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Women's National Cricket League 2019-2020

21 Sep 2019 - 16 Feb 2020

The Women's National Cricket League or as it is usually abbreviated, the WNCL is an Australian Women's Domestic One-Day Competition. Established in 1996, the tournament is administered by Cricket Australia. The format of the tournament is round robin followed by a finals series. The matches are of One-day format (50 overs per innings).


The current champions, that is the champions of the 2018-19 edition of Women's National Cricket League are the New South Wales Breakers. The NSW Breakers are also the most successful team in the history of the tournament, winning the Championship for a total of 18 times.


Also see - Women's National Cricket League Schedule


Women's National Cricket League Trophy


A total of seven teams participate in the tournament. Initially during the early seasons, the team finishing at the top of the table after the preliminary rounds used to earn the right to host the best-of-three finals series. However, since 2007–08, the finals series as reduced to a single match as Twenty20 matches were introduced. The winner of the finals series is presented with the Ruth Preddey Cup.


Women's National Cricket League History


The first edition of the WNCL took place in 1996–97. The Women's National Cricket League replaced the Australian Women's Cricket Championships. The latter was a two-week tournament format which was established in 1930–31. However the trophy, The Ruth Preddey Cup has been continued to the WNCL from the Australian Women's Cricket Championships. It was presented to those championships in 1972–73.


Although the Australian Capital Territory is not a part of the national association, it still participates in the Women's National Cricket League. Let us have a look at the teams that are a part of the Women's National Cricket League.


Women's National Cricket League Teams


State/TerritoryTeamHome ground
Australian Capital TerritoryACT MeteorsManuka Oval, Canberra
New South WalesNew South Wales BreakersSydney Cricket Ground
QueenslandQueensland FireAllan Border Field, Brisbane
South AustraliaSouth Australian ScorpionsAdelaide Oval
TasmaniaTasmanian RoarBellerive Oval, Hobart
VictoriaVictorian SpiritMelbourne Cricket Ground
Western AustraliaWestern FuryWACA Ground, Perth



WNCL One Day Final - NSW v QLD


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