Kiama’s ‘baby’ cricketers play in front of 40,000-strong crowd at SCG

The Kiama Cavaliers Milo in2Cricket girls and boys got to experience a special treat when they made their way onto the SCG on Saturday.

The kids are affectionately described as the club’s ‘babies’ and play each Friday afternoon at Black Beach, arguably the most beautiful cricket ground in Australia, under the supervision of Craig McCorkell.

McCorkell has 22 players ranging in age from four to seven years and are learning new skills in a family friendly atmosphere that encourages fun and enjoyment.

“The kids were selected to be part of the On Ground Entertainment during the lunch break of the Ashes Pink Test match between Australia and England on Jane McGrath Day,” Kiama Cricket Club’s John Dawson said.

“They demonstrated the skills that Craig had taught them in front of 40,000 spectators on the greatest cricket ground in Australia.”


MILO in2CRICKET is a super fun, safe, social and active program for girls and boys aged five to eight. It teaches kids of all abilities the basic skills of cricket.

Participants develop fundamental motor skills which set them up for a lifelong involvement in physical activity, as well as important social skills including teamwork and being a good sport.

Each week children play game based activities that will keep them active, whilst having fun and making new friends.

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