PNG International Cricketers in charity match vs Hawthorn CC
Posted Dec 23, 2011 5:23 PM
PNG vs Hawthorn CC Charity Challenge
FREE ENTRY: Sunday 29th January 10 am - 6 pm
At Rathmines Road Reserve, Rathmines Road, Hawthorn East.
PNG's Cricket Teams are turning heads on a World stage.
PNG are ranked 9th in the ICC Associate/Affiliate World rankings with ICC ODI status.
Their U/19's have qualified for the U/19 World Cup in August 2012, for the 6th time, after beating Ireland, Canada and Kenya in an ICC Global qualifier this year.
IAN BELL FUTURE STARS SCHOLARSHIP PLAYERS
Currently 11 of PNG'S best players are living and playing cricket in Melbourne this summer on a Future Stars Development Scholarship program. They will challenge Hawthorn Cricket Club to a 60 over match, to help collect used cricket equipment to send back to under privileged kids in PNG.
VIP GUESTS AND VICTORIAN PLAYERS
MAIN GAME starts at 2pm.
DONATIONS OF OLD CRICKET GEAR WANTED: to develop kids cricket in PNG. Bring along on the day.
PAPUA NEW GUINEANS are invited to cheer and support their team and add some colour and PNG culture to the day. Please contact me (David Hayden) if you would like to contribute some PNG culture via dance, costume or music on the 29th January, 2012.
FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: http://hawthorn.cricketvictoria.com.au/pngvshcc.html