Women’s cricket Super League to be broadcast on Sky Sports
Leaderboard
Leisure Opportunities
Job search
Job Search
see all jobs
Latest job opportunities
Southwark Council
£38,919 - £45,438
Southwark, UK
star job
Planning Solutions Limited
up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Spalding, UK
star job
Trafford Leisure
£18,500 rising to £20,200 per annum
Trafford, UK
star job
Atlantis Leisure
£19,300 - £21,950 (Dependant on experience) plus benefits
Oban, UK
Sea Life
Competitive
Orlando, FL, USA

Women’s cricket Super League to be broadcast on Sky Sports

Job opportunities
Aura Leisure and Libraries Ltd
from £18,859 to £20,661 per annum
location: Deeside, UK
Celtic Leisure
£20,253 - £22,658 per annum
location: Aberavon, Port Talbot, UK
activeNewham
Competitive Salary & Benefits
location: London, UK
more jobs

The exposure of women’s cricket will be given a boost after Sky Sports has plumped to broadcast matches from the burgeoning Kia Super League.

Seven matches from the 2017 season will be shown by the pay-TV broadcaster, including the Finals Day on 1 September.

The other six fixtures will be broadcast as double headers alongside male Twenty20 Blast matches.

Sky Sports will pay the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) no additional revenue to broadcast the matches. The broadcaster and the governing body have an existing rights deal, which runs until 2019.

The second edition of the Super League will feature the same six teams – Lancashire Thunder, Loughborough Lightning, Southern Vipers, Surrey Stars, Western Storm and Yorkshire Diamonds – as the inaugural competition last year, taking part in a round robin format.

The tournament will take place over 17 days between 10 and 26 August, and will take place at 13 different venues.

BBC Radio will also cover every round of matches.

“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,” said ECB director of women’s cricket Clare Connor.

“Alongside the ICC Women’s World Cup in June and July, we have a brilliant opportunity to showcase the sport this summer, grow our participation base and inspire more fans than ever before to watch and get involved in women’s cricket.”

The first season of the Super League drew in a combined spectatorship of 15,000.

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
The exposure of women’s cricket will be given a boost after Sky Sports has plumped to broadcast matches from the burgeoning Kia Super League.
SAR
Southern Vipers were the winners if the inaugural Super League / Steve Paston/PA Wire/PA Images
employer of choice
Would you like to work for a gym operator that allows you to develop and use your skills to the full whilst being well rewarded? The Gym is totally committed to allowing 'the manager to manage' and rewarding our key personnel for delivery... More
Leaderboard
Leaderboard
Active IQ
Active IQ