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WNCL Player Focus: Jemma Barsby (South Australia)

SOUTH Australia proved too strong for the ACT in the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL), picking up back-to-back wins last week. One of the stars of the first of the clashes was South Australian bowler Jemma Barsby. Stand in skipper while some of her teammates were away on international duty, she starred with the ball, […]

Bancroft blasts Bulls in Shield draw

ALTHOUGH Western Australia and the Queensland Bulls could not chalk out a result when the two sides went head to head in the Sheffield Shield, an experienced batsman stood above the rest with a commanding knock. Having suited up for Australia on a number of occasions, West Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft certainly has some experience […]

Bird’s eight tips Tassie to triumph

AN EIGHT-WICKET haul from Jackson Bird led the Tasmanian Tigers to a four-wicket win over Victoria when the two sides locked horns in a Sheffield Shield match that took place over the weekend. Bird tormented Victoria’s top order, as the right-arm fast-medium bowler claimed four wickets in the opposition’s first and second innings’. On the […]

Bryant blitzes Blues as Bulls run rampant

A STRONG showing both with bat and in the field from Max Bryant has seen the Queensland Bulls keep their Marsh One Day Cup hopes alive with a 31-run win via the DLS method over New South Wales at Sydney Oval on Sunday. The rain may have prevented a full match from being played, but […]

Bartlett’s brilliant bowling for Bulls blitzes Redbacks

A FOUR-WICKET haul from emerging quick Xavier Bartlett has seen the Queensland Bulls take a strong position in the Sheffield Shield, as day four of their clash against the South Australia Redbacks kicks off. With the Redbacks coming into the game boasting a reasonably strong batting lineup, it was essential that the Bulls did not […]

Hard-hitting Hughes sends message to selectors

A SECOND consecutive ton in the Marsh One Day Cup has seen Daniel Hughes become one of the form batsmen in Australian Cricket, posting 101 in New South Wales’ 160-run triumph over the Tasmanian Tigers in Hobart on Thursday. It was Hughes’ third century of the competition, after delivering 117 against the Vics in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

McSweeney magnificent in Redback result

AN OUTSTANDING individual performance from promising young gun Nathan McSweeney helped the South Australia Redbacks to an eight-run victory over the New South Wales Blues in the Marsh One Day Cup. The 23-year-old showed plenty of potential, impacting the contest with both bat and ball. The Redbacks set an impressive total in the first innings, […]

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