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Kia Super League: Western Storm lead after week one

The first week of the Kia Super League brought great entertainment and superb performances from some big names.

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Kia Super League: Western Storm lead after week one

Heather Knight is all smiles after her superb contribution to Western Storm's good start to the 2018 Kia Super League

The 2018 Kia Super League has only been up and running a week, and is already entertaining fans up and down the country.

With every team having played three games, defending champions Western Storm top the table on ten points, winning two of their opening three matches.

Kia Super League 2018

Pos Team Played P Won W Lost L Tied T N/R Net RR Points Pts
1 Loughborough Lightning Loughborough Lightning 10 7 3 0 0 +1.361 33
2 Western Storm Western Storm 10 6 3 0 1 +0.919 30
3 Surrey Stars Surrey Stars 10 5 4 0 1 -0.404 24
4 Lancashire Thunder Lancashire Thunder 10 5 5 0 0 -0.825 21
5 Yorkshire Diamonds Yorkshire Diamonds 10 3 6 0 1 -0.290 15
6 Southern Vipers Southern Vipers 10 2 7 0 1 -0.490 10

Let's take a look at some of the most stunning performances so far...

Rhythm of the Knight

On the first day of the 2018 Kia Super League, we saw defending champions Western Storm take on Yorkshire Diamonds in the blazing sunshine of Taunton, and England skipper Heather Knight delivered the goods for Storm. The captain scored 97 to ease her side to victory.

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Heather Knight hits sublime 97 for Western Storm

England skipper Heather Knight was in supreme form to help defending champions to opening day Kia Super League victory over Yorkshire Diamonds

Star of the future?

The experience of Heather Knight shone early on, and Lancashire's epic contest with Yorkshire was the stage for youngster Ellie Threlkeld to announce herself. Will we see her donning the England jersey soon? If she keeps this up, quite possibly...

Mandhana magnificence 

The joint-fastest half-century in a women's T20 match, and the fastest ever in a Kia Super League contest. Smriti Mandhana is bossing things for Western Storm early on in the 2018 competition. When their game against Loughborough Lightning was reduced to six overs per side, nobody expected what was to come from the India international...

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Western Storm's Mandhana hits fastest ever Kia Super League half-century

The match between Western Storm and Loughborough Lightning was six overs each, but Smriti Mandhana hurried her way to a record-breaking 52* off 19 balls

For more on the 2018 Kia Super League, including full highlights, fixtures and result, visit our HUB.

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