Filming for GLoBALL Cricket Launch 2011

Had fun commentating and umpiring the Laneway Cricket local Derby headed up by Dirk Nannes for the Renegades and James Pattinson for the Stars. Julie Hunter was also present for the VicSpirit.  Great work Stephanie Newton from Cricket Victoria pulling it together and Ray Kuffer for umpiring. -Marcus

Ema Kuribayashi

Ema Kuribayashi is visiting Australia from the Japan Cricket Association doing her level 2 coaching accreditation. She is the captain of the Japan Women’s National Team.  Ema opened the batting for the Cricket Victoria staff team in the Master Blasters Corporate Twenty20 last Friday night.  A nuggetty, small left hander in the mould of Justin Langer,Continue reading “Ema Kuribayashi”

Victoria’s ‘Noogal Tooengorrt Tani’ Team @ Imparja Cup 2011

Annie Hateley from Cricket Victoria put this great video and report together about the Noogal team at the this months Imparja Cup, the National Indigenous Cricket Carnival.  It was amazing to be in Alice Springs, a town of many of the most extreme contrasts of Australian life.  The red centre was wet and green andContinue reading “Victoria’s ‘Noogal Tooengorrt Tani’ Team @ Imparja Cup 2011”

Vic Imparja Cup Team vs. Master Blaster Corporates

The Victorian Indigenous Cricket Team had a hit out  against a composite side from the Master Blasters Corporate Twenty20 Cricket Competition, playing a Twenty20 match at Harry Trott Oval in Albert Park last Sunday. The match was held as part of the final training session for the Victorian representatives before they head off to the Imparja CupContinue reading “Vic Imparja Cup Team vs. Master Blaster Corporates”

Floods & Cricket…

Thoughts and prayers go out to many across Australia’s Eastern States and particularly those with whom we are connected in North and Western Victoria who have been affected by the recent floods. The reports are coming in to Cricket Victoria of many clubs that have lost facilites, kits etc.  Obviously playing cricket is not theContinue reading “Floods & Cricket…”

Promoting Indigenous Cricket

Looks like Custard will be doing some work helping Cricket Victoria over the upcoming summer on community cricket, particularly  in indigenous communities around Victoria.  Above is a promo video made for Cricket Australia on indigenous cricket by Carbon Media who produced the doco “From the Ashes” (trailer here) on the recent indigenous Australian Team to tour theContinue reading “Promoting Indigenous Cricket”

Overland bowled over by George!

Had fun catching up with the Police and Fire-ies at Victoria University in Footscray yesterday with cricket the vehicle to promote safety and harmony with international students.  Full Report here. Commissioner Overland had obviously worked on his batting since our last hit out on Australia/Indian Republic Day! Having had some pretty difficult issues to faceContinue reading “Overland bowled over by George!”

Well batted Blizz…from the Credo Cricketers!

Congratulations to Aiden Blizzard for his fantastic quickfire innings which ended up being the man of the match winning performance in the Big Bash Twenty 20 cricket final for the Victorian Bushrangers against South Australia last week.  With the internationals injured Blizz finally got selected and made the most of his opportunity batting down theContinue reading “Well batted Blizz…from the Credo Cricketers!”

7pm Project TV Spot

The Credo Cricket mob had a great time with James Matheson from Channel 10’s 7pm Project having a hit of Laneway Cricket with PwC, Victorian Minister for Sport and Rec. Hon. James Merlino and Tony Dodemaide from Cricket Victoria who got it cracking.  The footage is here with special comments from Father Bob McGuire! http://is.gd/5ltwV

Merv meets Boony at Diwali Festival

  The Diwali Festival which is the Hindu/Indian Festival of Lights was held at the iconic Whitten Oval in Footscray  this week.   Urban Seed’s Credo Cricket got involved through local MP Marsha Thompson who was promoting the concept at the recent Harmony in Cricket Forum which discussed the current issue of social inclusion forContinue reading “Merv meets Boony at Diwali Festival”