ACA Masters squad named for T20s across Regional Victoria

21 Feb 2018

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The final ACA Masters squad has been announced to play in Ararat and the Latrobe Valley.

Former Australian players Doug Bollinger, Andy Bichel and Julia price headline a list of names which sees 10 of the 14 players all having represented their country. 

The ACA Masters squad:

Player

Representation

Domestic matches

International matches

Andy Bichel

Australia, QLD

450

86

Doug Bollinger

Australia, NSW, Sydney Thunder, Hobart Hurricanes, Sydney Sixers

392

60

Cameron Borgas (Ararat)

SA, Adelaide Strikers, Sydney Thunder

162

 

Ray Bright

(Latrobe)

Australia & VIC

231

36

Sean Clingeleffer

TAS

114

 

Mark Cosgrove

Australia, SA, TAS, Sydney Sixers

452

3

Lyndall Daley

NSW & QLD

63

 

Brett Geeves

Australia, TAS

127

3

Dave Gilbert

Australia, NSW, TAS

189

23

Greg Matthews

Australia & NSW

312

92

Julia Price

Australia, TAS, QLD

129

94

Peter Sleep

Australia & SA

208

14

Molly Strano (Ararat)

Australia, VIC, Melbourne Renegades

63

5

Graeme Vimpani

VIC

49

 

The squad boasts talent whose Australian and domestic careers spanned across four decades

The tour of the regions will include in2CRICKET coaching clinics, community visits from the players and a sportsman’s function the night before the games.

In Ararat, there will be a Grampians Cricket Association all abilities curtain raiser commencing at 4.30pm.

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The tour is supported by the Ararat Rural City Council Latrobe City Council along with the Grampians, Central Gippsland and Traralgon & District Cricket Associations.

Ararat match details:

Friday 23 February, 5.15pm Alexandra Oval, Waratah Avenue, Ararat.

Latrobe Valley match details:

Sunday 25 February, 3.00pm Morwell Recreation Reserve, Morwell. 

The Masters Program has been developed by the ACA, the official representative body of past and present players. It has been primarily funded by the current first-class and Australian players as part of their commitment to developing the game in regional Australia and engaging with local communities.