WA Today – It comes with NTC eyeing off hosting rights for Australia’s three-match one-day international series with Zimbabwe slated for June 2020 in the Future Tours Programme.

Summary

  • The series is part of the new ODI League created by the International Cricket Council to give added context to the 50-over format.
  • LoadingIt has also staged matches involving Australia A and the national women’s team while the Test team had a training camp there before a series in Bangladesh.
  • “We’ll have that conversation with Cricket Australia, we won’t be the only ones wanting that series.”
  • “For us the power of the Strike League tournament is having the young Territory players and local cricketers be exposed not just to David Warner but others in terms of preparation, skill to develop themselves and the local competition.
  • “It enables us to publicise cricket a lot better than before because we’re regularly getting high-profile cricketers in the Territory which means our local fans can watch top-level cricket and touch and feel those elite players as opposed to watching on TV during the traditional cricket summer.


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