who I saw at Indoor-Cricket . . .
In 1984 I
umpired a game at the Australian National Indoor-Cricket championships.
It was in Perth, Western Australia, at the Lord's Indoor-Cricket
Centre in Subiaco. It
was the Grand Final of the National Indoor Cricket Open Championships.
The favourites, New South Wales, were taking on a team of young
upstarts from Victoria. In an outstanding game, the young upstarts
won by one run.
the Grand Final, N.S.W. had in their midst two young players of
exceptional ability. They were twins. Their names were Mark and
Steve ... Mark and Steve Waugh. They are perhaps Indoor-Cricket's
most famous sons.
Australian Test players had significant involvement with Indoor-Cricket.
Dougie Walters, Max Walker, Dennis Lillee and Bruce Yardley were
involved in the early formative years of the game especially.
2002 Indoor Cricket World Cup, one of the umpires, Marc Nickl
from Australia, decided to compile a list of players who had represented
their country in both Indoor and Outdoor cricket. The criteria
was players who had played Test or One-Day Internationals for
their country, plus indoor cricket games at an international level
(including in the Masters division).
with Bob Manca, Ric Smith, Paul Walter, Paul Botterill, Robbie
Kerr, Ross Collins, Brad Zeller, Ross Gregory and Hiran De Mel,
the following eleven men were identified (thanks again to Marc
Nickl for his work in compiling this list):
GAMES OPEN 1991
TESTS, 92 ODI
GAMES OPEN 87-89
TESTS, 216 ODI
GAMES OPEN 89-92
TESTS, 42 ODI
GAMES OPEN 1990
TESTS, 4 ODI
GAMES OPEN 1993
TEST, 2 ODI
GAMES OPEN 1995
TEST, 47 ODI
GAMES OPEN 1995-98
TEST, 20 ODI
GAMES OPEN 1998
TEST, 16 ODI
GAMES O/35s 2000
TESTS, 1 ODI
GAMES OPEN 2000
TESTS, 3 ODI
GAMES O/35s 2001
TESTS, 61 ODI
for any omissions, and if anyone has any further information,
please let us know. We'll keep this record updated as we receive
began looking at women players as above, but found there were
so many that the chances of getting even a slightly accurate list
was going to be impossible. Therefore, we are calling for any
information on women players who qualify as above. As we gain
information we'll publish it here.
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