It was another impressive round of action in the Women’s National Cricket League over the weekend with the ACT Meteors shining with some important victories. Not to be overshadowed, the Lend Lease Breakers were back to their best claiming some bonus points in an emphatic display against QLD in Sydney. The Alcohol Think Again. Western Fury secured their first victory of the season with an impressive display from Nicole Bolton and Elyse Villani with the willow laying the foundation for a victory to remember. The BreezAir SA Scorpions were able to hold on in a nail biter securing victory over Victoria. The League ladder suggests that this season is going to be one of the more closely contested competitions we have seen. Have a listen as we wrap all the action from the weekend matches.
The WNCL Competition is one of the most even in years with all teams looking to make their mark early in the season. We have a look at the matches coming up as part of Round two of the season.
NSW entered the Final of the 2015 Matador Cup as raging favourites with a roster unparalleled in Domestic Cricket. The Southern Redbacks under new coach Jamie Siddons have turned over a new leaf and played an impressive brand of cricket to make their way to the decider. We wrap up the action from the decider at North Sydney Oval on October 25.
The final three matches in the opening round of the WNCL saw some magnificent displays with the willow, most notably a magnificent century from Meg Lanning for the Vic Spirit in their victory over the ACT. Danni Wyatt set things alight in this game also with some rapid fire runs for Victoria. Nicole Bolton continued her form with the bat notching 71 for the Fury but it was the Scorpions who reigned supreme with Sophie Devine claiming the impressive figures of 4-16. It was one way traffic when QLD were too strong for Tasmania in their contest. Have a listen to Matt wrapping up all of the action for Bucketts Radio.
In this edition we wrap up the action from the matches played on Saturday in the WNCL. This includes the magnificent performance with the ball from Megan Shutt of the SA Scorpions who claimed a hat trick against the highly fancied NSW Breakers. We also run through the action from the matches between Victoria and Tasmania as well as QLD v the ACT, where QLD skipper Delissa Kimmince made a magnificent century for the Fire.
In this edition we take a look at the matches from Friday in the WNCL competitions including the nail biting finish between the Lend Lease Breakers and Alcohol Think Again. Western Fury from the WACA Ground in Perth. Other games covered include the opening round contests between theTasmanian Roar and the ACT Meteors as well as the QLD Fire taking on the Victorian Spirit.
Matt wraps up the latest matches from the Matador Cup including the surprise victory by the Cricket Australia XI over Tasmania, NSW’s continued dominance in the tournament and the heroics of Alex Ross and Adam Zampa following the good work of Kane Richardson with the new ball to lead the Redbacks to victory over QLD.
In this segment we look at the Matador Cup matches between the Cricket Australia XI and Victoria. We also run our eye over NSW v SA and the clash between the QLD Bulls and Victoria.
There were a number of standout performers in the opening round of the Matador One Day Cup played on Monday in Sydney. We run you through the action from NSW v CAXI, QLD v Tasmania and the high scoring encounter between WA and SA.
Shayne Holstein from Rhema FM caught up with Matt Ellis today for the Weekly Sports Wrap. In this segment Matt discusses the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars Ashes squad selected to tour England in July and August.