Storm safe second win in as an many video games however Thunder prop up desk after third defeat
Final Up to date: 10/08/19 6:00pm
Heather Knight and Fran Wilson helped steer Western Storm to back-to-back wins to begin the Kia Tremendous League as Lancashire Thunder had been inflicted to a 3rd straight defeat.
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England captain Knight (50no off 52) and worldwide team-mate Wilson (54 off 35) joined forces with Storm 18-2 after 4 overs of their pursuit of 142 at a blustery Taunton on Saturday afternoon.
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However their 88-run stand, plus an enterprising cameo from Sophie Luff (22 off 13), steered the hosts to a six-wicket victory with three balls to spare – Knight sealing her fifty with the match-winning 4.
Storm are third within the standings, one level behind Surrey Stars and Southern Vipers, however Thunder prop up the desk, having misplaced to Vipers and Stars final week by 34 runs and eight wickets respectively.
The guests posted a competitive-looking 141-6 after electing to bat in opposition to Storm.
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Sune Luus (62 off 48) top-scored on the bottom the place she struck a half-century for South Africa in a T20I in opposition to England final summer time, whereas Harmanpreet Kaur (30 off 18) plundered late runs.
Thunder had been on prime when Smriti Mandhana (2) and Rachel Priest (12) fell early within the chase however Wilson and Knight’s stand rescued Storm.
Wilson holed out with the rating on 106 however Luff proved a nice foil for Knight, whereas Thunder’s fielding grew to become ragged in the direction of the tip of the sport.
Lancashire will look to notch a victory on the fourth time of asking once they face Roses rivals Yorkshire Diamonds in Liverpool on Tuesday.
Storm are again in motion on Sunday once they play Vipers at The Ageas Bowl, understanding a win will transfer them prime of the nascent desk.
Watch extra KSL motion reside on Sky Sports activities The Ashes, Sky Sports activities Combine and Sky Sports activities Important Occasion from 6pm on Monday as defending champions Surrey Stars host Southern Vipers at The Oval.