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2023 ICC T20 World Cup Preview: Australia

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 by one, […]

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 […]

Youth dominates to help Australia go two-up

AUSTRALIA’s younger stars shone in game two of their series against Pakistan to help the Australians go two-up in their three match series. Darcie Brown, Annabel Sutherland, Phoebe Litchfield and Alana King all starred in the 10 wicket win, but it was not all the youth as Beth Mooney also starred with the bat in […]

Teen debutant and returning legend guide Aussies to golden start

TEEN debutant Phoebe Litchfield and returning skipper Meg Lanning have starred to help guide Australia to a first up win in its ODI series against Pakistan. Litchfield’s 78 not out, combined with Lanning’s 67 saw the Aussies over the line after rain delayed the start of the match. Litchfield became the first teenage debutant to […]

Reflections on a golden year for the golden girls

IT WAS another huge year for the Australian Women’s Cricket team in 2022, so as the year draws to a close, Rookie Me Central takes a look back at some of the memorable moments from the Australian team in 2022. Ashes The first challenge of the calendar year for the Australians was a home Ashes […]

Big hitters to the rescue as Aussies regain series lead

Excellent batting exploits from Ellyse Perry and Grace Harris, combined with great bowling from Darcie Brown and Ash Gardner has seen the Aussies defeat India by 21 runs and regain the lead in their best of five series. Batting first, the Aussies got into a little bit of trouble early, as they found themselves at […]

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 […]

WBBL08 Weekly Wrap: Edition 3

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. Brisbane Heat (5/120) defeat Sydney Thunder (7/139) via DLS Despite a brilliant 50 from Phoebe Litchfield, the rain was not the friend of the Thunder as Brisbane got the win […]

WBBL08 Weekly Wrap: Edition 2

IN our weekly wrap-up of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL), there were several teams who continued to stake their intent on the early part of this season. Brisbane Heat (1/180) defeated Melbourne Renegades (6/159) After Georgia Redmayne belted 98 not out and Grace Harris made 65, it was never going to be easy for […]

Gardner and Harris to the rescue as the Aussies get off to a golden start

AUSTRALIA has got its Commonwealth Games women’s cricket campaign off to a great start, defeating India by three wickets. Despite a poor performance with the ball, and a disastrous start with the bat, Ashleigh Gardner (52 not out) and Grace Harris (37) came to the rescue and ensured the first points of the Games were […]

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