Suffolk Ladies Make Royal London One Day Play-Off

June 28, 2018

Division 3 – 2018 Season Round Up

The end of the Royal London Women’s County One-Day Championship is drawing closer and the winners of the 5 Division 3 groups have been confirmed.

The winners were Durham (A), Cornwall (B), Oxfordshire (C), Suffolk (D) and Worcestershire (E). The winners will now go into playoffs with the 6th placed team from Division 2, who were Essex. The 3 winners of the playoffs will take a spot in Division 2 for the 2019 season.


Playoffs – Monday 27th August

Oxfordshire (Winner Group C) v Durham (Winner Group A)

Suffolk (Winner Group D) v Essex (6th placed team from Div 2)

Worcestershire (Winner Group E) v Cornwall (Winner Group B)


Division 3 2018 Season Round Up


Durham topped Group A winning 5 of their 6 matches and narrowly finishing ahead of Scotland.

Elizabeth Priddle scored the highest score hitting 88 for Cumbria against Northumberland. Georgina Brown scored 78* in the same match for Cumbria. Sarah Bryce of Cricket Scotland scored the most overall runs with 258 at an average of 64.50. Her top score was 81*.

Lois Wilkinson of Cricket Scotland was the best of the bowlers taking 14 wickets and was the only bowler to take a five-wicket haul getting 5-33.


In Group B Cornwall just edged past Netherlands to first place with both teams winning 5 and losing 1.

Ellie Mitchell scored a huge 158* for Cornwall which was the highest score in the group. She also scored the most runs with 279 in total at an average of 55.80. Rebecca Odgers also of Cornwall was the other centurion scoring 122.

Kellie Williams of Cornwall took the most wickets (17) with best figures of 5-24 and Charlotte Phillips also of Cornwall took 12 wickets with best figures of 5-15. F Cutler of Dorset took 5-26.


In Group C Oxfordshire finished top losing just one of their 6 fixtures.

Kezia Hassall of Hertfordshire scored the most runs with 309 and a top score of 132*. However Chloe Skelton of Gloucetershire top scored in the group with 134*. Hannah Bates was the only other centurion after scoring 110* for Buckinghamshire. She scored 236 runs in the group.

Genny Porter took the best group bowling figures of 5-9 for Oxfordshire. Sophie Mitchelmore and Charlotte Noble, both of Oxfordshire, took 12 wickets a piece with a best of 4-20 and 5-20 respectively. Sidra Khan was the only other bowler to take a 5-wicket haul as she took 5-27 for Gloucestershire.


Suffolk finished in first place in Group D winning 5 out of 6 matches.

Eleanor Stanley scored the highest number of runs getting 233 at an average of 46.60. The only centurion in the group was Natalie Samuels, who scored 117* for Suffolk.

Lizzie Shaw of Suffolk took 11 wickets (best of 4-13) but the best match figures were from Kaushicaa Vaseeharan who took 6-37 for Cambridgeshire. The only other 5 wicket figures was Emily Woodhouse of Norfolk who took 5-32.


Worcestershire won Group E finishing just above Staffordshire.

Harriet Leach of Leicestershire & Rutland was the most successful batter after scoring a total of 235 runs with a best of 92.

Izzy Watson of Worcestershire was the stand out bowler as she took a total of 13 wickets with a best of 6/21 and also 5-29. Clare Boycott of Worcestershire (6-16) and Niki Patel of Leicestershire & Rutland (5-23) both also took 5 wickets hauls.


Best Batting: Ellie Mitchell 158* and 279 runs (Cornwall)

Best Bowling: Kellie Williams, 17 wickets (Cornwall) and Izzy Watson 6-21 (Worcestershire).


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