Kia Women’s Super League has entered its last stage as all the six teams will play their last match today. In the 29th match of the tournament, Loughborough Lightning (LL) will play against Yorkshire Diamonds (YD) at Headingley, Leeds. The match will start from 11 PM (IST) today.
Today’s match is very important for Loughborough Lightning. The team which tops the points table is directly selected as one of the finalists of the league. After winning 7 matches out of 9, Loughborough Lightning has 31 points in their hand. Other close competitor is Western Storm, who has a total of 30 points.
Western Storm will also play their last match today against Surrey Stars. There are chances that WS wins the match and reach 34 or 35 points, so Loughborough Lightning has to make sure that they bag victory against Yorkshire Diamonds to be on the top. Moreover, Loughborough Lightning win seek to win the match by bonus points, so that they reach 36 points in the end and WS will not any chance to top the table.
Here are the possible players who can be part of Loughborough Lightning in today’s match
Loughborough Lightning: Rachael Haynes, Sophie Devine, Amy Ellen Jones, Elyse Villani, Georgia Elwiss, Georgia Adams, Jenny Gunn, Lucy Higham, Sarah Glenn, Kirstie Gordon, Linsey Smith.
On the other hand, the game is over for Yorkshire Diamonds in the league as only have 11 points on their side and they cannot qualify for the semi-finals or finals now. But, they can change the fate of Loughborough Lightning by defeating them, which will hamper Loughborough Lightning’s chances to be one of the contenders of the final.
Here are the possible players who can be part of Yorkshire Diamonds in today’s match
Yorkshire Diamonds: Lauren Winfield, Beth Mooney, Thea Brookes, Chamari Athapaththu, Alice Davidson Richards, Katherine Brunt, Delissa Kimmince, Beth Langston, Gwenan Davies, Katie Levick, Helen Fenby.