Loughborough Lightning players celebrate the fall of a wicket. ©Getty Images

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), 

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Mignon du Preez in action for Loughborough Lightning. ©Getty Images

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, 

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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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Harmanpreet Kaur in action for Lancashire Thunder. ©Getty Images

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 

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

Match Preview: Loughborough Lightning v Yorkshire Diamonds Date: 18 August 2019 Venue: Haslegrave Ground, Loughborough Yorkshire Diamonds faced Loughborough Lightning at Headingley only last week where the latter won by a comfortable margin of nine wickets. Helped by some wayward bowling and a fifty from Hayley Matthews the victory that evening was never in doubt. A week 

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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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Heather Knight in action. ©Getty Images

Match Preview: Yorkshire Diamonds v Western Storm Date: 15 August 2019 Venue: Clifton Park, York It is another quick turnaround for both Western Storm and Yorkshire Diamonds who played their previous match on Tuesday (August 13). Storm makes the long journey north on the back of a perfect record of four wins from four.  Diamonds have found it 

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Lauren Winfield. ©Getty Images

When you aren’t winning games, it makes finally getting over the line all that more difficult. So, it proved for both Lancashire Thunder and Yorkshire Diamonds at Liverpool on Tuesday (August 13). Roses clashes are always hard-fought, and this game was no different. Both teams had opportunities to win. Yorkshire Diamonds finally won by nine 

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