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Cricket Australia announces boost to WNCL prize money

Cricket Australia announces boost to WNCL prize money

Cricket Australia (CA), on Wednesday (May 10), approved an increase in prize money for the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) domestic one-day tournament, with $258,000 up for grabs. New South Wales, the defending champions, will take on last year’s runners-up, Queensland, in the opening fixture of the tournament.

“This will be the 22nd season of the Women’s National Cricket League, and the tournament has a strong history of producing world-class talent as well as attracting high-profile international players,” Pat Howard, CA’s executive general manager – team performance, saidon Wednesday(May 10). “It continues to provide a platform for Australia’s finest young cricketers to further develop their skills and strive for national selection.




“Cricket has led the way in showing that women too can make a living from the game, with the proposed remuneration providing the country’s best domestic players the opportunity to earn a full-time wage for the first time,” he added.

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