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Aussies book semi spot with dominant display

AUSTRALIA have bounced back from what was an at times shaky performance against India to destroy Barbados by nine wickets and book their spot in the semi finals. After being sent into bat, the Barbadians had a pretty ok start, one of those ones that could have been better but also could have worse. Once […]

India get on the board against arch rival

AFTER letting one slip against Australia, India has got its first win on the board at the Commonwealth Games after a dominant eight wicket win over fierce rival Pakistan. The Indian win was largely thanks to a stellar performance with the bat from Smriti Mandhana, whose 63 not out ensured the target of 100 was […]

Hosts flex their muscles in first up win

Host country England has got its 2022 Commonwealth Games women’s cricket campaign off to an ideal start, defeating Sri Lanka by five wickets. Although England lost more wickets than a team of their quality should have chasing such a low score of 106, but the fact that the English kept the Sri Lankans to such […]

White Ferns off to a golden start

NEW Zealand could not have asked for a much better start to their Commonwealth Games women’s cricket campaign, downing South Africa by 13 runs. The White Ferns certainly put to bed anyone’s doubts about their pre-tournament chances, and it was thanks to a brilliant captain’s game with bat and ball from Sophie Devine (48 runs, […]

Barbados stuns Pakistan to score upset

BARBADOS have defied expectations to beat Pakistan by 15 runs and get their Commonwealth Games campaign off to the best of starts. After being sent in, Barbados got off to a frenetic start, but they did lose their first wicket on only the fifth ball of the innings. However, they did not lose another for […]

Gardner and Harris to the rescue as the Aussies get off to a golden start

AUSTRALIA has got its Commonwealth Games women’s cricket campaign off to a great start, defeating India by three wickets. Despite a poor performance with the ball, and a disastrous start with the bat, Ashleigh Gardner (52 not out) and Grace Harris (37) came to the rescue and ensured the first points of the Games were […]

Guess that’s why they call it the Blues: Carlton win decider

IT was always going to be tough to stop the juggernaut of Carlton given their recent form. That is exactly what Casey-South Melbourne was tasked with doing in the Victorian Men’s Premier Cricket grand final at Albert Ground on Saturday afternoon. It was an exciting matchup coming in, as these were the two strongest performing […]

Healy’s record-breaking knock ensures green and gold glory

AUSTRALIA is champion of the world yet again, after defeating old foe England by 71 runs in the final of the Women’s 50 Over Cricket World Cup thanks to a record-breaking performance from opener Alyssa Healy. The Australian wicket keeper smashed her way to 170 off 138 balls, breaking the highest individual score in a […]

England upset Proteas to set up Aussie finale

ENGLAND will face Australia in the 2022 ICC Women’s World Cup final, after defeating South Africa in the semi final on Thursday. Having failed to beat any of the other top sides all tournament, the English turned it on when they needed to and won by 137 runs. The win came off the back off […]

Ruthless Aussies bury West Indies to make World Cup final

AUSTRALIA is the first team into the ICC Women’s World Cup final, after comfortably beating the West Indies to the tune of 157 runs. The win was set up by Rachel Haynes and Alyssa Healy, who put on a whopping 216-run opening partnership for the Australians. Sent into bat, the West Indies’ descision looked a […]

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