Women's Cricket Chat: Mel Jones
Women's Cricket Chat
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4M ago
Where to start with our guest this week?!  Rounding out Season 9, we’re buzzing that we’re joined by broadcaster extraordinaire Mel Jones. Following a hugely successful time as an international cricketer, this legend of the game has since become one of the most recognised voices around the world of cricket. From starting out in the backyard with her grandparents, Mel has now been there, done that and got the T-shirt (and medals) and chats to Georgie and Alex about her amazing story as a cricketer, a role model and an all-round legend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/a ..read more
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Women's Cricket Chat: Ami Campbell
Women's Cricket Chat
by Women's Cricket Chat
4M ago
When it comes to people we don't want to take on in an arm wrestle, Ami Campbell is right up there. The former PT worked her way through the ages up North, even captaining Mark Wood along the way, and is now a power-hitter at Central Sparks and Manchester Originals. Georgie and Alex caught up with the self-professed gym lover about her cricket journey and taking the leap to going pro and Ami spoke openly about her diagnosis with ADHD this year and the impact this has had on her life and her cricket. Plus, we delve into the match-making abilities of Phoebe Graham aka Cupid.... Learn more about ..read more
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Women's Cricket Chat: Esther de Lange
Women's Cricket Chat
by Women's Cricket Chat
4M ago
Have you ever packed your Starbucks uniform in your cricket bag for tour so you can head to work straight away when you get back? Seems mad right? Well, that's exactly what this week's guest, former Netherlands captain Esther de Lange, had to do so she could pay her way as an international cricketer. Georgie caught up with Esther, who now works for the ICC as Development Officer for Europe, about how she found cricket, life as a Dutch international, her journey in the sport, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Women's Cricket Chat: Jess Kerr
Women's Cricket Chat
by Women's Cricket Chat
4M ago
Recorded before the WBBL, Georgie and Alex caught up with Kiwi bowler Jess Kerr. Having started out her sporting journey as a running prodigy, medical issues kept throwing hurdles in her way. However, where athletics wasn't an option, cricket provided the opportunities. We chatted to Jess about overcoming those setbacks, being inspired by her sister, and proving that nothing and no one can stop her. Since recording, she and her Mealie have played AGAINST each other for the first time...have a listen to hear how Jess was feeling ahead of this... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone ..read more
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Women's Cricket Chat: Phoebe Litchfield
Women's Cricket Chat
by Women's Cricket Chat
4M ago
She may have grown up in Orange, but Phoebe Litchfield looks fully at home in green and gold. Thanks to the beauty of social media, this young star went viral at a young age when some of her batting in the nets was caught on video. She went on to make her Sydney Thunder debut aged just 16 and has since made her Australian debut in all three formats including being part of the Australian cohort for the 2023 Women's Ashes. Georgie caught up with Phoebe to chat about everything she has already accomplished, playing alongside her heroes, being part of Fairbreak, what it was like to get her baggy g ..read more
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Women's Cricket Chat: Phoebe Litchfield
Women's Cricket Chat
by Women's Cricket Chat
5M ago
She may have grown up in orange, but Phoebe Litchfield looks fully at home in green and gold. Thanks to the beauty of social media, this young star went viral at a young age when some of her batting in the nets was caught on video. She went on to make her Sydney Thunder debut aged just 16 and has since made her Australian debut in all three formats including being part of the Australian cohort for the 2023 Women's Ashes. Georgie caught up with Phoebe to chat about everything she has already accomplished, playing alongside her heroes, being part of Fairbreak, what it was like to get her baggy g ..read more
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Women's Cricket Chat: Ellie Threlkeld
Women's Cricket Chat
by Women's Cricket Chat
6M ago
Season 9 is upon us. Can you believe it? To kick off this season we have someone who is pretty good at kicking a football as well as hitting a cricket ball and putting the fear into any batter who steps out of her crease. It’s Thunder Captain and wicketkeeper Ellie Threlkeld. The young captain chats about choosing cricket over football, the growth of the women’s game, her journey to this point and how she is chasing her dreams of playing for England. Plus THAT century to cap off the final game of a crazy season with Thunder. Alexandra and Georgie caught her just in time before she headed off f ..read more
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Women's Cricket Chat: Mahika Gaur
Women's Cricket Chat
by Women's Cricket Chat
9M ago
She may be just 17 but Mahika Gaur has already been tipped as a future star of fast bowling. The left-arm pacer made her international debut for the UAE aged 12 having first been inspired to start bowling when watching Shane Warne play in the IPL. Since then, she has grown (quite literally) into a tall seamer who was spotted by Lancashire during a tour to Dubai and has since made the move to train, play and complete her education in England. This year she signed her first pro contract, played for England A and now has her sights set on a future with England. She caught up with (Auntie) Georgie ..read more
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Women's Cricket Chat: Jenny Thompson
Women's Cricket Chat
by Women's Cricket Chat
9M ago
Travelling the world playing and watching women's cricket....sounds like the absolute dream! Where do we sign up? That's exactly what this week's guest Jenny Thompson is doing. Having spent years playing and writing about cricket, this adventurer is now travelling here, there and everywhere learning about all different cultures playing cricket and taking her bat wherever she goes. She caught up with Georgie after the two previously met in Hong Kong and then Jersey, to chat about her trip so far, including discovering a school where you get extra credit if you play cricket...YES PLEASE! Learn m ..read more
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Women's Cricket Chat: Lacuna Sports x The Female Cricket Store & Lydia Greenway
Women's Cricket Chat
by Women's Cricket Chat
10M ago
For years women and girls have had to play cricket in men's pads, clothing and helmets. Nothing fitted properly, nothing was female-specific and it seriously impacted participation and performance. This is where the female cricket store and Lacuna Sports are here to save the day. Georgie and Alex caught up with former England cricketer Lydia Greenway and the genius ladies behind Lacuna Sports Leigh and Katie to chat about what they are doing to break down this barrier and the stunning kit they are providing for female cricketers. And YES we want it ALL!! On the eve of the Ashes Test match we c ..read more
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