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Northern Territory Cricket
, formally the Northern Territory Cricket Association
, is the governing body for cricket
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of 11 players on an oval-shaped field, at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard long pitch. One team bats, trying to score as many runs as possible while the other team bowls and fields, trying to dismiss the batsmen and thus limit the...
in the Northern Territory
The Northern Territory is a federal territory of Australia, occupying much of the centre of the mainland continent, as well as the central northern regions...
Australia , officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area...
.Cricket in the Northern Territory has produced state contracted players. Ken Skewes, Kane Richardson, Cameron Francis are all contracted to the South Australia Redbacks, whilst D'Arcy Short
D'Arcy Short is an Australian cricketer from the Northern Territory who plays for Western Australia.Short made his List A cricket debut in November 2011 against New South Wales in the 2011–12 Ryobi One-Day Cup...
is playing for Western Australia.
The association is affiliated with Cricket Australia. The Alice Springs Cricket Association is a member association of Northern Territory Cricket.
The association is responsible for organising the Darwin and Districts cricket competition. The annual Imparja Cup
The Imparja Cup is an Australian cricket tournament based in Alice Springs, Northern Territory. The tournament is contested annually by teams of Indigenous Australian cricketers.-History:...
Indigenous cricket tournament is hosted by Northern Territory Cricket.