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Encyclopedia > Victorian Bushrangers

The Victorian Bushrangers are an Australian cricket team based in Melbourne, Victoria. The team competes in the first class competition the Pura Cup, which was formerly known as the Sheffield Shield, in the limited overs Ford Ranger Cup, and the more recent Twenty20 competition. Melbournes Yarra River is popular area for walking, jogging, cycling, rowing and for relaxing on the banks with a picnic Melbourne (pronounced either or [1]) is the second most populous city in Australia, with a metropolitan area population of approximately 3. ... Emblems: Pink heath (floral)Weedy Seadragon (Aquatic) 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 Const. ... First-class cricket matches are those between international teams or the highest standard of domestic teams in which teams have two innings each. ... For more coverage of cricket, go to the Cricket portal. ... A night match at Old Trafford. ... The Ford Ranger One Day Cup is the most recent name of the domestic List A cricket (One-day/limited overs cricket) competition in Australia. ... Warks v Worcs in the Twenty20 Cup, Edgbaston, 7 July 2006 Twenty20 is a form of cricket, originally introduced in the United Kingdom for professional inter-county competition by the England and Wales Cricket Board in 2003. ...


The team was founded in 1851 and most recently won the Pura Cup in 2003-04. The 2004-05 season captain is Cameron White and the vice-captain is Jonathan Moss. Cameron Leon White (b. ... A fictional character in Harry Turtledoves Timeline-191 novels. ...


Most home games are played out of the MCG, subject to availability. The Junction Oval (St Kilda Cricket Ground) is the current alternative. Mcg could refer to: Microgram (mcg or µg) Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) McG (Joseph McGinty Nichol) Muslim Consumer Group (MCG) Micronized Coffee Grounds (MCG) Magnetocardiography (MCG) This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... The Junction Oval is a sports ground in Melbourne, Australia. ...


The team has provided many cricket greats to the Australian team. It was the first state team established in Australia and has had a long and successful history. Present day Bushrangers who have made it to the Australian team include Shane Warne, Ian Harvey, Cameron White and Brad Hodge Shane Keith Warne (born September 13, 1969 in Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia), is an Australian cricketer, and captain of Hampshire. ... Ian Joseph Harvey was born in Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia on 10 July 1972. ... Cameron Leon White (b. ... Bradley John Hodge (born December 29, 1974 in Sandringham, Victoria) is an Australian and Victorian cricketer. ...

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History

Victoria was the dominant force in the early days of Australian first class cricket, winning two of the first three Sheffield Shield tournaments and won most of their early domestic friendly games against the other states.


Victoria has hosted a list of greats such as Warwick Armstrong, Bill Woodfull, Bill Ponsford, Chuck Fleetwood-Smith, Hugh Trumble, Lindsay Hassett, Dean Jones, Merv Hughes, Jack Ryder, Bill Lawry, Bob Cowper, Alan Connolly, Graham Yallop, Keith Stackpole and Ian Redpath. (See for a full listing of past players). Warwick Windridge Armstrong (bornMay 22, 1879 in Kyneton, Victoria, died July 13, 1947 in Sydney, New South Wales) was an Australian cricketer. ... Bill Woodfull William Bill Woodfull (22 August 1897, Maldon, Victoria, Australia - 11 August 1965, Tweed Heads South, New South Wales) was an Australian cricket player. ... William Harold Ponsford (born 19 October 1900, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) was an Australian cricketer. ... Leslie OBrien Chuck Fleetwood-Smith (born March 30, 1908, Stawell, Victoria, died March 16, 1971, Fitzroy, Victoria) was an Australian cricketer who played in 10 Tests from 1935 to 1938. ... Hugh Trumble (born May 12, 1867 in Abbotsford, Melbourne, Victoria - died August 14, 1938 in Hawthorn, Melbourne) was an Australian cricketer. ... Arthur Lindsay Hassett (born August 28, 1913 in Geelong, Victoria - died June 16, 1993 in Batemans Bay, New South Wales) was an Australian cricketer. ... Dean Mervyn Jones (born March 24, 1961 in Coburg, Victoria) was an Australian Cricketer. ... Mervyn Gregory Hughes (born 23 November 1961, Euroa, Victoria ) was a mercurial fast bowler who represented Australia between 1985 and 1994 in 53 Test matches taking 212 wickets and scoring over 1000 runs. ... John (Jack) Ryder (born August 8, 1889 in Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria - died April 3, 1977 in Fitzroy, Melbourne) was an Australian cricketer. ... Bill (William Morris) Lawry (born 11 February 1937, Melbourne) was an Australian cricketer. ... Robert Maskew Cowper (born October 5, 1940 in Kew, Melbourne) is a former Australian, Victorian and Western Australian cricketer. ... Alan Norman Connolly (born June 29, 1939 in Victoria) was an Australian cricketer who played in 29 Tests and 1 ODI between 1963 and 1971. ... Graham Neil Yallop (October 7, 1952 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) played cricket for Australia. ... Ian Ritchie Redpath (born May 11, 1941 in Geelong, Victoria) is a former Australian cricketer. ...


The Bushrangers' proud history dates back to the very start of Australian cricket when the Melbourne Cricket Club was formed in 1838 which was the largest sporting club in Australia at the time. In that same year the MCC played its first match against the Victorian Military but the first official interstate game was contested between Victoria and Tasmania in 1851 in Launceston. The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) is a sporting club based in Melbourne, Australia. ... | Jöns Jakob Berzelius, discoverer of protein 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: Peace and Prosperity Other Australian states and territories Capital Melbourne Governor HE Mr John Landy Premier Steve Bracks (ALP) Area 237,629 km² (6th)  - Land 227,416 km²  - Water 10,213 km² (4. ... Emblems: Flora - Tasmanian Blue Gum; Mineral - Crocoite Motto: Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Slogan or Nickname: The Apple Isle; Holiday Isle Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Const. ... Launceston City Council, Coat of Arms Launceston City Council, Tasmania Launceston is a small city in the north of the state of Tasmania, Australia, population approximately 98,000, located at the juncture of the North Esk, South Esk, and Tamar rivers. ...


The first game between the great rivals of Victoria and New South Wales was played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in 1856. Playing in that inaugural game was a man by the name of Tom Wills who was essentially the backbone in which the Bushrangers have built their proud history. Wills also had a strong hand in the founding of Australian rules football. He captained the club for many years and his contributions set up the Victorian dominance in Australian first class cricket. 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. ... There are other articles with similar names; see MCG (disambiguation). ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Thomas Wentworth Wills was an Australian sportsman who is credited along with Henry Harrison as one of the inventors of Australian rules football. ... The Big Men Fly - high marking is a key skill and spectator attribute of Aussie Rules Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the most important skill in Aussie Rules Footy Australian rules football, also known as Australian football, Aussie rules, or simply football or footy...


The annual Sheffield Shield tournament first began in the season of 1892-93 between Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. Victoria won this tournament by defeating both opponents twice each. 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 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. ...


The tradition of cricket on Boxing Day also featured Victoria when they played New South Wales in 1965. Boxing Day is a public holiday observed in many Commonwealth countries on 26 December. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ...


The Victorian Cricket Association was founded in 1895 and is now located in Melbourne across from the MCG. 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Melbournes Yarra River is popular area for walking, jogging, cycling, rowing and for relaxing on the banks with a picnic Melbourne (pronounced either or [1]) is the second most populous city in Australia, with a metropolitan area population of approximately 3. ...


During the history of the shield Victoria has won 26 titles, the most recent in season 2003/04. Victoria has always been a powerful force in Australian cricket and the Australian team is never short of Victorians in the line-up. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Current Squad (Including Ford Ranger Cup Number where applicable)

  • 2. Shane HARWOOD (RHB, RF)
  • 3. Brad KNOWLES (LHB, RF)
  • 4. Graeme RUMMANS (LHB, LOS)
  • 7. Brad HODGE (RHB, ROB)
  • 8. David HUSSEY (RHB, ROB)
  • 9. Cameron WHITE (c) (RHB, LS)
  • 10. Gerard DENTON (RHB, RF)
  • 11. Jon MOSS (RHB, RM)
  • 13. Andrew McDONALD (RHB, RFM)
  • 14. Michael Klinger (RHB)
  • 15. Rob CASSELL (RHB, RMF)
  • 17. Adam CROSTHWAITE (RHB, WK)
  • 18. Tim WELSFORD (RHB, RM)
  • 19. Mick LEWIS (RHB, RFM)
  • 20. Dirk NANNES (LHB, LF)
  • 21. Brendan JOSELAND (RHB)
  • 22. Peter ROACH (RHB, WK)
  • 23. Shane WARNE (RHB, LS)
  • 25. Allan WISE (RHB, LF)
  • 39. Nick JEWELL (RHB)

Jason ARNBERGER (RHB) , Simon DART (RHB, RM) ,Clinton McKAY (RHB, RMF) , Aiden BLIZZARD (LHB, SLA) [Rookie Contract], Aaron FINCH (RHB) [Rookie Contract] , Matthew HARRISON (LHB) [Rookie Contract] , Cameron HUCKETT (LHB) [Rookie Contract], Matthew INNES (LHB) [Rookie Contract], Josh MANGAN (RHB, LB) [Rookie Contract], Lloyd Mash (LHB), Robert QUINEY (LHB) [Rookie Contract], Peter SIDDLE (RHB, RMF) [Rookie Contract] The Ford Ranger One Day Cup is the most recent name of the domestic List A cricket (One-day/limited overs cricket) competition in Australia. ... Bradley John Hodge (born December 29, 1974 in Sandringham, Victoria) is an Australian and Victorian cricketer. ... David Hussey (born July 15, 1977) is an Australian cricketer. ... Cameron Leon White (b. ... Jonathan Moss (born May 4, 1975, Manly, Australia) is an Australian cricket player who has played first class cricket for Derbyshire and Victorian Bushrangers, and club cricket for Gordon DCC (Sydney), Manly-Warringah DCC (Sydney), Prahran CC (Melbourne). ... Michael Klinger (born 1980) is a Victorian first-class cricketer. ... Michael Llewellyn Mick Lewis (born June 29, 1974) is an Australian cricketer. ... Shane Keith Warne (born September 13, 1969 in Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia), is an Australian cricketer, and captain of Hampshire. ... Nick Jewell (born August 27, 1977) is a former Australian rules footballer and currently a cricketer. ...



Squad For 2006/07 Domestic Season

  • Cricket Australia Contract: Brad Hodge, Shane Warne
  • State Contract: Jason Arnberger, Rob Cassell, Adam Crosthwaite, Gerard Denton, Shane Harwood, David Hussey, Nick Jewell, Michael Klinger, Brad Knowles, Michael Lewis, Lloyd Mash, Andrew McDonald, Jon Moss, Dirk Nannes, Peter Siddle, Cameron White, Allan Wise
  • Rookie Contract: Grant Baldwin, Aiden Blizzard, Aaron Finch, Matthew Gale, Jon Holland, Peter Nevill

Championships

(Summer seasons denoted by the later year in which the final game take place; i.e. 1967/68 would be represented by 1968).

For more coverage of cricket, go to the Cricket portal. ... The ING Cup is the current name of the domestic List A cricket (One-day/limited overs cricket) competition in Australia. ... Warks v Worcs in the Twenty20 Cup, Edgbaston, 7 July 2006 Twenty20 is a form of cricket, originally introduced in the United Kingdom for professional inter-county competition by the England and Wales Cricket Board in 2003. ...

See also

Cricket Australia logo Cricket Australia (ABN 53 006 089 130) an Australian Public Company, Limited By Guarantee, formerly the Australian Cricket Board, is the governing body for professional cricket in Australia. ...

External links

  • Official Website of the Victorian Bushrangers
  • Official Website of Cricket Australia


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

 
 

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