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Twitter-assisted cricket catch-up, Part Four: The Knobgate Years

January 15, 2010:

Pakistani #cricket is going nowhere until the pollies butt out. RT @Cricket365 Pakistan parliament want Alam fired 10:51 AM Jan 15th

#cricket Congrats to the Northern Territory who won their first Australian Country title yesterday 11:04 AM Jan 15th

Presenting a new Australian Test captain

If, as we are led to believe, the Test cricket captain is the second most important job in Australia after the Prime Minister, then what are we to make of today's appointment of Karen Rolton to succeed Belinda Clark as captain of the Australian women's cricket team?

Karen Rolton's World Cup Final century: the facts

Australian vice-captain Karen Rolton's brilliant 107 not out in yesterday Women's World Cup Final against India is the first century scored in a WCWC Final. Not the second, as has been widely reported in the media today. I've explained why on Cricketwoman. [now available here - RE, 20.2.13]


Karen Rolton first centurion in a Women's World Cup Final

[This article was originally written for the now defunct website, Cricketwoman. - RE]

Australian vice-captain Karen Rolton's unbeaten 107 in Sunday's Women's Cricket World Cup Final against India at Centurion was both the highest individual score and the first century scored in such a game.Australia's team total of 215 for 4 is the highest team total in a Women's World Cup Final, while Rolton's fourth-wicket partnership with Lisa Sthalekar is the largest partnership in a WCWC Final.


Rolton dominates Adelaide grand final

Australian all-rounder Karen Rolton dominated the South Australian Women's Cricket Association A grade grand final on 23 and 24 March as Port Adelaide won its second consecutive title.

Rolton, arguably the world's best female cricketer at this time, smashed 201 not out as Port crushed the Northern Districts Jets by the margin of 254 runs in the two-day season finale at the Women's Memorial Playing Fields, St Marys.

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