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U17s Dowling Shield to kick off this weekend

THE established pathway for Victoria’s premier young cricket talent returns this weekend, with the Under-17 Dowling Shield set to kick off for the 2022 season. The competition has produced some of Australia’s best cricketers, including Shane Warne and Damien Fleming. Sunday will see things begin for the upcoming season, with all 18 Victorian Premier Cricket […]

Melbourne raises hell to claim Marg Jennings Cup title

MELBOURNE was crowned the Queens of Women’s Premier Under 18s cricket, after the Demons defeated Dandenong in yesterday’s Grand Final of the inaugural Marg Jennings Cup. Dandenong won the toss and batted first. Openers Lillian Strong and Uvindee Wijesena made a strong start, putting a partnership of 64 on the board before Strong was bowled. […]

Top-four clash certain to shake things up

WITH the weekend finally here, the preparations for the upcoming round of the Victorian Men’s Premier Cricket competition will be soon finalised. Last round saw some interesting results, with a number of boilovers taking place across the competition. Fans will be hoping for something similar again this week, with the race for a spot in […]

Marg Jennings Cup Grand Finallists set

After the final round of matches of the Marg Jennings Cup for 2021/22, there were only two undefeated sides left – Melbourne and Dandenong, They will play off in a Grand Final today. But before that, the last round of matches took place yesterday, so let us take a look at what happened on the […]

Round 9 could define the season in the Women’s 1sts

This weekend in the Women’s Firsts competition sees some potentially enthralling matches on the cards, including a match that may define the season of two clubs. Box Hill vs RingwoodBox Hill City Oval This one might be a season defining match. Last week Box Hill fell to Carlton while Ringwood almost caused the upset of […]

Butterworth’s batting leads to upset win

ANOTHER weekend of Victoria Premier Cricket Premier Men’s Firsts has wrapped, with plenty of impressive performances around the competition. In this series, we put the spotlight on one individual performance that may have caught the eye of teammates, opponents and fans. With plenty to choose from each week, it is worth mentioning that there will […]

Only two remain undefeated in Marg Jennings Cup

Only two sides remain undefeated in the Marg Jennings Cup after yesterday’s Round 3 action. With no result out of the Prahran and Essendon Maribyrnong Park clash, let us take a look at what the other four matches served up yesterday. Greenvale Kangaroos vs Dandenong Batting first, the Kangaroos lost four wickets early to find […]

Women’s Premier Cricket: 2nds and 3rds Wrap

Dandenong vs Plenty Valley 2nd XI On the back of 71 runs from Jessica Caron, the Panthers made a competitive 203 before they were all dismissed. Anusha Joshi was the star with the ball for the Bats, taking 4/31 from her seven overs. In reply, Plenty Valley found themselves at 2/10 and never fully recovered […]

Panthers squish Rams to remain one of three undefeated in Marg Jennings Cup

YESTERDAY the Under 18 Premier Girls competition resumed, with wins to Dandenong, Melbourne, Box Hill, Plenty Valley and Carlton. Dandenong vs Ringwood Dandenong batted first, and got off to a great start with a 116-opening run stance between Lillian Strong and Uvindee Wijesena. Their next wicket fell cheaply but Wijesena and Evie Stansby put on […]

Rams almost cause upset of the season as EMP do cause the upset of the season

ANOTHER weekend, another round of Women’s Premier Firsts action, and among yesterday’s action we saw Melbourne survive a mighty scare against the Rams, and EMP pull off the upset of the season against Carlton. Ringwood won the toss and batted first, and although openers Bhavisha Devchand and Olivia Henry put on a solid opening stance, […]

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