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Carey crushes Queensland to set up Tiger dynasty

TASMANIA has cemented its WNCL dynasty after defeating Queensland by six wickets to win its third title in a row yesterday. After Queensland posted 7/248, the Tigers then reached the target with just over two overs to spare. Queensland made a pretty good start to its innings with a 59-run opening stance, but 26 balls […]

PREVIEW | 2023/24 WNCL Final

A BLOCKBUSTER 2023/24 WNCL season comes to a close today when the two states at opposite ends of the eastern side of the country lock horns. Reigning champions Tasmania take on Queensland in what promises to be a ripping contest and we take a look at how the teams shape up. The Tigers will be […]

Victoria’s spirited bowling sees positive end to season

VICTORIA has ended its WNCL season on a high, defeating reigning champions Tasmania by 24 runs in its final match of the fixture. The home side batted first and made 9/268, before Tasmania was then bowled out for 244. Much like the clash on Monday, slow and steady was the way to go for Victoria […]

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 […]

Tasmania dislodges Queensland at top of WNCL ladder

TASMANIA is the new pole position owner in the WNCL after the Tigers defeated Queensland by 44 runs to dislodge the Fire from the top of the ladder. After Tasmania made 4/294 from its 50 overs, the Tigers then bowled the Fire out for 250. There were plenty of big partnerships in the Tasmanian innings. […]

Tigers tempt fate but remain undefeated

TASMANIA has survived an scare from New South Wales (NSW) to defeat the Breakers by three wickets and keep its undefeated WNCL record in tact. After NSW posted 5/274 from its 50 overs, the chase went down to the wire but Tasmania reached the target with five balls spare. The Breakers got off to a […]

Reigning champs still undefeated in the WNCL

TASMANIA has maintained its undefeated start to the WNCL season with a four-wicket win over NSW. After restricting the Breakers to 9/197 from their 50 overs, Tasmania reached the target with just over 14 overs to go and with four wickets in hand. NSW’s first partnership was only 15 runs, but its second wicket partnership […]

WNCL Player Focus: Lauren Smith (Tasmania)

DESPITE seemingly being in irreversible trouble, the Tasmanians snatched a win from the jaws of defeat against South Australia in the WNCL last week, winning by two wickets with 10 balls to spare to keep the wood over the Scorpions. One of the stars of that particular performance was none other than Lauren Smith. Smith […]

Tassie tail saves the day against Scorpions

TASMANIA has executed a magic trick to defeat South Australia by two wickets and keep the wood over its rivals. After South Australia batted first and made 9/223, the Tasmanians were in real trouble but managed to reach the target with 10 balls to spare. The South Australians themselves got off to a very disastrous […]

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 […]

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