South East Stars to play at The County Ground, Beckenham

Wednesday 12th August 2020

South East Stars

South East Stars to play at The County Ground, Beckenham

South East Stars, the team representing the London & South East Centre of Excellence for women’s cricket, have today learned of their fixtures for the one-off Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy.

The first XI will play in a 50 over regional championship, named after the legend for this year only, comprising of the eight regions, starting on Saturday 29th August.

The Stars’ opening two fixtures will be played at The County Ground, Beckenham.

This competition will see the eight sides split into two groups of four, with the four sides to play each other home and away. The winners of the the two groups will then meet in a final on Saturday 26th September.

You can learn more about the South East Stars and its role in transforming womens’ and girls’ cricket in the region by clicking here.

South East Stars will begin their season with home matches against Western Storm & Sunrisers on 29th & 31st August. Both are set to be played at Kent Cricket’s Beckenham ground.

They will then travel to Hove, Bristol & Chelmsford to face Southern Vipers, Western Storm & Sunrisers respectively on 5th, 11th & 13th September. They complete their group stage at The Kia Oval on 19th September against Southern Vipers.

So far, only four players are contracted to the South East Stars. Alice Davidson-Richards, Sophia Dunkley, Tash Farrant & Bryony Smith have all signed professional terms with the team. The remainder of the squad will be confirmed in due course, signing on paid-to-play deals.

South East Stars fixtures in full (All start times TBC):

  • South East Stars v Western Storm, Saturday 29th August – The County Ground, Beckenham
  • South East Stars v Sunrisers, Monday 31st August – The County Ground, Beckenham
  • Southern Vipers v South East Stars, Saturday 5th September – The 1st Central County Ground
  • Western Storm v South East Stars, Friday 11th September – Bristol County Ground
  • Sunrisers v South East Stars, Sunday 13th September – Chelmsford
  • South East Stars v Southern Vipers, Saturday 19th September – The Kia Oval