Zimbabwe team. ©Cricket Uganda

Following the suspension of Zimbabwe Cricket and its players on Thursday (18 July) due to government interference with the board’s administration, the ICC has now suspended four women players and a coach who were to travel to England as part of the Women’s Global Development squad. The team was meant to play a series of 

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Meg Lanning on her way to a half-century. ©Getty Images

Going into the fourth day of the one-off Ashes Test in Taunton on Sunday (July 21), only two results seemed likely:  an Australian victory or a draw. The visitors were ahead by 222 runs and had to take 14 wickets to force a result. On a pitch that everyone thought would deteriorate, Australia looked the 

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Western Storm team. ©Western Storm/Website

Mark O’Leary will be the bowling coach of Western Storm for the 2019 edition of the Women’s Cricket Super League in England beginning on August 6. “It’s an exciting challenge and it’s one that I’m certainly looking forward to,” said O’Leary, soon after the announcement on Sunday (July 21). “It’s great to be involved with 

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Sophie Molineux batting for Australia. ©Cricket Australia

At the start of Australia’s tour of England, Sophie Molineux was not part of the squad. Instead, she was plying her trade with the Australia A team, keen to prove that she had recovered well from a shoulder surgery. Despite impressive performances against England Academy in the one-day series, there was no certainty that Molineux 

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Ellyse Perry in action against England ©Getty Images

The Ashes Test match is the only remaining fixture of red-ball cricket for women. It comes around once in two years, and players are always looking to make the most of the opportunity. On Friday (July 19), as has become a habit for her, Ellyse Perry notched up her second Test century, and in doing 

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Dane van Niekerk in action. ©WICB

Dane van Niekerk and Marizanne Kap have both been nominated in four  categories for the 2018-19 season of the Cricket South Africa Awards. Van Niekerk, who won the Women’s Cricketer of the Year award in 2018,  has once again been nominated for the same award alongside Kapp. Both  players have also been nominated for T20 

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The International Cricket Council made several important decisions during it’s annual conference meeting in London on Thursday (July 18). The suspension of Zimbabwe, concussion substitutes, the first meeting of the women’s cricket committee, and penalties for slow over rate were discussed among other things. Women’s CricZone takes a look at some of the major decisions 

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Ellyse Perry celebrating a wicket. ©Getty Images

Cricket Australia have signed a historical six-year broadcast deal with SKY Sport for the benefit of cricket fans in New Zealand. SKY Sport has secured exclusive rights to continue to  broadcast all Australian cricket matches in New Zealand until 2025.  This deal marks the continuation of a partnership that is close to two decades old, 

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Cathryn Fitzpatrick. ©Getty Images

Cathryn Fitzpatrick, former Australia fast bowler, was inducted in ICC’s Hall of Fame in London on Thursday (July 18). She thus became the eighth woman and fourth Australian— Belinda Clark, Betty Wilson and Karen Rolton the others— to receive the honour. Fitzpatrick was the fastest bowler of her era, consistently pushing the 120-125 kmph mark 

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