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On Friday, 1st May, the Austria A-Team trial took place to select players who will be invited to join the Austria A-Team training and development squad.  Over 35 players from 11 clubs  took part in a 70 over test of cricketing skills at the Austria Cricket Stadium, (ACS), Markommanenstrasse, in Vienna.  They were watched and assessed by Oscar Wanigasekera, (head coach), Marcel Biersteker (coach), Anish Gupta (Development Officer, ACA) and Matt Toogood (SNASY).


We are approaching the final trial for the Austria A-Team for 2015, which will take place this Friday, 1st May from 13:00 at ACS, Markommanenstrasse, 1220 Wien. We have ended up with over 50 nominations from 11 clubs – which is great. Austria shirt

Here is some important information about the trial.

As many of you know, the SNASY Institute was created last year working with the Austria Cricket Association to provide a focus for the development of youth and women’s cricket in Austria. This was built on an idea that had been discussed for a number of years - that a successful cricketing future in Austria depends on a successful junior and youth program. 
Following agreement at the ACA – ÖCV AGM, SNASY plans to start training on 25th April at the Austria Cricket Stadium, Markomannenstrasse. This follows a successful first year with full international matches / tours / over 40 coaching sessions and 4000 coaching hours / not to mention a hundred, 2 fifties and a 5 for… (A fuller summary of last year and plans for this year as presented at the AGM will be circulated and published shortly.) 
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