Former Australian cricketer Alex Blackwell spoke to media alongside His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), the Governor-General at Government House in Canberra today following her appointment as this year's Governor-General's XI captain.
7 February 2019
For his consistent, impactful and match-winning knocks during the first two One-Day Internationals against South Africa, England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler is the player of the week.
8 February 2016
Alex Blackwell scored a century and Ellyse Perry made 90 and then took four wickets as Australia Women beat India Women by 101 runs in the first One-Day International at Canberra's Manuka Oval.
2 February 2016
Alex Blackwell and Ellyse Perry both scored centuries as Australia Women drew a two-day game against the England Women's Academy in Loughborough.
2 August 2015
For wonderful contributions late in the tournament, man of the series, Dwayne Bravo, who led his side Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel to the Caribbean Premier League Title, is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
27 July 2015
Meg Lanning is to succeed Jodie Fields, who announced her retirement yesterday, as the full-time captain of Australia Women.
13 June 2014
Twin sisters Kyshona and Kycia Knight will become just the second set of twins to play at the ICC Women's World Cup if they feature in India. The left-handed pair would follow in the footsteps of Alex and Kate Blackwell, who represented Australia in 2005 should they play for the West Indies, who take on reigning champions England, hosts India and Sri Lanka in their group matches.
3 January 2013
Australia Women thrashed India Women by 221 runs to comfortably move into an unassailable 2-0 series lead in a one-sided game in Mumbai. Meg Lanning scored 128 and Alex Blackwell 81 as the tourists piled up 300 for seven and India were blown away in reply, bowled out for just 79 as Ellyse Perry returned five for 19.
14 March 2012
Australia Women ended England Women's unbeaten run with a comprehensive seven-wicket victory at Lord's to lay down a marker ahead of the two side's repeat meeting in the final at Wormsley. England's batting, up until now a huge strength, was undone as they were dismissed for 168 and half-centuries from Alex Blackwell and Shelley Nitschke saw Australia past their target with 15 overs to spare.
5 July 2011
Australia Women succeeded where their men's senior side failed as they sealed a seven-wicket win over England Women to regain the Ashes in the one-off Test match in Sydney. They did so by chasing down 198 for the loss of three wickets in the fouth innings of the match with Sarah Elliott and Alex Blackwell scoring half-centuries.
25 January 2011
Captain Alex Blackwell led Australia Women into the final of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 with an innings of 61 in 49...
13 May 2010
A record opening partnership between Alex Blackwell and Shelley Nitschke was the key to the Commonwealth Bank...
6 February 2009
Captain Karen Rolton's eighth international century and a second to opener Alex Blackwell headlined a record-breaking day for the Commonwealth Bank...
8 November 2008
A maiden international century from Alex Blackwell helped Australia's Women, the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars, beat England Women by 84 runs...
4 February 2008
Alex Blackwell and Jodie Purves guided Australia to a six-wicket in Darwin and a 2-1 lead in the Top End series.
25 July 2007