Club makes Hughes top tick­etholder

Southern Telegraph - - Sport - Stu­art Hor­ton

For­mer Aus­tralian cricket cap­tain Kim Hughes has been named Kwinana Cricket Club’s No.1 tick­etholder for the 2018-19 sea­son.

Hughes, the only West Aus­tralian to cap­tain Aus­tralia on a full­time ba­sis, will pro­mote cricket in Kwinana and has in­di­cated his will­ing­ness to visit the club dur­ing the sea­son to ad­dress play­ers and work with ju­nior coaches.

Hughes led Aus­tralia in 28 of his 70 Test matches, in which he scored 4415 runs at 37.41, in a play­ing ca­reer that spanned 1977-1984.

He also played 97 one day in­ter­na­tion­als and played for WA un­til 1989 be­fore fin­ish­ing his first-class ca­reer with a stint in South Africa with Natal.

The club be­gins pre-sea­son train­ing on Au­gust 19 and its ju­nior reg­is­tra­tion day is on Au­gust 26, from 2-4pm, at Fiona Har­ris Pavil­ion in Ore­lia.

Pic­ture: Leah Al­lies Pho­tog­ra­phy/Kwinana Cricket Club/Face­book

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