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Impressive results at the 2017 Imparja Cup
The 2017 Imparja Cup has seen a record number of players take part, with more than 500 cricketers competing in Major Centre Men, Community Men, Community Women and Schools Divisions this week in Alice Springs.
In the Major Centre Men Division T20 final this morning at Traeger Park, Tennant Creek competed against Alice Springs for the title, in a repeat of the original Imparja Cup match held 30 years ago. Batting first, Tennant Creek reached a total of 145, with an impressive 59 not out from Marcus Maher, beating Alice Springs by 48 runs.
The scorecard is available here. A VNR of the final between Tennant Creek and Alice Springs is available here.
The Community Men Division final, held under lights last night saw an enthusiastic crowd support the Red Centre Wranglers (128) to a win over the Brothers in Arms (120).
The Community Women Division final saw six time defending champions, the Bush Potatoes, beat a spirited Ladeez Cricket Team by 7 wickets.
Run in conjunction with the Imparja Cup, the National Indigenous Cricket Championships continues throughout the weekend. Impressive performances from the NT teams have resulted in current top ladder rankings for both the men and women. Final matches are scheduled on Monday 13 February from 10am (Women) and from 2pm (Men) at Traeger Park.
The Imparja Cup is supported by the Northern Territory Government, Lord’s Taverners NT, Yeperenye Shopping Centre, Imparja TV, Cricket Australia and the Alice Springs Town Council.
The Imparja Cup supports the NO MORE campaign which uses the community power of sport to change the way the public views family violence.
The Imparja Cup and National Indigenous Cricket Championships fixture and scores are available online.
The Duck Cup (hosted as part of the Alice Springs Camel Cup)- fundraiser for the Braitling Primary School proudly supported by Yeperenye Shopping Centre