Super League: Southern Vipers beat Western Storm in final to win inaugural title

Western Typhoon a hundred and forty-5 (20 overs): Priest 57, Taylor 35; Brindle 2-15
Southern Vipers 143-three (18.five overs): Bates 52, Edwards 24; Dibble 1-27
Southern Vipers received with the aid of seven wickets
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Charlotte Edwards’ Southern Vipers Work Reveal  received the first ever Terrific League after a seven-wicket win over Western Typhoon.Southern Vipers

The previous England captain’s 78-run first-wicket stand with Suzie Bates noticed the Vipers chase down 141.

In spite of a center-order wobble, pro internationals Sara McGlashan and Lydia Greenway powered the Vipers domestic with seven balls left at Chelmsford.

Present day England skipper Heather Knight – who starred in the semi-very last – ought to only score six as Hurricane published one hundred forty-5.

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Housemates Edwards and Bates rule the roost

Bates and Edwards have spent summer dwelling with every different, even as playing county cricket with Kent Women before the begin of the Fantastic League.

With the pair having additionally batted collectively for Ladies’s Large Bash League facet Perth Scorchers, they looked at ease and reassured together at the crease as they picked off the Typhoon bowlers.

Edwards performed 2d fiddle to the attacking Bates and, having made a classy 24 off 18 balls, the ex-England worldwide became bowled through Jodie Dibble.

Bates reached her half-century off 43 balls however Georgia Adams’ disastrous selection to name for a fast unmarried saw the brand new Zealand captain run out.

But, McGlashan and Greenway remained calm as they took their side to victory in front of the 1,353 spectators in Essex.

Brindle’s elegance shines via

With participant of the event Stafanie Taylor and Rachel Priest threatening to propel Storm is a huge first innings score, former England all-rounder Arran Brindle induced a disintegrate as she had West Indies captain Taylor stuck at mid-off.

 

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Despite gambling no professional cricket for the reason that 2014 previous to the Outstanding League, Brindle persisted her magnificent shape in the opposition, having Knight caught at rectangular leg.

The enjoy of the Vipers’ senior gamers instructed with Bates getting rid of the damaging Priest to stunt Hurricane’s progress as they misplaced 4-32.

Warwickshire all-rounder Georgia Hennessy blasted nine off three balls to offer a few past due impetus to the innings but the total would show to be little problem for the remarkable Vipers.

Southern Vipers captain Charlotte Edwards: “It’s been a truly Unique few months.

“It is been excellent to be part of this group for the ultimate 3 or 4 months, and watch them develop and increase as humans and gamers.

“We’ll all revel in celebrating what was an extraordinary win. You could not have made up my summer to date sincerely, with getting knocked on the pinnacle and lacking the Lancashire game.

however anyone’s proven a lot of faith in me and I have stored backing myself and i sincerely truly enjoyed today. That is what I pass over playing in, these type of events.

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