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SMITH WINS SECOND TITLE WITH SIXERS

Central Coast cricketer Lauren Smith has won a second consecutive title with the Sydney Sixers. While she didn’t bowl in yesterday’s final against The Scorchers at the Adelaide Oval, the 21 year-old took a superb catch to dismiss Megan Banting. It was a comprehensive victory, with Perth all out for 99, and the star studded Sixers reaching the target in 15 overs, with the loss of just one wicket.  

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BATES AND GIBSON HELP THUNDER TO TOP SPOT

Hunter cricketers Sam Bates and Maisy Gibson have helped the Sydney Thunder to a big win against the Melbourne Renegades, to move to spot on the WBBL ladder. Bates grabbed the wicket of Claire Koski, before finishing with figures of 1 for 7. Gibson dismissed Hayley Jensen as the Thunder won by four wickets with four overs to spare.

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HALLS HEROICS HELPS HURRICANES BEAT STARS

In the first year of the Women’s Big Bash, Corinne Hall took the catch of the season. Now the Hunter-bred cricketer has produced another special moment for Hobart. Coming in late in the innings, Hall’s Hurricanes needed 22 runs off 14 balls. Hall was on strike with Hobart needing four runs from the final two deliveries.

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BATES AND THE THUNDER SLIP FROM WBBL TOP 4

A blow for Newcastle spinner Sam Bates and her WBBL side Sydney Thunder, slipping out of the top four, following last night’s 45-run loss to Hobart. Bates was again relied on with the ball, opening the attack. And picking up the prized scalp of Heather Knight. But the Thunder was rolled with the bat – coming in at 11, Bates hit two not out.

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BATES PLAYS CRITICAL ROLE IN THUNDER VICTORY

A crucial over from Newcastle’s Sam Bates has helped the Sydney Thunder to a win in the Women’s Big Bash League. With the Heat on track for victory, a direct-hit run-out, followed by two LBWs saw the girls in green regain control, and successfully defend their total of 132. Bates finished with match-best figures of two for 18.

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