Preview: Women’s County T20

Sunday 17th April 2022


Women's County T20

Preview: Women’s County T20

Kent Women begin the defence of the South East Region of ECB’s Women’s County T20 competition with a trip to Wimbledon CC to take on Hampshire on Bank Holiday Monday, 18 April.

In last season’s tournament, Grace Scrivens finished as the South East Group’s top run-scorer with 191 runs in six matches, including an imperious 94* against Surrey at Chipstead.

Alice Davidson-Richards averaged 59.33 last season – an unbeaten 60 at Chelmsford forming a chunk of her 178 runs. Scotland international ‘keeper-batter Sarah Bryce also averaged over 40.00 in her six innings.

Off-spinners Kalea Moore took nine and Megan Belt took eight wickets apiece for The Horses – Moore had an impressive bowling strike-rate of a wicket every 12.75 balls, whilst Belt’s average was just 12.88.

England spinner Kirstie Gordon also took five wickets from 16 overs in total in the tournament, with an impressive economy of 5.50.

This year, the South East group of Kent, Hampshire, Sussex and Surrey will contest double-headed matchdays between 18 April & 2 May.

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The Horses will be able to call upon a strong squad for their opening two matches against Hampshire on Monday, with Bryce, Davidson-Richards, Gordon, 2021 Women’s Player of the Year Moore joined by young gun Alexa Stonehouse, who earned her first Hundred contract with Trent Rockets earlier this month.

Kent Women’s Head Coach, Dave Hathrill, said: “We’re really excited to get going for the 2022 season.

“It’ll be tough to defend both of our titles from 2021, but it’s a challenge that we’re all looking forward to.

“We’re pleased to have a strong squad available to us for our first matchday at Hampshire, with Alice Davidson-Richards taking up captaincy duties for us.”

Kent Women squad for Matchday One vs. Hampshire, proudly sponsored by Canterbury Christ Church University >>>

The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence will once again host a full England Women’s One-Day International (WODI) match in 2022, with a Royal London WODI against India under the lights in Canterbury on Wednesday, 21 September.

Entry to England vs. India is FREE for all valid 2022 Kent Members & Ticket Bundle holders, and this fixture will count as one day of any Six Pack or Six Pack Plus Ticket Bundle.

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