COVID-19 scare in WBBL: Weekend games in Hobart could be behind closed doors

The Hobart Hurricanes are likely to play their weekend games behind closed doors after a COVID positive person escaped hotel quarantine, sounding the alarm in the state of Tasmania, which is now under a three-day lockdown . India’s rising wicketkeeper-batsman Richa Ghosh is a part of the city-based WBBL franchise Hobart Hurricanes. In fact, Cricket …

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Shafali Verma makes quiet WBBL debut, her team opens with Sydney Sixers win

Young Indian batsman Shafali Verma made a stellar start to the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) with her side Sydney Sixers’ six-wicket win over Melbourne Stars on the opening day of the competition at the Bellerive Oval here on Thursday. Chasing 100 to win in 11 overs in a rain-hit match, the 17-year-old right-handed opener …

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Match-hungry Indian women cricketers pin hopes on WBBL, domestic event

While the Indian men’s cricket team follows the Future Tours programme, there is always a question mark over the women’s international tour schedule. With the multi-format series coming to an end in Australia, the Indian women do not know what their next international assignment will be for the ODI World Cup in New Zealand in …

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Poonam Yadav joins Brisbane Heat for WBBL

Spinner Poonam Yadav on Friday became the eighth Indian cricketer to be signed for the Women’s Big Bash League after Brisbane Heat signed her for the upcoming season. The 30-year-old India wrist spinner joined the Brisbane side to fill the spot left after the return of New Zealand star Amelia Kerr. Yadav is in the …

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India women’s boom continues as Poonam Yadav land deal with Brisbane Heat

India’s spinner Poonam Yadav has signed for the Women’s Big Bash League. She is the eighth Indian cricketer to feature in Australia’s women’s domestic Twenty20 cricket competition after being included by Brisbane Heat for the upcoming season. The 30-year-old India wrist spinner joined the Brisbane squad to fill the gap left behind by New Zealand …

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