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CHRISTMAS LUNCH UPCOMING ON FRIDAY 23rd NOVEMBER - TIANA MARTEL, GIDEON HAIGH

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OUR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS DINNER IS ON 27th DECEMBER FEATURING HARSHA BHOGLE

28/10/18

Harsha Bhogle will be guest at our annual Xmas Dinner

Indian Journalist and world-renowned Cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle will be our guest at our annual Australian Cricket Society Dinner on December 27th. More details to follow. Contact Wayne Ross 0416 983 888 for early information.

28/10/18

Tiana Martel / Gideon Haigh Xmas luncheon at the Kelvin Club

Author and commentator Gideon Haigh is the Society’s guest of honour on Friday, 23 November, talking about cricket’s tumultuous times which he has analysed in his justpublished book Crossing the Line – Has Australian Cricket Lost Its Way? His 37th book disseminates the culture of the game across all levels, via dozens of interviews. Born […]

22/10/18

Wandering XI v XXIX – Wednesday 24th October

The Wandering XI starts its 2018-19 season with its annual match against the MCC XXIXers at the Walter Galt Reserve in Parkdale, home of the Kingston Hawthorn Hawks. It is 10.30 for an 11 o’clock start. ACS debutant, Red Hill left-hander Sam Ferguson is captain. Also representing the ACS for the first time  are wicketkeeper Sean Kerr and John […]

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“Gatting has absolutely no idea what has happened to it ... he still doesn’t know!” – on Shane Warne’s Ball of the Century in 1993.

Richie Benaud

The Australian Cricket Society was founded in 1967 by a group of cricket aficianados led by Melbourne lawyer Andrew Joseph. Along with founding President Radcliffe Grace, their vision was the creation of a fraternity of cricket lovers to celebrate and “repay the tremendous pleasure we receive from the game”.

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Ricky Ponting

After retiring from a career as one of the world’s best cricketers, Ricky has now joined the board of the Ponting Foundation. Off the field, since 2002 Ricky and his wife Rianna have raised in excess of $10 million to help young Australians and their families beat cancer. In 2008 Ricky and Rianna established the Ponting Foundation to provide focus to their fundraising efforts.

In 2012 Ricky was appointed as an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO); not only for his extraordinary cricketing achievements, but also for his distinguished service to the community through the establishment of the Ponting Foundation.

We are honoured to have Ricky as our patron with the Australian Cricket Society

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