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PREVIEW | Green vs Gold – The future starts here

IT is a milestone week in the world of Australian women’s cricket. In the first step of what may become something regular in the long term, a multi day Green vs Gold match is taking place in Adelaide. With the increasing number of test matches the Australian women’s team is playing, the need for better […]

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 […]

Victorian duo spearhead big win over the border

SOUTH Australia’s hopes of avenging the recent WNCL final heartbreak have taken a hit, after it went down to Victoria by eight wickets yesterday. The Scorpions were bowled out for 210, and the Victorians reached the target with 14 overs to spare. South Australia lost its first wicket on the third ball of the innings […]

Perry pounds Meteors to make it 2/2 for Vics

VICTORIA has made it two from two against the ACT in the WNCL, after defeating the Meteors by 92 runs yesterday. After Victoria made 5/354 from 50 overs, it then restricted the Meteors to 9/262. The Victorian innings got off to a disastrous start though, losing the first wicket on the first ball and the […]

Status quo maintained as Aussies prepare for South Africa

AUSTRALIA has revealed its squad for the upcoming series with South Africa, and after a successful tour to India the Australians have stuck to a winning formula. There have been no changes to the squad from the one that has just returned from India, with the same 15 players set to front up again. Grace […]

The Lay of the Land – WNCL 2023/24 Part 2

AFTER a two month break for WBBL09, the 2023/24 WNCL season returns this hour, so in case you forgot where things stand, here is a quick reminder of how every team is going. 1st – Queensland (3 wins, 1 loss) The Fire have had an excellent start to the season, with only the one loss […]

Sydney’s Friday in the WBBL

YESTERDAY in the WBBL was a successful one for those from Sydney, with both the Thunder and Sixers picking up wins. Thunder survive nail biter The Sydney Thunder strongly defended a low total to defeat the Melbourne Stars by four runs. After the Thunder were bowled out for 125, the Stars fell agonisingly short but […]

Rain is the enemy of the WBBL

YESTERDAY in the WBBL saw two very different matches, as the rain affected the two halves of the Brisbane double header very differently. Hobart combats rain and Strikers to pick up huge win The first match in the double header was badly affected by rain, but once the action did eventually begin it was the […]

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 […]

2023/24 WNCL Weekly Watch: Edition 4

WEEK 4 of the WNCL season saw only two matches, but as the first half of the season came to a close and players head off to their WBBL clubs, the competition sits in a very interesting position. Queensland vs Victoria Queensland and Victoria faced off for the second match of their double header, with […]

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