YORKSHIRE DIAMONDS will open their Kia Women's Super League T20 campaign with a televised Roses clash in August.

The Diamonds will face Lancashire Thunder at Headingley on Friday, August 11 , immediately prior to the men's Roses T20 Blast clash.

Both will be televised by Sky Sports, who are screening the competition for the first time.

It is the first of five group matches for the Diamonds, who play three of them away from home.

Their only other home match comes against Western Storm at Headingley on Sunday 20.

Their second match of the competition is also televised, against Surrey Stars at the Oval on Sunday August 13.

Finals Day takes place at Hove on Friday September 1.

Last year, the first for the Super League, saw the Diamonds win only one of their five matches.

Yorkshire Diamonds fixtures:

Aug 11 - Lancashire Thunder (H)

Aug 13 - Surrey Stars (A)

Aug 18 - Loughborough Lightning (A)

Aug 20 - Western Storm (H)

Aug 26 - Southern Vipers (A)

Sep 1 - Finals Day (Hove)