Sunrisers pair hit centuries in win over Blaze-ZoomTech News

Sunrisers pair hit centuries in win over Blaze-ZoomTech News

Ariana Dowse was enjoying solely her third sport for Sunrisers on this yr’s competitors

Teenager Grace Scrivens and Ariana Dowse each hit maiden Record A centuries in a 200-run partnership to set Sunrisers on the best way to victory over The Blaze within the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy.

Hosts Blaze are assured a spot within the closing however slipped to a fourth defeat in 5 at Loughborough, regardless of a primary hundred from Georgie Boyce.

Southern Vipers noticed off South East Stars by 58 runs to leapfrog them into second place with one sport remaining, placing them in pole place for a semi-final eliminator.

Elsewhere, Northern Diamonds defeated Thunder and Central Sparks beat Western Storm to maintain their very own top-three hopes alive.

Sunrisers themselves might but gatecrash the semi-final eliminator, however want a win of their closing sport at Diamonds and different outcomes to go their means.

Dowse, 22, hit 13 fours and a six in her 110-ball 105, with England Underneath-19 worldwide Scrivens, who took her mixture on this yr’s competitors to 387, making 107 from 136 deliveries with 9 fours.

Their 37-over partnership was the largest for any wicket for the reason that 50-over competitors launched in 2020.

“That is three wins in a row and to beat The Blaze, who’re prime of the desk, is admittedly good for us,” stated 19-year-old Scrivens.

“I am actually pleased with my very own efficiency in getting that first hundred. And Ariana batted brilliantly in that partnership we put collectively – she has solely simply come into the facet however she has fitted in beautifully from the off, and Eva Grey bowled excellently for her 4-31.

“If we might qualify it will be wonderful however we’re simply taking it sport by sport, trying to make it 4 from 4 and seeing the place we’re.”

Eve Jones (84) and Maddy Inexperienced (64) scored half centuries as Central Sparks stored their hopes of a spot within the knockout levels alive with a seven-wicket win over rock-bottom Western Storm at Taunton.

Sparks go into their closing fixture towards South East Stars at Edgbaston on Saturday within the information the winner will progress.

Aylish Cranstone made 69 for Stars in Southampton however they had been all out for 196 in reply to Vipers’ 254, with Linsey Smith hitting 51 for the hosts after which claiming 3-34.

Lauren Winfield-Hill, main run scorer within the competitors, made 89 as Northern Diamonds had been bowled out for 196 at Sale, with Olivia Bell taking 4-32 from 10 overs for Thunder.

Second-bottom Thunder had been ousted for simply 148 in reply with Katie Levick claiming 4-28.

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