Published: 28th November, 2017
The Surrey Stars 2018 Kia Super League season will begin at home to Southern Vipers at Guildford CC on Sunday July 22nd.
With the expansion of the 2018 competition to include both home and away fixtures against each side, Nat Sciver’s side will play two games at the Kia Oval and three at Guildford CC.
The Stars will play their first away game in Cheltenham against the Western Storm – 2017 KSL Champions – on Thursday 26th July.
Two home games will then follow, with the Stars hosting Yorkshire Diamonds, again at Guildford CC, on Sunday 29th July before a televised T20 at the Kia Oval against Lancashire Thunder on Tuesday 31st July, in a double-header alongside Surrey’s T20 Blast fixture against Glamorgan.
Another double-header will then take place at Emirates Old Trafford, again against Lancashire Thunder, on Thursday 2nd August, though not before the Stars take on Loughborough Lightning away on Thursday 2nd August.
The Stars final game, back at Guildford CC, will see them host Loughborough Lightning on Thursday 9th August, before a trip to face Yorkshire Diamonds away, and another televised fixture, this time against Southern Vipers, away on Tuesday 14th August.
Concluding the 2018 KSL regular season at the Kia Oval, the Surrey Stars will host Western Storm in London on Saturday 18th August.
Ahead of the 2018 KSL season, Surrey have appointed a full-time women’s Head Coach for the first time. Richard Bedbrook has experience of coaching the women’s game, having overseen the Surrey Stars during the first two years of the Kia Super League.
Full Stars Fixtures
Sunday July 22nd – Southern Vipers – Guildford CC
Thursday July 26th – Western Storm – Cheltenham
Sunday July 29th – Yorkshire Diamonds – Guildford CC
Tuesday July 31st – Lancashire Thunder – Kia Oval
Thursday August 2nd – Loughborough Lightning – Loughborough
Tuesday August 7th – Lancashire Thunder – Emirates Old Trafford
Thursday August 9th – Loughborough Lightning – Guildford CC
Sunday August 12th – Yorkshire Diamonds – TBC (Away)
Tuesday August 14th – Southern Vipers – 1st Central County Ground, Hove
Saturday August 18th – Western Storm – Kia Oval