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Hughes helps Blues secure final berth

NEW South Wales and Western Australia earned their spots in the 2023/24 One-Day Cup decider yesterday, after a dramatic final day which would have put script writers out of business. Daniel Hughes was at the forefront of the Blues’ victory amid an exciting triple-header of action. >> SCROLL for final scorecards & standings The opener […]

Tasmania extinguishes Victoria’s flame with strong batting display

TASMANIA has extinguished Victoria’s faint WNCL Final hopes and booked hosting duties for itself after defeating the hosts by seven wickets yesterday. After Victoria made 5/255 from its 50 overs, Tasmania reached the target with 38 balls to spare. The way to characterise much of Victoria’s innings was that it was slow and steady. The […]

Tigers beat Bulls to stay in the hunt

TASMANIA kept its hopes of a One-Day Cup final alive after securing a bonus point win against Queensland at The Gabba yesterday. The Tigers rolled the Bulls for 150 in tricky conditions before cantering past the total with five wickets and 23 overs to spare. Caleb Jewell helped mow down the runs with 61 off […]

Vics go top in One-Day Cup

VICTORIA has leapt into top spot on the One-Day Cup ladder after defeating South Australia by three wickets at Junction Oval today. The hosts started steadily but eclipsed the Redbacks’ total of 9-231 with 35 deliveries remaining to go one step closer to a berth in this season’s final. The Vics almost came undone hunting […]

Vics, Blues made to work in thrilling chases

VICTORIA and New South Wales pulled off successful run chases in the Sheffield Shield yesterday, but not without their respective scares. While the Vics scraped past South Australia to shift into second spot, the Blues beat Western Australia to draw closer to the top two. >> SCROLL for scorecards from all three matches The equations were […]

Tassie remains top, tasks set for Vics & Blues

TASMANIA has strengthened its hold on top spot in the Sheffield Shield, after a four-wicket win over Queensland at The Gabba yesterday. Jordan Silk (84*) guided the Tigers home in a successful chase of 224, finishing the job alongside Mitchell Owen (29*). Owen sealed the win with a huge six off Michael Neser to put […]

Maddinson tons up in emphatic return to form

VICTORIAN opener Nic Maddinson returned to form with a superb Sheffield Shield ton over the weekend, putting his side in the box seat against South Australia. The stylish leftie compiled 104 runs at Melbourne’s CitiPower Centre as the hosts took a decisive first innings lead. >> SCROLL for scorecards from all three matches The Vics […]

Tasmanian turnaround sees champs back on track

TASMANIA responded from its first loss of the WNCL season in the best way, downing Western Australia by 52 runs. Tasmania made 8/223 from its 50 overs, before bowling the tourists out for 171. The hosts got off to a slow start, finding themselves 2/36 after eight and a half overs. However, things turned around […]

Undefeated run ends as Warriors cause upset

THE WNCL ladder has been given another shake up, after Western Australia defeated Tasmania by 36 runs to end the Tigers’ undefeated run that had lasted all season. Western Australia posted 9/248 from its 50 overs, before bowling out the Tigers for just 212. After a decent opening partnership, disaster then struck for the Warriors […]

NSW reverse the polarity of the history in WNCL

NSW made sure history did not repeat itself, defeating the ACT by 34 runs to reverse the result from the clash between the sides only 48 hours prior. NSW made 8/281 before the Meteors were restricted to 247 and were bowled out. The beginning of the Breakers’ innings was a mixture of medium and small […]

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