VALLEY DISTRICT CRICKET CLUB Inc.
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VDCC u12 representative trial nominations
Thank you everyone for attending this week’s trial and preparation session.
Please see below the players which VDCC will nominate to BNJCA for this season’s trial.
BNJCA will then send to each player a confirmation letter which will also advise what session they
will need to attend.
Congratulations to all players for attending and we look forward to working with all players over
the coming seasons
VDCC nominations for BNJCA 2012/13 U12
Ryley Anderson Declan McDermott
Aidan Brassil Nick McGill
Anthony Bristow Nick McPhee
Riley Carrigan Jack O'Neill
Liam Cook Tom Pappalardo
Tom Dearlove Rory Petersen
Harrison DRURY Luke Nielsen
Alexander Flintoff Ben Geraghty
Hamish Geary William Kirk
William Gray Ari Poulos
Jacob Heinke Matthew Rutley
Ben Hunter Mitchell Scott
Owen Johnson Janu Varatharajan
Justin King Makenzie Warwick
Sebastian Leavy Jack Willis
Sam Malone Jack Weaver
CA Level 3 High Performance Coach
Valley Junior Coaching Director
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PROCEDURE FOR U-12 PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT
Each player will face approximately 15 balls from a bowling machine released at a speed of 75-80 km, hitting
middle stump, on a good to full length. Selectors will be looking particularly at player’s technique, footwork,
contact with the ball
Each player will bowl approximately 2-3 overs to a batsman on the centre wicket oval. (A parent or older
player will be the batsman). Selectors will be looking particularly at player’s run up, action, accuracy,
movement/spin. Selectors do not want players to try to bowl ‘bouncers’.
WICKET KEEPING ASSESSMENT
Each player nominated as a wicket keeper will keep wickets in a net, keeping up to the stumps to a bowling
machine releasing leg spin deliveries. A batsman will randomly play at the deliveries and each player will
have approximately 20 balls to show their wicket keeping ability. Each ball will be released from the bowling
machine at a speed of approximately 60 km per hour (maximum), landing around middle to off stump 2.5 to 3
metres in front of the batsman (normal batting stance) going through to the wicket keeper at a height of
approximately 10-20 cm above bail height. Selectors will be looking particularly at player’s crouch, footwork
Those trialling as WK’s must wear a helmet.
Each player will receive five high catches released from a bowling machine (approximate height of 15 to 20
metres). (Eg 10 in a group, player 1 catches, player 2 catches, player 3 catches etc to player 10 and then
back to player 1 until each has had 5 catches).
Each player will pick up a stationary ball in two hands and throw the ball one handed over a distance of
approximately 15 metres, at a single stump. (Eg 10 in a group, player 1 fields, player 2 fields, players 3 fields
etc to player 10 and then back to player 1 until each has had 5 throws).
Each player will attempt to throw five balls overarm to a wicket keeper (performed by a parent) standing a
distance of 40 – 45 metres away. Markers will be positioned at 10 metre intervals of 10, 20, 30 and 40 and
the distance of each throw will be recorded eg 10 or greater, 20 or greater, 30 or greater, 40 or greater. In
throwing to a wicket keeper, the assessment is a combination of both distance thrown and accuracy. (e.g. 10
in a group, player 1 throws, player 2 throws, player 3 throws etc to player 10 and then back to player 1 until
each has had 5 throws).
PREMIER CRICKET ADDRESS AND CONTACT DETAILS
The bowling machines used for the assessment on the day are provided by Rick Heilbronn, from Premier
Cricket Centre. As always, Rick provides great assistance in the running of this assessment day.
Premier Cricket, 33 South Pine Road, BRENDALE 4500.
Web site www.premiercricket.com.au : Email : firstname.lastname@example.org : Public Telephone : 07
32058880. We certainly recommended that players/parents either contact Rick, or call in to see his facilities.