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Cricket Victoria (CV) is the governing body for the sport of cricket in the Australian state of Victoria. It was formed on 29 September 1875 as the Victorian Cricket Association.[1] It is integrated with the Victorian Women's Cricket Association to include funding, programs, office accommodation and staff assistance.

Cricket Victoria
Formation29 September 1875
Legal statusIncorporated association
HeadquartersJunction Oval
Location
Coordinates37°51′21″S 144°58′48″E / 37.85583°S 144.98000°E / -37.85583; 144.98000Coordinates: 37°51′21″S 144°58′48″E / 37.85583°S 144.98000°E / -37.85583; 144.98000
Region served
Victoria
AffiliationsCricket Australia
Websitewww.cricketvictoria.com.au

As of 2007, CV administered the 1,182 cricket clubs and 112,000 registered cricketers in Victoria, and 62,774 children involved in school-based competition. It employed more than 320 people, including 43 full-time staff and 25 contracted first-class players.

CV administers the Victorian Bushrangers team, Victorian Spirit team and Victorian Premier Cricket. It also owns and operates the Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades Big Bash League teams.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barclay, p.74.

BibliographyEdit

  • Barclays World of Cricket, (ed. E W Swanton), Willow Books, 1986

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