Maitlan Brown hoping to make Aussie debut in series against India

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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 and sees some new faces enter the Australian squad including Georgia Redmayne and Stella Campbell. Maitlan Brown has also been recalled. Brown missed the tour of New Zealand in March and April because of a hamstring injury.

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

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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, Doctor Georgia Redmayne who scored 134 not out off 146 balls, Queensland amassed a huge total of 8-317. This was enough to ensure that Queensland would leave Victoria with the ‘Ruth Preddy Cup’ in tow.

Kim Garth: timing is everything

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic most international women’s cricket has come to a standstill. Whilst that’s disappointing given that just over a year ago today many of us were celebrating the victory by the Australian Women’s Cricket team in the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup Final with 86,173 of our closest friends at the MCG, one positive about the lack of international women’s cricket is that it has meant that many internationals have featured in this year’s edition of the WNCL.

The Record – Review

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In 2016 when a group of cricket executives spoke to the Australian Women’s Cricket team about their vision of filling the MCG for the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup Final on International Women’s Day 2020, it’s fair to say players like Meg Lanning and Alyssa Healy were sceptical.

And for good reason.

Lauren Cheatle eager for WNCL challenge with NSW Breakers

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If Lauren Cheatle is selected to represent the NSW Breakers in today’s WNCL clash against Victoria, it will mark the end of a year and a half away from cricket and a period where she has only been able to play about three matches in the space of two years.

“It feels like the longest pre-season ever, but I’m ready to play now and I can’t wait,” said Cheatle.

Cricket NSW launches first elite coaching apprenticeship for women

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For former NSW Breaker and Sydney Thunder player Hannah Trethewy, her first opportunity to coach another cricketer came when playing cricket for her local club, Campbelltown Camden District Cricket Club (more affectionately known as Ghosts Cricket).

“I was still at school and wicketkeeping when my local member at the time Chris Patterson, reached out to me,” said Trethewy.