Australian, The – Northern District Cricket Club young gun Sam Fanning has continued his rapid rise through the representative levels of the game after being selected in the Australian under-19 squad for this month’s one-day series against New Zealand in Queensland.

Summary

  • Northern District Cricket Club young gun Sam Fanning has continued his rapid rise through the representative levels of the game after being selected in the Australian under-19 squad for this month’s one-day series against New Zealand in Queensland.
  • The 18-year-old left-handed batsman is one of six New South Welshman in the national squad for the four-game series.
  • The opener is one of Australia’s most exciting young prospects, averaging an incredible 74 at the 2018 under-19 national championships.
  • Cricket Australia pathways manager Graham Manou said the New Zealand series gives Fanning and the rest of the Australian squad an opportunity to finetune their skills before next year’s Under-19 World Cup in South Africa.
  • The New Zealand series takes place July 6-12 at Redlands Cricket Ground.

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