Cricket Library Weekly – 23 in a row

In this edition of the Cricket Library Weekly, Robbie and Matt celebrate the achievements of the record breaking Australian Women’s Cricket team and review the first two games of their ODI series against New Zealand.

The lads review the recent action in the Marsh One Day Cup and Sheffield Shield competitions and look at the possible scenarios as we approach the business end of the season.

Matt’s Mailbag is back with an interesting haiku poem challenge for the upcoming Sheffield Shield final between NSW and QLD.

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Cricket Library Weekly – QLD win the trophy

In this edition of the Cricket Library Weekly, Robbie and Matt wrap up the final of the WNCL competition with QLD lifting the prestigious Ruth Preddy trophy for the first time.

The lads review the recent action in the Marsh One Day Cup and Sheffield Shield competitions and look at the possible scenarios as we approach the business end of the season.

Matt’s Mailbag is back with an interesting question posed by Elliott in New Zealand around bowlers taking wickets having scored runs in the same game.

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Interview with Baggy Green 390 Nathan Hauritz

Nathan Hauritz burst onto the International Cricket scene receiving a call up to the Australian team as a 20 year old after making an early impression playing for Queensland and Australia at u-19 level where he played alongside the likes of Michael Clarke, Ed Cowan, Mitch Johnson, Shaun Marsh, Shane Watson and Andrew McDonald.

He went on to represent Australia in 17 Test Matches claiming 63 wickets with career best figures of 5-53. Nathan also played 58 ODI’s also picking up 63 wickets with best figures of 4-29.

Hauritz was also more than handy with the bat scoring three half centuries for Australia and had a highest First Class score of 146 for NSW against South Australia in 2010.

In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast, we relive some highlights from Nathan’s career as well as exploring some of the challenges he faced in addition to the difficulties associated with transitioning out of cricket.

As always, we ask who Nathan would most like to have a net with and he provides us with three excellent candidates including the first time a WWE Superstar gains a nomination.

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You can find out more about Nathan’s new venture the First Class Cricket Academy here

Paris is a boss

Haiku Poem by Matt Fiction

One o two not out

First ton in First Class cricket

Paris is a boss

Joel Paris may not be French but the Cricket Library Podcast reached the lofty heights of number three on the Apple Cricket Podcast charts in France. Thanks to everyone in France for getting us this far, let’s see if we can take the top spot!

A net with John Cena

Back in November 2017 Maisy Gibson was in the right place at the right time when she had the chance to have a net with WWE Superstar John Cena.

We chatted with Maisy about this and heard much more about her cricket journey on our podcast last year. Maisy also reveals the three people that she would most like to have a net with.

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The Mack and Kershaw show

Katie Mack and Erica Kershaw have helped lead the ACT to victory in their final WNCL game of the season. Kershaw finished with a well made 52 while Mack playing her 50th WNCL game was dismissed just five runs short of a century.

Katie had a magnificent season with the willow finishing with 418 runs for the season with a very healthy average of 59.71.

Erica and Katie were both very popular guests on the Cricket Library Podcast last year.

Milestone for Mack as she approaches 50 WNCL games

Katie Mack has had a stellar start to the WNCL season sitting on top of the leading run scorers list for the Abode Hotels ACT Meteors with 323 runs which puts her third of all the batters in the WNCL competition this summer. She has flourished at the top of the order setting a solid platform for her team with consistent contributions.

A regular in the Meteors line up for some time now, Katie will register her 50th game in the WNCL this weekend when she lines up against the Scorpions.

She was a highly popular guest on the Cricket Library Podcast last year with fellow meteor Erica Kershaw. You can hear more of their stories here.

Cricket Library Weekly – WNCL race to the finals

In this edition of the Cricket Library Weekly, Robbie Mackinlay and Matt Ellis have a close look at the run to the finals in the WNCL competition with a plethora of possibilities on the cards with Tasmania, NSW, QLD and South Australia all still in contention for a finals berth against competition front runners Victoria.

The lads also chat about the up coming action in the Marsh One Day Cup and Marsh Sheffield Shield competitions as we approach the business end of the season.

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Josh Lalor – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Weekly

This week on the Cricket Library Weekly we are joined by special guest Josh Lalor from the Melbourne Renegades. Josh shares some reflections on BBL10 as well as telling us more about what he is up to on Twitch tv

Robbie and Matt run their eyes over all of the latest from Australian domestic cricket wrapping up the Marsh Sheffield Shield, Marsh One Day Cup and WNCL competitions.

In the highly popular Matt’s Mailbag segment, the lads discuss whether or not it is appropriate to allocate some of your annual leave to watching domestic cricket.

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Laura Jolly – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Weekly

This week on the Cricket Library Weekly Robbie Mackinlay catches up with host of the Scoop Podcast and Women’s Cricket editor at cricket.com.au Laura Jolly to chat all things women’s cricket.

The lads wrap up the T20 between Australia and NZ from Wednesday evening as well as previewing all of the upcoming action in Australian domestic cricket.

Matt’s Mailbag is back with an insightful question from loyal listener Natalie in Queensland.

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