Western Storm fell to a a Georgia Adams-inspired Southern Vipers in the Charlotte Edwards Cup.

Adams showcased a fantastic expertise with both bat and ball, leading her side to triumph with a 19-run victory at Bristol's Seat Unique Stadium.

Heather Knight, Western Storm player, recorded a striking 69 from 56 balls and was edging the Storm towards victory when Adams swung the game by seizing Knight's wicket in the penultimate over.

Adams completed the game with figures of 2-23, while fellow spinner, Charlie Dean, chalked up figures of 3-24, resulting in Western Storm bowled out for 119 in 20 overs.

She earlier led the scoreboard with 55 in a 40-ball round, showcasing 6 fours and a six.

Alongside Charli Knott, Adams set the stage for a stand of 55 runs in 6.1 overs, leading the Vipers to reach a score of 137-9, after initially losing the toss.

The Southern Vipers demonstrated their resilience in a close finish, with spinners Adams, Dean, Knott and Linsey Smith ensuring the reigning champions stayed on trajectory for a top spot in the knockout stages.

Vipers captain Georgia Adams said: "The dismissal of Heather Knight was a key moment.

"I think that catch from Alice Monaghan is one of the finest I have seen and she did really well just to stay inside the boundary.

"We were able to take wickets in clusters and that really helped."

Lauren Filer, showcasing the best performance of the season, ending with figures of 3-8 in the span of four overs.

Reputed overseas leg spinner, Amanda Jade-Wellington, claimed 3-17, with Sophia Smale recording 2-28, keeping the hopes of the Storm alive at the midway stage.

Lauren Filer admitted: "Georgia Adams was probably the difference between the two sides.

"She batted really well to get them up to a decent total and was then responsible for getting out Heather Knight.

"In the end, we've fallen just short, but there are plenty of positive signs and I'm sure we'll learn from this and come back better in the future."

In an exciting moment backstage, Vipers posted 41 in the power play, with Maia Bouchier and Georgia Elwiss taken down.

Filer, reinstated to the Storm's attack, immediately showed her impact.

The fast bowler was later removed by Adams, with the next delivery putting the outcome beyond doubt.