1996–97 Women's National Cricket League season

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1996–97 Women's National Cricket League season
Dates 16 November 1996 (1996-11-16)–5 January 1997 (1997-01-05)
Administrator(s) Cricket Australia
Cricket format List A
Tournament format(s) Round-robin tournament
Participants 5
Matches played 22
Most runs Zoe Goss (VIC) (629 runs)
Most wickets Joanne Garey (NSW) (15 wickets)

The 1996–97 Women's National Cricket League season was the first ever Women's National Cricket League competition. Five teams took part with the New South Wales Breakers taking the trophy after defeating Victorian Spirit by three games to zero in the final series.

Points Table[edit]

The top two teams after all of the rounds played off in a three-game series to determine who would take home the title.[1]

Team Pld Wins Loss Tied NR Pts NRR
Victorian Spirit 8 7 0 0 1 45 +0.496
New South Wales Breakers 8 5 3 0 0 30 +0.713
South Australian Scorpions 8 3 3 0 2 24 −0.103
Western Fury 8 2 6 0 0 12 −0.587
Queensland Fire 8 0 5 0 3 9 −0.746

Points Awarded and Column Key:

  • Won (W): 6
  • Lost (L): 0
  • No Result (but play started) (NR): 3
  • Abandoned without a ball bowled (A): 3

Round Robin Stage[edit]

Group matches[edit]

16 November 1996
Scorecard
New South Wales 
8/173 (50 overs)
v
 Victoria
4/174 (46.4 overs)
Jo Garey 60 (140)
Charmaine Mason 3/24 (10 overs)
Deborah Frizza 66 (96)
Jo Garey 1/22 (5 overs)
 Victoria won by 6 wickets
North Sydney Oval, Sydney
  • New South Wales Women won the toss and decided to bat.

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