that'll do! An under-edge on the wide line, beats the keeper, and Vipers have another domestic trophy!
12.09pm Well, that was comprehensive. The Blaze's first defeat of the season is the cruellest and most emphatic imaginable. A whopping 34 balls left unused. And once again, Danni Wyatt's crushing half-century set the agenda, alongside Maia Bouchier. Congratulations to the Southern Vipers, back-to-back champions and serial domestic competition winners. Their fifth trophy in eight seasons.
back of a length, Adams waits after stepping into the stroke, and picks off an edge down through deep third. Scores level
Almost there. Is this the over?
on the back foot, timed firmly into the covers
cut away, eludes two tumbling fielders at point for another single
crashed straight at cover
low full toss, and blatted through cow corner! Back to back, and it's single figures now
this one's in the slot! Tossed up, Kemp's eyes light up, she leans into the stroke, unfurls her levers, dumps it onto the sightscreen!
tight line on off stump, nipping away, blocked to cover
That McCaughan wicket looks to have persuaded Vipers not to take any more liberties. Just get the job done on merit now
thrashed out of the full length, to the on side. Indecision on the running but they make it home
round the wicket and shaping in at off stump, Kemp covers up with a solid block
lots of air, looping into the blockhole, driven hard to deep cover
tighter line, stabbed to point
good areas, left alone as Adams anticipated more outswing and a possible wide
short, wide, pace off, tapped out to point
driven out of the full length, to the on-side to keep the strike
onto the front foot, and blocked. Respectful
round the wicket, takes a fat edge to short third as Kemp swings with gusto
Freya Kemp enters the fr(e)y
huge swipe, and McCaughan is stumped! A gallop down the pitch, making room to leg as she did so, but comprehensively beaten by the dip and off come the bails
turned into the leg side, another single
down on one knee, pinged to the leg side for another single
Fifty-four balls remain to get 23 runs. I reckon 15 will suffice...
|County Ground, New Road, Worcester|
|Toss||The Blaze, elected to bat first|
|Player Of The Match|
|Series result||Southern Vipers won the 2023 Charlotte Edwards Cup|
|Match days||10,11 June 2023 - day (20-over match)|