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Cricket: An interview with Greg Shipperd

Victorian Bushrangers coach Greg Shipperd (source: Google Images)
Victorian Bushrangers coach Greg Shipperd (source: Google Images)

He has been the stalwart of the Victorian Bushrangers since the tragic death of then coach David Hookes in 2004.

For almost ten years, Greg Shipperd has overseen what is arguably one of the strongest lists ever seen in Australian domestic cricket.  The Victorian presence in the Australian side has substantially lifted in the last decade. Continue reading Cricket: An interview with Greg Shipperd

Cricket: Victoria v Western Australia: Bushrangers cruise home

Victorian Aaron Finch at the MCG (photo mine)

Overcast skies threatened throughout the whole day, but the rain never eventuated.  Jayde Herrick grabbed five wickets for the Victorian Bushrangers while Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell saw Victoria home by nine wickets against Western Australia Warriors at the MCG.  The game, however, did see Clint McKay go off the ground injured.

The  Warriors looked shaky from the start, opening bowler Clint McKay collecting Warrior opener Liam Davis twice on the hand in the first over.  Darren Pattinson followed suit with a fiery spell, and Western Australia fell to be 3-64, with Davis, Tom Triffit and Sam Whiteman back in the shed.
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Cricket: Australian Cricket season: team in focus: Victorian Bushrangers

2011-2012 season

Ryobi One-Day Cup: 5th

Bupa Sheffield Shield: 3rd

It’s hard to believe, but the first cricket match of the Australian domestic summer is just over two weeks away.  The Commonwealth Bank Victorian Bushrangers campaign begins in approximately four weeks, against the Retravision warriors at the WACA. Continue reading Cricket: Australian Cricket season: team in focus: Victorian Bushrangers