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Thunder Scorch rivals to Kappture star in inaugural WBBL Draft

SOUTH African star Marizanne Kapp made history on the weekend as the first ever number one pick in the WBBL Draft, after the Sydney Thunder were able to snatch her from the Perth Scorchers. Already in a tough spot deciding who they were going to keep with their one retention pick, the Scorchers ultimately chose […]

Bigger stadium, less neutral games highlight WBBL09 Fixture

THE WBBL09 Fixture has been released with a number of key, different components for fans to get excited about. Firstly, the season remains at 56 games long plus three finals. That has not changed from last year. One key thing that has changed is the number of neutral games, which have been a huge factor […]

WBBL08 Stats Wrap

LAST Sunday saw an entertaining WBBL08 come to a fitting conclusion, with Adelaide defeating the Sydney Sixers by 10 runs. Now that the tournament has ended, let us take a look back and recognise the stellar individual achievements from across the competition. MOST RUNS Beth Mooney (Perth Scorchers) Runs: 434High Score: 99*Average: 43.4 Ellyse Perry […]

The bridesmaids become the brides as Adelaide wins WBBL title

AFTER being the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) bridesmaids three times, Adelaide Strikers finally broke through for their first WBBL title, after they upset Sydney Sixers by 10 runs. Spearheaded by player of the match Deandra Dottin (52 not out and two wickets), the Strikers caused the upset and sent retiring star Tegan McPharlin off […]

Preview: WBBL08 Final – Sydney Sixers vs. Adelaide Strikers

THE day the 2022 Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) Final is here. This year’s decider sees a top two clash between Sydney Sixers and Adelaide Strikers. The Sixers and the Strikers may have had very strong WBBL08s, but things could not have been more different for them last season. Sydney find themselves back in the […]

Patterson Penna partnership powers Strikers to victory

A STELLAR and very composed partnership from Bridget Patterson and Madeline Penna has seen the Adelaide Strikers defeat the Brisbane Heat and win through to tomorrow’s WBBL final. Needing 23 runs off the last two overs, Patterson and then Penna went bang and ensured the home side got the win. Brisbane won the bat flip […]

Brisbane brings the Heat to down ‘Canes

THE Brisbane Heat were too strong for Hobart last night, defeating the Hurricanes by 44 runs to win the WBBL Eliminator and progress through to The Challenger. After the Hurricanes sent them in to bat, the Heat certainly were not waiting around to make something happen, smashing a 50-run opening partnership inside the Power Play. […]

WBBL08 Weekly Wrap: Edition 6

IN our weekly wrap-up of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL), let us catch up on all that happened in the WBBL in the past week, as the round robin portion of the season came to an end and the finalists were decided. Brisbane Heat (6/114) defeated Adelaide Strikers (10/115) by DLS Top Heat performers: Amelia […]

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 […]

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