Deadly Vipers add to Sunrisers woes

Brian Jeeves

Southern Vipers 232 (49.5 overs)

Sunrisers 183 (43.5 overs)

Southern Vipers won the toss and elected to bat

Southern Vipers won by 49 runs

The Sunrisers found themselves on the wrong end again as a stylish 89 from Vipers skipper, Georgia Adams, provided a solid foundation for victory at the Ageas Bowl.

Adams knock came off 108 balls and included ten boundaries as the home side were dismissed for 232. Charlie Dean chipped in with 39 – Katie Midwood taking 2/33 for the Sunrisers.

Early wickets ensured the visitors’ response never really gathered enough momentum to cause an upset. Jo Gardner top-scored with 39, while Alice MacLeod reached 35 – Tara Norris taking 3/37 as the Vipers confirmed their fourth win from as many Racheal Heyhoe Flint Trophy matches. 

Southern Vipers: Georgia Adams (Capt), Ella McCaughan, Maia Bouchier, Charlie Dean, Paige Scholfield, Emily Windsor, Carla Rudd (WK), Tara Norris, Alice Monaghan, Charlotte Taylor, Providence Cowdrill

Sunrisers: Cordelia Griffith, Amara Carr (Capt)(WK), Alice MacLeod, Naomi Dattani, Grace Scrivens, Kelly Castle, Jo Gardner, Katie Midwood, Sonali Patel, Katie Wolfe, Emily Thorpe

Officials: Sophie McLelland and Billy Taylor

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Brian Jeeves

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