Cricket History: Doomed to Repeat Itself?

March 28, 2024 8:48 am in by
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A Twenty20 commemorative match will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Australia’s first women’s cricket match played in Bendigo.

Bendigo and Ballarat’s modern day stars of women’s cricket will face off at the QEO on Friday.

150 years ago the blues won by 21 runs… will history repeat itself?

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To mark this special anniversary, the community is invited to a free commemorative day from 12.45pm to 5pm on Good Friday at the Queen Elizabeth Oval. The event is supported by the City of Greater Bendigo, Bendigo Easter Fair Society, the Bendigo Historical Society, the Bendigo District Cricket Association and Cricket Victoria.

Australian cricket stars Cathryn Fitzpatrick and Kelly Applebee will host a special all-girls’ cricket clinic at 12.45pm.