Four Victorians have been selected in Cricket Australia's squad for the INAS Global Games for athletes with an intellectual disability.
Cricket will feature for the first time in the event’s 16-year history held in Brisbane from 13 to 19 October 2019.
Australia and England will compete in the cricket competition at the Games in a series of five Twenty20 matches at South Brisbane District Cricket Club and Allan Border Field.
Victorians Gavan Hicks, Jamie Phillips, Lachlan MaCrae and Steve Teloniatis have been selected in the playing squad, while Hassain Hanif will take on an assistant coaching role.
The squad are currently in Brisbane in preparation for the five Twenty20 matches against England.
Haydn Brumm (Brisbane, QLD), Brendan Westlake (Gympie, QLD), Boyd Duffield (North Perth, WA), Connor Sheppard (Launceston, TAS), Gavan Hicks (Ballarat, VIC),Jamie Phillips (Officer, VIC), Jesse Goodman (Pasadena, SA), Jonathan Flower (Bunbury, WA), Joshua Waldhuter (Seaton, SA), Justin Nilon(Launceston, TAS), Lachlan MaCrae (Cyde North, VIC), Luke Goodman (Blair Athol, SA), Nicholas McConell (Nerang, QLD), Steve Teloniatis (South Melbourne, VIC). Coach: John Lonergan (SA) Assistant Coach:Hussain Hanif (VIC), Nathan Dodd (QLD) Team Mentor: David Baird (QLD)
Fixture – Australia v England
Sunday 13th October, 10:00am – South Brisbane District Cricket Club
Monday 14th October, 10:00am – South Brisbane District Cricket Club
Wednesday 16th October, 10:00am – Allan Border Field
Thursday 17th October, 10:00am – Allan Border Field
Friday 18th October, 10:00am – Allan Border Field