Cricket Victoria
Formation29 September 1875
Legal statusIncorporated association
HeadquartersJunction Oval
Location
Coordinates37°51′21″S 144°58′48″E / 37.85583°S 144.98000°E / -37.85583; 144.98000Coordinates: 37°51′21″S 144°58′48″E / 37.85583°S 144.98000°E / -37.85583; 144.98000
Region served
Victoria
AffiliationsCricket Australia
Websitewww.cricketvictoria.com.au

Cricket Victoria (CV) is the governing body for the sport of cricket in the Australian state of Victoria. It was formed on 29 September 1875 as the Victorian Cricket Association.[1] It is integrated with the Victorian Women's Cricket Association to include funding, programs, office accommodation and staff assistance.

As of 2019, CV administered the 1,065 cricket clubs and 448,000 registered cricketers in Victoria, who compete across 75 cricket competitions. It employs well over a hundred full time and part time staff, and is responsible for offering professional and semi-professional contracts to several dozen of its male and female cricketers.[2]

CV also administers the Victorian men's and women's representative teams, and the Victorian Premier Cricket competitions. It also owns and operates the Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades Big Bash League teams.

References

  1. ^ Barclay, p.74.
  2. ^ "Cricket Victoria Annual Report 2018/19". Cricket Victoria. Retrieved 1 February 2021.

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