Thursday, October 12, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Cricket Extravaganza

Cricket Australia presents the Marsh Sheffield Shield and One Day Cup – fun for the whole family!

The Great Barrier Reef Arena will be the battleground for an intense Marsh Sheffield Shield clash between the Queensland Bulls and Victoria men's teams.

From 14th to 17th October, witness top-notch cricketing talent and strategic battles unfold on the field, featuring the much-anticipated duel between Australian Test teammates, Usman Khawaja, and Scott Boland.

Building on the momentum of the Sheffield Shield, the Marsh Cup Doubleheader will take place on 19th October.

This event promises a range of activities for the whole family over the weekend period, including free kids face painting from 1-3 pm, all-day jumping castles and a variety of food vendors. Keep the kids entertained for hours during the test!

The Powers Perfect Catch Competition will take place on 14th October. Be the first of one hundred people to buy any two Powers cans and you’ll receive a free Power’s cap!

Better yet, catch a six during the game with your Power’s cap and a Powers in your hand and you could win $10,000 cash!

Tickets and VIP packages are available online and on the day of the event via a QR code.

VIP packages are limited in availability and include premium seating, exclusive access, and the chance to witness history unfold from a privileged vantage point.

Fans of all ages can enjoy this unforgettable chapter in Australian cricket history.

Marsh Sheffield Shield – Photo supplied

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