Australian Men's and Women's Blind Cricket Team at the 2023 IBSA Games
Blind Cricket was held for the first time at the 2023 IBSA World Blind Games, and Australia will sent 2 teams to take part. The Australian Men’s team took a team of 17 players, under the coaching direction of Mechelle Hare.
The Australian Women’s team competed for the first time on the International stage, with a team of 14 women, under the coaching direction of Taylah Purton, forming the inaugural national side.
The Women’s team qualified to take part in the final against India at Edgbaston, but fell just short to take home the Silver Medal at the games. The Men’s team competed well, but did not qualify to play finals at the games.
Sunday 20th August – Australia def by England
Monday 21st August – Australia def by India
Wednesday 23rd August – Australia def by Pakistan
Thursday 24th August – Australian def by Bangladesh