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CURRENT MATCH: Sussex CCC vs Middlesex
Alexia Walker names squad for Hampshire encounter

Sussex Women continue their Royal London One-Day Championship campaign with a trip to Totton & Eling CC on Sunday to take on Hampshire at 11am. 

Head coach, Alexia Walker has named an unchanged squad from the twelve who faced Warwickshire and Nottinghamshire on the opening weekend of the season.

Against Warwickshire on Sunday, Sussex sealed a thrilling win at the Sir Rod Aldridge Cricket Centre to get their 2019 campaign off to the perfect start.

Nancy Harman bowled brilliantly, taking figures of 6 for 40, and Carla Rudd scored a vital 33, before Tara Norris and Harman held their nerve with the bat to secure Sussex a one-wicket win. 

The following day, on Women’s County Cricket Day, Sussex again bowled and fielded superbly, with Freya Davies, Chiara Green and Norris all impressing to dismiss Notts for 150.

Rudd scored an obdurate 39, but the home side couldn't make it two wins from two - falling to a 23-run defeat - and will be hoping to bounce back when they take on Hampshire.

Sussex Women Team to face Hampshire

G Adams (c)

I Collis

F Davies

C Green

N Harman

C McCarthy

E McCaughan

T Norris

C Rudd (wk)

P Scholfield

L Smith

E Wadey


Hampshire Women began the campaign with back-to-back defeats to Lancashire and Yorkshire last weekend.

In their opening fixture, against Lancashire, Hampshire suffered a narrow defeat, losing by just 16 runs after Fi Morris top-scored with an excellent 68.

Emily Windsor also batted well, scoring 26, while Charlie Dean (3-34) and Providence Cowdrill (3-26) were their side's most impressive with the ball.

Against Yorkshire on Monday, Cowdrill again took three wickets, finishing with figures of 3-34.

With the bat, Charlotte Taylor finished unbeaten on 33, and Ella Chandler scored 26, but Hampshire lost by 29 runs.