Categories: womens regional cricket
Nottinghamshire CCC becomes Regional Host for the East Midlands
Following a tender process, Nottinghamshire CCC has been announced as the Regional Host for the East Midlands in the Women’s Regional Structure.
From November 1, Nottinghamshire CCC will replace Loughborough University who have been one of the eight Regional Hosts since the structure came into place in 2019.
In conjunction with the ECB, Loughborough University have decided that the future de
Southern Vipers win Charlotte Edwards Cup
Southern Vipers 110-4 beat Central Sparks 109-8 by six wickets
Charlie Dean was Player of the Match as Southern Vipers won the Charlotte Edwards Cup by six wickets at Northampton.
Dean - who had earlier taken the key wickets of Eve Jones and Amy Jones - and Ella McClaughan (30*) put on 41 for the fifth wicket as Vipers won their first Charlotte Edwards Cup title, to join the two Rachael Heyh
ECB announce 2022 domestic fixtures
LV= Insurance County Championship returns to two divisions with the opening round starting on April 7 There will be five LV= Insurance County Championship rounds in June and July Women’s regional summer begins with the Charlotte Edwards Cup from May 14 Lord’s to host Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy final on Sunday, September 25 Royal London Cup final returns to a Saturday at Trent Bridge Vitality Bla
Entries open for ECB Domestic Cricket Journalism Awards
The England and Wales Cricket Board, in association with the Cricket Writers’ Club, are welcoming entries for the 11th Domestic Cricket Journalism Awards.
The awards are presented across five categories and are judged by a panel of highly-respected journalists and broadcasters from across the world.
The closing date for entries is Sunday, 13 February 2022. Entries are to be sent via emai
ECB fund sixth professional contract at each women’s regional team
Each women’s regional team will have an additional professional contract this season with the ECB funding a sixth contract per team for 2021/22.
With Northern Diamonds and Thunder set to fund additional contracts, it will take the number of professional players in the women’s regional structure from 41 to 51. Including the England Women Centrally Contracted players, there are 67 professional wo
Southern Vipers defend Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy title
Southern Vipers 187-7 beat Northern Diamonds 183 by three wickets
Emily Windsor guided Southern Vipers to victory over Northern Diamonds to see Charlotte Edwards’ team defend their Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy title.
The Vipers were in trouble at 109-7 but Windsor (47*) and Tara Norris (40*) put on 78 to see their team home.
After the final, Kathryn Bryce was announced as the Rachael Heyho
South East Stars win the Charlotte Edwards Cup
South East Stars 139-5 beat Northern Diamonds 138-4 by five wickets
Alice Capsey hit an unbeaten 40 from just 26 balls to steer South East Stars to victory in the inaugural Charlotte Edwards Cup final at the Ageas Bowl today.
The Stars defeated the Northern Diamonds who had earlier overcome Southern Vipers in the eliminator.
Meanwhile, Central Sparks' captain Eve Jones won the Charlotte E
Northamptonshire to host Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy final
The County Ground at Northamptonshire CCC will play host to the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy final on Saturday September 25.
The best-placed team will qualify automatically for the final, where they’ll meet the winner of a play-off between the teams finishing second and third – to be played on Wednesday September 22 – to decide who lifts the trophy. The final gets underway at 10.30am.
The Ageas Bowl to host Charlotte Edwards Cup final
The Ageas Bowl has been chosen to host the inaugural Charlotte Edwards Cup Finals Day on Sunday September 5.
The first-place team from each group in the group stage and the best second-place team shall qualify for the Finals Day.
Finals Day consists of two matches – the play-off and the final. The best first-place team qualifies automatically for the final. The other first-place team and bes
Forty-one female players sign full-time domestic contracts
The eight teams within the new women’s Regional set-up have today confirmed their allocation of professional players – meaning 41 female cricketers have now signed full-time domestic contracts.
In June of this year 25 players signed regional retainers. Today’s announcement adds a further 16 players to the list of contracted professionals and confirms that all 41 have progressed on to full-time
ECB to celebrate Women's Big Cricket Month across September
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the wider game will celebrate Women's Big Cricket Month across September.
With England Women fixtures confirmed - including live coverage on the BBC and Sky Sports - and with the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy set to get underway tomorrow, the month will be used to showcase stories in the women's game and encourage more women and girls to play, watch o
Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy final live on Sky Sports
The Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy final will be shown live on Sky Sports on Sunday September 27. The final will be hosted at Edgbaston.
The special-edition tournament will see the eight regional teams in the new women's domestic structure split into two groups, with the two respective group-winners progressing to the final.
The 24 England Women's players who have been preparing for the interna
Vitality Blast Finals Day to conclude domestic season
Domestic season to conclude with Finals Day on Saturday 3 October
Lord’s set to stage five-day Bob Willis Trophy final from Wednesday 23 September
Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy final set for Saturday 26 September
Three domestic trophies to be decided in final week of season
The England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed that this summer’s shortened domestic season will culminate with Vitali
ECB announce Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy
Special-edition women’s domestic tournament to be named after pioneering World-Cup winning captain Rachael Heyhoe Flint The month-long tournament will begin on the August Bank Holiday weekend Two group winners to meet in final on Saturday 26 September The 50-over tournament ensures competitive domestic women’s cricket will be played this summer Full schedule to be released alongside Vitality Blas
Update on return to play for men's and women's domestic cricket
STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL 4.00PM (BST) ON MONDAY 29 JUNE 2020
Men’s County season set to begin on 1 August First-Class Counties to decide on men’s formats to be played at a meeting in early July First year of women’s elite domestic structure under discussion; but women’s domestic game commits to play this season
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has given its approval for the profes
Regional Retainer signings confirmed in the women's domestic game
The eight regions of the new Women's Elite Domestic Structure have announced their Regional Retainer signings.
The 25 players represent the first tranche of professional women's domestic cricketers. When the 40 full-time contracts are awarded - which ECB intends to award this year, despite the repercussions of COVID-19 - all Regional Retainer players will progress on to those terms.
ECB confirm Regional Retainers for domestic women's cricketers
The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today confirmed that up to 24 women's domestic cricketers will receive a Regional Retainer starting on June 1.
The eight Regions (outlined below) will recruit the players, who will adhere to strength and conditioning programmes and undertake certain online modules including anti-corruption and anti-doping education. They will also give some of the