Southern Vipers celebrate the win over Yorkshire Diamonds. ©Southern Vipers/Twitter

New Zealand has played 116 T20Is. Suzie Bates has played 111 of those, easily the most. She has scored the most T20I runs as well. To cut long short, she has the experience. Experience, that can’t be bought or sold in the shop at the corner of your street. With six runs to defend, she 

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Deepti Sharma celebrates a wicket. ©Getty Images

Deepti Sharma starred with bat and ball to give Western Storm their eighth consecutive win in the final edition of Women’s Cricket Super League defeating Surrey Stars by four runs at the County Ground in Taunton on Wednesday (August 21). The allrounder scored a valuable 26-ball 32 at no.6 before bagging 3 for 18 to help 

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Georgia Adams scored her maiden WCSL fifty. ©Getty Images

It was an odd sort of game at Old Trafford. Loughborough Lightning shocked Lancashire Thunder to win a game in which after the first power play, Thunder looked the only winner, but Lightning fought back and fought back hard. They won by 35 runs as the rain ended the contest in the fourteenth over on 

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Freya Davies appealing for a wicket. ©Getty Images

Freya Davies is a wicket taker. That’s probably all she knows. In her debut series in international cricket – three T20Is versus Sri Lanka in March 2019, she had picked three wickets, giving away runs at just over four and a half per over. And now, fast forward to this year’s Women’s Cricket Super League 

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Jemimah Rodrigues in action. ©BCCI/IPL

Yorkshire Diamonds stunned Surrey Stars, pulling off a five-wicket win at Woodbridge Road in Guilford on Tuesday (August 20). Jemimah Rodrigues held her nerve to help Diamonds overhaul their target of 122, striking a boundary off the penultimate delivery, to finish unbeaten on 42. The 18-year-old backed up her maiden Women’s Cricket Super League half-century 

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Loughborough Lightning have finally found found their feet in the 2019 WCSL. © Getty Images

Loughborough Lightning left it late to beat Yorkshire Diamonds at Haslegrave ground in Loughborough on Sunday (August 18). A late assault from Mignon du Preez after Lightning’s bowlers and fielders restricted Diamonds to 129 all out guided the hosts to a six-wicket win – their third of the season – with five deliveries to spare. 

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Danielle Wyatt in action. ©Southern Vipers/Twitter

The opening batters of Southern Vipers put on 109. All the batters of Surrey Stars could together muster only 89. Those numbers tell a story of their own. Vipers annihilated Stars by a massive margin of 89-runs at the Arundel Castle Cricket Club Ground in match 16 of the final edition of the Women’s Cricket 

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Smriti Mandhana smashed another rapid fifty. ©Getty Images

Smriti Mandhana (72) and Anya Shrubsole (3 for 36) starred with bat and ball respectively in Western Storm’s five-wicket win over Lancashire Thunder at Boughton Hall Cricket Club in Chester on Sunday (August 18). Storm thus extended their unbeaten run in this season’s Women’s Cricket Super League to six matches, while Thunder suffered their fifth 

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Stafanie Taylor has been a big player for Vipers this season. © Southern Vipers/ Twitter

In a game that ebbed and flowed, slowed down then picked up pace, looked dead and buried and then suddenly burst back into life, Southern Vipers tied – by the absolute skin of their teeth – with Lancashire Thunder at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Thursday (August 15). Both teams, at different points in 

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Smriti Mandhana scored another half century. ©Getty Images

When Smriti Mandhana is full flow it is bad enough for teams, but when Rachel Priest isn’t far behind, you are in deep trouble. Western Storm had some luck along the way but their nine-wicket thrashing of Yorkshire Diamonds at  York Cricket Club on Thursday (August 15) – in which the opening pair contributed a 

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