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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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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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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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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Poonam Yadav in action. ©ICC

It is no secret that India prides itself on consistently producing high quality spinners. Right from Erapalli Prasanna and Bishan Singh Bedi to Anil Kumble, and now Ravichandran Ashwin in the men’s team to Diana Edulji, Neetu David, Nooshin Al Khadeer and now Poonam Yadav in women’s cricket, India has produced some of the best 

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Nadine de Klerk. ©ICC

Nadine de Klerk, the nineteen-year-old allrounder, will lead the South Africa Emerging team in their six-match home series against Bangladesh Emerging. The teams will face off in three one-day and three T20 matches between July 23 and August 4. De Klerk has represented South Africa in six ODIs and 11 T20Is so far having made 

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Tammy Beaumont in action for Southern Vipers. ©Getty Images

Tammy Beaumont will lead Southern Vipers for the 2019 edition of the Women’s Cricket Super League in England. She will be joined by Danielle Wyatt and Tash Farrant as the club’s remaining England internationals. Suzie Bates, former New Zealand captain, who led the side in the previous season has also been retained. She is all 

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Tahlia McGrath in action. ©Cricket Australia

Tahlia McGrath has signed with Lancashire Thunder for the 2019 edition of the Women’s Cricket Super League, the club announced on Tuesday (July 16). She joins Harmanpreet Kaur and Sune Luus as Lancashire’s third and final overseas signing. The Australian allrounder has been a key member of Adelaide Strikers in the Women’s Big Bash League 

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