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England book semi spot with win over Proteas

ENGLAND are the first team in Group B through to the semi finals of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, after defeating South Africa by 26 runs. After Alice Capsey starred with the bat, a tight bowling performance saw the English nab the win and the semi final booking. The English got sent into bat, and although […]

Aussies book semi spot with dominant display

AUSTRALIA have bounced back from what was an at times shaky performance against India to destroy Barbados by nine wickets and book their spot in the semi finals. After being sent into bat, the Barbadians had a pretty ok start, one of those ones that could have been better but also could have worse. Once […]

India get on the board against arch rival

AFTER letting one slip against Australia, India has got its first win on the board at the Commonwealth Games after a dominant eight wicket win over fierce rival Pakistan. The Indian win was largely thanks to a stellar performance with the bat from Smriti Mandhana, whose 63 not out ensured the target of 100 was […]

Hosts flex their muscles in first up win

Host country England has got its 2022 Commonwealth Games women’s cricket campaign off to an ideal start, defeating Sri Lanka by five wickets. Although England lost more wickets than a team of their quality should have chasing such a low score of 106, but the fact that the English kept the Sri Lankans to such […]

White Ferns off to a golden start

NEW Zealand could not have asked for a much better start to their Commonwealth Games women’s cricket campaign, downing South Africa by 13 runs. The White Ferns certainly put to bed anyone’s doubts about their pre-tournament chances, and it was thanks to a brilliant captain’s game with bat and ball from Sophie Devine (48 runs, […]

Barbados stuns Pakistan to score upset

BARBADOS have defied expectations to beat Pakistan by 15 runs and get their Commonwealth Games campaign off to the best of starts. After being sent in, Barbados got off to a frenetic start, but they did lose their first wicket on only the fifth ball of the innings. However, they did not lose another for […]

Gardner and Harris to the rescue as the Aussies get off to a golden start

AUSTRALIA has got its Commonwealth Games women’s cricket campaign off to a great start, defeating India by three wickets. Despite a poor performance with the ball, and a disastrous start with the bat, Ashleigh Gardner (52 not out) and Grace Harris (37) came to the rescue and ensured the first points of the Games were […]

2022 Commonwealth Games preview: Cricket

DAY 1 of a historic inaugural Commonwealth Games women’s cricket tournament is upon us, with eight teams battling it out for that historic gold medal. Although it is the first time we have seen women’s cricket on the program at the Commonwealth Games, it is not the first time cricket has made an appearance, with […]

Commonwealth Games Preview: Sri Lanka

THE 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham are only a matter of weeks away, and cricket is making its triumphant return to the schedule at these Games. In preparation, we will be taking a look at each of the competing nations to see how they stack up. Today we are taking a look at Sri Lanka. […]

Commonwealth Games Preview: Pakistan

THE 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham are only a matter of weeks away, and Cricket is making its triumphant return to the schedule at these Games. In preparation, we will be taking a look at each of the competing nations to see how they stack up. Today we are taking a look at Pakistan. Pakistan […]

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