Shelley Nitschke’s inbox – Rachael Haynes’ replacement, new leaders and sustaining success

When Nitschke and her fellow selectors next get around a table to pick the squad to tour India in December one of the key questions will be who replaces Rachael Haynes following her retirement last week. She will be a significant loss across all formats, but the most pressing one initially will be T20 with … Read more

Australia Women’s Rachael Haynes reflects on ‘sliding doors’ moment, says ‘it’s nice to walk away on my own terms’

As she called time on her international career, Rachael Haynes reflected on the “sliding doors” moment where her prolific second phase with Australia nearly didn’t happen. After being dropped in 2013 Haynes was struggling to combine playing at domestic level and working and in 2016 seriously considered walking away from the sport. However, less than … Read more

Australia Women vice-captain Rachael Haynes retires from international and state cricket

Australia vice-captain Rachael Haynes has announced her retirement from international and state cricket. She will finish her professional career entirely after this season’s WBBL with Sydney Thunder. Haynes, a left-hand top-order batter, made her Australia debut in an ODI against England at Lord’s in 2009 and a few days later scored 98 on her Test … Read more

Husband and wife umpires to make history in Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy

Umpires Naeem Ashraf and Jasmine Naeem will make history on Saturday when they become the first husband and wife to officiate together at a professional ECB fixture. The pair will travel from their Blackburn home to oversee the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy match between Lightning and Western Storm at Loughborough. It will cap a remarkable … Read more

Women’s CWC: Australia’s Rachael Haynes praises Alyssa Healy for ‘incredible innings’ against England

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After the seventh World Cup title victory, Australia’s Rachael Haynes praised fellow player Alyssa Healy for ‘incredible innings’ and added that it was nice to contribute and get some runs against England in the summit clash of ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 Hagley Oval, Christchurch on Sunday. The brilliant display of batting by Alyssa Healy, … Read more

Rachael Haynes goes past Debbie Hockley for scoring the most runs in an edition of the womens ODI World Cup

AUS-W vs ENG-W Final: आईसीसी महिला वर्ल्ड कप 2022 के फाइनल में रविवार को क्राइस्टचर्च के हेग्ले ओवल मैदान पर ऑस्ट्रेलिया का सामना मौजूदा चैंपियन इंग्लैंड की टीम से हो रहा है। इस मुकाबले में इंग्लैंड ने टॉस जीतकर ऑस्ट्रेलिया को पहले बल्लेबाजी करने के लिए कहा है। ऑस्ट्रेलिया की उपकप्तान राचेल हेन्स (Rachael Haynes) … Read more