AC McDermott Coming Soon On The Cricket Library Podcast

He has been part of an Australian U-19 World Cup winning team, won a Ryobi Cup, Sheffield Shield and KFC Big Bash title and soon we will be hearing the Alister McDermott story on the Cricket Library Podcast.

Keep your eye out for this one on your podcast feeds next week. In the mean time take a moment to catch up with something from the back catalogue.

Maddie Penna – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast The Cricket Library

Maddie Penna is a talented young all rounder making the most of her opportunities with the Abode Hotels ACT Meteors in the WNCL and in the WBBL with the Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers. In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast we hear more of her story from her first memories of playing cricket, winning a premiership at Bankstown, captaining the CA XI at the u-18 Nationals, her WBBL call up and maiden WNCL hundred. Maddie shares the challenges of dealing with injuries and juggling study alongside her cricket commitments. We also hear some of her aspirations for the future both on and off the field. Please remember to subscribe to the Cricket Library Podcast on your favourite podcast provider and leave a review to help us to continue to share stories that inspire a love of cricket.  
  1. Maddie Penna – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  2. Alister McDermott – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  3. Nathan Reardon – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  4. Luke Feldman – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  5. Maitlan Brown – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast

1000 Poles For JM Anderson

An absolutely incredible achievement from James Anderson has seen him take career best figures and go past 1000 First Class wickets. Indeed a special day for the man himself and cricket as a whole.

Well done Jimmy Anderson!

To celebrate the achievement, our resident cricket librarian Matt Fiction has penned this stirring haiku poem.

Haiku Poem by Matt Fiction

1000 wickets

James Anderson is all class

A league of his own

MP Mott Stays On As Australian Coach

In some great news for the Australian Women’s Cricket Team, Matthew Mott has agreed to terms for another two years.

Tickets to the 2021-22 international summer are on sale to the general public from Monday, with more info available here

2021-22 Women’s International Fixtures

Commonwealth Bank Women’s ODI Series v India
September 19: North Sydney Oval (Day-night)
September 22: Junction Oval
September 24: Junction Oval

Commonwealth Bank Women’s Test v India
September 30 – October 3: WACA Ground (Day-night)

Commonwealth Bank Women’s T20I Series v India
October 7: North Sydney Oval (Night)
October 9: North Sydney Oval (Night)
October 11: North Sydney Oval (Night)


Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes – Test
January 27 – January 30: Manuka Oval


Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes – T20I
February 4: 1st T20I – North Sydney Oval (Night)
February 6: 2nd T20I – North Sydney Oval (Night)
February 10: 3rd T20I – Adelaide Oval (Night)
 
Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes – ODI
February 13: 1st ODI – Adelaide Oval
February 16: 2nd ODI – Junction Oval
February 19: 3rd ODI – Junction Oval

Nathan Reardon – Special Guest On The Cricket Library Podcast

Nathan Reardon was a valuable member of the Queensland Bulls team for a number of years and was a part of three Domestic One Day Title winning teams. He also had stints at the Melbourne Renegades, Adelaide Strikers, Brisbane Heat and Hobart Hurricanes in the KFC Big Bash League. At the peak of his powers, Nathan was selected to play T20 Cricket for Australia against South Africa.

In this episode of the Cricket Library Podcast, we hear where Nathan’s love of the game started, his move from country Queensland to Brisbane, scoring a ton against the West Indies as well as dismissing Shivnarine Chanderpaul in the same game.

He shares what life has been like after retiring from the game moving into his business venture Outside Edge Adventures and Nathan Reardon Cricket Coaching

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

Maddie Penna – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast The Cricket Library

Maddie Penna is a talented young all rounder making the most of her opportunities with the Abode Hotels ACT Meteors in the WNCL and in the WBBL with the Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers. In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast we hear more of her story from her first memories of playing cricket, winning a premiership at Bankstown, captaining the CA XI at the u-18 Nationals, her WBBL call up and maiden WNCL hundred. Maddie shares the challenges of dealing with injuries and juggling study alongside her cricket commitments. We also hear some of her aspirations for the future both on and off the field. Please remember to subscribe to the Cricket Library Podcast on your favourite podcast provider and leave a review to help us to continue to share stories that inspire a love of cricket.  
  1. Maddie Penna – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  2. Alister McDermott – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  3. Nathan Reardon – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  4. Luke Feldman – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  5. Maitlan Brown – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast

Daniel Marsh – Trending In The Top Ten On The Official Apple Cricket Podcast Charts In South Africa!

A massive thanks to all of our loyal listeners in South Africa who have assisted in sending our chat with Daniel Marsh on the Cricket Library Podcast into the top 10 on the official Apple Cricket Podcast charts in South Africa.

For those of you who have missed it, it is well worth a listen while you await our latest offering which will be a chat with former Queensland and Australian player Nathan Reardon.

Congratulations NZ

NZ have defied the weather and produced a complete performance to defeat India to become the inaugural ICC World Test Champions.

Our resident cricket librarian Matt Fiction has penned this haiku poem in their honour.

Haiku Poem by Matt Fiction:

New Zealand win it!

The first team to take the crown

World Test Champions

Who’s Next?

We are hearing reports that the next guest on the Cricket Library Podcast will be someone who not only played T20 Cricket for Australia, they also won 3 Domestic One Day Titles for QLD.

Stay tuned to find out who it will be!

While you are waiting for our latest episode to hit the podcast feeds, take some time to have a listen to something from our back catalogue.

Maddie Penna – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast The Cricket Library

Maddie Penna is a talented young all rounder making the most of her opportunities with the Abode Hotels ACT Meteors in the WNCL and in the WBBL with the Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers. In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast we hear more of her story from her first memories of playing cricket, winning a premiership at Bankstown, captaining the CA XI at the u-18 Nationals, her WBBL call up and maiden WNCL hundred. Maddie shares the challenges of dealing with injuries and juggling study alongside her cricket commitments. We also hear some of her aspirations for the future both on and off the field. Please remember to subscribe to the Cricket Library Podcast on your favourite podcast provider and leave a review to help us to continue to share stories that inspire a love of cricket.  
  1. Maddie Penna – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  2. Alister McDermott – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  3. Nathan Reardon – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  4. Luke Feldman – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  5. Maitlan Brown – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast

LW Feldman – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast

Luke Feldman did not take the traditional pathway to First Class Cricket and forged for himself a career with the QLD Bulls having first represented QLD Country whilst working as a police officer.

In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast, Luke shares some stories from his early days playing in the back yard to making his 1st Class debut against the West Indies, being a part of five different Big Bash clubs, lifting the Sheffield Shield, taking over 200 wickets and providing some handy cameos with the bat.

A passionate Queenslander who represented his state with distinction and continues to put back into the game at the Northern Suburbs District Cricket Club in Brisbane and the Bulls Masters program which does some magnificent work raising funds and developing cricket in QLD.

We trust you will enjoy our chat with Luke Feldman and that his three selections to join him for a net will generate some healthy banter from our listeners.

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

Maddie Penna – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast The Cricket Library

Maddie Penna is a talented young all rounder making the most of her opportunities with the Abode Hotels ACT Meteors in the WNCL and in the WBBL with the Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers. In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast we hear more of her story from her first memories of playing cricket, winning a premiership at Bankstown, captaining the CA XI at the u-18 Nationals, her WBBL call up and maiden WNCL hundred. Maddie shares the challenges of dealing with injuries and juggling study alongside her cricket commitments. We also hear some of her aspirations for the future both on and off the field. Please remember to subscribe to the Cricket Library Podcast on your favourite podcast provider and leave a review to help us to continue to share stories that inspire a love of cricket.  
  1. Maddie Penna – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  2. Alister McDermott – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  3. Nathan Reardon – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  4. Luke Feldman – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  5. Maitlan Brown – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast

Rhino reflects on the 99 World Cup

The 1999 World Cup tied Semi Final between Australia and South Africa is etched in the folklore of Australia’s cricket history and was one of those remember where you were moments.

Someone who was at the ground was future Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris. Rhino was in the UK playing club cricket in 1999 and originally had tickets for the NZ v Pakistan semi final. Fortunately he was able to swap his tickets ensuring he was at Edgbaston for the first ever tie in World Cup history.

With 1 run needed to win for South Africa and the dangerous Lance Klusner on strike the odds were certainly stacked in South Africa’s favour. However the calm execution from DW Fleming with the ball was mirrored with confusion between Klusner and his batting partner Alan Donald. A tidy piece of fielding from ME Waugh who sent the ball to Fleming executing an under-arm throw with the highest possible precision for Gilly to effect the match winning run out.

As the pandemonium ensued out in the middle a 19 year old Ryan Harris was one of many fans who stormed onto the ground jubilantly. Ryan recounted the moment on the Cricket Library Podcast. 

“I think what jogged Boof’s memory of me being there was when we won, I went flying out onto the field and ran across to him and gave him a big high five and he came back and gave me another high five and said I’ll call you and then ran off.”

The good news for Ryan was that Darren was able to get him tickets to the World Cup Final which although it was without the high drama witnessed at Edgbaston was a lasting memory for a future member of the Baggy Green club.

Australia were comfortable winners largely thanks to SK Warne spinning a web claiming four wickets and Pakistan bowled out for a well under par 132. Australia chased them down without much fuss with Boof Lehmann finishing the job, cutting Saqlain Mushtaq to the boundary to bring up the winning runs.

It was a massive thrill for Ryan who got to witness the victory and also spend some time after the game soaking it all in with the successful Australian team thanks to his mate Darren Lehmann as he recalls “I think I was only there for a couple of hours but to be able to mingle with those guys, especially at that age at 19 was a phenomenal thing and again very appreciative of Darren to be able to get me in that position”

Please remember to subscribe to the Cricket Library Podcast on your favourite podcast provider and leave a review to help us to continue to share stories like this one from Ryan Harris.

New episode of the Cricket Library Podcast coming soon!

It is nearly time to celebrate as a new episode of the Cricket Library Podcast is coming soon. So far in our new season we have heard from the likes of Paul Adams, Daniel Marsh and Maitlan Brown.

No doubt you are as excited as we are about the next episode that should be hitting the podcast feeds by the end of the week.

In the meantime, we recommend you go through the back catalogue and listen to one of our previous guests.

Maddie Penna – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast The Cricket Library

Maddie Penna is a talented young all rounder making the most of her opportunities with the Abode Hotels ACT Meteors in the WNCL and in the WBBL with the Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers. In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast we hear more of her story from her first memories of playing cricket, winning a premiership at Bankstown, captaining the CA XI at the u-18 Nationals, her WBBL call up and maiden WNCL hundred. Maddie shares the challenges of dealing with injuries and juggling study alongside her cricket commitments. We also hear some of her aspirations for the future both on and off the field. Please remember to subscribe to the Cricket Library Podcast on your favourite podcast provider and leave a review to help us to continue to share stories that inspire a love of cricket.  
  1. Maddie Penna – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  2. Alister McDermott – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  3. Nathan Reardon – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast
  4. Luke Feldman – Special Guest on the Cricket Library Podcast