Nigel Agonia

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Nigel Robert Agonia, born 11 May 1948 at Gabutu, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a former cricketer and current chairman of the Porgera Environmental Advisory Komiti (PEAK).

Completing his primary education at the Ela Beach Primary School, Nigel Agonia went on to complete his High School at Barker College, Hornsby N.S.W., Australia where he developed into a promising athlete. He took part in all sporting activities that the school offered but was outstanding in the sport of Cricket.

At the age of 16, Agonia was a fast bowler for the Nomads Cricket Club in Port Moresby.

He later went on to becoming the captain of the Papua New Guinea Cricket team at the age of 31[1] at the 1979 ICC Trophy and also played at the 1982 ICC Trophy in which PNG finished in third place, finishing with the second best batting average and the third most runs for his team.[2]

He is currently the chairman of the Porgera Environmental Advisory Komiti (PEAK), an association related to the sustainable development of the Porgera Gold Mine.[3]


External links[edit]

Player profile: Nigel Agonia from CricketArchive