Women's Social Smash

Women's Social Smash

Women’s Social Smash is playing cricket made simple

Never played cricket? No worries!

This game is for everyone, and it’s all about those feel-good vibes..

In Women’s Social Smash everyone gets a go and no one’s out. It’s a fun, fast-paced game for women of all ages.

The main objective is to join in and have a great time:
Fresh air in the lungs and sunshine on the face
A few extra smile lines, courtesy of some new mates
Some brand spanking new cricket skills to show off

The program reflects the values of our wonderful women, such as a focus on health and wellbeing, social connection, and enjoyment.
With high energy modified games, it maximises time on the most entertaining components of the game and gives everyone the chance to have a go at it all. At stumps, there’s more opportunity to connect and celebrate newfound skills and friends.

So, round up your friends and take to the field this summer with Women’s Social Smash. 

Let your first cricket wicket, be women’s social smash!

Equal participation for all players

A game for women of all ages and abilities

Games completed in 60-90 mins

Uses a soft ball - no padding required

All equipment provided

Team atmosphere

Played for fun, nothing too serious

Scaled field

Make new friends

Mix & mingle post-game

Celebrate at end of the season

Game format

Teams of 8 players

16 x 6 ball overs per innings

16m pitch length

Boundary size is 30m

Soft ball

Playing the game

3 fielders on each side of the pitch, bowler and wicket-keeper

Fielders rotate one position clockwise at the end of each over

Batters bat in pairs for 4 x 6 ball overs (regardless of dismissals)

Overs shall be spread as evenly as possible between all players

Wides and no balls are not re-bowled however the next delivery is a Free Hit

Each time a wicket is taken, the fielding team shall receive 5 bonus runs which are added to their total runs scored

The team with the highest number of runs is the winner after adding runs scored off the bat and bonus runs together