The Aberdeen facet, who have been solely established final October, completed fifth within the league desk, registering three wins and three losses.
Northern Lights’ crew was a melting pot of cricketing capacity – boasting Scotland internationalists, county gamers, college gamers and a few who had not performed earlier than.
Northern Lights coach Daniel Sutton believes their debut season within the Girls’s Premier League was a ‘constructive’ step in the appropriate path.
Their head coach Sutton says their maiden marketing campaign was studying expertise for all concerned, and one he hopes to construct on subsequent summer season.
He mentioned: “It was begin and step in the appropriate path. From not having a crew final yr to now having one compete within the Premier League – it’s actually good.
“It’s clear to see that a few of the different groups within the league are actually robust. They put a whole lot of emphasis on fielding, batting and bowling all spherical.
“At instances I feel we relied on just a few of our gamers for batting a bit an excessive amount of.
“However, general, it’s a very constructive step and platform to construct on subsequent season. We now have a powerful squad and I can solely see it getting greater and higher.”
Regardless of it being their first season within the league, and a few gamers’ first ever for a membership, Northern Lights had set excessive expectations and wished to win the league.
And, whereas they didn’t try this, Sutton was delighted to see how the gamers improved over the course of their inaugural marketing campaign.
He added: “We wished to win the league – it was so simple as that. We thought we had sufficient gamers and sufficient understanding of cricket to win the league.
“And setting these targets was vital to indicate how critically we have been going to be taking it.
“We’re clearly disenchanted to lose three video games, which have been three video games that on one other day we might’ve have received.
“We had a few women who had by no means performed a recreation of laborious ball cricket earlier than – and their first one was within the Premier League.
“It’s been a very steep studying curve for them and the quantity they’ve improved over the seven-week competitors has been big.