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Kate Blackwell cuts loose, New South Wales v Victoria, Women's National Cricket League final, January 25, 2009

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Alex Blackwell, Lisa Sthalekar, Leah Poulton and Kate Blackwell mark the six-month countdown to Australia’s defence of the World Cup
Alex Blackwell, Lisa Sthalekar, Leah Poulton and Kate Blackwell mark the six-month countdown to Australia’s defence of the World Cup © Getty Images
Kate Blackwell dives to dismiss Beth Morgan
Kate Blackwell dives to dismiss Beth Morgan © Getty Images
Alex and Kate Blackwell added 111 together
Alex and Kate Blackwell added 111 together © Getty Images
Kate Blackwell plays through the on side during her innings of 41
Kate Blackwell plays through the on side during her innings of 41 © Getty Images
Kate Blackwell
Kate Blackwell © Getty Images
Alex & Kate Blackwell
Alex & Kate Blackwell © Women's Cricket New South Wales
Karen Rolton and Leonie Coleman appeal for Kate Blackwell's catch of Beth Morgan
Karen Rolton and Leonie Coleman appeal for Kate Blackwell's catch of Beth Morgan © Getty Images
Kate Blackwell contributed some useful runs as Australia enjoyed the third day
Kate Blackwell contributed some useful runs as Australia enjoyed the third day © Getty Images
Kate Blackwell plays a sweep shot
Kate Blackwell plays a sweep shot © Getty Images
Alex and Kate Blackwell celebrate victory
Alex and Kate Blackwell celebrate victory © Getty Images
Kate Blackwell in action
Kate Blackwell in action © Getty Images
Kate Blackwell batting
Kate Blackwell batting © Women's Cricket New South Wales