England’s domestic T20 League, Women’s Cricket Kia Super League are scheduled to begin from August 6 where six teams Lancashire Thunder, Southern Vipers, Loughborough Lightning, Western Storm, Yorkshire Diamonds and Surrey Stars will face each other. The league is operated by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Women’s Cricket Kia Super League tries to bridge the gap between the domestic and the international circuit. Moreover, players from across the globe take part in the tournament which helps youngsters to tub the shoulders with international players. That certainly help them to gain more knowledge about the game.
However, Yorkshire Diamonds ended up placed at fifth in the last season with 15 points, 3 wins from 10 matches. Although they have a couple of key players in the team, like Lauren Winfield, Katie George, Alice-Davidson Richards, Beth Langston. Along with them, India’s most promising youngsters, Jemimah Rodrigues and Australia wicket-keeper batter Alyssa Healy and Katherine Brunt will be featured in this season.
Both Alyssa Healy and Jemimah Rodrigues are wonderful openers and are able to provide flying start to the team. With these game-changers’ presence, it is expected that they will do pretty well in the Kia Super League 2019 as well.
Lauren Winfield (C), Katherine Brunt, Alice Davidson-Richards, Linsey Smith, Katie George, Cordelia Griffith, Hollie Armitage, Katie Levick, Georgia Davis, Helen Fenby, Beth Langston, Bess Heath, Alyssa Healy, Jemimah Rodrigues, Leigh Kasperek.
August 6: Yorkshire Diamonds vs Surrey Stars at Headingley
August 11: Yorkshire Diamonds vs Loughborough Lightning at Headingley
August 13: Yorkshire Diamonds vs Lancashire Thunder at Aigburth
August 15: Yorkshire Diamonds vs Western Storm at York Cricket Club
August 18: Yorkshire Diamonds vs Loughborough Lightning at Haslegrave Ground
August 20: Yorkshire Diamonds vs Surrey Stars at Woodbridge Road
August 21: Yorkshire Diamonds vs Southern Vipers at The Rose Bowl
August 23: Yorkshire Diamonds vs Lancashire Thunder at North Marine Road Ground
August 25: Yorkshire Diamonds vs Southern Vipers at York Cricket Club
August 28: Yorkshire Diamonds vs Western Storm at The Cooper Associates County Ground