Barmy Army v The Richies set for Thrilling Bashes Finale
The T20 Bashes Series is perfectly poised at 2-2 going into the final match in Perth this Sunday guaranteeing a fantastic finish to the contest between the supporter’s s groups. Both teams decided that it was only fitting to have the final Bashes match in Perth mirroring the initial test match schedule.
The match will be taking place on Sunday 9th January at Ballajura Landsdale Cricket Club, Kingfisher Reserve, Kingfisher Ave, Ballajura, Perth 6066. The match starts at 3pm with a coin toss at 2.30pm. There will be welcome to the Country from Clinton Dann from AAMSI who are also loaning the two Aboriginal Artwork middle stumps for the game followed by the respective national anthems being played at 2.55pm.
Having gone 1-0 up in Brisbane the Barmy Army fell behind 2-1 before a convincing victory in Sydney by 6 wickets sees them setting up this winner takes all clash. The Barmy Army are delighted to confirm that former England cricketer Nicky Shaw who made 97 appearances for England Ladies from 1999 up until 2010 will be in their side.
Throughout the Bashes the Barmy Army have been playing in red and the Richies in pink as both teams raise funds for their nominated charities - the Ruth Strauss Foundation and the McGrath Foundation respectively. So far more than $10,000 has been raised by both teams and they will be looking to add to this total on Sunday.
All supporters and media are very welcome to come down and watch. A bar and BBQ will be available from 2pm.