FINACT has been organising a very successful community Cricket T-20 Tournament for last seven years. This year’s tournament is scheduled to start from 10th of September and will go till 5th of November. We are pleased to advise you that we are organising the tournament in partnership with Cricket ACT. WESTPAC Bank is the Title sponsor for the tournament.
Tournament preparations are progressing in full swings. 14 teams in total have registered for the tournament. Tournament is structured with 2 groups of 7 teams each i.e. Group A and Group B. Each team will be playing 5 league matches which means there will be 35 league matches, 2 semi-finals and 1 final match.
Semi-Finals will be played at Bonner Oval on 22nd of October and Grand Final will be played on 5th of November at Bonner Oval.
We hope to send top 4 teams from this tournament to participate in the Thunder Nation Cup.
Draws for T20 Cricket Tournament were conducted at the India House by the Indian High Commissioner HE Dr Ajay Gondane.
T-20 Opening Ceremony on Sun 10 September at Kaleen Oval 110
FINACT will be organising its T-20 Tournaments inaugural ceremony on 10th September at Ground Kaleen 110, Birie Place, Kaleen. The ceremony will start at 9am sharp. All players and supporters are requested to attend the ceremony. Will really appreciate if all teams playing in Kaleen be at the venue with entire team by 8.30am sharp.
Key dignitaries and delegates will be attending the opening ceremony:
- Ms Rachel Stephan-Smith, Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Patron of FINACT
- Ms Elizabeth Kikkert, Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs
- Mr James Milligan, Shadow Minister for Sports
- Delegate from High Commission of India
- Delegate from CricketACT
- Delegate from Westpac Bank (Title Sponsor)
Venue: Kaleen Cricket Oval, Birie Place, Kaleen
Date: 10 September 2017
Time: 9 – 9:30 am