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Triumphant Tryon leans on experience to gain success

THE Sydney Sixers can thank Chloe Tryon for ensuring they were the ones on the winning side of the equation at Jubilee Park yesterday. Her steady bowling ensured wicket after wicket fell in the crucial final over to hand the Sixers a four-run victory over the Melbourne Stars. Tryon said that there was a clear […]

Sophie’s Day not enough to get Stars over the line

AFTER the most agonising of defeats to the Sydney Sixers yesterday, Melbourne Stars bowler Sophie Day was understandably frustrated with how things ended up. “It’s a bit disappointing” she said. “I think we had it there and I think we did majority right. We’re just coming in a bit on the wrong side of things […]

Adelaide’s Anesu loving life as a Striker and Scorpion

WBBL09 sees a new era for the Adelaide Strikers, with the Adelaideans becoming the hunted instead of the hunter for the first time. Star bowler Anesu Mushangwe said that the feeling in the Strikers’ camp at the moment is a very positive one. “It’s exciting especially with the games we have won so far. So […]

Matthews mellows in frustration of series that didn’t go to plan

THERE was a clear sense of frustration in Hayley Matthews’ body language and tone of voice yesterday after her side were comprehensively beaten in the third One Day International against Australia. Reflecting on the series as a whole, Matthews said that her nation had to find a way for a more even batting contribution. “Quite […]

Confident Kim feeling like she belongs in green and gold

AUSTRALIAN bowler Kim Garth had a stellar series against the West Indies, which culminated in her picking up both the Player of the Match for yesterday’s third ODI and Player of the Series. She said that despite what the stats might say, she believes her bowling improved as the series went on. “I’m very pleased,” […]

Frustrated Aussie pair still looking for the positives

RAIN was the ultimate winner in Melbourne yesterday as the second One Day International between Australia and the West Indies ended after only 25 overs of total action, and the frustration on the face of Australian captain Alyssa Healy post match said it all. “Frustrating way to finish” Healy said. “The sun’s shining out there […]

Marvelous Matthews Masters Monster Run Chase

THE West Indies have pulled off the biggest ever run chase to upset the Australians and level their T20 series at one match each. Despite Australia’s monstrous score, Hayley Matthews’ stellar innings, combined with some poor catching in the field from the hosts, ensured the West Indies got over the line. The Australians batted first, […]

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 […]