Champions of the final WCSL season. © Getty Images

When the sun set over the Regency suburbs of Hove last Sunday (September 1) evening, it brought the lights down on not just an enthralling Women’s Cricket Super League Final, but it was also the end for a tournament which, in four short years, has helped transform women’s cricket in England. Even as Western Storm, 

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Sophie Luff in action for Western Storm. ©Getty Images

With minimum of fuss, a calm head and a broad smile Sophie Luff underlined her vast experience during a crucial knock for Western Storm in Taunton on Saturday (August 10). It is the kind of innings which would not have come as a surprise to her many admirers. Not least Storm head coach Trevor Griffin 

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Ellyse Perry in action. ©Getty Images

It is impossible to understate the impact Ellyse Perry has had on the 2019 Ashes series in England. Quite simply, she has dominated with bat, ball and in the field. The statistics, 378 runs and 15 wickets, tell only a fraction of the story. In truth, her impact has been so much more than just 

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Beth Mooney in action. ©Getty Images

By any standards, Beth Mooney’s innings to help Brisbane Heat win the WBBL title in January was nothing short of heroic. Fighting nausea and dehydration and struggling to breath in intense heat, Mooney put together a match-winning 65 in Sydney while backroom staff ran on at frequent intervals with water and ice. Yet, she is 

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Kate Cross in action for England. ©Getty Images

There’s a big smile on Kate Cross’s face these days. One that says she’s enjoying her cricket again. She had to work hard to regain that love of the game. A tough period out of the international spotlight came as she struggled with anxiety and depression before making a successful comeback last summer. “I was 

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Alyssa Healy celebrates her maiden ODI hundred. ©BCCI

Alyssa Healy makes no secret of her competitive streak. “Facing really competitive fast bowlers— it’s how I seem to get my thrills,” she told Women’s CricZone. If opening the batting is high-adrenaline stuff, it is clearly working for Healy, and therefore, she has good reason to feel upbeat ahead of the one-off Ashes Test match 

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