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Series Preview: England vs West Indies (W)

EVEN though the calendar year may be drawing to a close, cricket never stops and next week will see the start of what will hopefully be a fascinating series between the West Indies and England. The two teams are set to battle in a multi format series, with three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and five […]

Redbacks fire against Tigers on day one

THE SOUTH Australia Redbacks have gotten off to the perfect start in their Sheffield Shield clash against the Tasmanian Tigers at Blundstone Arena. In the first innings, the Redbacks produced a solid score of 329 runs, behind a pair of tons from their top order, setting themselves up in a big way against Tasmania. On […]

WBBL08 Stats Wrap

LAST Sunday saw an entertaining WBBL08 come to a fitting conclusion, with Adelaide defeating the Sydney Sixers by 10 runs. Now that the tournament has ended, let us take a look back and recognise the stellar individual achievements from across the competition. MOST RUNS Beth Mooney (Perth Scorchers) Runs: 434High Score: 99*Average: 43.4 Ellyse Perry […]

2022/23 BBL Club Preview – Perth Scorchers

THE Perth Scorchers will be eager to defend their BBL throne ahead of the upcoming season, having proven thoroughly deserving of their fourth title in club history. They won it all with a dominant home and away campaign last time around, followed by a commanding win in the final against the Sixers. Though, with a […]

Bird’s eight tips Tassie to triumph

AN EIGHT-WICKET haul from Jackson Bird led the Tasmanian Tigers to a four-wicket win over Victoria when the two sides locked horns in a Sheffield Shield match that took place over the weekend. Bird tormented Victoria’s top order, as the right-arm fast-medium bowler claimed four wickets in the opposition’s first and second innings’. On the […]

2022/23 BBL Club Preview – Melbourne Stars

THE Melbourne Stars will be looking to cover for the loss of injured skipper Glenn Maxwell on the eve of the upcoming Big Bash League (BBL) season, with the star set to leave a gaping hole in the team’s roster. After missing the finals in agonising fashion last season, the Stars loaded up in the […]

Determined Ferling never gave up despite hurdles

PERTH Scorchers and ACT Meteors star Holly Ferling has faced plenty of setbacks in the past few years, with injury after injury keeping her away from the sport she loves. But she is back and determined as ever to keep playing cricket. During her time off due to injury, her very structured nature helped her […]

Bryant blitzes Blues as Bulls run rampant

A STRONG showing both with bat and in the field from Max Bryant has seen the Queensland Bulls keep their Marsh One Day Cup hopes alive with a 31-run win via the DLS method over New South Wales at Sydney Oval on Sunday. The rain may have prevented a full match from being played, but […]

The bridesmaids become the brides as Adelaide wins WBBL title

AFTER being the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) bridesmaids three times, Adelaide Strikers finally broke through for their first WBBL title, after they upset Sydney Sixers by 10 runs. Spearheaded by player of the match Deandra Dottin (52 not out and two wickets), the Strikers caused the upset and sent retiring star Tegan McPharlin off […]

Preview: WBBL08 Final – Sydney Sixers vs. Adelaide Strikers

THE day the 2022 Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) Final is here. This year’s decider sees a top two clash between Sydney Sixers and Adelaide Strikers. The Sixers and the Strikers may have had very strong WBBL08s, but things could not have been more different for them last season. Sydney find themselves back in the […]

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