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WNCL Player Focus: Nicola Carey (Tasmania)

TASMANIA entered the WNCL history books on the weekend, becoming the second ever state to win a three peat of trophies after they defeated Queensland to take the 2023/24 title. A huge part of that success was Player of the Match Nicola Carey. Contributing with both ball and ball in hand, she deservedly earned the […]

Mumbai make it two from two to start season strong

MUMBAI has made it two from two in this year’s Women’s Premier League, this time comfortably defeating the Gujarat Giants by five wickets. The Giants were restricted to 9/126, before the Indians reached the target with 11 balls to spare. Gujarat did not start its innings off well, losing two wickets inside the first three […]

Warriors beat Blues for third straight One-Day title

WESTERN Australia has claimed its third consecutive One-Day Cup title after beating New South Wales by five wickets in the 2023/24 decider yesterday. The Warriors repeated the feat of their 2021-22 triumph in just the second-ever List A match played at Sydney’s Cricket Central. A clinical bowling performance set the platform for WA’s unprecedented 17th […]

Aussies complete series sweep in Auckland

AUSTRALIA has retained the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy after completing a 3-0 series sweep over New Zealand yesterday. The nation’s 100th T20I win was rain affected, with the Auckland skies opening up to cause several delays in what ended up being a 10-over per side match. With that forecast in mind, Kiwi skipper Mitchell Santner opted to […]

Bangalore holds on in season opening nail biter

JUST two runs separated the Royal Challengers from the UP Warriorz in the Women’s Indian Premier League last night, with the former getting up in the competition’s second consecutive nail-biter to open the 2024 season. The Royal Challengers made 6/157 from their 20 overs, before restricting the Warriorz to just 7/155. After a few quick […]

Carey crushes Queensland to set up Tiger dynasty

TASMANIA has cemented its WNCL dynasty after defeating Queensland by six wickets to win its third title in a row yesterday. After Queensland posted 7/248, the Tigers then reached the target with just over two overs to spare. Queensland made a pretty good start to its innings with a 59-run opening stance, but 26 balls […]

History repeats as Mumbai makes positive start to season

THE second edition of the Women’s Indian Premier League got off to a high scoring start this morning, with the Mumbai Indians repeating history to defeat the Delhi Capitals by four wickets in a rematch of last year’s WIPL Final. After the Capitals made 5/171, the Indians reached the target on the last ball of […]

PREVIEW | 2023/24 WNCL Final

A BLOCKBUSTER 2023/24 WNCL season comes to a close today when the two states at opposite ends of the eastern side of the country lock horns. Reigning champions Tasmania take on Queensland in what promises to be a ripping contest and we take a look at how the teams shape up. The Tigers will be […]

Aussies crush Kiwis, claim series victory

AUSTRALIA has retained the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy after thumping New Zealand to the tune of 72 runs at Eden Park last night. The tourists posted what looked like a below-par 174, one ball shy of the full 20 overs, before rolling the Kiwis for 102 in a strangling bowling performance. Adam Zampa ripped the heart out […]

PREVIEW | Women’s Indian Premier League 2024

THE time has come for the launch of the Women’s Indian Premier League season. There has not been as much fanfare second time around, but it is sure to still provide plenty of entertainment. Starting tomorrow morning Australian time and ending just under a month later, the five teams who competed in the inaugural season […]

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