Central Highlands Region Team of the Year 201617
Country Central Highlands
The Central Highlands Team of the Year has been selected following statistics for the 2016/17 season.   The "Team of the Year" based on the VCCL criteria of selecting two opening batsmen (batsmen who would normally open the batting for their team), four middle order batsmen (batsmen who would normally bat anywhere between 3 and 6), an all-rounder, a wicketkeeper and four bowlers of which one has to be a spinner. Selections are to be based on statistics only.   The below team...
Future stars named in Australia U16s squad
Cricket Australia State Competitions
Cricket Australia has announced an Australia Under 16s squad, following the conclusion of the School Sport Australia 15 & Under Boys National Championship in Queensland.   The 14 player squad features some of the best talent from the tournament, as selected by the Youth Selection Panel, plus four standby players.   New South Wales is the best-represented state with five players in the squad, while South Australia (three), Queensland (two), Victoria (two) and Western Australia (two...
Day 4 Wrap: SSA 15 & Under Championship
Cricket Australia State Competitions
In a weather-affected fourth day at the School Sport Australia 15 & Under Boys National Championship, only one match was completed. The round locked in the Pool tables after the four qualifying rounds, with points shared in abandoned matches. Victoria Country v NSW Green NSW Green cruised to a six-wicket win on the back of a strong bowling effort against Victoria Country. Bradley Simpson and Ben Mitchell both claimed two wickets, as Victoria Country was dismissed for 104 in the 31st over. I...
Day 3 Wrap: SSA 15 & Under Championship
Cricket Australia State Competitions
The School Sport Australia 15 & Under Boys National Championships arrived on the Sunshine Coast today, with a number of close contests. Queensland v NSW Magenta NSW Magenta’s unbeaten start came to an end, as Queensland scraped home by one-wicket in a thriller. Dhruv Kant’s knock of 70 led NSW Magenta to a total of 160, as Mitchell Pascoe picked up four wickets. Queensland reached its target in the penultimate over, with an unbeaten 25 from Jet Liebke sealing victory. South Australia v ACT ...
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!!
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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...
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...