The aim: Retaining Teenagers in Cricket

Across Australia, the largest drop-off in Cricket participation occurs between the ages of 14-18

Sport Australia ‘AusPlay’ Cricket participation data. From page 6 of the report available here.

QSDCA Pilot Bridging Competition

Information for Cricket Participants and Families

Mini Test Match Format
Played over two days.
Each team bat/bowls each day.
No long days in the field.
Bridging Junior to Senior Cricket
Competition for players 19 years and
younger, with up to four mentors 20 years
or older, in each team.
Participant & Family friendly Playing Times
Saturday afternoons (pre-Xmas).
Sundays (post-Xmas).
Outside of school holidays.
Play & Compete at Different Levels
Multiple divisions.
Teams graded accordingly.
Played at local Cricket Clubs
Connect with your local Community,
via the Cricket Club.
Play on turf and/or synthetic wickets.
Standard Senior membership/match fees.
No Umpire fees (each team provides one).
Budget friendly match balls (Kooka 2-piece).


Players and Families,

Please contact your local Cricket Club via to express interest in joining.


For any enquiries please contact QSDCA by email

Clubs, to provide feedback on the pilot, complete the following survey by 9 August.

If you’re ready to nominate teams please use the QSDCA 2021/22 Grade Nomination Form here.