The Adelaide Strikers will return to light up Adelaide Oval again this summer, with two action-packed for the KFC Big Bash League (BBL) and Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) schedules announced by Cricket Australia today.
Adelaide Strikers’ powerhouse batsman, Travis Head has enjoyed an explosive start in his IPL debut as he top-scored for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) against the Mumbai Indians last night, with fellow Strikers Kane Richardson and Kieron Pollard also influential.
The Adelaide Strikers will feature heavily in the inaugural Women’s Super League tournament throughout July and August with four women set to play in the English competition.
Adelaide Strikers captain and assistant coach Brad Hodge will add to his extensive cricketing resume during this year’s Indian Premier League after being appointed head coach of the Gujarat Lions.
The Adelaide Strikers have showcased their talents on the world stage with two of their star WBBL players named in the International Cricket Council’s World T20 women’s team of the tournament yesterday.
With the group stages well and truly underway at the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in India, Adelaide Strikers WBBL all-rounder Stacy-Ann King has helped the West Indies lead Group B in what looms as an exciting chase for semi-final spot.
Indigenous cricket history has been made with the selection of Australia’s first national Indigenous women’s team, which will tour India in May.
A development squad of Australia’s best emerging female players has today been named to play in a limited-overs tri-series against England and Sri Lanka, starting in Sri Lanka next month.
Cricket Australia has today announced the men’s and women’s squads to represent Australia at the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 in India, with WBBL Adelaide Strikers Megan Schutt and Sarah Coyte set to feature on the world stage.