Valley District Cricket Club

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Valley District Cricket Club
Captain: Australia Andrew Gode
Coach: Australia Peter Drinnen
Colors: Navy blue, sky blue & gold
Founded: 1897
Home ground: Ashgrove Park
Capacity: 5,000

Valley District Cricket Club is a cricket club playing in the my Foot Dr premiership, the leading club cricket competition in Queensland, Australia. The club was established on 16 August 1897 and is one of only four remaining foundation clubs. They have historically been located in the inner Brisbane suburb of Fortitude Valley and now play home matches at Ashgrove Park.

Australian Test cricketers to play for the Valley club include Matthew Hayden, Allan Border, Don Tallon, Kepler Wessels, Usman Khawaja, Stuart Law and England wicket-keeper Geraint Jones OBE (in third grade).

Notable Queenslanders to play for Valley include Leo O'Connor (cricketer), Roy Levy, Otto Nothling, Malcolm Francke, Joe Dawes, Geoff Foley, Lee Carseldine and Luke Feldman.

Current contracted Queensland Bulls players are Usman Khawaja, Luke Feldman, Mark Steketee and Jack Wildermuth

Valley is the largest club in Australia in player numbers and is believed to be one of the biggest, if not the biggest cricket club in the world; it currently (2015/2016 season) has over 1,100 junior players, 160 senior players, along with 60 young girls playing in a modified T20 Blast competition.

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