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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Beth Mooney in action. ©Getty Images

By any standards, Beth Mooney’s innings to help Brisbane Heat win the WBBL title in January was nothing short of heroic. Fighting nausea and dehydration and struggling to breath in intense heat, Mooney put together a match-winning 65 in Sydney while backroom staff ran on at frequent intervals with water and ice. Yet, she is 

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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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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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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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Australia team celebrating a wicket. ©Cricket Australia

The Ashes Test match is just a few hours away and Australia are yet to settle on their final XI for the clash in Taunton. The contenders in line to earn their first Baggy Greens are Sophie Molineux and Ashleigh Gardner, the spin bowling allrounders, Georgia Wareham, the leg spinner, and Tayla Vlaeminck, the young 

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The Women's Ashes Trophy. ©Getty Images

After handing England a thrashing in the ODI-leg of the multi-format Ashes series, Australia now turn their attention to the one-off Test in Taunton beginning on Thursday (July 18). With a six point lead in the series, a draw will suffice for the visitors to retain the Ashes. England, on the other hand, have to 

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Kate Cross in action for England. ©Getty Images

There’s a big smile on Kate Cross’s face these days. One that says she’s enjoying her cricket again. She had to work hard to regain that love of the game. A tough period out of the international spotlight came as she struggled with anxiety and depression before making a successful comeback last summer. “I was 

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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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