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Golden girls create golden history

AUSTRALIA have created history, defeating India by nine runs to claim the inaugural women’s cricket Commonwealth Games gold medal. In what was a repeat matchup of the World Cup final from two years ago, not even Covid controversy pre-match could stop the Aussies from putting in a stellar team performance to claim the gold. In […]

Sophie is Devine as NZ demolish England to claim Bronze

NEW Zealand is the inaugural Commonwealth Games bronze medallists, after demolishing England to win the Bronze Medal match at the 2022 Games. Despite having the shorter turnaround of the two teams, it did not matter for the Kiwis as they took care of the English with ease. The win was largely thanks to Sophie Devine, […]

Golden girls of Aus through to another decider

AUSTRALIA is through to yet another decider of a major tournament, this time defeating New Zealand by five wickets to book its spot in the Gold Medal match. After being sent into bat, New Zealand got off to a less than ideal start when Suzie Bates got dismissed on the fifth ball of the innings. […]

Stellar start sees India into golden decider

INDIA is the first team through to the Commonwealth Games Cricket Gold Medal match, after the nation defeated England by four runs in the semi-finals. It was all off the back of a stellar Power Play from the Indians, and with the spinners laying the pressure late the win was theirs. India elected to bat […]

Ferns get destroyed as England remains undefeated

DESPITE both sides already being safely through to the semi-finals, that did not stop England making a statement against New Zealand in the Commonwealth Games cricket overnight. After a stellar performance with the ball, England got the job done and won by seven wickets. It was actually the New Zealanders who chose to bat first, […]

Demolition job sees South Africa end tournament on high

SOUTH Africa has finished its 2022 Commonwealth Games journey on a high, absolutely demolishing Sri Lanka to the tune of 10 wickets. Although neither South Africa nor Sri Lanka could make the finals anymore, that did not stop the Proteas absolutely making a statement in their final group game. The Proteas won the toss and […]

India dismantle Barbados to book semi final spot

INDIA has made a statement on the eve of the semi finals, defeating Barbados to the tune of 100 runs and booking their place in the Semi Finals. After Barbados sent them into bat, India lost a wicket early, but Shafali Verma and Jemimah Rodrigues got to work and put on a 71 run partnership […]

Mooney and McGrath get Aussies out of tricky situation

THE Aussies have finished the group stage of the 2022 Commonwealth Games undefeated, after defeating Pakistan by 44 runs. Tahlia McGrath starred with both bat and ball as the Australians look ahead to the semi final stage and who they will meet. After electing to bat first, the Aussies found themselves at 2/19 in the […]

New Zealand grab spot in semis with triumph over Sri Lanka

NEW Zealand are the second team through to the Semi Finals from Group B at the Commonwealth Games, after a 45 run win over Sri Lanka. After electing to bat first, the New Zealanders were flying at about seven runs an over before they lost their first wicket. However, that loss of Sophie Devine really […]

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 […]

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