Cricket Library Weekly – KFC Big Bash Preview

This week on the Cricket Library Weekly, Robbie Mackinlay and Matt Ellis wrap up all of the action from the Weber WBBL|07 final won by the Perth Scorchers in Perth over the weekend.

The lads then turn their attention to the outstanding performances in the Marsh One Day Cup before previewing all of the action in the upcoming KFC Big Bash season that gets underway this weekend.

Matt Ellis is the latest contestant to take on the Fact or Fiction challenge as he attempts to answer as many true or false questions in one minute of absolute mayhem.

Please remember to subscribe to the Cricket Library Podcast on your favourite podcast provider and leave a review to help us to continue to start conversations that inspire a love of cricket.

Cricket Library Weekly – KFC Big Bash Preview The Cricket Library

This week on the Cricket Library Weekly, Robbie Mackinlay and Matt Ellis wrap up all of the action from the Weber WBBL|07 final won by the Perth Scorchers in Perth over the weekend. The lads then turn their attention to the outstanding performances in the Marsh One Day Cup before previewing all of the action in the upcoming KFC Big Bash season that gets underway this weekend. Matt Ellis is the latest contestant to take on the Fact or Fiction challenge as he attempts to answer as many true or false questions in one minute of absolute mayhem. Please remember to subscribe to the Cricket Library Podcast on your favourite podcast provider and leave a review to help us to continue to start conversations that inspire a love of cricket.
  1. Cricket Library Weekly – KFC Big Bash Preview
  2. Cricket Library Weekly – WBBL Finals Edition
  3. Cricket Library Weekly – 18 November 2021
  4. Cricket Library Weekly 10 November 2021
  5. Cricket Library Weekly – November 3

Sandhu king of the Hat Trick!

Gurinder Sandhu has completed a magnificent week playing for Queensland backing up his six wicket haul in the Sheffield Shield with his second career hat trick in the Marsh One Day Cup competition.

His magnificent yorker to knock over Nathan McAndrew to claim only the 9th Hat trick in Australian Domestic One Day Cricket and the second of his career.

Brenton Speed on Fox Sports provided an excellent call of the hat trick ball.

It has been a stellar start to his time in Queensland and at the library we are thrilled to see his dedication and commitment translating into results with the ball.

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Fill The Furnace

The message to Perth Scorchers fans is simple – Fill The Furnace for the Weber WBBL|07 final this weekend.

This is a magnificent opportunity for fans in WA to see some high quality cricket and witness history as the Perth Scorchers hope to fulfil their quest of lifting the coveted WBBL trophy for the first time.

After finishing first on the ladder, the Scorchers will be watching on closely to see who their opponents will be.

One of many players taking to social media to spread the word is former guest on the Cricket Library Weekly Piepa Cleary.

Regardless on how things pan out on Saturday, one thing we are certain of here at the Cricket Library is that this years’ competition has been next level in terms of the skills executed on the field with the quality of cricket on show of the highest order.

Kane Williamson T20 masterclass

NZ skipper Kane Williamson has delivered a batting masterclass in the World T20 Final. After being one off his first seven balls, he built his tempo steadily moving to 15 off 16 balls before really upping the ante on his was to the fastest fifty in a mens World t20 final going past JE Root and Kumar Sangakkara who achieved the milestone off 33 balls hitting consecutive sixes to bring up the milestone off just 32 balls.

His 85 off just 48 balls is the highest by a captain in a mens T20 World Cup Final demonstrating his wonderful skills in the T20 format.

Australia are now requiring some heroics of their own as they aim to claim their first mens World T20 Title when their run chase commences shortly.

Mack on the attack!

Katie Mack has been in excellent form making two half centuries in the last three games for the Adelaide Strikers in Weber WBBL|07.

She is a very valuable player in the Strikers’ squad who is coming off two excellent seasons for the ACT Meteors in the WNCL competition.

Last year on the Cricket Library Podcast, we caught up with Katie and Erica Kershaw to hear more of their stories.

WER Somerville Back In NZ Test Squad

WER Somerville fans rejoiced in unison as the news broke that he has been included in the touring party to India as New Zealand commence their World Test Championship defence.

The highly popular off spinner was a very popular guest on the Cricket Library Podcast and you can hear more of his story here where he shares about his early days of needing to request annual leave from his job as an accountant in order to pursue his cricket career.

Jack Clifton Special Guest On Fact Or Fiction

Jack Clifton put his cricket knowledge to the test last week on the highly popular ‘Fact or Fiction’ segment with resident quiz master Matt Fiction.

Play along at home as you attempt to decipher and determine if Matt Fiction’s statement is a fact or if it is fiction.

You can catch up with the latest episode of the Cricket Library Weekly at your favourite podcast provider as well as the convenient option of listening here.

Cricket Library Weekly – KFC Big Bash Preview The Cricket Library

This week on the Cricket Library Weekly, Robbie Mackinlay and Matt Ellis wrap up all of the action from the Weber WBBL|07 final won by the Perth Scorchers in Perth over the weekend. The lads then turn their attention to the outstanding performances in the Marsh One Day Cup before previewing all of the action in the upcoming KFC Big Bash season that gets underway this weekend. Matt Ellis is the latest contestant to take on the Fact or Fiction challenge as he attempts to answer as many true or false questions in one minute of absolute mayhem. Please remember to subscribe to the Cricket Library Podcast on your favourite podcast provider and leave a review to help us to continue to start conversations that inspire a love of cricket.
  1. Cricket Library Weekly – KFC Big Bash Preview
  2. Cricket Library Weekly – WBBL Finals Edition
  3. Cricket Library Weekly – 18 November 2021
  4. Cricket Library Weekly 10 November 2021
  5. Cricket Library Weekly – November 3

Cricket Library Weekly – Friday 29 October

In this edition of the Cricket Library Weekly, Robbie Mackinlay and Matt Ellis wrap up the action from Australia’s victory over Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup. They also chat through the Marsh Sheffield Shield and Marsh One Day Cup as well as all of the latest action from Weber WBBL07.

Jack Clifton is our guest on the highly popular new game show ‘Fact or Fiction’ where he puts his cricket knowledge to the test in one minute of rapid fire questions from resident cricket librarian Matt Fiction.

There is of course some excellent statistical discussion with our topic this week around unusual dismissals.

Please remember to subscribe to the Cricket Library Podcast on your favourite podcast provider and leave a review to help us to continue to start conversations that inspire a love of cricket.

Spellbound by Sophie Devine

Sophie Devine has turned on an incredible display with the willow, powering her way to a century against reigning champions the Sydney Thunder in Weber WBBL|07.

In an innings that took no prisoners, the powerful opening batter from New Zealand clubbed six sixes in a match winning performance.

Her powerful hitting has taken her WBBL career tally to 113 which is streets ahead of our podcast host Matt Ellis who has only managed 9 maximums in a club cricket career which began in 1989.

As you would expect, this knock caught the eye of our resident librarian and quiz show host Matt Fiction who has penned this haiku poem in her honour.

Haiku Poem By Matt Fiction

Six hitting machine

Spell bound by Sophie Devine

Imposing display!