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Women's Hundred to be played at same venues as men's matches

The Hundred Women’s Competition will be played across the same eight venues due to host the Men’s Competition in 2021.

The decision has been taken due to the operational implications of COVID-19, with double-headers and increased alignment with the men’s teams providing the Women’s...

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Women players avoid Hundred salary cut

Authored by Mike Bovill

Women players who were offered contracts to play in the Hundred this season will be given the same terms when the new competition finally starts in 2021, avoiding the 20 percent pay cut given to the men.

There will also be equal prize money on offer for both women and men. The Hundred was due to launch this summer but had to be postponed for 12 months due to the coronavirus crisis...

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RHF Trophy: Hartley spins Thunder to victory in clash with Lightning

Authored by J.ramage

Alex Hartley, the North West Thunder captain, inspired her side to a comprehensive win on a pitch at Liverpool which offered the spinners more as the game went on. Hartley finished with figures of four for eight as Thunder won by 71 runs.

It was their second win over Lightning in as many games during the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy, as their game plan was played to perfection....

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Yorkshire Diamonds rely on experience to see them home

Authored by J.ramage

There are a lot of what-ifs in cricket. It is usually complicated to settle an argument one way or another. On Monday, question would have been, “What if Nat Sciver hadn’t scored 104 for Northern Diamonds?"

The answer was Northern Diamonds would again prosper, this time by two wickets.

We got as close as it is possible to that when Lightning and Northern Diamonds met at the...

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Sparks ignite campaign with nervy finish at Edgbaston

Authored by J.ramage

There were times during the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy match at Edgbaston where North West Thunder looked dead and buried. But although Central Sparks won by four wickets with six overs to spare, it felt much closer.

It was a tough day for the batters on both sides, on a well-used but decent looking pitch. Thunder were struggling from the very first ball when Laura Marshall could...

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RHF Trophy: Thunder hold nerve in rain-affected win against Lightning

Authored by J.ramage

When it was announced the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy would get underway on August Bank Holiday weekend, it was easy to imagine glorious weather to supplement some thrilling cricket. It's true that there was never going to be ice creams in the stands but there was an expectation at least the dull and chilly days usually associated with the start of a regular season in April would stay away...

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Preview - Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy

Authored by J.ramage

The Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy starts today. It is a testament to the hard work of many that this tournament ever got off the ground. Working around a global pandemic is never easy – as the England team have found out when India and then South Africa dropped out of their respective tours.

The new regional hubs were due to be rolled out this year. There is a sense of the familiar in...

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West Indies show strength for England tour

Authored by Women's Sport Daily

Following confirmation they will replace South Africa as England's opponents for a limited-overs series in September, the West Indies have announced a strong squad for the tour.

Only one player, Anisa Mohammed, declined to tour due to fears over Covid-19 and the 18-woman party will feature 14 of those selected for the ICC T20 World Cup earlier this year.

The Windies will...

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ECB search for new opponents after South Africa withdraw from England tour

Authored by Women's Sport Daily

The England and Wales Cricket Board are determined to find new opponents for the England Women's team this summer despite the withdrawal of South Africa from their tour of the country.

The Proteas were due to play four one-day internationals and two Twenty20 matches in September but joined India in not being able to come to England due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

The...

West Indies in line to replace South Africa for September series

Authored by Mike Bovill

The West Indies could be a late replacement if South Africa are prevented from touring England in September.

The England and Wales Cricket Board are discussing the possibility as the ongoing coronavirus crisis in South Africa casts doubts on the team's ability to travel.

They are due to face England in two Twenty20 matches and four one-day internationals next month....

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Everything you need to know about the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy

Authored by ECB

What Is The Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy?

The Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy is a competition being played for the first time this summer. It’s a special edition 50-over competition, played between the eight newly formed regions who make up the women’s elite domestic structure.

The eight regions will be split into two regionalised groups of four, with the two respective group winners...