Alyce Collett

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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 […]

Patterson Penna partnership powers Strikers to victory

A STELLAR and very composed partnership from Bridget Patterson and Madeline Penna has seen the Adelaide Strikers defeat the Brisbane Heat and win through to tomorrow’s WBBL final. Needing 23 runs off the last two overs, Patterson and then Penna went bang and ensured the home side got the win. Brisbane won the bat flip […]

Brisbane brings the Heat to down ‘Canes

THE Brisbane Heat were too strong for Hobart last night, defeating the Hurricanes by 44 runs to win the WBBL Eliminator and progress through to The Challenger. After the Hurricanes sent them in to bat, the Heat certainly were not waiting around to make something happen, smashing a 50-run opening partnership inside the Power Play. […]

Aussie Squad for India Tour Revealed

CRICKET Australia have revealed the squad of 15 players that are set to tour India for a five match T20 series next month. The squad is largely the same as the one that won Commonwealth Games gold in Birmingham earlier this year, but there are three changes to the squad. Heather Graham has made the […]

WBBL08 Weekly Wrap: Edition 6

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, as the round robin portion of the season came to an end and the finalists were decided. Brisbane Heat (6/114) defeated Adelaide Strikers (10/115) by DLS Top Heat performers: Amelia […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

WBBL08 Player Focus: Tess Flintoff (Stars)

THE past week of WBBL action saw some big scores across the league, and some players in a hurry to make the runs. One of those was Melbourne Stars young Tess Flintoff, who broke the WBBL record last week for the fastest half century. Normally better known for her bowling, her 51 not out off […]

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