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Stafanie Taylor, Deandra Dottin, Rachael Haynes, Elyse Villani, Jess Jonassen, Mignon du Preez, Georgia Elwiss and Alice Davidson-Richards were announced as the eight new ‘marquee’ signings for The Hundred – women’s competition on Tuesday (November 19). Dottin and Taylor become the first West Indians to sign for the competition that is yet to see any 

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Ellyse Perry is set to miss close to three weeks of action. © Getty Images

Ellyse Perry, Sydney Sixers skipper, has been ruled out out action for close to three weeks having hurt her shoulder in Sunday’s (November 17) match against Melbourne Renegades at Drummoyne Oval in Sunday. The right-hander fell awkwardly on the boundary when she jumped in an attempt to get ahold of a lofted shot hit by 

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Phoebe Litchfield is one of the four teenagers in Thunder's squad. © Sydney Thunder

Both Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder announced their 13-member squads for the opening match of the fifth edition of the Women’s Big Bash League beginning on Friday (October 18). While both teams have a host of experienced Australian and overseas players, they have added a group of teenagers to the mix as well. For Sixers, 

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Surrey Stars won the third edition of the Super League. ©Getty Images

Having maintained the core of the team that won the Women’s Cricket Super League last year, Surrey Stars appear to be one of the strongest teams in the 2019 competition. The team is led by Natalie Sciver the England allrounder, and boasts of some of the best talent from England and around the world. Sciver 

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Heather Knight. ©Western Storm

One of the most – if not the most – popular sides in the Women’s Cricket Super League (WCSL), Western Storm is captained by Heather Knight, the England captain. The core of the team is largely the same as it was in 2018, with England cricketers like Anya Shrubsole, Fran Wilson and Freya Davies, the 

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Amy Jones and Rachael Haynes guide Lightning to the finals day. ©Loughborough Lightning/Twitter

For the fourth year in a row, Georgia Elwiss, the England allrounder, has been named captain of the Loughborough Lightning squad for final season of the Women’s Cricket Super League in England. Elwiss will lead what appears to be one of Loughborough’s weakest sides in the competition so far. Hayley Matthews, the West Indies allrounder, 

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Kate Cross in action for Lancashire Thunder. ©Getty Images

England’s right-arm seamer Kate Cross is the skipper of the Lancashire Thunder. She takes over the reins from Danielle Hazell, the former England off-spinner, who retired earlier this year.  Sophie Ecclestone, currently England’s premier spin bowler, and the leading wicket-taker in the Women’s Cricket Super League (WCSL), also continues to be a constant feature in 

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Yorkshire Diamonds. ©Getty Images

Lauren Winfield, England’s top-scorer in the T20Is of the recently concluded multi-format Ashes series, is the captain of Yorkshire Diamonds for the fourth season in a row of the Women’s Cricket Super League (WCSL). She has the services of the ever-reliable and experienced campaigner, Katherine Brunt. Noteworthy names like Alyssa Healy, the Australian wicketkeeper, and 

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Tammy Beaumont in action for Southern Vipers. ©Getty Images

Southern Vipers are one of most consistent teams in the Women’s Cricket Super League’s (WCSL) brief history. The team will be led by Tammy Beaumont and has the right mix of experienced, overseas and young players. Suzie Bates, the veteran New Zealand batter and the leading run-scorer of the WCSL, will once again be the 

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South Africa and Sri Lanka sides celebrating. ©ICC

Newlands Stadium in Cape Town plays hosts for the first encounter of the three-match T20 International series between the home side South Africa and Sri Lanka. The game is scheduled to start at 2.00 pm (CAT).   Importance of the T20I Series Both the Proteas and Sri Lanka management are already focusing and planning for 

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