Category: Media Releases

Victoria leads club cricket participation
4 August, 2015

Victoria leads club cricket participation

Victoria has recorded the largest club cricket participation figures in the Australian Cricket Census for 2014-15.

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Victorian Government announces unprecedented funding for grassroots cricket
19 July, 2015

Victorian Government announces unprecedented funding for grassroots cricket

The Victorian Government has today announced the largest ever funding allocation for grassroots cricket as part of their $100 million Community Sports Infrastructure Fund.

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Findings from independent review into Victorian country cricket released
14 July, 2015

Findings from independent review into Victorian country cricket released

The findings from the independent review into Victorian country cricket conducted by former International Cricket Council and Cricket Australia Chief Executive Officer David Richards OAM have been released, after Cricket Victoria commissioned the review.

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International cricket to electrify MCG again
9 July, 2015

International cricket to electrify MCG again

International cricket will return to the MCG for the first time since the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Final, in December when Australia and the West Indies meet in the Boxing Day Test.

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Victoria set for Boxing Day Test following massive economic return from ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
30 June, 2015

Victoria set for Boxing Day Test following massive economic return from ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

The MCG will host the traditional Melbourne Boxing Day Test again this year after 720,814 people visited the home of cricket during the 14/15 Cricket Season, including the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

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Victoria searches for Diamonds in the Bush
26 June, 2015

Victoria searches for Diamonds in the Bush

The popular Diamonds in the Bush program will be run over the next two weeks in regional Victoria with an increased focus on connecting communities and cricket clubs with local government as part of the Common Ground plan.

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Victoria names Under-19 Country and Metro trial sqauds
25 June, 2015

Victoria names Under-19 Country and Metro trial sqauds

Over 60 young cricketers have been selected in the Victorian Under-19 Country and Metro trial squads for the 2015-16 season.

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Cricket Victoria Board ratifies Premier Cricket merger
24 June, 2015

Cricket Victoria Board ratifies Premier Cricket merger

Kingston Saints and Hawthorn-East Melbourne Cricket Clubs have combined to form the Kingston Hawthorn Cricket Club for the 2015-16 season and beyond.

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Abbatangelo and Goodger-Chandler earn Indigenous accolades
10 June, 2015

Abbatangelo and Goodger-Chandler earn Indigenous accolades

Victorian Noogal Toengorrt Tani captain Ben Abbatangelo has been included in the 2015 National Indigenous Development Squad while Jacinta Goodger-Chandler has been named as one of two female Indigenous scholarship holders.

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Bushrangers and VicSpirit appoint assistant coaches
3 June, 2015

Bushrangers and VicSpirit appoint assistant coaches

Victoria has finalised its coaching structure for the 2015-16 season with the appointment of Lachlan Stevens and Karen Rolton.

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Tony Dodemaide on the proposed revamp of metropolitan turf cricket
22 May, 2015

Tony Dodemaide on the proposed revamp of metropolitan turf cricket

Despite footballers running across soggy centre squares on ovals all over Melbourne, right now there is a great conversation going on regarding the structure of grassroots cricket in our city.

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Victorian Budget delivers massive boost for cricket and community
5 May, 2015

Victorian Budget delivers massive boost for cricket and community

Cricket Victoria today welcomed the Andrews Government's announcement of major investment in Victorian cricket, community and events through the 2015-16 Victorian Budget.

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Ian Holland and Anna Lanning take top honours
1 April, 2015

Ian Holland and Anna Lanning take top honours

Ringwood's Ian Holland and Box Hill's Anna Lanning have taken home Bartercard Premier Cricket's highest accolades at the Bartercard Premier Cricket Awards at The Pullman Hotel tonight.

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2014-15 Cricket Victoria State and Media Awards winners
27 March, 2015

2014-15 Cricket Victoria State and Media Awards winners

Fawad Ahmed, Cameron White and Meg Lanning have taken home the major accolades at Cricket Victoria's State and Media Awards at Eureka 89 tonight.

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A weekend of finals
19 March, 2015

A weekend of finals

The culmination of the 2015 Bartercard Premier Cricket season will take place over the weekend with the men's and women's finals being staged.

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Betty Wilson inducted in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame
21 February, 2015

Betty Wilson inducted in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Victorian legend Betty Wilson has been inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the India and South Africa ICC Cricket World Cup match at the MCG.

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Vale Gwen Sidley
2 February, 2015

Vale Gwen Sidley

Cricket Victoria is saddened by the loss of former Victorian player Gwen Sidley.

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Vale Val Holten
15 January, 2015

Vale Val Holten

Cricket Victoria regrets to advise of the passing of former Melbourne, Prahran and Victorian player, Val Holten, aged 87.

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