Two teams. Two trophies. One Club.

I now have a much better understanding on how the universe works. For the last 5 years, Sydney Thunder fans have looked at the Big Bash table, wondering why it couldn’t be our team playing in the finals. Why we hadn’t won a Premiership. Wondering when our moment in the sun would come. And yesterday […]

We did it!

We did it. After our most successful start to a BBL season in the history of the Sydney Thunder, last night, with the Adelaide Strikers defeating the Melbourne Renegades, it was confirmed. The Sydney Thunder will be competing in the finals, in both the men and women’s competition. This is a tremendous feat which deserves […]

Falling in love with the Sydney Thunder

On Saturday night something funny happened. Not ‘ha ha funny’ but a kind of odd funny. I was on my way to one of the most beautiful grounds in the world, the Sydney Cricket Ground, to watch the Sydney Thunder take on the Sydney Sixers. Our last game of the regular season. The game was […]

The age of disposable cricketers

I was at the Sydney Smash at the SCG this last weekend with my friend, Lucy. We were sitting in the Ladies’ Pavilion, watching the Thunder crush the Sixers, when Lucy said something along the lines of, “I miss the good old days – you know, with Hussey, and Hayden, McGrath and Warne. Cricketers these […]

Introducing Batting for Change

Each day I am reminded of how lucky I am to live in a country as special as Australia. A country largely free from excessive violence. A country which promotes and supports democracy and freedom of speech. Largely, a country of opportunity. Although we live in a country of opportunity, in terms of gender diversity, […]

Painting the town green!

Perhaps very few of you were expecting a blog from me before our game this Thursday night against the Perth Scorchers. After all, the Sydney Thunder have not started 2016 in the best of form with back-to-back losses to the Hobart Hurricanes and the Brisbane Heat. But… I am resilient – I am a Sydney […]