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Carey, Cummins come up clutch in Christchurch

ALEX Carey and Pat Cummins have delivered Australia a Trans-Tasman series sweep, after guiding their side home by three wickets against New Zealand today. The pair put on a 61-run eight-wicket partnership to see the tourists successfully chase 279 on day four in Christchurch. Under-pressure gloveman, Carey finished unbeaten on 98 alongside his skipper, showcasing […]

Delhi’s delight sees Capitals book finals berth

THE Delhi Capitals are the second team into the Women’s Indian Premier League (WIPL) Finals in 2024 after a nail-biting one-run win over the Royal Challengers Bangalore. After Delhi posted 5/181, the Royal Challengers fell agonisingly short of reaching the target. After an okay start to its innings, Delhi did not really accelerate until the […]

Kaur’s colossal innings helps Mumbai book finals spot

THE Mumbai Indians are the first team into the Women’s Indian Premier League (WIPL) finals after they pipped the Gujarat Giants in a nail-biter. After the Giants posted 7/190, the Indians reached the target on the penultimate ball of their innings. The Giants made an okay start to their innings, but really got going with […]

Unpredictable UP seals nail-biting win

THE UP Warriorz’s up and down Women’s Indian Premier League (WIPL) season has continued, but this time it was a positive after they downed the Delhi Capitals by a single run in a thriller overnight. The Warriorz made 8/138, before a strong bowling performance helped them escape with a win. UP’s opening partnership was quick […]

Seamers sizzle as 14 wickets fall on day one

SEAMERS dominated on day one of the Trans-Tasman Test in Christchurch today, with Josh Hazlewood spearheading Australia into a strong position at stumps. The opening quick took 5-31 as New Zealand was sent in to bat and bowled out for 162 heading into tea. Australia did much of the damage after lunch, ripping through the […]

Indians win big to keep big dream in sight

THE Mumbai Indians are back on the winners list in the WPL, after the comfortably defeated the UP Warriorz to the tune of 42 runs. The Indians first posted 6/160 before restricting the Warriorz to just 9/118. Despite the Indians finishing with a very competitive score, it was not looking likely early in their innings […]

Big scores don’t get big result in Adelaide

THE big scores continued on the final day of the inaugural CA Gold vs CA Green match, but ultimately that led to the match being called a draw. Starting the day needing to set up proceedings for the hope of a result, CA Green took a slow and steady approach to start the day. Georgia […]

PREVIEW: Second Trans-Tasman Test

THE SECOND and final Trans-Tasman Test is set to get underway in Christchurch on Friday morning, with Australia looking to make it a series sweep. Hagley Oval plays host to the closing match of the international summer, which holds World Test Championship ramifications and a historic rivalry. NEED TO KNOW WHO: New Zealand vs. AustraliaWHEN: […]

Gujarat’s Giant win sees season back on track

THE Gujarat Giants are on the board in 2024 after defeating the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Gujarat posted 5/199 from its 20 overs, before the Royal Challengers could only make 8/180. The Giants’ success was largely thanks to their opening pair Laura Wolvaardt and Beth Mooney. A 140 run opening partnership between the pair really set […]

Proceedings even as match heads into final chapter

THINGS are evenly poised heading into the final day of the inaugural CA Green vs CA Gold match, but time may not be on their side to get a result. Starting day two at 0/64, the run fest for CA Gold continued between openers Nicole Faltum and Emma De Broughe. Although neither of them were […]

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