SSA 15 & Under Champs to begin in QLD
Cricket Australia State Competitions
The School Sport Australia 15 & Under Boys National Championship will begin in Brisbane on Sunday.   Ten teams comprising some of Australia’s best junior cricketers will compete for the title, with every state and territory represented – and both Victoria and New South Wales fielding two teams.   The tournament runs from March 26 to April 2, with the first two rounds of matches in Brisbane, followed by two rounds of matches plus semi-finals on the Sunshine Coast, before a return t...
Matt Ringin takes out the EJ Cleary medal
Matt Ringin has capped of a stellar year with a runaway victory in the 2016/17 EJ Cleary medal count for the BCA 1st XI Best Player. For a list of all votes, including all Juniors click HERE
Ballarat, Victoria's 1st Regional Cricket Hub!!
Watch the full announcement HERE. Find out more HERE
T20 Just for Girls - Annoucement
Country Central Highlands
A quick update regarding today's Central Highlands T20 Just for Girls - we had decided to attempt to get the first game between Ballarat CA & Gisborne DCA played but with the pending rain this afternoon we have CANCELLED Game 2 (Gisborne v Castlemaine) and Game 3 (Ballarat & Castlemaine). Sorry to Castlemaine but it looks like at lunchtime the rainclouds will open up. Let's hope we can get this first game in!!
Victoria wins men’s Grand Final at 2017 NICC
National Indigenous Cricket Championships
Victoria has won the men’s Grand Final at the 2017 National Indigenous Cricket Championships (NICC), defeating New South Wales by 18 runs and in the process securing the NICC men’s title for the first time.   Victoria won the toss and elected to bat first, but an impressive run out in the second over removed Daniel Mock (2) to give New South Wales the early momentum. Djali Bloomfield (1/34) and Ben Patterson (2/47) then combined for a destructive bowling spell that left Victoria reeling at...
NSW wins women’s Grand Final at 2017 NICC
National Indigenous Cricket Championships
New South Wales has won the women’s Grand Final at the 2017 National Indigenous Cricket Championships (NICC), defeating Queensland by just five runs in a scintillating contest. The victory means New South Wales has extended their winning streak in the women’s competition to 10 years.   Queensland, playing in just their second National Indigenous Cricket Championships within the women’s division and first Grand Final, made it to the final after an impressive six-wicket victory against the N...
Players of the Tournament, Black Caps squads announced at NICC
National Indigenous Cricket Championships
The outstanding performances of the 2017 National Indigenous Cricket Championships have been recognised at a presentation dinner last night ahead of the Grand Finals today, with individual player awards announced as well as the men’s and women’s Black Caps squads for 2017.   New South Wales swept the individual player awards for the tournament, with Nathan Price named the men’s Player of the Tournament as well as the highest run scorer, and Ashleigh Gardner named women’s Player of the Tour...
Melbourne Country Week Finals
Victorian Country Cricket League
Victorian Country Cricket League-Melbourne Country Week - Provincial Final Geelong Cricket Association 8/188cc (A Fergusson 85*; A Quarrell 52H Schlaghecke 4/24) def Warrnambool and District Cricket Association 7/181 (K Humphrys 46; B Threlfall 39) Victorian Country Cricket League-Melbourne Country Week - Division 2 Final Ferntree Gully & District CA 228 (J Taylor 89; J Butcher 33A Quinn 4/21) def by Murray Valley Cricket Association 9/237cc (A Wiffen 102; L Quinn 36; R Henry 33) Victorian ...
Players of the Carnival
Cricket Victoria State Championships
Congratulations to the following players named Players of the Carnival for their respective State Championship   U14 Female Jessica Field Western Waves 133 runs and 4 wickets and Annecy Homberg Inner South East Scorpions 150 runs and 2 wickets U16 Female Shania McKinnon Mallee Murray 201 runs and 5 wickets U18 Female   Zoe Griffiths Eastern Select 256 runs U14 Male Henry Brown Inner East Emus 239 runs and 1 wicket U16 Male   Stephen Mihelakos- James North West Wizards 259 runs U1...
SSV 12 Years and Under State Cricket Team - nominations open
Country Central Highlands
Nominations are now open for the School Sport Victoria (SSV) 12 Years and Under State Cricket Team – both Boys & Girls.      Please note: only children born in 2005 or 2006 are eligible for selection.   This is a SSV Program and not a Cricket Victoria program, although Cricket Victoria has a partnership with SSV to assist with the first phase of the program in trialling players within the 16 cricket regions across the State, with the Regional Cricket Managers coordinatin...
2016-17 Under 15 National Champs: Round 6/7 Wrap
Cricket Australia State Competitions
ACT/NSW Country held on to top spot on the ladder after winning their match against Tasmania at Manuka Oval. After winning the toss and choosing to bat, TAS kept their runs slowly ticking over with Sarah Breckweg and Hannah Wilson top scoring for the side. However, ACT/NSW’s tight fielding restricted TAS’s batting efforts to finish 6/50 at the end of their innings. In reply, openers Grace Dignam and Alisha Bates were able to chase down the runs in the 6 th over to win by 10 wickets.   At N...
Central Highlands Presentation Evening
Country Central Highlands
The Central Highlands State Championships Presentation Evening is on Friday 10 th February 2017.   To conclude this seasons State Championships program and to recognise outstanding performances in the Central Highlands region teams, an informal Presentation Evening has been organised for players of all the Central Highlands teams and the winners of the two Junior Country Week & Kirton Shield Player of the Series Awards (details below). The Central Highlands Coach of the Year Awards wil...
2016-17 Under 15 National Champs: Round 4/5 Wrap
Cricket Australia State Competitions
At Canberra’s international venue, Manuka Oval, South Australia were sent into bat and got off to a positive start with the top order all contributing runs to see the team quickly reach 74. However, six wickets were lost in hasty succession after the VIC Metro bowling attack took control, seeing SA all out for 79. Jessica Matin claimed an impressive 4/14 from her four overs, while captain Annabel Sutherland took a tight 2/7 from her overs. VIC were swift in their reply, with Sutherland firing 3...
Congratulations to the Vic Country award winners at ACCC 2017 in Wollongong
Victorian Country Cricket League
Many of the Vic Country representatives were recognised for their performances during the ACCC carnival that has just wrapped up in Wollongong. Vic Country players were named in both the Men's and Women's Australian teams and a number were winners of individual awards. Men's Australian 1X: Nathan Walsh; Tom Mathieson; Ben Boyd; Michael Allen Bill O'Reilly Bowling Award:  Tom Mathieson (20 wkts @ 12.80)   Women's Australian 1X: Stephanie Townsend; Chelsea Moscript
ACCC 2017 wrap up
Victorian Country Cricket League
Queensland Country and East Asia-Pacific are the 2017 Commonwealth Bank Australian Country Cricket Championships title-holders, after winning their respective men’s and women’s matches in Wollongong today.   QLD Country entered their game against South Australia Country on top of the men’s table, knowing a loss would open the door for New South Country, Victoria Country and SA Country.   The pressure didn't affect the Queenslanders, who bowled brilliantly in restricting SA Country to ...