• Types of Cricket

Forest District Cricket Club plays in the Manly Warringah Junior Cricket Association competition.  There are many different types of cricket offered at the club:

Age Rules Time 2021/22 Season Description
6 – 8 years – Master Blasters – mixed More info 90 minutes on Tuesday afternoons from 4.30pm (Melwood Oval, Forestville) 12 October start A team of up to 6 players compete against other teams using a soft ball. No pads or gloves required.  Everyone gets an equal turn of batting, bowling and fielding. Played on a small grass field. For girls and boys.
U10s & U11s Boys

U11 Girls

Cricket Australia Junior Stage 1 2 hours on Saturdays 9 October start 7 players a team, 20 overs per innings. 16m pitches with 30m boundaries. Batters face approx. 17 balls. All players bowl one over (maximum 4 overs). A semi-hard white ball is used and protective equipment is worn.
U12s & U13s Cricket Australia Junior Stage 2 U12s play 3-4 hours on Saturday afternoons

U13s play 3-4 hours on Saturday mornings

9 October start 9 players a team, 20 overs per innings.  18m pitches with 45m boundary.  Batters face max. 35 balls. All players bowl at least one over. A 142g white leather ball is used. If you get out you are out.
U14s – U18s Cricket Australia Junior Stage 3 3-4 hours on Saturday mornings 9 October start 11 players per team, one day cricket.  A 156g white leather ball with full equipment.  Traditional cricket rules. synthetic cricket pitches.
U13 and U15 Girls Cricket Australia Junior Stage 2  2 hours on Saturdays

U13 & U15 Saturday afternoon

9 October start 9 players a team, 20 overs per innings.  18m pitches with 45m boundary.  Batters face max. 35 balls. All players bowl at least one over. A 142g white leather ball is used. If you get out you are out.

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