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BATES AND GIBSON HELP STEER THUNDER TO WBBL WIN

Hunter cricketers Sam Bates and Maisy Gibson are celebrating a four-wicket win, as the Thunder beat cross-town rivals the Sixers. Bates and Gibson started by removing high profile openers Alyssa Healy and Ellyse Perry. Bates then returned to the attack late in the innings to dismiss tail enders Lauren Smith and Kim Garth, finishing with figures of 3 for 21 from her four overs.

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SANGHA SHARP IN THE FIELD VS INDIA

Australia is midway through its innings, in its opening game of the Under 19 World Cup in New Zealand, with Cardiff’s Jason Sangha captaining the side against India. The skipper took two impressive catches. But the Indians still smashed their way to 7 for 327. Sangha came in at first drop for the Aussies and was looking good early in his innings. But he was out for 14 as he looked to up the run rate.

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PARKER PUTS HERSELF IN POSITION FOR COMM GAMES CALL-UP

An incredible effort by Hunter paratriathlete Lauren Parker today. After a training accident confined her to a wheelchair last April, Parker has all but confirmed a spot on the Australian Commonwealth Games Team. Parker finished second behind Gold Coast’s Sarah Tait at today’s race at the Paratriathlon OTU Continental Championships in St Kilda. The event was the last chance to impress the selectors before the Games, and should see her nominated for the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast later this year.

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SANGHA TO LEAD AUSTRALIA AGAINST INDIA

It’s now less than 24 hours until Newcastle cricketer Jason Sangha leads Australia onto the ground, for their opening Under 19 World Cup match against India, and confidence is high. Skippering the side is another huge achievement for the 18-year-old from Cardiff, who’s rated as one of the country’s best young prospects.

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