It’s a fantastic achievement for all 4 players. Crosthwaite showed during the Kingsgrove Cup T20 series that he still has what it takes to play at the highest level. We here at the Waratahs certainly know that so it is great to see him get an opportunity after scoring 230 runs at 46 from his 5 matches. Lenton is a former NSW Rookie contract holder who also showed his class with both bat and gloves, and this is a great step for Jay to get back into the first class set-up.
Bills has been a revelation for the Tahs so far in 2014/15, providing the class and experience needed in heading up our bowling attack, while the class of Mickey Edwards is there for all to see. He is bowling some serious wheels at the moment and at 7 foot he’s is always a handful.
Big shout out to Cricket NSW and the 2 BBL teams in putting this together. It is very important that cricket in NSW set’s up established pathways for both young stars coming through and experienced stars of the Sydney Grade scene to get to that next level in both the BBL and First Class Cricket. This initiative helps in creating exactly that.
The Triforce Sports Super T20 League draw is as follows:
- Game 1 – November 18 – Triforce Sports Australia v Sydney Sixers Academy
- Game 2 – November 20 – Sydney Sixers Academy v Sydney Thunder Academy
- Game 3 – November 25 – Darren Lehmann Academy v Sydney Thunder Academy
- Game 4 – November 26 – Darren Lehmann Academy v Sydney Sixers Academy
- Game 5 – November 27 – Darren Lehmann Academy v Triforce Sports Australia
- Game 6 – December 2 – Triforce Sports Australia v Sydney Thunder Academy
We wish Adam, Jay, Nic and Mickey all the very best in the tournament.