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2023 Under 19 Women’s World Cup Preview: Minnows

THE inaugural Under 19 Women’s World Cup is just around the corner, with 16 countries set to battle it out in South Africa this month for the chance to be crowned the inaugural champion. Ahead of the tournament, we here at Rookie Me Central will be previewing all the countries competing at the tournament, looking […]

Jam packed 2023 awaits those in green and gold

AFTER a year full of highs and a lot of wins, 2023 is shaping up to be just as jam packed for the Australian Women’s Cricket team. In anticipation of the year ahead, let us take a look at all that is in store for the Aussie girls this calendar year. Pakistan are coming to […]

Gardner the big mover in latest rankings

THE latest women’s cricket player rankings are out, and a few movers and shakers have shaken up the order. Women’s Twenty20 cricket has a new top allrounder, and after a strong showing in the most recent series in India it is Ash Gardner who is now top of the allrounders ranking. She is comfortably at […]

Reflections on a golden year for the golden girls

IT WAS another huge year for the Australian Women’s Cricket team in 2022, so as the year draws to a close, Rookie Me Central takes a look back at some of the memorable moments from the Australian team in 2022. Ashes The first challenge of the calendar year for the Australians was a home Ashes […]

England clean sweeps series with most dominant win yet

ENGLAND has closed out its T20 series against the West Indies in dominant fashion, destroying the hosts to win by eight wickets in Bridgetown. This win closes out a comprehensive series whitewash for England, while leaving plenty of questions for the West Indies after some particularly poor performances, especially on the eve of significant tournaments. […]

Star skipper returns to lead Aussies into battle

AUSTRALIA has released its squad for the upcoming ODI series against Pakistan, with the teams set to do battle in mid-January. The biggest inclusion to the Australian squad is none other than skipper Meg Lanning, who returns to the side after taking a break from the game after the Commonwealth Games in July/August. There are […]

Graham’s hatrick heroics sees Aussies close out series

THANKS to some heroics with the bat from Ash Gardner and Grace Harris and the ball from Heather Graham, the Australians have ended their series in the subcontinent with a 54 run win over India. Batting first, the Australians had a new batting combination at the top of the order with Alyssa Healy missing through […]

Groundhog day continues for Windies as Bell strikes again

THANKS to another brilliant spell from Lauren Bell, Groundhog Day has continued for the West Indies as England race towards a series clean sweep. The penultimate T20 of the series saw England sweep through the West Indian tail to take a 49 run. The English chose to bat first, and did not get off to […]

Excellent English continue winning ways

THE English success train just keeps on rolling, this time defeating the West Indies by 17 runs. Excellent batting innings from Sophia Dunkley and Heather Knight, and a wonderful bowling performance by Charlie Dean all helped set up the win. Batting first, the English got off to a fast start, going at about eight runs […]

Aussies clinch series, but at a cost

AUSTRALIA has won its T20 series against India with one match left to go, after defeating the hosts last night by seven runs. The win however came at a cost, with captain Alyssa Healy injuring her calf. Batting first, the Aussies got off to a quick fire start before losing their first wicket halfway through […]

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