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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. […]

Another mixed day for Melbourne in WBBL

SUNDAY’S action in the WBBL saw a double header at Melbourne’s Junction Oval, but things did not all go to plan for the two home sides. Hurricanes do it easy against Renegades The first half of the double header was not great for home side in the Renegades, who were easily beaten by the Hobart […]

Sixers and Strikers triumph over Vics on historic day

YETERDAY’s action in the WBBL was not a positive one for the teams from Melbourne, with the Stars and Renegades both losing, to the Sixers and Strikers respectively. Historic trip east sees Sixers prevail in nail biter The Sydney Sixers reversed the result from their last match with the Melbourne Stars, defeating them this time […]

History repeats and questions arise in WBBL

ACROSS the two matches yesterday in the WBBL there was some history repeated and some big wins for more reasons than one. History repeats as Adelaide too strong for Stars again History has repeated itself already this season as the Adelaide Strikers have beaten the Melbourne Stars for the second time in the space of […]

Stars stun Sixers in season opening thriller

THE Melbourne Stars have pulled off the first upset of the WBBL09 season, defeating the much fancied Sydney Sixers by two runs in an absolute thriller in the season opener. After the Stars put a strong total of 8/165 on the board, it ultimately went down to the wire but some composed bowling from Alice […]

WBBL09 Season Preview: Melbourne Stars

THE ninth Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) season us almost upon us, with the competition set to kick off next week. In the lead up to the opening day, Rookie Me Central will countdown by previewing each of the teams set to be contesting the tournament this season. To begin the second half of this […]

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 […]

de Broughe bash brings Scorpions two-peat

A PERSONAL best Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) knock from South Australia young gun Emma de Broughe has guided the Scorpions to an 86-run win over Western Australia on Tuesday. The result means SA has gone two from two in three days against its Western adversary. Batting first at Karen Rolton Oval, the 21-year-old top […]