Cricket Structure and Culture:
The history of cricket in Australia can be traced back in 1788. Cricket Australia is the official body of cricket in Australia which a full member (Test Match Level playing member) of the ICC - International Cricket Council. Mark Taylor, Steve Waugh, Ricky Ponting are world famous cricketers, and Sir Don Bradman is a legendary name is cricket world.
Currently playing in the ICC World Twenty20 Championship in India, the Australia team is all set to give its best efforts to win the title. Having won the world titles in ODI World Cup four times and Champions Trophy twice. The domestic cricket in Australia is well structured and high level of competition is a part of pathway to becoming a player in the national team. The community in Australia is passionate about its cricket and clubs with lots of activities at levels from grass-root to the national team.
Official website of Cricket Australia www.cricket.com.au it has the cricket teams, activities and more. We recommend visiting the website for more details.
Official Cricket Australia Corporate Website - http://www.cricketaustralia.com.au/ has the information about the cricket structure.
CRICKET RANKING: 1 in ICC Test Ranking - 1 in ICC ODI Ranking - 5 in ICC T20 Ranking - 1 in ICC Women's Ranking.
Cricket Clubs in Australia:
There are over 3900 clubs in Australia according to the official cricket Australia website. here we have mentioned a few you to interact and communicate.
Queensland Cricketer's Club, website: http://qldcricketersclub.com.au/ - Queensland Cricketers’ Club has more than 800 stadium seats available at Brisbane’s iconic Gabba International Cricket Ground. As a Member, you can have access to these impressive, northern stand seats plus added game day advantages such as complimentary parking and quality food and drink options. From Big Bash to Sheffield Shield, One Day Internationals to Test Matches… If you’re a huge cricket fan or simply love your live sport, you will love the complete stadium experience of watching the match from the Queensland Cricketers’ Club.
The Perth Cricket Club, website: http://www.perthcricket.org/ , was formed on May 23, 1862, at a meeting held at the Freemason's Hotel, on the corner of St Georges Tce and William St. Mr J.B. Roe was the first Chairman and Captain of the Club. In 1878 the city based Perth and Metropolitan Cricket Clubs amalgamated and adopted the name "Metropolitan Cricket Club"
Glenelg District Cricket Club, Website: http://www.gdcc.net.au/ The club commenced in 1907 we field 11 sides (4 senior and 6 juniors). Well administered with strong personnel on the Board 6 sub-committees that report to the Board Our 4 ovals are Gliderol Stadium (formerly Glenelg Oval), Camden Oval, Adelaide High School and Bowker Street Oval. Excellent practice facilities and centre wicket at Gliderol Stadium. Wonderful Clubrooms overlooking the oval.
Carnegie Cricket Club, Website: http://carnegiecc.com/ With six senior turf, six junior teams, MiloIN2Cricket program and four T20BLAST teams, the ‘Negie is in action from morning to night on both days of any given weekend and training every week-night. You’ll enjoy a welcoming atmosphere, access to professional coaching and an active social environment. Our home ground at Koornang Park is a delightful place to watch or play cricket and features superb facilities. We have a second turf ground at Lord Reserve, a stone’s throw away, and our junior teams play on both turf and synthetic wickets. Carnegie is affiliated with three associations: the Victorian Turf Cricket Association (VTCA), the Mercantile Cricket Association (MCA) and the Southern District and Churches Cricket League (SDCCL).
Cricket Tournaments in Australia:
The Sheffield Shield - the main competition in six states
Pura Cup - One Day League Tournament
Big Bash T20 Tournament - Twenty20 League
District and County Cricket tournaments.
Australia Tourism and Cricket Tours:
Whether you’re looking for adventure, journeys, nature, great food and wine, events and culture, islands and beaches to relax on or to connect with the oldest culture on earth, there’s nothing like a holiday in Australia.
Cricket Australia and State Cricket Associations have licensed General Travel Group Pty Ltd as its exclusive travel provider for all international cricket fixtures staged in Australia. In this capacity, General Travel Group Pty Ltd is trading under licence from Cricket Australia as Cricket Australia Travel Office. Official Website of Australia Tourism:
Official Website of Australia Tourism: http://www.australia.com/
General Travel Group Pty Ltd, has vast experience and a track record second to none in managing group and individual travel movements for major sporting events. The company has been the official travel operator for the Formula 1™ Australian Grand Prix and Australian Motor Cycle Grand Prix since 1997 and has managed tourism services for events such as the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ South Africa, Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, 2007 World Police & Fire Games and the 2007 FINA Swimming World Championships as well as currently operating the AFL Event Office.
Cricket Tours in Australia - website: http://www.crickettraveloffice.com.au/ also check http://gulliverstravel.co.uk/events/cricket
Cricket Tours are a good option when visiting Australia. The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is located a short distance from Melbourne's city centre in the Melbourne Sports Precinct at Yarra Park, which also includes the Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Arena and AAMI Park. With a total capacity of 100,000 people, the Melbourne Cricket Ground is the largest stadium in Australia, the tenth-largest stadium in the world, and the world's largest stadium for playing cricket. You can visit the other major cricket stadiums too.
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