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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, […]

Aussie leadership group stands up to start summer strong

The Australian Women have started their 2023/24 summer season in the best way possible, defeating the West Indies by eight wickets in the first match of their series. Despite a starring innings with the bat from Hayley Matthews, it was not enough for the West Indies as Alyssa Healy and Tahlia McGrath starred with the […]

2023/24 W International Series Preview: Australia vs West Indies

INTERNATIONAL cricket is back on Australian shores tomorrow, with the Australians set to welcome the West Indies to our shores. It is the first time the two countries will have faced off in a series since September 2019. Back then, the Australians clean swept both the One Day International and T20 portion of the series, […]

First Aussie W Squad of the summer drops with no Lanning

WITH the Australian summer just around the corner, the Australian Women have announced their squad for their first series of the summer, against the West Indies next month. The Australian squad is the same as the squad that won the Ashes in England earlier this year, with Megan Schutt coming back into the side after […]

Australia announces One Day World Cup squad

AUSTRALIA has announced its 15-player squad for the upcoming One Day World Cup, set to be held in India. The tournament takes place across October and November, with England coming in as reigning champion having claimed the trophy on home soil in 2019. In the tournament’s 13th instalment, Australia will look to go all the […]

Talking Points: 2023 Men’s Ashes series

AUSTRALIA has retained the Ashes urn after an enthralling overseas series not short of flash points. With both sides winning two matches apiece, the equal ledger means no side has won an away Ashes since Andrew Strauss‘ English side of 2011/12. Australia has failed to do so since 2001. As the dust settles on England’s […]

PREVIEW | 2023 Men’s Ashes: 5th Test

AUSTRALIA returns to the scene of its World Test Championship (WTC) victory tomorrow for the fifth Ashes Test, having recently retained the urn in rather anticlimactic fashion. We take you through all you need to know before the opening ball is bowled at The Oval in London. NEED TO KNOW When: Thursday July 27 – […]

4th Ashes Test | Marnus, rain help Aussies edge closer to retention

THERE was only one session of play on day four of the fourth Ashes Test overnight, with the rain-stricken Manchester forecast helping Australia edge closer to a draw. Should that occur with another inclement day ahead, the visitors will retain the urn in rather anticlimactic fashion. HOW IT HAPPENED Return of the Marn’ With the […]

4th Ashes Test | England advances, Aussies begin rain dance

ENGLAND has set up a winning position in the fourth Ashes Test, but will hope Manchester’s fickle weather allows for enough time to secure victory over the final two days. Among the day three highlights were Jonny Bairstow‘s brash unbeaten 99, and Mark Wood‘s frightening third session spell. HOW IT HAPPENED YJB, you’ve done it […]

4th Ashes Test | Zak attack puts England in box seat

ENGLAND opener Zak Crawley has cracked a magnificent day two ton to put his side in the box seat during the fourth Ashes Test at Old Trafford. With the hosts seeking to level the series at 2-2, impending weather saw Bazball take full effect at the batting crease in an ominous scoring display. HOW IT […]

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