Karen Rolton first centurion in a Women’s World Cup Final

Australian vice-captain Karen Rolton’s unbeaten 107 in Sunday’s Women’s Cricket World Cup Final against India at Centurion was both the highest individual score and the first century scored in such a game. Continue reading “Karen Rolton first centurion in a Women’s World Cup Final”

Australia v India, womens world cup final, match day blogs

Australia 47/2 after 17 overs

Australia has lost its experienced opening pair of Belinda Clark and Lisa Keightley in the opening hour of the 2005 World Cup Final against India. Continue reading “Australia v India, womens world cup final, match day blogs”

New Zealand’s Steele given reprimand

New Zealand’s Rebecca Steele appeared before a disciplinary hearing at the end of her team’s defeat by India in the Semi Final of the WCWC at Sedgars Park in Potchefstroom on Thursday 7th April. Continue reading “New Zealand’s Steele given reprimand”

Australia favourites for final

Australia will go into Sunday’s final of the 8th Women’s Cricket World Cup as favourites to win a fifth title. Continue reading “Australia favourites for final”

India v New Zealand semi-final, live blog

India batting first in second semi-final

New Zealand captain Maia Lewis has won the toss and put India into bat in the second semi-final of the 2005 Women’s Cricket World Cup at Sedgars Park, Potchefstroom today. Continue reading “India v New Zealand semi-final, live blog”

Australia v England semi final blog

England batting first in semi-final

Australian captain Belinda Clark has won the toss and put England into bat in the first semi-final of the Women’s Cricket World Cup at Sedgars Park, Potchefstroom. Continue reading “Australia v England semi final blog”

Rain in Pretoria

It’s raining heavily in the Pretoria/Tshwane region on Sunday morning, and the start of play on the final day of the round-robin leg of the 2005 Women’s Cricket World Cup has been delayed. The chances of any play today are not good and there is no reserve day. Continue reading “Rain in Pretoria”

Preview: Women’s World Cup round seven

We know who’s in the top four – Australia, England, India, New Zealand – but not the order. We know that the West Indies will come fifth. And we know that sixth place, crucial for automatic qualification for the next Women’s World Cup, is still open to South Africa, Sri Lanka or Ireland. It’s Sunday April 3, Match Day Seven in the 2005 Women’s Cricket World Cup, the last round before the semi-finals. Continue reading “Preview: Women’s World Cup round seven”

Round six scores

Scores from Match Day Six of the 2005 IWCC Women’s Cricket World Cup, Friday April 1: Continue reading “Round six scores”

Preview: Women’s World Cup round six

There have been reports in the media over the last day or so to the effect that the South Africans still believe they have a mathematical chance of qualifying for the Women’s Cricket World Cup semi-finals. Let’s check that abacus again… 8 plus 6 plus 6 gives South Africa a maximum possible of 20 points. New Zealand and India are currently equal third on 21. Oops. Continue reading “Preview: Women’s World Cup round six”