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Teenager Charli Knott finishes year 12 exams from Women’s Big Bash League COVID-19 bubble

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The final month of year 12 can be the most challenging yet rewarding time of a student’s schooling life but for Charli Knott, it was spent in a COVID-19 bubble playing professional cricket.

The Brisbane Heat all-rounder packed her bags on October 22, travelling south to Sydney for 47 days in the Women’s Big Bash League’s makeshift village.

The competition’s eight teams, with hundreds of players and staff, moved into the hub to ensure this year’s season went ahead, as the world battled a pandemic.

Days after the 17-year-old Brisbane State High School student arrived in the bubble she started her ATAR exam block.

Cricket player Charli Knott receives her cap on debut for the Brisbane Heat.
Charli Knott gets her cap for her debut for the Brisbane Heat on November 11.(Supplied)

“I had to travel to a school in Sydney…



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