Guha: ECB must retain women’s T20 tournament when Hundred launches

Former England bowler Isa Guha says the ECB must ensure there remains top-level Twenty20 cricket for women when the controversial 100-ball tournament launches in 2020. The Hundred will run as both a men’s and women’s competition but, while the men’s T20 Blast will continue, the successful Kia Women’s Super League – and its teams –…

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Nitschke appointed Australian Women’s Team Assistant Coach

Cricket Australia has confirmed that former Australian cricketer Shelley Nitschke has been appointed Assistant Coach of the Australian Women’s Cricket Team for the next two years. Commencing on 25 June, Nitschke will work full-time alongside Head Coach Matthew Mott in the role, as well as supporting former national teammate Leah Poulton to develop the next…

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Hampshire Sign Mujeeb & Munro For 2018 Blast

Hampshire Cricket have announced the signings of exciting Afghanistan spinner, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, and destructive New Zealand batsman, Colin Munro, for this year’s Vitality Blast competition. The international duo will fill the two allocated overseas slots for 2018, with Mujeeb available for the duration of the tournament and Munro set to feature until his Caribbean…

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Australia duty sees Stanlake withdraw from Blast

Australia fast bowler Billy Stanlake has been withdrawn from his scheduled stint in the T20 Blast with Yorkshire to focus on national commitments. Stanlake has been selected for Australia’s T20I tri-series in Zimbabwe but is also believed to be in the frame for an Australia A tour to India. The big quick returned to the…

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