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”

Match day 5 preview

It’s not impossible for New Zealand to drop out of the Four today. But the elements could have their say in Match Day Five of the 2005 Women’s Cricket World Cup. Continue reading “Match day 5 preview”

Match day 4 scores

Australia and India are at the top of the table after Match Day Four of the 2005 Women’s Cricket World Cup on Monday March 28. Continue reading “Match day 4 scores”

Easter Monday World Cup preview

A fine sunny Easter Monday is forecast around Tshwane for Match Day Four of the 2005 Women’s Cricket World Cup. Continue reading “Easter Monday World Cup preview”

Match day 3 Results

Scores from the third round of the 2005 Women’s Cricket World Cup (Saturday March 26): Continue reading “Match day 3 Results”

Preview: Match day three

A fine day is forecast for the Tshwane region for Match Day Three of the 2005 Women’s Cricket World Cup today, Saturday March 26. The match of the day is probably that between India and South Africa at TUT Oval. In other games today, Australia meet the West Indies at Rustenburg, England play Ireland at Eersterust, and New Zealand face Sri Lanka at the Harlequins.

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