A Season of Uncertainty: Sydney Thunder’s Sam Bates

This article was first written for and published by Siren Sport.  The Sydney Thunder have certainly had one of the more peculiar WBBL07 draws. The Thunder commenced their WBBL07 campaign on Saturday 16 October with a 30 run loss to the Adelaide Strikers and then had to wait a week for their next scheduled match […]

Courtney Webb relishing her opportunity up the order

This article was first written for and published by the Roar.  At just 21 years of age, Courtney Webb from the Melbourne Renegades is just one of a host of younger players that have been given increased opportunity as part of WBBL07. At the Sydney Thunder, 19-year-old Hannah Darlington has assumed the captaincy and Phoebe […]

Mind blowing quality: new Hurricane Mignon du Preez

This article was first written for and published by Siren Sport.  Despite lingering rain and the ongoing threat of COVID trying to prevent the opening weekend of the WBBL taking place, fans were treated to an incredible weekend of cricket featuring a super over win by the Perth Scorchers over the Brisbane Heat, Shafali Verma […]

Maisy just crazy to get back to playing cricket

This article was first written for and published by the Roar. There have been times over the last 12 months when Maisy Gibson considered retirement from domestic cricket. Late last year, just ahead of WBBL 06, the Hobart Hurricanes leg-spinner injured her ACL for the third time and required another knee reconstruction. “When I first […]

Maitlan Brown hoping to make Aussie debut in series against India

This article was first written for and published by the Roar.  ollowing a sixth-month break, today the Australian Women’s Cricket team are back in action, taking on India in a series which will include three ODIs, a Test Match and three T20 fixtures. This will be the first international cricket played in Australia since January […]

Ruth heads to QLD for the first time after a spectacular WNCL season

This article was first written for and published by Siren Sport.  WNCL Champions, the Queensland Fire. Photo: Cricket Queensland. In a dominant display on Saturday at Junction Oval, the Queensland Women defeated the Victoria Women in the 2020/2021 WNCL Final by 112 runs to seal their first ever WNCL finals win. Led by their captain, […]