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Sun, 09/23/2012 - 23:46

Colombo, Sri Lanka - England’s Sarah Taylor and Lisa Sthalekar of Australia were revealed as the Number 1 ranked batter and bowler, respectively in the Reliance ICC Women’s T20I Player Rankings which were launched in Colombo on Monday.

The launching ceremony took place just two days before the start of ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Sri Lanka 2012 in Galle on 26 September.

Taylor, who won the ICC Women...

Sun, 09/23/2012 - 22:57

Colombo, Sri Lanka - The Moors Sports Club ground in Colombo saw two usually free-scoring women’s teams – Australia and West Indies – play out a low-scoring warm-up game ahead of the ICC Women’s World Twenty20.

Australia Women won the match by 19 runs as neither side looked comfortable with the alien conditions.
Batting first after winning the toss, Australia Women rode Jess Cameron’s 28-ball 37 and...

Sun, 09/23/2012 - 22:41

Colombo, Sri Lanka - The West Indies came into the ICC World Twenty20 2012 as one of the favoured teams to go all the way, but after a below-par bowling and fielding effort allied with untimely weather intervention, they finds themselves a defeat away from elimination.

The West Indies, which went down by 17 runs to Australia on the Duckworth-Lewis method on Saturday night, must score over Ireland on...

Sat, 09/22/2012 - 21:33

Colombo, Sri Lanka - The general consensus was that Australia went hammer and tongs in its quest for 192, and victory against the West Indies, with an eye on the weather. Shane Watson debunked that theory, saying the Australians had no idea rain was around until he saw the groundstaff running in with the covers.  

Australia had reached 100 for 1 in 9.1 overs at that stage and was declared...

Sat, 09/22/2012 - 21:07

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Darren Sammy didn’t look too downcast after his team went down by 17 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method to Australia in the ICC World Twenty20 2012, though the West Indian skipper did say that had the rain not intervened, his side could still have successfully defended their 191-8.

Australia had reached 100-1 in 9.1 overs, needing a further 92 off 65 deliveries with two set batsmen in...

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