Cricket News

2020 Women’s Big Bash Final: Three things we learned

2020 Women’s Big Bash Final: Three things we learned

Star-studded Melbourne were no match for Sydney in thunderous conditions in the Women’s Big Bash Final. 28 Nov 2020
Prestwidge heating up for finals berth

Prestwidge heating up for finals berth

While she took a crucial four-wicket-haul in her side’s win over Melbourne Renegades last Sunday, Brisbane Heat bowler Georgia Prestwidge mind is firmly looking ahead, with a must-win Semi-Final this Thursday on her mind. 12 Nov 2020
World's best descend on Sydney for WBBL Hub

World's best descend on Sydney for WBBL Hub

If you’d told the stars of the Women’s Big Bash League that they’d be seeing out their season from a Sydney hub, they’d tell you you’re dreaming. 24 Oct 2020
Australian cricket's rising star says Aussies want women's cricket back and on TV

Australian cricket's rising star says Aussies want women's cricket back and on TV

“Australia at the moment are dying to just see some more cricket played…” 11 Sep 2020
Aussie legend Sthalekar joins cricket immortals

Aussie legend Sthalekar joins cricket immortals

Dual Belinda Clark Medallist and four time World Cup winner Lisa Sthalekar has become the 27th Australian and only the fifth Australian woman to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame. 25 Aug 2020
Is Twitter the new Aussie pub?

Is Twitter the new Aussie pub?

You certainly can't get scooners or COVID-19 from the communal bar nuts, but the social media platform's new research suggests many Aussies no longer care. 5 Aug 2020
Strong criticism after IPL directly takes on WBBL

Strong criticism after IPL directly takes on WBBL

The 2020 women's Indian Premier League will be held in November at the same time as the Women's Big Bash League|06. 3 Aug 2020
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