The Northern Districts Cricket Club
("Jets") is a semi-professional cricket club in Adelaide
, South Australia
. It competes in the South Australian Grade Cricket Competition
, which is administered by the South Australian Cricket Association
The club entered the SACA competition in season 1997/98 as the result of the amalgamation of the Elizabeth and Salisbury District Cricket Clubs. In 2004/05 the Jets won the SACA Grade Competition premiership. The club has also won the West End Cup (one-day competition) in 1998/99, and the inaugural 20 x 20 SACA competition in 2003/04.
The club has produced test players Darren Lehmann
, Peter Sleep
and recently Graham Manou
and Ryan Harris
. Whilst Mark Cosgrove
has also represented the club at One Day International level. State players include Mark Higgs and Chris Duval.
The current 'A Grade' captain is Redbacks keeper Batsman Graham Manou
; however Chris Duval is the Acting captain for when Manou is playing for SA.
With exciting young guns to the tone of Isaiah Borgas, brothers Kirk and Trent Pascoe, Cameron Francis, Cameron Williams, Adam Jones and Alex Frick, the club looks strong for the future.
The juniors, under coaches Andrew Frick (U/16), Trent Pascoe (U/14), Chris Phillips (U/12 Development) and High Performance Coaches Andrew Costello and Steven Busbridge, show great talent, and are constantly in finals in all grades.
The 'Jets' have also recruited some fine English talent such as Damien Brandy
, Stephen Moore, Lee 'the... Read More