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In a worldwide exclusive we are pleased to bring you the first edition of the brand new game show 'Fact or Fiction' with your host Matt Fiction.

Each week a new contestant will be put to the test with rapid fire true or false cricket questions in a race to answer as many correctly possible in a st…

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This week on the Cricket Library Weekly Robbie Mackinlay sparks an interesting discussion around players being dismissed hit wicket after Australian captain Meg Lanning was out in this manner in the T20 International against India.

It was then revealed by Matt Ellis that he had suffered the infa…

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Molly Strano is one of the new additions to the Tasmanian & Hurricanes WBBL squads this summer. The most prolific wicket taker in the history of the WBBL is no doubt a key acquisition on the Apple Isle.

In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast we learn more about the origins of her passion f…

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Rene Farrell forged a successful career for Australia across all three formats of the game.

In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast we get to hear more of the Rene Farrell story which started when her mum told her and her brother they could either play tennis or cricket.

She would go on to…

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Wayne Holdsworth claimed a hat trick on the 1993 Ashes tour in a game against Derbyshire.

He recounts the moment with Matt Ellis on the Cricket Library Podcast.

You can have a listen to the full interview here - https://www.thecricketlibrarypodcast.com/cricket-wayne-holdsworth-interview/

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On January 21, 2021 the Cricket Library Weekly, featured an interview with Piepa Cleary from the Perth Scorchers and Western Australia. We hear some interesting insights from the young opening bowler about her passion for cricket, winning the WNCL title with WA last summer, her interests outside of…

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Maisy Gibson rose to prominence playing an integral role in the success of the Sydney Thunder WBBL team that won the inaugural WBBL competition.

In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast we get to hear more of the Maisy Gibson story which started in the backyard in Singleton and progressed th…

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Roberta Moretti-Avery is one of the most passionate cricket people you will ever meet. She is captain of the Brazil women's team after taking up the game later in life than most.

In this episode of the Cricket Library Podcast we hear how Roberta developed a passion for the game, training in lockdo…

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June 28, 2021

Daniel Sams - Golden Arm

Daniel Sams had a summer to remember taking a record 30 wickets for the Sydney Thunder in BBL09.

In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast we will hear about where his cricket journey began, how he broke into 1st Class Cricket, what it meant to wear the Baggy Blue, playing in Canada and his l…

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Will Somerville is one of the nicest blokes in cricket, a trained accountant who went from needing to take annual leave to play cricket to wearing the Baggy Blue for NSW and representing his country in Test Cricket.

In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast the off spinner shares insights in…

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June 27, 2021

Chris Hartley Interview

Chris Hartley, legend of Queensland Cricket, star of the Brisbane Heat and Sydney Thunder joins us to share his story on the latest edition of the Cricket Library Podcast.

The record breaking Queensland wicket keeper takes us on a trip down memory lane as we hear about where his passion for cricke…

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Erica Kershaw and Katie Mack are part of the Abode Hotels ACT Meteors squad who play in the WNCL Competition. Both players also had a taste of WBBL Finals last year with Katie a part of the Adelaide Strikers team and Erica in the Melbourne Renegades line up.

In this edition of the Cricket Library …

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June 23, 2021

Jamie Siddons Interview

Jamie Siddons grew up in Robinvale in country Victoria playing footy in the winter and cricket in the summer. He would go on to be one of the most prolific run scorers in Australian Domestic Cricket scoring over eleven and a half thousand runs and peeling off 35 First Class centuries.

In this epis…

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Ryan Harris had quite a journey on his way to becoming Baggy Green 413. Along the way, he was part of an IPL winning team at the Deccan Chargers, won a Sheffield Shield and was player of the match in a domestic One Day Final for Queensland.

In this episode of the Cricket Library Podcast we will le…

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The 1999 World Cup tied Semi Final between Australia and South Africa is etched in the folklore of Australia’s cricket history and was one of those remember where you were moments.

Someone who was at the ground was future Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris. Rhino was in the UK playing club cricket…

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Johan Botha is a cricketing journeyman who came through the ranks in South Africa representing his country in 5 Tests, 78 ODIs and 40 T20 Internationals.

The short format specialist, has plied his craft in franchise cricket around the world with stints in the IPL, BBL and CPL.

In this episode of …

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Graham Manou was on the road to becoming a marine biologist but he followed another path which led to him becoming Baggy Green 411. Along the way, he won some cash for himself and his team mates by hitting the lucrative ING Cup Sign not once but twice!

In this episode of the Cricket Library Podcas…

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Chris Hartley spoke on the Cricket Library Podcast about his successful BBL campaigns which saw him lift the trophy with the Brisbane Heat in BBL02 and again with the Thunder in BBL05.

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Dec. 16, 2020

Golden Arm or Golden Bat

A compelling Haiku poem recited by our resident cricket librarian Matt Fiction about BBL superstar Daniel Sams

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Intrepid Cricket Librarian Matt Fiction shares yet another cricket themed Haiku poems from the side of the road in his travels around regional NSW, Australia. This gem will resonate with those who have spent time in the field after losing the toss.

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On the Cricket Library Podcast Leah Poulton reflected on the positive influence of Belinda Clark on her career and Australian cricket.

You can listen to the full interview here. https://mattelliscricket.podbean.com/e/cricket-leah-poulton-interview/

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Intrepid cricket librarian Matt Fiction is back out on the road with another stirring cricket themed Haiku delivered from the side of the road in NSW Australia.

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Intrepid Cricket Librarian shares yet another cricket themed Haiku poem from the side of the road in his travels around regional NSW, Australia. This gem is all about leg spin bowling and is sure to excite spinners from all walks of life.

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Join Matt Fiction as he recites cricket themed Haiku poems on the side of the road at various locations around regional NSW, Australia.

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