Loughborough Lightning (cricket)
|Home ground||Haslegrave Ground, Loughborough|
|Official website:||Loughborough Lightning|
Loughborough Lightning is an English women's Twenty20 cricket team based in Loughborough, Leicestershire. They were formed in 2016 to compete in the inaugural season of the Women's Cricket Super League. They play their home matches at the Haslegrave Ground. They are coached by Rob “Crew” Taylor and his side kick Wesley and are captained by Georgia Elwiss. The team is partnered with Loughborough University. The squad includes England players Elwiss, Rebecca Grundy, Amy Jones and Beth Langston.
- No. denotes the player's squad number, as worn on the back of their shirt.
- denotes players with international caps.
|No.||Name||Nationality||Birth date||Batting Style||Bowling Style||Notes|
|1||Georgia Adams||England||4 October 1993||Right-handed|
|—||Chamari Atapattu||Sri Lanka||9 February 1990||Left-handed||Right arm medium-fast||Overseas Player|
|22||Mignon du Preez||South Africa||13 June 1989||Right-handed||—||Overseas Player|
|16||Sarah Glenn||England||27 February 1999||Right-handed||Right arm leg break|
|17||Kathryn Bryce||Scotland||17 November 1997||Right-handed||Right arm medium-fast||Overseas player|
|24||Jenny Gunn||England||9 May 1986||Right-handed||Right arm medium-fast||England Performance squad|
|34||Georgia Elwiss||England||31 May 1991||Right-handed||Right arm medium-fast||Club captain; England Performance squad|
|50||Hayley Matthews||West Indies||19 March 1998||Right-handed||Right arm off break||Overseas player|
|—||Joanne Gardner||England||25 March 1997||Right-handed||Right arm medium-fast|
|—||Alice Monaghan||England||20 March 2000||Right-handed||Right arm medium-fast|
|40||Amy Jones||England||13 June 1993||Right-handed||—||England Performance squad|
|—||Abigail Freeborn||England||12 November 1996||Right-handed||—|
|46||Tara Norris||England||4 June 1998||Left-handed||Left arm medium|
|48||Kirstie Gordon||England||20 October 1997||Right-handed||Slow left-arm orthodox||England Performance squad|
|—||Lucy Higham||England||17 October 1997||Right-handed||Right arm off break|
- Dane van Niekerk – South Africa (2016)
- Ellyse Perry – Australia (2016–2017)
- Sophie Devine – New Zealand (2016)
- Kristen Beams – Australia (2017)
- Elyse Villani – Australia (2017)
- Mignon du Preez - South Africa (2019)
- Chamari Atapattu - Sri Lanka (2019)
- Kathryn Bryce - Scotland (2019)
- Hayley Matthews - West Indies (2019)
|Women's Cricket Super League Year||Final Standing||League Standing||Note|
|2016||semi-final 3rd||3rd out of 6||Lost to Western Storm in the Semi-Final|
|2017||4th out of 6||4th out of 6||DNQ|
|2018||Runners-up||1st out of 6||Lost to Surrey Stars in the Final|
|2019||semi-final 3rd||2nd out of 6||Lost to Southern Vipers in the Semi-Final.|
- Abandoned matches are counted as NR (no result)
- Win or loss by super over or boundary count are counted as tied.
- Loughborough Women Squad
- ECB names six Women's Super League hosts
- ECB unveil teams and schedule for Women's Cricket Super League
- Lanning, Taylor, Bates among WSL overseas stars
- Final squads announced for Women's Super League
- "Women Cricket Super League match result summary". ESPNCricinfo.
- "Loughborough Lightning opposition wise result summary". ESPNCricinfo.