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Massive WBBL signings include Oz's top T20 batter

Massive WBBL signings include Oz's top T20 batter

The Perth Scorchers have announced the signing of Beth Mooney ahead of WBBL|06, while the Melbourne Renegades and the Hobart Hurricanes have also made significant signings and renewals. 30 Jul 2020
Meg Lanning makes WBBL switch

Meg Lanning makes WBBL switch

Australian national team captain Meg Lanning has signed with WBBL side the Melbourne Stars ahead of WBBL|06. 23 Jul 2020
Biggest ever standalone WBBL announced

Biggest ever standalone WBBL announced

The schedule for the upcoming Rebel WBBL season was released today by Cricket Australia.  The tournament is to take place this October-November and will remain a stand-alone competition. 15 Jul 2020
Australian T20 World Cup's 1.1 billion views sets standard for 2023 World Cup

Australian T20 World Cup's 1.1 billion views sets standard for 2023 World Cup

The International Cricket Council has announced that the latest T20 Women's World Cup, which took place earlier this year in Australia, was the most-watched women's cricket and one of the most-watched women's sporting competitions in history. 5 Jul 2020
Breaking down why Aussie women's teams dominate every emotional connection study

Breaking down why Aussie women's teams dominate every emotional connection study

A recent BenchMark study conducted by True North Research about Australia's emotional connection to sports teams has shown Australian women's national teams dominating top connectivity rankings. 20 Jun 2020
Cricket Australia CEO exits - official

Cricket Australia CEO exits - official

Cricket Australia today confirmed Kevin Roberts has quit as Chief Executive after days of speculation. 16 Jun 2020
From WBBL to tennis number one: The moments that made Ash Barty

From WBBL to tennis number one: The moments that made Ash Barty

Over the last four years, we have seen Ashleigh Barty make an exceptional return to professional tennis in 2016 after falling out of love with the sport in 2014. 10 Jun 2020
OP: Lanning and Healy are right. Do not shorten the WBBL

OP: Lanning and Healy are right. Do not shorten the WBBL

Cricket Australia is considering curtailing their Women's Big Bash League this season, something several high profile players disagree with. Not only would it take away opportunity but it could send a dangerous message about the importance of women in the game. 5 Jun 2020
Australian women's cricket team announces packed summer schedule

Australian women's cricket team announces packed summer schedule

After months of uncertainty about the summer season, Cricket Australia announced that the Australia Women's National Team is scheduled to play three series in the upcoming season. 1 Jun 2020
'We can't go backward': W-League must be included in TV deal

'We can't go backward': W-League must be included in TV deal

Any future TV deal must include the W-League, say fans of the country’s premier women’s competition. 27 May 2020
Big names up for grabs in WBBL 06

Big names up for grabs in WBBL 06

Several big named Australians are out of contract. Who could be of interest when the contract window opens? 16 May 2020
Ellyse Perry re-signs with Sydney Sixers

Ellyse Perry re-signs with Sydney Sixers

The Sydney Sixers have re-signed their captain Ellyse Perry who has amassed a WBBL record 2612 runs and 32 wickets in her 70 matches for the side. 4 May 2020
Trio cut as women's cricket 2021 list revealed

Trio cut as women's cricket 2021 list revealed

Cricket Australia's national selectors have revealed their national contract lists for both the men and women's squad for the upcoming 2020-21 period. 1 May 2020
Batting for my culture: Gardner's role model for Indigenous Australians

Batting for my culture: Gardner's role model for Indigenous Australians

Southern Stars all rounder Ashleigh Gardener has revealed the "surreal" feeling of becoming a role model for Indigenous youth. 22 Apr 2020
Worries that women's sport demise will 'become a self-fulfilling prophecy'

Worries that women's sport demise will 'become a self-fulfilling prophecy'

Strategic communications experts are warning that the dialogue surrounding the future of women's sport post-COVID19 has to change, or else. 22 Apr 2020
Football, cricket, rugby combine over fears for women's sport

Football, cricket, rugby combine over fears for women's sport

World Rugby’s general manager Katie Sadleir has revealed the three leading women's sports representatives are formulating strategies to reduce the coronavirus' impact on women's sport participation. 13 Apr 2020
3 Things We Learned: Australia wins T20, women's cricket wins overall

3 Things We Learned: Australia wins T20, women's cricket wins overall

A momentous day for World Cricket. Over 80,000 in attendance at the MCG and several hundred million eye balls watching around the world on TV. Australia won the World T20 tournament but women’s cricket won the day. 8 Mar 2020
Three Key Points: Australia vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup

Three Key Points: Australia vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup

Australia take on Sri Lanka tomorrow night in Perth, with both teams trying to secure their first wins of the tournament. The loser is effectively eliminated. It’s a key match up with plenty up for grabs. 23 Feb 2020
Southern Stars staring down unwanted record against England

Southern Stars staring down unwanted record against England

The six and final round-robin match of the Commbank T20 Tri-Series will be taking place today, Sunday 9th February 2020. The match between Australia and England is a must-win match for the Southern Stars. 8 Feb 2020
Southern Stars ready to break Tri-Nations deadlock

Southern Stars ready to break Tri-Nations deadlock

After last weekend’s actions, the Tri-Nations Series is currently tied three ways between participants Australia, England, and India. 8 Feb 2020
Meet Sri Lanka’s greatest female cricketer

Meet Sri Lanka’s greatest female cricketer

Chamari Atapattu is a genuine world class batter. The Sri Lankan captain will lead her side at the T20 Women’s World Cup which starts later this month. 2 Feb 2020