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Australian Women's Stars Healy and Perry Join Fox Sports Commentary Panel for Cricket Season

Cricketnext Staff |August 26, 2018, 4:55 PM IST
Australian Women's Stars Healy and Perry Join Fox Sports Commentary Panel for Cricket Season

Australian women cricket’s biggest names Alyssa Healy and Ellyse Perry will feature in Fox Cricket’s commentary team for the upcoming men’s season.

The duo will join the likes of Shane Warne, Adam Gilchrist, Mel Jones, Isa Guha, Mark Waugh, Mike Hussey and Michael Vaughan. Fox Sports will broadcast all of Australia men’s and women’s matches, starting with Big Bash League.

Healy, the wife of star fast bowler Mitchell Starc, admits that critiquing on latters performance will be tricky.

“That’ll be interesting if that happens,” Healy said. “I’m obviously not a tall left-arm fast bowler so I can’t give him too many hints, but I do watch a lot of cricket and watch what works for him,” Healy told Cricket Australia.

“I’m sure he wouldn’t like me giving him opinions from the commentary box, but we’ll have to wait and see what happens.”

On the other hand, Perry feels that Healy won’t keep her opinions to herself.

“She’s got the gift of the gab and I’m sure she certainly wouldn’t hold back,” said Perry. “Mitch knows his place most of the time so I’m sure it’d be no different for the Australian public listening in.”

With Guha and Jones in Fox Cricket’s full-time commentary team, Healy believes that it will be a great boost for the game.

“You get a bit bored hearing the same opinions all the time and the women involved potentially look at the game a little bit differently to some of the men,” she said.

Cricket World Cup Points Table

Pos Team P W L T/NR PTS NRR
1
IND
9 7 1 1 15 +0.80
2
AUS
9 7 2 0 14 +0.86
3
ENG
9 6 3 0 12 +1.15
4
NZ
9 5 3 1 11 +0.17
5
PAK
9 5 3 1 11 -0.43
6
SL
9 3 4 2 8 -0.91
7
SA
9 3 5 1 7 -0.03
8
BAN
9 3 5 1 7 -0.41
9
WI
9 2 6 1 5 -0.22
10
AFG
9 0 9 0 0 -1.32

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6420 123
2 India 6807 122
3 New Zealand 4763 113
4 Australia 5470 112
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
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