Australian Cricket Society

Archive for January, 2017

POSTED: 24/01/17 AUTHOR:

Mike Sheahan: the best of the best

Helping us launch the 2017 AFL season on Friday, 31 March is MIKE SHEAHAN, Australian football’s number one living writer, journalist and  interviewer whose popular Open Mike segment has been a ratings winner for Fox Sport’s for years.

POSTED: 24/01/17 AUTHOR:

Wandering XI v Ballarat XI : Sunday 29th January

The Wandering X1 kicks off the New Year with a road trip for our annual stoush against a Des Lloyd Best Of Ballarat X1. The venue again this year is on the superb turf wicket at the Ballarat Grammar school. Still reliving our shock win in 2016, but never one to rest on our laurels, […]

POSTED: 08/01/17 AUTHOR:

Pakistanis revive in ACS showdown

The Australian Cricket Society ran a not so close second in the first new Year ‘test’ of the summer, the Pakistani Asylum Seekers, showing class and calibre in a comfortable five wicket victory with 14 overs today at plush Waverley Park, a stronghold for East Malvern CC. The Pakistanis were younger and fitter than our […]


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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