The contrast in weather between Old Trafford on Tuesday (August 20) and Trent Bridge on Sunday (August 25) was striking. Long gone had the gloom of Old Trafford in the evening to be replaced by the bright blue sky of Trent Bridge. It brought in the crowds as well. There were just over 2,000 spectators
Match Preview: Loughborough Lightning v Lancashire Thunder Date: 25 August 2019 Venue: Trent Bridge Both fixtures between these two sides have had the good fortune to be played at two of the grand old grounds of England. On Tuesday (August 20), it was Old Trafford that was at the centre of the action. On Sunday (August 25),
Loughborough Lightning booked their place in finals day with a five-wicket victory over Surrey Stars at Haslegrave ground in Loughborough on Friday (August 23). At the start of the tournament, Lightning wasn’t fancied to cause a team like Stars problems. They did today just as they had at Guildford. The bowling upfront halted Stars’ run-scorers,
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
Match Preview: Lancashire Thunder v Loughborough Lightning Date: 20 August 2019 Venue: Old Trafford Lancashire Thunder has been slightly unfortunate not to register their first win of the season yet. They have competed most of their games right up until the end. So far though, they have only managed the two points in a tied game with Southern
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.