A HUGE congratulations to our NMCA team, who participated in the first inaugural Victorian Over 40s Cricket Carnival and finished undefeated and winners of Pool B!

Led by Captain Alicia Gorman, and Vice Captains Julie Miller & Susie Bird, and coached by our favourite Women’s Rep Coach – Jon Hyde – the team achieved with the bat, ball and in the field. Taking 27 wickets, 16 catches and making 7 run outs across the four matches, the NMCA team was a standout and had three players make the team of the carnival – Renee Pepper, Rebecca Hayes & Susie Bird.

Some key team statistics across the carnival:
Julie Miller 87 runs @87
Bec Hayes 64 runs @64
Susie Bird 55 runs @ (no avg)

Michelle Millhouse 47 runs @47

Bec Hayes 5/25 off 9 overs. 5 wickets @5. Econ 2.8
Nat Zantuck 3/16 off 11 overs. 3 wickets @5.3. Econ 1.5!!
Susie Bird 3/25 off 11 overs. 3 [email protected]. Econ 2.3
Michelle Tumino 3/24 off 11. 3 wickets @8. Econ 2.3

Judi Donovan 3/36 off 10. 3 wickets@12. Econ 3.6.

A huge congratulations to the entire team, and a very large shoutout to Julie Miller for her tireless enthusiasm and support for women’s cricket and for getting the NMCA team organised, as well as Gail, Andrew O’Hoy and the team at East Burwood who worked to get this carnival happening – wonderful things happen when women get together to play cricket!