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Women's Big Bash League: Tahlia Wilson to miss Sydney Thunder's opening game

Wilson will be replaced by Tasmania-based player, Emily Smith, in Saturday night's match against the Adelaide Strikers.

published on : 15th October 2021

Indian star Shafali Varma makes quiet WBBL debut, her team Sydney Sixers opens with win

Chasing 100 runs to win in 11 overs in the rain-hit match, 17-year-old right-handed opener, Shafali Verma, fell for 8 (10 balls, 1 four) in the fourth over.

published on : 14th October 2021

New Zealand businessman sent to jail for child abuse images

The convictions related to 40,000 images found on devices in his airport luggage and at his home in Sydney.

published on : 14th October 2021

Australia's 19-year-old bowler Hannah Darlington becomes youngest WBBL captain

Hannah Darlington stands in for Rachael Haynes, who has decided to withdraw from the entire WBBL, post the birth of her son, Hugo. Darlington is the youngest captain in the competition's history.

published on : 14th October 2021

Sydney opens to vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown

Sydney planned to reopen on Monday after 70 per cent of the New South Wales state population aged 16 and older were fully vaccinated.

published on : 11th October 2021

COVID vaccinated citizens to get relief from lockdown as virus cases fall in Sydney

Stay-at-home orders are set to be lifted in Sydney and surrounding New South Wales when the double-dose vaccination rate hits 70 per cent.

published on : 27th September 2021

Women's Big Bash League: Sydney Thunder sign India's Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma

Sydney Thunder coach Trevor Griffin said that his team's title defence had received an extra edge with Indian superstars Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma signing on for the club's WBBL|07 campaign.

published on : 26th September 2021

Australia's New South Wales to begin easing out of COVID lockdown

The government on Thursday outlined plans to ease restrictions in Sydney, which has been locked down since June, but it also warned that COVID-19 hospitalizations won't plateau until next month.

published on : 10th September 2021

Sydney Thunder name Usman Khawaja as skipper for upcoming BBL season

Sydney Thunder named left-handed batsman Usman Khawaja as their skipper for the upcoming edition of the tournament.

published on : 2nd September 2021

COVID-19: New South Wales to ease lockdown rules as vaccination goal met

State Premier Gladys Berejiklian says the slight easing of restrictions is coming because the state reached 6 million vaccine doses in a population of 8.2 million.

published on : 26th August 2021

Big Bash League​: Sydney Sixers re-signs West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite

Brathwaite said that returning to one of his favourite cities, with great teammates and wonderful fans was all too appealing an opportunity to pass up.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Sydney lockdown extended, masks required outside

New South Wales state, which includes Sydney, reported 642 locally acquired infections in the latest 24-hour period, the fourth consecutive day of tallies exceeding 600.

published on : 20th August 2021

Australia capital's lockdown until no more virus

Australian Capital Territory Chief Minister Andrew Barr said the lockdown would last until all new cases had been in isolation throughout their entire infectious period.

published on : 13th August 2021

Australia: Melbourne extends COVID lockdown as Sydney touts vaccine freedom

Melbourne's sixth lockdown will be extended for a second week until the end of Aug. 19, the Victoria state government said on Wednesday.

published on : 11th August 2021

Sydney posts record fresh COVID-19 cases as Melbourne races to trace outbreak

With the virus continuing to spread through Sydney's sprawling suburbs, state Health Minister Brad Hazzard expressed frustration that people appeared to be ignoring restrictions.

published on : 7th August 2021
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