The first day of the Reserve and 3rd grade grand finals at Endeavour Park are off due to the continued rain associated with Tropical Cyclone Ita.
As well as international cricket matches this winter, Townsville will host some international quality cricket coaching this offseason with Billy’s Cricket Townsville Winter Academy.
Led by current Australian Bowling coach Craig McDermott, and with guest coaches Andrew Symonds, Stuart Law and Greg Chappell all providing their expertise, this 16 week program covers all areas of cricket- batting, bowling, fielding and includes covering nutrition and training plans.
Australia’s best up and coming cricketers will play South Africa A in two 4 day matches this August at Tony Ireland Stadium. The first match between the A sides will start on August 7, and the second a week later.
The Australia A squad includes test players Pat Cummins, Alex Doolan, James Faulkner, Moises Henriques, Phil Hughes, Mitchell Starc and Cameron White.
The full preliminary squad is: Jason Behrendorff (WA), Cameron Boyce (QLD), Tom Cooper (SA), Pat Cummins (NSW), Ben Cutting (QLD), Alex Doolan (TAS), James Faulkner (TAS), Callum Ferguson (SA), Peter Forrest (QLD), Josh Hazlewood (NSW), Moises Henriques (NSW), Phillip Hughes (SA), Chris Lynn (QLD), Mitchell Marsh (WA), Peter Nevill (NSW), Steve O’Keefe (NSW), Kane Richardson (SA), Chadd Sayers (SA), Mitchell Starc (NSW), Cameron White (VIC), Sam Whiteman (WA).
more information – Cricket Australia press release
Please be advised that due to wet conditions games at endeavour park and John McCulloch oval are off .
Riverway has been inspected, and all grand finals are ON!!! Grounds look fantastic.
Senior games at endeavour park and brothers for Saturday 29th are cancelled due grounds unplayable due to wet weather
Gill park U11 Unfortunately there is a lot of surface water on the grounds and therefore U11s are cancelled for tomorrow sat 29th march