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Strikers and Scorchers make WBBL statements

HISTORY repeated itself in yesterday’s WBBL09 as Adelaide and Perth each picked up handy wins alongside some big performances from top-end talents. Strikers repeat history in Grand Final rematch In the first Grand Final rematch of season nine, it was a case of history repeating itself as the Adelaide Strikers made a statement with a […]

History never repeats? Try telling the Thunder

SYDNEY Thunder have repeated history and bounced back onto the WBBL09 winners list with a 37-run win over the Melbourne Renegades. In a sense of déjà vu, this was the second time the Thunder had beaten the Renegades in the space of a week. Batting first, the Thunder made 5/190 from their 20 overs. Openers […]

Adelaide strikes out as Renegades serve dose of own medicine

THE Adelaide Strikers copped a dose of their own medicine yesterday in Melbourne, as they were comprehensively beaten by the Renegades to the tune of 81 runs. After the Strikers annihilated the Stars only a few days prior, they were on the receiving end of a big loss as the Renegades proved to be too […]

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 […]

Marvellous Mumbai claim historic title

THE Mumbai Indians have created history overnight, after downing the Delhi Capitals by seven wickets to become inaugural champions of the Women’s Premier League. Delhi posted 9/131 from their 20 overs, Mumbai almost did not reach the title but made it with three balls spare. The Capitals made a fairly quick start to their innings, […]

Mumbai still the team to beat as Giant winning run continues

MUMBAI remains undefeated and the team to beat in the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL) season, after defeating Gujarat by 55 runs overnight. After posting 8/162 from their 20 overs, the Indians were able to restrict the Giants to only 9/107 from their 20 overs. The Indians’ batting innings got off to a bit of […]

Mumbai’s undefeated run rolls on

MUMBAI Indians remain the only undefeated team and the team to beat in the 2023 Women’s Premier League (WPL) season after they defeated the UP Warriorz by eight wickets overnight. After the UP Warriorz posted 6/159 from their 20 overs, Mumbai reached the target with 15 balls to spare. The UP Warriorz’s innings was defined […]

Mumbai brings Delhi down to earth, remains undefeated

THE ARGUABLE early tournament favourite, Delhi has been brought down a peg in the Women’s Premier League (WPL), going down to the now only undefeated side, Mumbai by eight wickets last night. After Delhi was bowled out for 105, the Indians surpassed the modest tally in a breeze with five overs to spare. Delhi skipper […]

Mumbai makes history as Gujarat in Giant early trouble

THE Mumbai Indians have created history, defeating the Gujarat Giants by 143 runs to win the very first match in the inaugural Women’s Premier League tournament. Mumbai batted first and made a whopping 5/207, before Gujarat underperformed and were bowled out for a mere 64 in the 16th over. Gujarat had more problems than just […]

Women’s Premier League 2023 Preview: Mumbai Indians

THE INAUGURAL Women’s Premier League (WPL) kicks off on the weekend, the women’s equivalent of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which is set to revolutionise the women’s game in much the same way. In the lead up to the tournament, Rookie Me Central will take a deep dive into each of the team’s individually and […]

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