Player-turned-pundit Kevin Pietersen said that ‘Brave’ had taken advantage of conditions that

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