Play­ers set to flock to an­nual sum­mer comp

Central and North Burnett Times - - LOCAL SPORT -

CRICK­ETERS and ath­letes are al­ready ready hon­ing their skills in Mun­dub­bera in prepa­ra­tion for the seven-a-side Cricket Cal­cutta and Sprint Race.

This event will take place on Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 2, at 6pm and prom­ises to draw plenty of com­peti­tors.

On the Satur­day night the cal- cutta for the crick­et­matches will be held and the sprint races will take place for women, men and nov­elty cat­e­gories across 100m.

From 8am on Sun­day the cricket games will start with the fi­nal to be held at about 9pm.

The seven-a-side cricket com­pe­ti­tion has been held an­nu­ally in Mun­dub­bera for more than 25 years and draws crick­eters from across Queens­land.

The teams con­tain so­cial crick­eters as well as sea­soned, se­ri­ous com­peti­tors who vie for more than $4000 in prize money. The event will take place at the Martin Love Oval in Archer Park.

A com­mit­ted player said the event would be an ex­cel­lent week­end for spec­ta­tors and par­tic­i­pa­tors.

He said more than 50 teams took part last year

“This next event is go­ing to be great,” he said.

Keen crick­eters will be pol­ish­ing their bats and balls in an­tic­i­pa­tion.

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