WBBL|02 (Women's Big Bash League '16/'17)

Discussion in 'Cricket domesticity' started by Teen Wolf, Dec 10, 2016.

  1. Teen Wolf

    Teen Wolf All Australian

    North Melbourne
    Other teams:
    Rancho Carne Toros
    Jul 5, 2011
    785
    Melbourne
    The second WBBL season has already gotten underway today. With a few extra matches to be broadcast on Channel 10 this time around (including two today and two tomorrow), might be a good chance to get some discussion about the women's game going.

    With all teams playing each other twice, it makes for a much longer schedule than the men's, so plenty of action to check out considering the 47 non-televised matches can also be watched for free on CA's website and app, as well on the WBBL's facebook page.

    Here's a list of matches that Ten will be showing according to their website:

    Saturday 10 December, Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades, 1330 on TEN and TEN HD
    Saturday 10 December, Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars, 1800 on TEN and TEN HD
    Sunday 11 December, Perth Scorchers vs Hobart Hurricanes, 1030 on TEN and TEN HD
    Sunday 11 December, Sydney Sixers vs Brisbane Heat, 1400 on TEN and TEN HD
    Saturday 31 December, Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers, 1400 on TEN and TEN HD
    Sunday 1 January, Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades, 1400 on TEN and TEN HD
    Sunday 8 January, Hobart Hurricanes vs Brisbane Heat, 1400 on TEN and TEN HD
    Saturday 14 January, Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder, 1400 on TEN and TEN HD
    Saturday 21 January, Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars, 1200 on TEN and TEN HD
    Tuesday 24 January, Semi Final 1, 1500 on ONE
    Wednesday 25 January, Semi Final 2, 1500 on ONE
    Saturday 28 January, Final, 1400 on TEN and TEN HD
    (All times shown are AEDT)
    Source: https://tenplay.com.au/sport/cricket/wbbl-fixtures

    Few other useful links:
    http://www.cricket.com.au/news/wbbl02-preview-squads-teams-players-to-watch/2016-12-09
    http://www.cricket.com.au/series/wbbl02-womens-big-bash-league/RoS_MsbkqkmOKF5LPWQ_Wg

    Hobart managed to chase down Perth's fairly typical total of 119 with six balls to spare in the tournament opener earlier, while the reigning champs Sydney Thunder kick off their campaign tonight. Looking forward to hopefully seeing some good competitive T20 cricket with a nice blend of local and international talent!
     
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  2. danstar

    danstar Premiership Player

    Fremantle
    Sep 2, 2013
    4,639
    Melbourne
    YUCK another WBBL/BBL summer of im a celebrity get me outta here previews
    another season of flog commentary from Maher as well.

    Which other commentators got the nod this summer?
     
  3. 74561347

    74561347 Team Captain

    Sydney
    Apr 3, 2016
    524
    Grace Harris is tears on the on field mic
     
  4. Carbine Chaos

    Carbine Chaos The Other Way

    West Coast
    Other teams:
    Everton, Delhi, Perth Demons
    Apr 1, 2009
    40,763
    The female Scorchers are just as good as the Fury are apparently...
     
  5. danstar

    danstar Premiership Player

    Fremantle
    Sep 2, 2013
    4,639
    Melbourne
    strikers struggled early with the bat being about 6/30 odd eventually making it to 116 all out halfway through the 20th over, thanks to a good innings from devine
     
  6. Cleavy

    Cleavy Brownlow Medallist

    Hawthorn
    Nov 28, 2004
    22,084
    Melbourne
    Renegades ladies still crap.
     
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  7. DEVO

    DEVO Norm Smith Medallist

    North Melbourne
    Other teams:
    Eels CUFC RCFC Falcons La Viola LAL
    Sep 8, 2000
    7,992
    Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Molineux looks good though.
     
  8. Teen Wolf

    Teen Wolf All Australian

    North Melbourne
    Other teams:
    Rancho Carne Toros
    Jul 5, 2011
    785
    Melbourne
    Yeah the Renegades made a hash of that run chase. Despite reckless batting at the start and multiple run outs during the innings, Molineux probably would have got them there if they were a bit smarter about getting/keeping her on strike.
     
  9. Hoooops

    Hoooops Norm Smith Medallist

    Geelong
    Other teams:
    Melbourne Stars, Canberra Raiders
    May 17, 2016
    6,493
    Gold City
    Can't see us winning if Meg Lanning loses her wicket early, hope she bats well. Great to have the game on FTA and in prime time. :thumbsu:
     
  10. Pakenhamsaint

    Pakenhamsaint Brownlow Medallist

    St Kilda
    Other teams:
    Melb. Stars
    Jan 5, 2011
    18,850
    Shot from Lanning.
     
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  11. Hoooops

    Hoooops Norm Smith Medallist

    Geelong
    Other teams:
    Melbourne Stars, Canberra Raiders
    May 17, 2016
    6,493
    Gold City
    Excellent start by Lanning and Inglis. Good running and some excellent shots. :thumbsu:
     
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  12. imadodgyumpire

    imadodgyumpire Brownlow Medallist

    Carlton
    Aug 10, 2011
    12,776
    Rough year for Andy maher. Booted out of sen. Demoted to wbbl, now out of it all together.
     
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  13. imadodgyumpire

    imadodgyumpire Brownlow Medallist

    Carlton
    Aug 10, 2011
    12,776
    Hehehe. The commentator pumps up the tyres of jess cameron. Only for Cameron to get out in a pissy manner like that.
     
  14. danstar

    danstar Premiership Player

    Fremantle
    Sep 2, 2013
    4,639
    Melbourne
    Good to have a whole weekend of WBBL action shame the next match on 10 of WBBL isnt till new years eve after tomorrow
     
  15. MAGA

    MAGA Suspended

    Carlton
    Sep 16, 2016
    1,114
    This is actually not too bad to watch
     
  16. Hoooops

    Hoooops Norm Smith Medallist

    Geelong
    Other teams:
    Melbourne Stars, Canberra Raiders
    May 17, 2016
    6,493
    Gold City
    Certainly a more entertaining game than Strikers-Renegades earlier.
     
  17. danstar

    danstar Premiership Player

    Fremantle
    Sep 2, 2013
    4,639
    Melbourne
    renegades are a shit team so im not surprised that game didnt live up to any great heights
     
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  18. Bumpswithagrin

    Bumpswithagrin Brownlow Medallist

    Hawthorn
    Other teams:
    Tottenham Hotspur San Antonio Spurs
    Sep 27, 2012
    18,564
    Hawks heartland
    Some nice shots being played by but I find the fielding a bit weak, seems to be quite a few sitters being dropped (not talking specifically about the current game, just what I've noticed in general from the three matches so far).
     
  19. eth-dog

    eth-dog TheBrownDog

    Essendon
    Other teams:
    Coburg Lions, All Boston sides
    Jan 11, 2007
    61,594
    Melbourne
    Last night's game was horrible to watch.
     
  20. imadodgyumpire

    imadodgyumpire Brownlow Medallist

    Carlton
    Aug 10, 2011
    12,776
    Dropping a catch is the worst feeling you can get in cricket. Imagine doing it on TV??? Then having it replayed???
     
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  21. CakeEater

    CakeEater Norm Smith Medallist

    Fremantle
    Apr 27, 2011
    6,859
    perth
    Scorchers look solid this year Villani is a big in.
     
  22. danstar

    danstar Premiership Player

    Fremantle
    Sep 2, 2013
    4,639
    Melbourne
    didnt they lose yesterday?
     
  23. danstar

    danstar Premiership Player

    Fremantle
    Sep 2, 2013
    4,639
    Melbourne
    what an amazing partnership, between healy and perry. Sixers going to be hard to stop this year
     
  24. Greendogg5

    Greendogg5 Club Legend

    Essendon
    Other teams:
    Borussia Dortmund, Utah Jazz
    Jun 1, 2013
    1,510
    I'm enjoying this game so far, some nice shots being played
     
  25. Greendogg5

    Greendogg5 Club Legend

    Essendon
    Other teams:
    Borussia Dortmund, Utah Jazz
    Jun 1, 2013
    1,510
    Perry is quite good square of the wicket either side
     

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