Kia Super League Schedule & TV Fixtures for 2017 – Matches live on Sky Sport

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Kia Super League Schedule for 2017

Little less than a month after winning the World Cup, most of England’s cricketers will be in action in the Kia Super League that begins on Thursday, August 10 at the Ageas Bowl. Defending champions Southern Vipers play the Western Storm in the opener that will be broadcast live on Sky Sports and BBC Radio along with few of the other games in the tournament this season. The Kia Super League schedule for all its matches & for those telecast live can be found below.

The Vipers and Storm had clashed in the previous season’s final and will play again in the tournament’s opening game this year. This will be followed by 14 group games in the six-team event, with each of those six sides taking on each other before the Finals Day.

The top-ranked side will make the final while the teams placed second and third at the end of the league stage will face off in a semi-final to earn the right to play that number one side in the title-decider.

Read: Kia Super League Squads & Player-Lists here

Some of the group games will be televised live on Sky Sports along with the ball-by-ball commentary on BBC Radio.

Over 15,000 fans watched the 15 group stage matches in the first season of the Kia Super League and this number can be expected to rise dramatically following the success of the England’s women’s cricket team in the recently-concluded World Cup. They won nine games in a row to clinch the trophy, beating India in the final.

This year’s Cricket Super League will be played over 17 days and will see 13 different venues host the six sides. The Finals Day will be held at the 1st Central County Ground in Hove.

Clare Connor, ECB Director of England Women’s Cricket, said

“At the end of last summer I said that I was immensely proud of what the Kia Super League had achieved during its first season, but equally I stressed that there was still considerable growth potential for the competition.”

“Moving into year two I am therefore delighted to announce the next historic moment in the development of the domestic women’s game in this country, with six Kia Super League group stage matches plus finals day due to be televised live on Sky Sports, alongside enhanced levels of broadcast coverage throughout the competition on BBC Radio.”

The latest Kia Super League 2017 schedule & fixtures are as follows:

Thursday 10 August:
Southern Vipers v Western Storm
Ageas Bowl
Live on Sky Sports

Friday 11 August:
Yorkshire Diamonds v Lancashire Thunder
Headingley
Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 12 August:
Western Storm v Loughborough Lightning
The Cooper Associates County Ground
Live on Sky Sports

Sunday 13 August:
Surrey Stars v Yorkshire Diamonds
Kia Oval
Live on Sky Sports

Tuesday 15 August:
Loughborough Lightning v Southern Vipers
The 3aaa County Ground
Live on Sky Sports

Wednesday 16 August:
Lancashire Thunder v Surrey Stars
Emirates Old Trafford
Live on Sky Sports

Friday 18 August:
Loughborough Lightning v Yorkshire Diamonds
Loughborough

Sunday 20 August:
Lancashire Thunder v Loughborough Lightning
Blackpool CC

Sunday 20 August:
Southern Vipers v Surrey Stars
Ageas Bowl

Sunday 20 August:
Yorkshire Diamonds v Western Storm
York CC

Wednesday 23 August:
Lancashire Thunder v Southern Vipers
Liverpool CC

Wednesday 23 August:
Surrey Stars v Western Storm
Guildford CC

Saturday 26 August:
Surrey Stars v Loughborough Lightning
Guildford CC

Saturday 26 August:
Western Storm v Lancashire Thunder
The Brightside Ground, Bristol

Saturday 26 August:
Southern Vipers v Yorkshire Diamonds
Arundel

Friday 1 September:
Finals day
1st Central County Ground, Hove
Live on Sky Sports

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