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2022/23 BBL Team Preview – Brisbane Heat

THE addition of some international star power on draft night sees a different looking Brisbane Heat side heading into BBL|12 next month. In the second article of our team preview series, we take a look at the Heat, who will be looking to return to their winning ways after securing just three victories in season […]

WBBL08 Player Focus: Annabel Sutherland (Melbourne Stars)

IT was certainly a day for batters at the Junction Oval on Sunday, as plenty of big scores were made. It was also a day for teams getting rescued by individual acts of brilliance after shaky starts. One of those rescuers was Stars gun Annabel Sutherland, who rescued her team after said shaky start and […]

2022/23 BBL Club Preview – Adelaide Strikers

IT is just under a month until the 2022/23 season of the Big Bash League kicks off, with the conclusion of international white-ball series arriving just before the season’s commencement date on December 13th. With some of the world’s biggest cricketing names set to participate for BBL|12, there is plenty of reasons to tune in […]

WBBL08 Player Focus: Alyssa Healy (Sydney Sixers)

LAST Sunday at the Junction Oval in Melbourne hosted a big day of cricket, and a big day for the batters of all four sides which took to the field that day. One such batter who produced a stellar innings with the willow was star Sydney Sixer, Alyssa Healy. After a shaky start, she smashed […]

Neser and Steketee rip through Vics

A COMBINED six wickets from Michael Neser and Mark Steketee has steered the Queensland Bulls to victory against Victoria in the Marsh One Day Cup, when the two sides met at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane on Tuesday. The Vics were dismissed for just 171 runs with three overs still on the board. Although […]

There’s more to Bridget Patterson than meets the eye

KNOWN these days as a star top order batter for both Adelaide and South Australia, there is more to Bridget Patterson than even the most avid cricket fan may know. Alongside opening the batting for her teams, Patterson’s other passion in life is psychology. For four years now she has been studying it alongside her […]

Whiteman whacks Redbacks in thumping Shield win

WESTERN AUSTRALIA produced a dominant batting display in its Sheffield Shield match against South Australia at the WACA, an effort that was spearheaded by a near double-century from opener Sam Whiteman. The Redbacks batted first and set the total at 299, which was solid but should have probably been higher given the pitch, which looked […]

WBBL08 Weekly Wrap: Edition 5

IN our weekly wrap-up of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL), let us catch up on all that happened in the WBBL in the past week, including plenty of huge scores. Hobart Hurricanes (2/82) defeated Melbourne Renegades (10/80) The week got off to a disastrous start for the Renegades, as they got completely dismantled by the Hurricanes. […]

Stokes steps up again to deliver England World Cup

ENGLAND has claimed the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup for 2022, after defeating Pakistan by a margin of five wickets at the MCG on Sunday night. The victors withstood Pakistan’s blistering pace attack to stamp their authority as the premier white ball team, largely thanks to heroics from star all-rounder Ben Stokes, who continues to […]

Player Thoughts: WBBL’s return to Melbourne

THE Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) returns to Melbourne’s Junction Oval for the first time in about two years this weekend, as the Sydney Sixers, Perth Scorchers and both the Melbourne Stars and Renegades are set to battle it out over the weekend in four tantalising clashes. Ahead of the monster weekend of clashes, we […]

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