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Team Named For Academy Fixture

10 October 2017

Chris Green

Rohrer and Green Named In XI

The Thunder Academy take on the Sixers Academy tomorrow evening at Bruce Purser Reserve in Rouse Hill (6pm start) in the first game of the Quadrangular Academy Series.

Thunder will be captained by Chris Green and joined in the side by fellow contracted player Ben Rohrer.

“It’s always great to have a local derby against the Sixers whether its against the Academy or in the Big Bash,” said Chris Green who took 5-42 for Manly over the weekend.

“I enjoy the challenge of captaining and offering the little experience I have had in the Big Bash to those guys.

“Having Ben there is great, we had Gurinder Sandhu play a few games last year so anytime we have senior players come back.

“It’ll be great for our young players to bat alongside Ben and how he goes about his business and similarity for Ben and his preparations for the Big Bash.”

The Thunder side includes BBL06 Rookie Jason Sangha who scored his first NSW Premier Cricket century last weekend for Randwick-Petersham, making an uneaten 162.

This year’s competition will see the return of the Lahore Qalandars as well as the addition of the Hobart Hurricanes Academy.

“It’s really exciting to bring the Hurricanes into the tournament,” said Chris Green.

“Its great preparation for guys like myself leading into the Big Bash as well as the Academy players to play competitive games against good players.

“I think its very special and its great what Sydney Thunder have done to be the first side to recognize their local talent and really push them through into the main side and on to the big stage.”

Sydney Thunder have won the past Academy tournaments, with this seasons set to be streamed live on Cricket.com.au

Thunder Academy: Chris Green (c), Ben Rohrer, Josh Clark, Jordan Gauci, Jason Sangha, Damien Mortimer, Daniel Sams, Matt Gilkes, Nathan McAndrew, Scott Copperfield, Liam Hatcher.

 

Dates

Teams

Teams

Venue

Time

Wednesday, 11 October

Sixers Academy v Thunder Academy

 

Bruce Purser, Rouse Hill

6:00pm

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Lahore Qalandars v Hurricanes Academy

 

BISP 2

2:00pm

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Sixers Academy v Lahore Qalandars

Hurricanes Academy v Thunder Academy

BISP 2

11am and 3pm

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Thunder Academyv Lahore Qalandars

Sixers Academy v Hurricanes Academy

BISP 2

11am and 3pm

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Final

 

Pratten Park, Ashfield

2pm


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