Ballarat Cricket Association

Ballarat Cricket Association

Ballarat Cricket Association

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The Ballarat Cricket Association is a cricket league which runs in the Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. The league has different divisions for under-12s, three grades of under-14s, two grades under-16s and four grades seniors as well as a 'district' competition where surrounding areas play in 'District' divisions of which there are a further four grades. The league also has select teams for different competitions, as well as for the 'Country Week' competition against teams such as Maryborough, Grampians, Castlemaine and Bendigo.

Ballarat has hosted international and interstate matches since 1862 when the first England touring team captained by H. H. Stephenson of Surrey played a XXII from Ballarat. The most notable match played in Ballarat was during the 1932-33 England tour of Australia known as the Bodyline series on 22 January 1933. There was speculation in the Australian press leading up to the match that the Ballarat team may employ Bodyline tactics in response to the controversial tactic being employed by England in the Test matches. H. Brereton, the Secretary of the Victorian Cricket Association (VCA) wrote to the Ballarat Cricket Association stating that any organised body attack employed by the Ballarat team would be viewed with great disfavour by the VCA.

In the luncheon, the acting mayor of Ballarat J. Harrison criticised Bodyline and hoped that it would not continue. In response, the England captain Douglas Jardine defended his team and his leading fast bowler......
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