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Adelaide holds nerve to Strike out Heat and go back to back in WBBL

ADELAIDE Strikers are back-to-back WBBL champions, after downing the Brisbane Heat by three runs in an entertaining decider tonight. After only putting a small total on the board, a strong bowling performance from the Strikers helped them claim a second title in as many seasons. The Strikers batted first, and after making an okay start […]


TONIGHT is the big one. The WBBL09 Final. After an enthralling season, only two teams are left standing – the Adelaide Strikers and the Brisbane Heat. Their uniforms may both be shades of blue, but no one is sure to be left feeling blue by the final they are sure to give fans tonight. These […]

Brisbane continues hot form to move into WBBL decider

BRISBANE Heat have continued their slaying mission through the WBBL09 finals series, defeating the Perth Scorchers by 67 runs to make the WBBL09 Final. The Heat batted first and made an impressive 5/197, before restricting their hosts to only 8/130. Much like in the Eliminator the night prior, the Heat got off to a quick […]

Brisbane’s Heat silences Sydney Thunder’s season

BRISBANE Heat have survived the WBBL09 Eliminator and move on to tonight’s Challenger after they defeated the Sydney Thunder by 44 runs last night. Brisbane batted first and made a very competitive 8/169, before it restricted the Thunder to only 9/125. Much of the Heat’s total and drive came from the opening partnership, where Grace […]


AFTER an exciting home and away portion of the WBBL season, the teams left in the running has halved and it is time for the finals. Four teams, three matches, to determine one overall champion. That is all that stands between now and the end of the season. The four teams left are the Adelaide […]

Regular season ends, finalists set in WBBL

THE regular season of the WBBL09 campaign came to an end yesterday, as the finalists were confirmed and attention shifts to finals this week. Adelaide Strikers up for finals with thumping win Adelaide Strikers finished their regular season with a thumping win, defeating the Hobart Hurricanes by 77 runs. After posting 3/164, the Strikers then […]

Melbourne remains green after anti-climatic Derby end

IT TOOK a reliance on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) method to get the job done, but Melbourne Stars won a rain-delayed second WBBL09 Melbourne Derby yesterday. Although the Stars were defending a small total, two rain delays in the second innings proved to be in their favour as they went on to win by eight runs. […]

Post season positions starting to be secured in WBBL

YESTERDAY’s double header of action in the WBBL helped set a few things in place, including who would host the Grand Final and another team’s place in the finals. Heat book place in finals The Brisbane Heat will be playing finals again after they defeated Sydney Thunder by 22 runs in the first match of […]

Hurricanes hammer Renegades in huge win

THE Hobart Hurricanes pulled off a big win in the WBBL last night, smashing the Melbourne Renegades to the tune of 93 runs. The Hurricanes posted 3/212 from their 20 overs, before bowling the Renegades out for a mere 119. After a bit of a wobble a quarter of the way through their innings, the […]

Sophie’s Day helps Stars win big

IN one of their best performances of the season, Melbourne Stars defeated Perth Scorchers by 33 runs. After the Stars posted 6/157 from their 20 overs, a strong bowling performance helped them restrict the Scorchers to 9/124. The Stars got off to a pretty quick start but lost their first wicket early, but then things […]

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