Glenn Maxwell mayhem & 150 years of women's cricket
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Season 9, Ep 10: It seems Glenn likes the SCG. The Aussie men's summer is underway, and the one-dayers have been spectacular with Steve Smith centuries, the Finch-Warner partnership, and Maxi's destruction at the end. The Women's Big Bash finals are over with the Sydney Thunder the surprise winners. England are winning in South Africa and a new chair was appointed to the ICC. Then there's our interview with Fiona Bollen, whose new book with the Bradman Museum brings together a trove of newly discovered photographs of women's cricket in Australia since the 1800s and tells those stories. We'll go all the way back to when the four nieces of Australia's first Test captain Dave Gregory proved their own skill on the field. And keep an ear out for 1930s Final Word favourite Peggy Antonio.

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