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Encyclopedia > ING Cup

The ING Cup is the current name of the domestic List A cricket (One-day/limited overs cricket) competition in Australia. Due to the immense success of the Australian ODI team the ING Cup is widely regarded as the world's best one-day domestic competition. ING has since relinquished the naming and sponsorship rights to this competition. Cricket Australia is expected to name a replacement in the near future. List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs (one-day) form of the sport of cricket. ... A night match at Old Trafford. ...


Since its commencement in 1969-70 the competition has had a number of sponsors, each one exercising their naming rights. These have been:

  • Vehicle & General Australasian Knock-out Competition - from 1969/70 to 1970/71
  • Coca-Cola Australasian Knock-out Competition - from 1971/92 to 1972/73
  • Gillette Cup - from 1973/74 to 1978/79
  • McDonald's Cup - from 1979/80 to 1987/88
  • FAI Cup - from 1988/89 to 1991/92
  • Mercantile Mutual Cup - from 1992/93 to 2000/01
  • ING Cup - from 2001/02 to present (ending 2005/06)

Contents


Teams

Statistics include all matches up to the end of the 2004/05 season.

Team Won Last title Current Captain Leading run scorer (career) Leading wicket taker (career)
Western Warriors (Western Australia) 11 2003-04 Justin Langer Justin Langer 2828 runs @ 40.40 Kade Harvey 103 wickets @ 27.13
New South Wales Blues (New South Wales) 9 2005-06 Simon Katich Michael Bevan 2400 runs @ 61.54 Stuart MacGill 109 wickets @ 21.91
Queensland Bulls (Queensland) 6 1997-98 Jimmy Maher Jimmy Maher 3627 runs @ 48.36 Michael Kasprowicz 84 wickets @ 28.37
Victorian Bushrangers (Victoria) 4 1998-99 Cameron White Brad Hodge 2987 runs @ 40.92 Ian Harvey 81 wickets @ 27.41
Black Caps (New Zealand)1 3 1974-75 N/A Bev Congdon 265 runs @ 33.13 Hedley Howarth 11 wickets @ 9.09
Southern Redbacks (South Australia) 2 1986-87 Darren Lehmann Greg Blewett 3212 runs @ 41.18 Paul Wilson 70 wickets @ 23.94
Tasmanian Tigers (Tasmania) 2 2004-05 Ricky Ponting Michael Di Venuto 2233 runs @ 30.59 Damien Wright 62 wickets @ 28.61
Canberra Comets (Canberra)2 0 N/A N/A Peter Solway 455 runs @ 25.27 Lea Hansen 12 wickets @ 21.16

1 Participated from 1969/70 until 1974/75.
2 Participated from 1997/98 until 1999/2000 The Western Warriors are an Australian first class cricket team based in Perth, Western Australia. ... Emblems: Floral - Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii); Mammal - Numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus); Bird - Black Swan (Cygnus atratus) Motto: Cygnis Insignis (Distinguished by its swans) Slogan or Nickname: Wildflower State Other Australian states and territories Capital Perth Government Const. ... Justin Lee Langer (born 21 November 1970 in Perth) is an Australian cricketer, more specificially a left-handed batsman. ... Justin Lee Langer (born 21 November 1970 in Perth) is an Australian cricketer, more specificially a left-handed batsman. ... The New South Wales Blues are an Australian first class cricket team based in Sydney, New South Wales. ... Emblems: Floral - Waratah (Telopea Speciosissima); Bird - Kookaburra (Dacelo Gigas); Animal - Platypus (Ornithorhynchus Anatinus); Fish - Blue Groper (Achoerodus Viridis) Motto: Orta Recens Quam Pura Nites (Newly Risen, How Brightly You Shine) Slogan or Nickname: First State, Premier State Other Australian states and territories Capital Sydney Government Const. ... Simon Mathew Katich (born August 21, 1975 in Middle Swan, Western Australia) is an Australian cricketer. ... Michael Gwyl Bevan (born 8 May 1970 in the Australian Capital Territory) is a left-handed cricket batsman (LHB) and a slow left arm chinaman (SLC) bowler. ... Stuart Charles Glyndwr MacGill is an Australian cricketer who specialises in bowling leg spin. ... The Queensland Bulls are the Brisbane-based Queensland representative cricket team in both 4-day tournaments (the Pura Cup) and 1-day tournaments (the ING Cup). ... Emblems: Faunal - Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus); Floral - Cooktown orchid (Dendrobium bigibbum); Bird - Brolga (Grus rubicunda); Aquatic - Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Amphiprion akindynos); Gem - Sapphire; Colour - Maroon Motto: Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Slogan or Nickname: Sunshine State, Smart State Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Const. ... James Patrick Maher (born February 27, 1974 in Innisfail, Queensland) is an Australian cricketer. ... James Patrick Maher (born February 27, 1974 in Innisfail, Queensland) is an Australian cricketer. ... Michael Scott Kasprowicz (born 10 February 1972 in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian cricketer. ... The Victorian Bushrangers are an Australian cricket team based in Melbourne, Victoria. ... Emblems: Pink heath (floral) helmeted honeyeater (bird) Leadbeaters possum (faunal) Motto: Peace and Prosperity Slogan or Nickname: Garden State, The Place To Be, On The Move Other Australian states and territories Capital Melbourne Government Governor Premier Const. ... Cameron Leon White (b. ... Bradley John Hodge (born December 29, 1974 in Sandringham, Victoria) is an Australian and Victorian cricketer. ... Ian Joseph Harvey was born in Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia on 10 July 1972. ... The New Zealand cricket team, also known as the Black Caps, played their first Test in 1930 vs England in Christchurch, New Zealand. ... Bevan (Bev) Ernest Congdon OBE (born 11 February 1938, Motueka) is a former New Zealand all-rounder who played 61 Test matches from 1965 to 1978. ... Hedley John Howarth (b. ... The Southern Redbacks are an Australian first class cricket team based in Adelaide, South Australia. ... Emblems: Hairy Nosed Wombat (faunal); Leafy Seadragon (marine); Piping Shrike (bird: unofficial); Sturts Desert Pea (floral); Opal (gemstone) Motto: United for the Common Wealth Slogan or Nickname: Festival State Other Australian states and territories Capital Adelaide Government Const. ... Darren Lehmann is an Australian cricketer, primarily a left-handed batsman. ... Gregory Scott Blewett (born October 29, 1971, Adelaide) is a former Australian cricketer. ... fkfkfkfkfkfkfkffkfkkfkfkkfkffkkfkkfkkffkfkfkkfkffkfkfkfkkffkfkfkfkfkfkkfkfkfkfkfkfkkfkfkfkkfkffkfk ... For the article about the animal Tasmanian Tiger, see Thylacine. ... Emblems: Flora - Tasmanian Blue Gum; Fauna - none Motto: Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Slogan or Nickname: The Apple Isle Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Const. ... Ricky Thomas Ponting (born December 19, 1974, in Launceston, Tasmania) is the captain of the Australian One-Day and Test cricket teams. ... Michael James Di Venuto (born December 12, 1973 in Hobart, Tasmania) is a cricketer who has played first-class cricket for Tasmanian Tigers, and One-day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals for Australia. ... Born Damien Geoffrey Wright on 25th of July 1975 in Casino, New South Wales. ... The Canberra Comets were a short-lived team fielded in the then-Mercantile Mutual Cup (today known as the ING Cup) but not fielded in the premier Sheffield Shield competition (today known as the Pura Cup. ... For other uses, see Canberra (disambiguation). ...


Points system

In the 2005/6 season, the following points are awarded for each match: The 2005-06 Australian cricket season began on 2005-10-05 with the first official ICC Super Series matches, and is scheduled to last until 2006-03-28 which will be the fifth day of the Pura Cup final. ...

  • 4 points for a win
  • 2 points for a no-result or a tie
  • 0 points for a loss
  • 1 point if a team achieves a run rate 1.25 times that of the opposition
  • 2 points if a team achieves a run rate twice that of the opposition

The run rate, in cricket, is the number of runs a batsman (or the batting side) scores per over of 6 balls. ... The run rate, in cricket, is the number of runs a batsman (or the batting side) scores per over of 6 balls. ...

References

  • ING Cup Statistics from Inside Cricket magazine - October 2005 edition.
  • CricketArchive Mercantile Mutual Cup Team Averages for 1999-00 and similar pages for 1998-99, 1997-98
  • SportsAustralia.com - ING Cup ladder

See also


For the insect, see Cricket (insect). ... List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs (one-day) form of the sport of cricket. ... A night match at Old Trafford. ... The Australian cricket team is today regarded as the dominant team in world cricket. ... It has been suggested that Brett Lees Backyard Cricket be merged into this article or section. ... For more coverage of cricket, go to the Cricket portal. ...

Australian first class cricket teams
New South Wales Blues | Queensland Bulls | Southern Redbacks | Tasmanian Tigers | Victorian Bushrangers | Western Warriors

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