The sixth edition of the Women’s Big Bash League was the best yet for skill and spectacle from non-international players.
It is a sign of how the sport is maturing in Australia. The final itself didn’t possess the quality and excitement witnessed at earlier stages of the competition, including two pulsating semi-finals, but the talent on show throughout the tournament – including from a clutch of fearless teenagers – made for compelling viewing peppered with awe-inspiring moments.
The good news for fans in the UK is that the England and Wales Cricket Board’s own version, The Hundred, launches next season, with the biggest names in the game expected to take part.
The Big Bash is the best women’s competition on the planet
There aren’t any tournaments in the world that rival the WBBL for…