Isabelle Westbury Columnist

Isabelle Westbury

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About

Isabelle is a freelance broadcast and print journalist with a focus on politics and sport, especially cricket. She has written for a number of publications including The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, The Mail on Sunday and ESPN Cricinfo. She is also a broadcast journalist for the BBC, calling on both men's and women's domestic and international cricket matches. She studied at Oxford University, where she was President of the Oxford Union, and is now Middlesex CCC women’s cricket captain. She barracks for Essendon, mainly due to the legal intrigue the club provides. Isabelle tweets from @izzywestbury and can also be found on her website - isabellewestbury.com

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October 2015
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The art of the deal: Cricket Australia’s pitch perfect or aggressive declaration?

The art of the deal: Cricket Australia’s pitch perfect or aggressive declaration?

5 Apr 2017

Just days following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union last year, the Financial Times ran the ominous headline: “The UK has no trade negotiators”.

Rallying around Cameron White’s flag of independent thought

Rallying around Cameron White’s flag of independent thought

4 Feb 2017

Social media entered into the public domain amidst a frenzy of expectation that a direct line between us, the public, and the sports stars, actors, world leaders and general elite, was now a reality.

Fans deserve better than cricket’s conflicted commentary teams

Fans deserve better than cricket's conflicted commentary teams

25 Jan 2017

Sport, by its very nature, is a partisan affair.

Sex, drugs and cricket: How and why the game is so addictive

Sex, drugs and cricket: How and why the game is so addictive

6 Jan 2017

“Can you just rock and roll that?”

We’re all feminists now: Cricketing pregnancy debate scraping the barrel

We're all feminists now: Cricketing pregnancy debate scraping the barrel

22 Dec 2016

“We want you to comment on the pregnancy thing with female cricketers.” “I think it’s a fabricated gender issue.”

A women’s bash, growing up gracefully

A women’s bash, growing up gracefully

16 Dec 2016

On a lazy day in February only last year, the rumours became fact. A Women’s Big Bash League, in some shape or form, would be staged the following season.