Welcome to Blind Cricket New South Wales
Blind Cricket NSW fosters, administers and promotes the game of Blind Cricket in New South Wales, Australia.
Blind cricket, as the name suggests, can be played by anyone with a vision impairment or who is considered to be legally blind.
Blind Cricket is Local
A majority of BCNSW's games are played on our new home ground at Bankstown Memorial Oval, 195 Chapel Road South, Bankstown NSW Australia.
Come along and find out about Blind Cricket. The season runs from October until the end of March.
We are always looking for volunteers.
Blind Cricket is National
The 2019 National Cricket Inclusion Championships (NCIC) were held in Geelong, Victoria from 21st – 25th January 2019.
Blind Cricket is International
It is currently anticipated that Australia will not participate in another international tournament until 2020 and when it is hoped that a T20 or ODI World Cup for Blind Cricket will be held. World Blind Cricket will further make a determination on a venue and dates shortly.
The Australian Blind Cricket team has toured such countries as England, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the West Indies.
NSW win 2019 NCIC Blind and Low Vision Title
New South Wales has claimed its second successive Blind and Low Vision Title at the National Cricket Inclusion Championships in Geelong from 21 – 25 January 2019.
The champions defeated South Australia by 26 runs in the final on Friday 25 January. Captain Lindsey Heaven (78) top-scored for NSW in the win.
After South Australia won the toss and elected to send NSW in to bat, the victors posted 5/217 from the allotted 20 overs. In reply, the South Australians made 8/191.
Heaven made his 78 runs from 49 balls. He shared a third-wicket 99-run partnership with Shaun Fitzpatrick (46) who was also voted Man Of The Match.
Vaughan Roles (2-43) was one of two multiple wicket takers for NSW in the final. Sean Brown also claimed 2-32.
Blind Cricket New South Wales
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