St Kilda Cricket Club

St Kilda Cricket Club is a cricket club playing in Victorian Premier Cricket, the elite club cricket competition in Melbourne, Australia.

St Kilda Cricket Club
Junction Oval
LocationQueens Road & Fitzroy Street
St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Establishment1855
Capacity8000
As of 10 April 2008
Source: Official site

The club's home ground is the St Kilda Cricket Ground, more commonly known as Junction Oval.

HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1855, beginning as an amateur club.[1]

It played its first season of premier cricket in 1906–07. It is the second-most successful club in the competition with 18 first-XI premierships.

The club's famous players include: Bert Ironmonger, Jack Hill, Don Blackie, Shane Warne, Michael Beer, Rob Quiney and Peter Handscomb.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Piesse, Ken (2005). St Kilda Cricket Club : the first 150 years. St Kilda: St Kilda Cricket Club. ISBN 0-646-44753-X.

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