Date- August 18, 2019, Sunday.
Match 17 – Loughborough Lightning vs Yorkshire Diamonds
Time- 2:30 PM local time (7:00 PM IST).
Venue – Loughborough.
Loughborough Lightning will take on the Yorkshire Diamonds at Loughborough. In their previous encounter, Yorkshire Diamonds could only manage 121 runs in their full quota of 20 overs. Loughborough Lightning chased down the total in 13.2 overs, earning a bonus point from the match.
The teams have been sort of out of form in this tournament and the inability to close tight games has cost them. This match could a play major part in the resurgence of their luck and confidence in this tournament. With the tournament still widely open, both teams would like to win the game and get in contention for the semi-finale spot.
Head to Head – In the previous 5 encounters, Loughborough Lightning has beaten Yorkshire Diamonds 3 times while losing 2 games.
Played-5, LBL-3, YD-2.
Loughborough Lightning Squad
Tara Norris, Kirstie Gordon, Alice Monaghan, Abigail Freeborn, Joanne Gardner, Georgia Adams, Lucy Higham, Sarah Glenn, Chamari Athapaththu, Hayley Mathews, Georgia Elwiss (c), Kathryn Bryce, Jenny Gunn, Amy Ellen Jones, Mignon du Preez.
Yorkshire Diamonds –
Lauren Winfield(c), Georgia Davis, Helen Fenby, Beth Langston, Linsey Smith, Hollie Armitage, Alice Davidson Richards, Cordelia Griffith, Katie Levick, Jemimah Rodrigues, Katherine Brunt, Katie George, Leigh Kasperek, Bess Heath, Alyssa Healy
Fantasy Players –
Leigh Kasperek, Helen Fenby, Linsey Smith, Lauren Winfield, Hollie Armitage, Amy Ellen Jones, Mignon du Preez, Sarah Glenn, Chamari Athapaththu, Hayley Mathews.