WAtoday (Australia) – Cricket ACT has added another blockbuster fixture to its already jam-packed summer, with Manuka Oval to host a Sheffield Shield match between rivals Queensland and New South Wales in November.

Summary

  • Cricket ACT has added another blockbuster fixture to its already jam-packed summer, with Manuka Oval to host a Sheffield Shield match between rivals Queensland and New South Wales in November.
  • Canberra will also host an historic first Test match, between Australia and Sri Lanka from February 1-5 at Manuka, as well as a women’s Twenty20 international between Australia and New Zealand.
  • Manuka Oval has added another fixture to its blockbuster summer.
  • The Thunder played the Melbourne Renegades in front of a sold-out Canberra crowd last summer, while the 2015 Big Bash final was played at Manuka.
  • Cricket ACT high performance manager James Allsopp said the rivalry Sheffield Shield clash on November 16-19 was an ideal precursor for the historic Test.


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