Dubbo cricket fans and sport lovers will get the chance to experience the buzz and excitement of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup when the event’s Regional Roadshow visits next week.
The Regional Roadshow will tour 11 regional locations over the next month in the lead up to the opening of the Super 12 game between Australia and New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
Member for the Dubbo electorate Dugald Saunders encouraged local sport fans to come along to the event at John McGrath Oval on Sunday 9 October, 11am to 3pm.
“The heartland of cricket in New South Wales is Regional NSW,” Mr Saunders said.
“This Roadshow brings the excitement of the biggest global sporting event in Australia in 2022 to our region.
“Featuring a range of interactive activities and displays, including a virtual reality experience of hitting a six at the SCG, attendees will also have the chance to win several ICC Men’s T20 World Cup prizes.
“So, get along to John McGrath Oval and experience the buzz of the tournament first-hand!”
Minister for Sport Alister Henskens said the Regional Roadshow is an example of the benefits of the NSW Government’s 10 World Cups in 10 Years initiative.
“The Regional Roadshow has hit the sweet spot by providing entertainment and inspiration for bush cricket fans across NSW ahead of the T20 World Cup in Australia,” Mr Henskens said.
“Despite having a smaller population than Sydney, regional NSW accounts for around half of the state’s registered players, more than 250 adolescent cricketers in the Cricket NSW pathway system and produces over 50 per cent of NSW’s contracted professional cricketers.”
More information on the T20 World Cup can be found at www.t20worldcup.com