Topic: Cricket

Cricketers test defence life

Published on by CAPT Anna-Lise Brink (author), SGT Kirk Peacock (photographer)

Alex Blackwell (left), Flight Lieutenant Nisha Balasingam, Ashleigh Gardener, Able Seaman Chelsea Veney and Lauren Cheatle (right) pose for a photograph during the Australian Women Cricket Teams over water obstacle course training.  (photo: SGT Kirk Peacock)

Alex Blackwell (left), Flight Lieutenant Nisha Balasingam, Ashleigh Gardener, Able Seaman Chelsea Veney and Lauren Cheatle (right) pose for a photograph during the Australian Women Cricket Teams over water obstacle course training.

Members of the Australian women’s cricket team were taken out of their comfort zone during a military training session with players from the Australian Defence Force women’s cricket team at Gallipoli Barracks on 14 September.

Super fun super cricket

Published on by LEUT Harley Slatter (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Seaman Josh Kedwell from the Royal Australian Navy Cricket team smashes the ball during a friendly games of cricket. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Seaman Josh Kedwell from the Royal Australian Navy Cricket team smashes the ball during a friendly games of cricket.

Energetic batting and high-scoring cricket will now be on the Navy Cricket calendar, with the introduction of the Super 6s format.

Naval 'Ashes' return

Published on by POML-SC Gary Cooper (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

HMAS Arunta's cricket team gather on the flight deck with their newly-won trophy, the 'Naval Ashes', following a friendly match against crew members from HMS Daring at the Pakistan Naval Academy in Karachi, Pakistan. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

HMAS Arunta's cricket team gather on the flight deck with their newly-won trophy, the 'Naval Ashes', following a friendly match against crew members from HMS Daring at the Pakistan Naval Academy in Karachi, Pakistan.

The ship's company of HMAS Arunta has restored national sporting pride with a commanding victory over England in an epic battle in Karachi to reclaim the 'Ashes'.

High powered finish for indoor cricket comp

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Brenton Friend (photographer)

The winners from Fleet Support Unit - High Power show off their trophy after competing in the Eastern Australia Area Cricket Competition at the Indoor Cricket Centre at Five Dock, Sydney. (photo: LSIS Brenton Freind)

The winners from Fleet Support Unit - High Power show off their trophy after competing in the Eastern Australia Area Cricket Competition at the Indoor Cricket Centre at Five Dock, Sydney.

The final of the Eastern Australia Area Indoor Cricket competition was a thrilling match with the result in the balance until the final ball.

Canberran Cricket hits off a successful match

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Samuel Penfold (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Winning team of the HMAS Harman Commanding Officer's cricket team after receiving the trophy on completion of the annual cricket match. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Winning team of the HMAS Harman Commanding Officer's cricket team after receiving the trophy on completion of the annual cricket match.

Every year in Canberra, Navy officers and sailors from the region test their mettle competing for victory in the HMAS Harman Commanding Officer’s versus Executive Officer’s cricket match.

Governor General’s cap double for Beard

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

Members of the Governor-General's XI cricket team, Ashleigh Gardner and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Support Operations Sarah Beard, play a few balls on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra as Engineering Officer, Commander Guy Lewis plays wicket keeper. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Members of the Governor-General's XI cricket team, Ashleigh Gardner and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Support Operations Sarah Beard, play a few balls on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra as Engineering Officer, Commander Guy Lewis plays wicket keeper.

Cricketing all-rounder, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Sarah Beard, was in the thick of the pressure of international competition in the Governor-General’s XI recent defeat of a South African women’s cricket side at Drummoyne Oval, Sydney.

Cricket a common language across Defence

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

HMAS Canberra's Engineering Officer, Commander Guy Lewis presents cricket gear to the Fijian cricket association on behalf of Cricket New South Wales. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

HMAS Canberra's Engineering Officer, Commander Guy Lewis presents cricket gear to the Fijian cricket association on behalf of Cricket New South Wales.

On the way home from Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), HMAS Canberra has delivered cricket equipment and clothing to the Fijian Cricket Board on behalf of New South Wales Cricket.

Navy cricketer plays a key role

Published on by John Cole (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Sarah Beard represented Australia in the Governor General's XI match against India in Drummoyne.  (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Sarah Beard represented Australia in the Governor General's XI match against India in Drummoyne.

It was a day that turned out to have a lot of ceremony, a lot of dignitaries and sadly, a lot of rain.

Setting a new course for women's cricket

Published on by CAPT Bill Heck (author), CPL Aaron Curran (photographer)

Navy vice-captain Able Seaman Sarah Beard will join the Governor General's XI to play against India in Sydney tomorrow. (photo: CPL Aaron Curran)

Navy vice-captain Able Seaman Sarah Beard will join the Governor General's XI to play against India in Sydney tomorrow.

Navy will lead from the front in a new look calendar for Australian cricket.

International cricketers on show in Canberra

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer), CPL Mark Doran (photographer), Steve Burton (photographer)

(R) Royal Australian Air Force Corporal Daniel Amiet of No. 35 Squadron makes a hit against Navy during the Australian Defence Force Cricket Competition in Canberra on November 20, 2014. (photo: CPL Mark Doran)

(R) Royal Australian Air Force Corporal Daniel Amiet of No. 35 Squadron makes a hit against Navy during the Australian Defence Force Cricket Competition in Canberra on November 20, 2014.

Australian Defence Force women will be competing for the first time in the six-nation International Defence Cricket Challenge 2015 to be held in Canberra from 16-29 November.