Sri Lanka pose for a photo before their departure to Australia. © Sri Lanka Cricket

Shashikala Siriwardene, the veteran Sri Lankan all-rounder, has been entrusted with leading the ODI side as Sri Lanka announced their squad to tour Australia. She succeeds Chamari Atapattu, who will lead the team in the T20Is. In 115 ODIs, Siriwardene has 1976 runs to show apart from having 121 wickets to her credit. In 74 

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Tahlia McGrath in action for South Australia. © Getty Images

Suzie Bates, top-order batter from New Zealand and captain of the Adelaide Strikers, is set to make her debut for South Australia in the first round of the Women’s National Cricket League beginning on Sunday (September 22). Having previously represented Western Australia in the Australian domestic circuit between 2012 and 2015, Bates has played 11 

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Jess Duffin in action. © Getty Images

Jess Duffin, the top-order batter, was appointed captain of Melbourne Renegades for the first ever standalone edition of the Women’s Big Bash League on Thursday (September 19). She will take over from Amy Satterthwaite, who is unavailable for the season having announced her pregnancy last month. Molly Strano and Lea Tahuhu will serve as her 

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Rachel Priest in action for Sydney Thunder. © Sydney Thunder

Rachel Priest, the New Zealand wicket-keeper, has re-signed with Sydney Thunder for the fifth season of the Women’s Big Bash League in Australia. The announcement was made by the club on Thursday (September 19). In an international career that began in 2007, Priest featured in 86 ODIs and 68 T20Is for New Zealand over the 

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Lydia Greenway, former England batter, has been appointed as the head coach of the Oval-based women’s team for the Hundred on September 18 (Wednesday).  She joins Charlotte Edwards, Lisa Keightley, Danielle Hazell and Salliann Briggs as the fifth woman to be put in-charge of the teams for the 100-ball competition, beginning in July 2020. “Coaching is 

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Ben Sawyer has worked as the head coach of Sydney Sixers. © Getty Images

Ben Sawyer was announced as the head coach of the Birmingham-based women’s team for The Hundred competition on Wednesday (September 18). He will join a a growing list of Australian coaches including Lisa Keightley and Matthew Mott who are involved in the women’s competition.   Ben Sawyer, coach of the two-time @WBBL winners @SixersWBBL, has 

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India team celebrating a wicket. ©ICC

A player from the Indian team was reportedly approached to fix a match earlier this year. The said incident allegedly occurred ahead of the limited overs home series against England in February this year. The player has reported the same to the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) anti-corruption unit (ACU). The case 

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Maia Lewis, former New Zealand captain. © Getty Images

Following the success of the first ever Māori secondary schoolboys team last season, New Zealand Cricket on Thursday (September 12), announced that an equivalent team will be selected for the girls. Maia Lewis, former New Zealand captain, will coach the first ever New Zealand Māori secondary schoolgirls team when they take the field in Wellington in 

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Britney Cooper (c) is being congratulated by her teammates. ©ICC

Experienced middle-order batter Britney Cooper has been named as the replacement for Kycia Knight, who has been ruled out of the remainder of the series. Knight, who injured her lower back in the first ODI against Australia at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua had to be stretchered off the field early in the first 

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