Brown Hill ups the speed of cricket a notch

BIG BASH: Ten10 organiser Phil Knowles with Nathan Cavanagh and Rob McMaster, from major sponsor GJ Gardner Homes and Ash McDonald, who will be part of the Bungaree Football Club side looking to defend its title this season. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCKTHOUGHT Twenty20 was fast? Brown Hill Cricket Cub’s Ten10 tournament ups the ante.

Designed for sporting clubs around the region that want to try their hand at cricket, the 10-overs-per-side competition gets under way this Sunday with the opening day of pool A matches.

Inaugural defending champion Bungaree Football Club will kick off its campaign this weekend against East Point FC, Beaufort FC and Alfredton Baseball Club.

However, there are still spots available for pool B, which begins on Sunday, February 1.

Following round-robin matches, the top two teams in each pool and the one highest third-placed side progress to the finals day, on Sunday, February 15.

All matches are played at Brown Hill.

GJ Gardner Homes is this year on board as a major sponsor of the carnival, which holds a cash prize of $2000 to the winner and $500 to the runner-up.

Entry is $300 and can be made by calling organiser Jason Knowles on 0478 152 812.

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