South Australia’s last crack at the WNCL finals came in 2008-2009, where they were runners up to New South Wales in a washout game. The team, the mentality, and the performances have improved out of sight since then. Continue reading Scorpions sting reaches semi-finals of the WNCL
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David Warner was electrifying. Nathan Lyon was the spin king. Michael Clarke was falling apart and still put on a majestic performance. Virat Kohli decided defence was a bad idea. India almost won the test. Continue reading Magical Adelaide: Warner, Kohli, Lyon, and an inspired win
It has been one of the most emotional weeks of cricket during my lifetime.
I did not know the man Phillip Hughes – aka “Hughesy” or “Boof” – but I saw him play many times live and on TV. The situation that unfolded this week, bringing the cricket world to a standstill, truly hit home when I attended a women’s Twenty20 game between the South Australia Scorpions and the Australian Capital Territory Meteors on Friday, at Adelaide Oval No. 2, behind the spectacular main ground. Continue reading Cricket: Saying goodbye to a little champion personally
The Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) and Women’s Twenty20 (WT20) kick off on the weekend of October 10-12, and the Scorpions are preparing for a competitive and confident season.
Captain Lauren Ebsary is no stranger to the big stage, and is preparing the squad for their first match against the Victoria Spirit at the Junction Oval in Melbourne on October 10. Continue reading Cricket: Sting in the Scorpions’ tail
Test cricket is the pinnacle of the three international formats, and today at the Adelaide Oval showed just why.
It was the Mitchell Johnson show, as the left-armer made England shudder in their boots. Continue reading Cricket: The Ashes: Adelaide Day 3: Johnson firepower destroys England
On a pitch that offered little to the bowlers and plenty to the batsmen, Australia won the toss, and to no surprise, elected to bat first on the first day of the Ashes test in Adelaide. Continue reading Cricket: The Ashes: Adelaide Day 1: the upper hand lies with England, just
Attention turns to the WACA on Friday as the third and final test between Australia and South Africa gets underway.
It has been a test of endurance and fitness this series, as bowlers and batters alike have toiled in the middle for hours on end.
For the Australians, the side injury to James Pattinson is a bitter blow for both the paceman and the Australian team. After being injured last summer, Pattinson will once again sit on the sidelines for the majority of Australia’s summer campaign.
Here’s a look at the areas for both teams in which could prove vital in Perth:
(At the time of writing, the squad is unconfirmed)
Adelaide Oval will see a very fierce battle begin on Thursday, as the Aussies take on South Africa in the second test.
With the first match at the Gabba ending in a draw, Michael Clarke will be looking to put the South Africans back in their box. Having had the entirety of Day 2 of the first test washed out, making the chance of an outright result small, both teams will be looking to stamp their mark on the series. Continue reading Cricket: Australia v South Africa: Second Test Preview