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Summary

  1. In-play highlights available to UK users only
  2. Loughborough win by six wickets
  3. Play begins at 19:00 BST
  4. Both teams won their opening games
  5. Listen to 5 live sports extra commentary

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Goodbye

    And that's all from us tonight! Thanks for following the match on the BBC Sport website on a night when a 71-run partnership between Amy Jones and Elyse Villani helped Loughborough Lightning to victory over the Southern Vipers.

    You can view the final scorecard here and I will just leave you with some of the best moments from the match.

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  2. Loughborough Lightning win by 6 wickets

    Loughborough Lightning 109-4

    And they've done it!

    Loughborough Lightning win by 6 wickets after Jenny Gunn seals it with a lovely drive for four.

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  3. WICKET

    Jones run out (McGlashan) 35 (Loughborough 96-4)

    And another one gone! Amy Jones goes just moments after Villani.

    It's a terrible way to go after such a brilliant innings as she is run out by Sara McGlashan.

    Georgia Adams skies the ball as she tries to hit Fi Morris down the ground but she is put down despite a stunning effort from Suzie Bates.

    The Lightning pair attempt to push a couple and Jones is caught short.

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    A valuable 35 from Jones which featured some excellent shots, including this nice pull shot from the previous over.

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  4. WICKET

    Villani st Rudd b Morris 35 (Loughborough 95-3)

    Elyse Villani goes looking for one big shot too many.

    She skips down the track looking for the boundary once again but completely misses and is stumped by Carla Rudd.

    The Australian had been living dangerously and had been put down by Sara McGlashan only a few balls before.

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  5. Jones dropped by Brindle

    That could have been a big wicket for the Vipers, but Amy Jones manages to survive.

    The Lightning wicketkeeper looks to the boundary again but doesn't get hold of it at all, sending the ball skyward.

    For a moment, it looks like it might carry to Arran Brindle but the Vipers fielder can't quite get underneath it.

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  6. Jones clears the boundary

    There's the second maximum of the day!

    This time it's Amy Jones who clears the rope, powerfully dispatching Arran Brindle's full toss over cow corner.

    Loughborough are well on course for victory here, needing 53 from 62 balls.

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  7. Watch: Devine hits first six of the match

    She might have just been trapped lbw, but it's thanks to Sophie Devine that we've seen a six.

    She caused the Vipers all sorts of problems with the ball, picking up three wickets, and has now helped Loughborough get their chase off to a good start.

    The Lightning opener wastes no time as she pounces on Fi Morris's shorter delivery, unleashing a powerful pull shot which easily clears the rope.

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  8. WICKET

    Devine lbw Farrant 11 (Loughborough 24-2)

  9. WICKET

    Haynes c Wyatt b Kerr 13 (Loughborough 24-1)

    After Loughborough started their chase so strongly, the Vipers really needed a breakthrough and they have one thanks to Amelia Kerr.

    Rachael Haynes is the first Lightning wicket to fall after the opener comes down the track and gets a very thick edge which easily falls to Danni Wyatt at point.

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  10. Loughborough Lightning need 106 to win

  11. WICKET

    Morris st A Jones b Smith 2 (Vipers 105 all out)

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  12. WICKET

    Rudd b Devine 0 (Vipers 102-9)

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  13. WICKET

    Scholfield c Haynes b Devine 7 (Vipers 101-8)

    After benefitting from some poor fielding from Loughborough, Paige Scholfield falls to an excellent catch from Rachael Haynes.

    Scholfield looks to hit Sophie Devine to cow corner and the Lightning fielder covers decent ground before taking a low diving catch.

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  14. WICKET

    Brindle run out (Villani) 19 (Vipers 91-7)

    She got off to a strong start but Arran Brindle has to depart after falling victim to some excellent fielding from Elyse Villani.

    Brindle tries to sneak a quick single after hitting a firmly-struck drive but is caught short after the Lightning fielder gathers quickly and gets a direct hit with her throw.

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  15. WICKET

    Kerr c Adams b Gordon 4 (Vipers 82-6)

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    Beaumont c Adams b Gunn 37 (Vipers 73-5)

    That's the one Loughborough would have been desperate for!

    Tammy Beaumont has played well and helped the Vipers get back in the game but now she goes for 37.

    The England opener nicely dispatches international team-mate Jenny Gunn behind square-leg for four but then goes the very next ball.

    She looks to attack Gunn again, this time through the off side but doesn't connect well and finds Georgia Adams at extra cover.

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  17. WICKET

    McGlashan lbw Glenn 4 (Vipers 53-4)

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    Du Preez c Haynes b Gordon 13 (Vipers 45-3)

    Tammy Beaumont is starting to pick up the pace but wickets continue to tumble for the Southern Vipers as Mignon du Preez is the latest player to depart.

    The South African comes down the track looking to dispatch Kirstie Gordon through the leg side but gets a thick top edge.

    The ball goes high in the air before falling into the safe hands of Rachael Haynes on the edge of the circle.

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  19. WICKET

    Wyatt c Adams b Smith 7 (Vipers 17-2)

    Another one gone for the Southern Vipers and it's another big wicket for Loughborough as Danni Wyatt goes for seven.

    The England international attempts to put Linsey Smith's fuller delivery away through the covers but she's unable to keep her shot down and only manages to find Georgia Adams.

    Tammy Beaumont and Mignon du Preez are now in the middle for the hosts.

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  20. WICKET

    Bates lbw Devine 0 (Vipers 1-1)

    Not the start the Vipers would have wanted as the dangerous Suzie Bates goes for a duck.

    It's Loughborough captain Sophie Devine who makes the early breakthrough for Lightning as Bates attempts to clip her through the leg side but is trapped lbw.

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