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U19 World Cup Day Semi Final Wrap – Day for bowlers as India and England progress

THE Under 19 Cricket World Cup semi-finals were run and won overnight, with India and England through to the inaugural final on Sunday. New Zealand breaks undefeated streak at worst time, India through India is through to the inaugural Under 19 World Cup final after it downed the previously undefeated New Zealand by eight wickets. […]

Heat advance as Sydney weather strikes BBL eliminator

BRISBANE Heat’s Australian Test stars have helped set up a rain-affected eight-run win over the Sydney Thunder on Friday night. In what ended up being an anticlimactic start to the BBL|12 finals series, the travelling side advanced to Sunday’s Knockout fixture via DLS Method at Sydney Showground Stadium. A classy knock from finals specialist Usman […]

2023 ICC T20 World Cup Preview: Bangladesh

THE 2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup is just around the corner, and will see 10 teams from across the world battle it out in South Africa to be crowned World Champions for another three years. In the lead up to the tournament, we here at Rookie Me Central will be previewing the teams one […]

Preview: BBL|12 Finals

FINALS are upon us in BBL|12, with five teams left in contention to take out the 2022/23 title. While the top two sides have been a cut above, a competitive mid-table field will be in it to win it. Ahead of tonight’s eliminator between the Thunder and Heat, we run through all you need to […]

Ruthless Aussies seal series with dominant display

AUSTRALIA’s dominance just keeps growing in the T20 format, after demolishing Pakistan to seal the best of three series. After a stellar display with the ball, the Australian batters did not have a tough task in the chase, ensuring the Aussies snared an eight-wicket win. Although the Pakistanis managed to bat out their full 20 […]

Stats Hub: BBL|12 – End of Regular Season

FINALS are upon us in BBL|12, and with that the golden arm and golden bat awards have been finalised before a champion is crowned. We run you through the players who topped the chart across the 56 regular season games in 2022/23. >> ALL BBL|12 LEADERBOARDS LEADING RUN SCORERS (GOLDEN BAT) Matt Short (Adelaide Strikers) […]

U19 World Cup Day 12 wrap – Semi-Finalists set

DAY 12 at the Under 19 World Cup saw the completion of the Super 6s stage and the semi-finalists locked in. The tournament will now have a pre planned day off before the semi-finals tomorrow. Group 1 Bangladesh end campaign on a high Despite the frustrations of not going on to make the semi finals […]

Thunder thwart Stars stunner, kick ‘Canes out of finals

SYDNEY Thunder have survived a Melbourne Stars-inspired scare to secure their spot in the BBL|12 finals series. Chasing the Stars’ miserly total of 7-119 at the MCG, the Thunder made hard work of it having stumbled to 7-88, but skipper Chris Green (6*) got his side over the line alongside Nathan McAndrew (12*). The Thunder’s […]

Refresher | 2022/23 Marsh One-Day Cup: Season so far

THE 2022/23 Marsh One-Day Cup is set to resume next month, with each side set to play out the remaining two matches of their seven-game regular season. Reigning champions Western Australia sit atop the standings with an unblemished record, but a competitive race to face the Warriors in this year’s final is on the cards. […]

U19 World Cup Day 11 Wrap – Two very contrasting results

DAY 11 at the ICC Women’s Under 19 World Cup may have only had two games, they yielded vastly different results. While one game was decided on the last ball, the other was much less dramatic. We recap the day’s play. Group 1 South Africa hangs on in ultimate cliff hanger South Africa has ended […]

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