Perth Scorchers captain Sophie Devine has turned to one of her home country’s most successful sporting franchises for inspiration as she prepares to lead her own team into a championship defence.
Australian star Beth Mooney loved her first two seasons with the Perth Scorchers so much, she has made the move full-time and will play for Western Australia’s WNCL side this summer.
Perth Scorchers coach Adam Voges has left the door open for a pursuit of former Brisbane Heat blaster Chris Lynn, after management for the Big Bash League’s record run scorer contacted rival teams.
Nick Hobson’s late-career revival has continued with his first multi-year professional contract at 27.
Pace ace Jhye Richardson believes reigning Big Bash champions Perth Scorchers are capable of building a dynasty on the back of consecutive grand final appearances.
Highly-rated WA Cricket and Perth Scorchers fitness guru Warren Andrews is off to the Indian Premier League after a recommendation from ex-Australian coach Justin Langer.
WA Cricket confident COVID has not spread through the squad beyond Jayden Goodwin’s diagnosis.
Josh Inglis is set to make his international debut in Friday’s opening T20 against Sri Lanka, but the West Australian wicketkeeper won’t take the gloves for Australia.
As Ashton Turner quashed the notion of Justin Langer coaching England, Adam Gilchrist bemoaned the painting of the coach by some as a ‘monster’ as the fallout from his messy exit continues.
WA cricket coach Adam Voges has no idea when and where his team’s domestic season will resume following the Big Bash break after Premier Mark McGowan’s recent border delay.
Jordan McArdle and Samantha Rogers
Perth Scorchers title-winning duo Beth Mooney and Alana King starred on the final day of Australia’s thrilling Women’s Ashes Test in Canberra which finished in a draw.
Perth Scorchers championship-winning coach Adam Voges had his say on a potential Big Bash League import draft next summer, saying he likes the setup the way it is now.
If the Sixers wanted Steve Smith available this summer then why didn’t they include him on their contract list?
From COVID outbreaks to last-minute fixture changes, late call-ups, unlikely heroes and a 50-day stint away from home, Perth Scorchers’ BBL11-winning campaign was like no other.
Big Bash final hero Laurie Evans has revealed he needed pain-killing injections before and during his player-of-the-match performance as Perth Scorchers stormed to a record fourth title.
Australian T20 World Cup hero Mitch Marsh was fittingly named the country’s international player of the year in that format during the annual Australian Cricket Awards.
Jhye Richardson has paid tribute to reserve quicks Matthew Kelly and Lance Morris for their role in Perth Scorchers’ record fourth Big Bash League title.
It began with WA’s COVID border policies giving Perth Scorchers a figurative blood nose as they were locked out of their own State. It ended with a Jhye Richardson yorker and a real blood nose.
The Perth Scorchers have claimed their fourth Big Bash title, but it wasn’t all smooth sailing for the men in orange. Here are the hits and misses from the BBL final.
Ashton Turner could not have captained his side better, as the Perth Scorchers claimed their fourth Big Bash League title. EVERY PERTH SCORCHERS PLAYER RATED.
Perth are the kings of the Big Bash League once again after claiming a record fourth title, ending Sydney Sixers’ two-year reign with a record 79-run thrashing at Marvel Stadium.
Perth Scorchers have gone with an unchanged XI for their seventh Big Bash League final appearance as they hunt a record fourth title against the injury-hit Sydney Sixers at Marvel Stadium.
Bunbury’s Sam Whiteman could be in line for a shock Big Bash League final appearance, playing against the club he won three titles with.
The Perth Scorchers won’t have to worry about Steve Smith in their BBL final, with the Aussie star again denied the chance for a late Sydney Sixers call-up.
Chris Robinson & Jordan McArdle
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