(Editor’s Note: appreciations of Mani Subramanya (India) and Keith Elloy (Singapore) can be found elsewhere at http://ccnsw.com/index.php/about-us/club-legends/ )
Bill Blair Over 50s World Cup 2018
Bill Blair, a fast bowling all rounder also capable of scoring centuries, was part of the Australian side that won the Over 50s World Cup in Sydney on 5 December 2018. Australia won a close match to defend 165 by 3 runs against Pakistan. Bill contributed well with a quality bowling spell of 9-0-33-2, and a catch in the field. Bill Blair was also part of the ashes winning Australian side that whitewashed England 3-0.
Bill has also been selected for the over 60s Australian Team to tour England in July 2013, playing five ODIs for “the Grey Ashes”
Jim Morrison New Zealand over 50s Manager and occasional touring CCNSW cricketer
Jim Morrison is now the manager of the New Zealand over 50s team. Before that he took his nomadic side “The Occidentals” all over the world and also played on a few tours with the Cricketers Club to North America in 2015, Nelson New Zealand in 2017 and Christchurch in 2019
Stuart Ridge over 60s Australian opening bowler 2023
Stuart Ridge has played cricket for CCNSW as an in-swing opening bowler since the early 1990s. After taking an extended break from cricket , he returned in the 2017 in Veterans over 50s and over 60s games with impressive figures which saw him selected for the Australian over 60s team which reached the final of the Barbados international Competition in 2023.
He has also been selected to represent Australia over 60s in Canada in August 2023.
Brett James over 50s Australian Team 2023
Bret James is a left hand swing bowler and aggressive left hand middle order batter who represented Australia in the 2023 over 50s World Cup in Cape town