Australia’s cricketers celebrate their WT20 triumph (photo: Cricket Australia)
Australia’s female cricketers returned this week from what was a gutsy and determined World Twenty20 campaign in Bangladesh – and they returned with silverware.
Throughout the course of the tournament, the quality of the performances was high, and the games enthralling. Forget that the crowds were small, or that most overseas viewers could not tune in visually until the semi-finals.
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The expressions from Bailey & Starc sums up Australia’s campaign (photo: Getty Images)
Australian Twenty20 captain George Bailey had big shoes to fill, after the national side won an astonishing 12 of 13 games against England during the recent summer.
Bangladesh red hot on form, things took a turn the moment Pakistan wielded the willow in their first group game in Mirpur. Continue reading Cricket: World Twenty20: Did Australia blow expectations in Bangladesh?
Dale Steyn v Mitchell Starc (photos: Getty Images)
Recent performances in world
Twenty20 cricket – especially with the ball – has got me thinking; is there anyone in a national side that still knows how to bowl a good yorker or land it on an uncertain length for a batsman consistently?
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