Loughborough Lightning (cricket)

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Loughborough Lightning
Personnel
CaptainGeorgia Elwiss
CoachSalliann Briggs
Team information
Colours     Purple
Founded2016
Home groundHaslegrave Ground, Loughborough
History
WCSL wins0
Official website:Loughborough Lightning

T20 kit

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.[1][2][3][4][5]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

  • No. denotes the player's squad number, as worn on the back of their shirt.
  • double-dagger denotes players with international caps.
No. Name Nationality Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
1 Georgia Adams  England (1993-10-04) 4 October 1993 (age 26) Right-handed
Chamari Atapattu double-dagger  Sri Lanka (1990-02-09) 9 February 1990 (age 29) Left-handed Right arm medium-fast Overseas Player
22 Mignon du Preez double-dagger  South Africa (1989-06-13) 13 June 1989 (age 30) Right-handed Overseas Player
All-rounders
16 Sarah Glenn  England (1999-02-27) 27 February 1999 (age 20) Right-handed Right arm leg break
17 Kathryn Bryce double-dagger  Scotland (1997-11-17) 17 November 1997 (age 21) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast Overseas player
24 Jenny Gunn double-dagger  England (1986-05-09) 9 May 1986 (age 33) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast England Performance squad
34 Georgia Elwiss double-dagger  England (1991-05-31) 31 May 1991 (age 28) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast Club captain; England Performance squad
50 Hayley Matthews double-dagger  West Indies (1998-03-19) 19 March 1998 (age 21) Right-handed Right arm off break Overseas player
Joanne Gardner  England (1997-03-25) 25 March 1997 (age 22) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Alice Monaghan  England (2000-03-20) 20 March 2000 (age 19) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Wicket-keepers
40 Amy Jones double-dagger  England (1993-06-13) 13 June 1993 (age 26) Right-handed England Performance squad
Abigail Freeborn  England (1996-11-12) 12 November 1996 (age 22) Right-handed
Bowlers
46 Tara Norris  England (1998-06-04) 4 June 1998 (age 21) Left-handed Left arm medium
48 Kirstie Gordon double-dagger  England (1997-10-20) 20 October 1997 (age 22) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox England Performance squad
Lucy Higham  England (1997-10-17) 17 October 1997 (age 22) Right-handed Right arm off break

Imported players[edit]

Seasons[edit]

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.

Statistics[edit]

Overall Result [6][edit]

Women's Cricket Super League - summary of results
Year Played Wins Losses Tied NR Win %
2016 6 3 2 0 0 50.00
2017 5 2 3 0 0 40.00
2018 11 7 3 0 0 63.63
2019 11 7 3 0 0 63.63
Total 33 19 14 0 0 57.57
  • Abandoned matches are counted as NR (no result)
  • Win or loss by super over or boundary count are counted as tied.

Teamwise Result summary [7][edit]

Opposition Mat Won Lost Tied NR Win %
Lancashire Thunder 6 5 1 0 0 73.33
Southern Vipers 7 3 4 0 0 42.85
Surrey Stars 7 5 2 0 0 71.42
Western Storm 7 2 5 0 0 28.57
Yorkshire Diamonds 6 4 2 0 0 66.66

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loughborough Women Squad
  2. ^ ECB names six Women's Super League hosts
  3. ^ ECB unveil teams and schedule for Women's Cricket Super League
  4. ^ Lanning, Taylor, Bates among WSL overseas stars
  5. ^ Final squads announced for Women's Super League
  6. ^ "Women Cricket Super League match result summary". ESPNCricinfo.
  7. ^ "Loughborough Lightning opposition wise result summary". ESPNCricinfo.