Australian Men's and Women's Blind Cricket Team at the 2023 IBSA Games

Tile of the Men's Blind Cricket Team for the IBSA World Blind Games, with names listed on a blue background with Australian Flag.
Tile of the Women's Blind Cricket Team for the IBSA World Blind Games, with names listed on a blue background with Australian Flag.

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.

To learn more about Blind Cricket go to www.blindsportsaustralia.com.au/blind-cricket

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