CNSW & Kookaburra Partnership

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Cricket NSW and Kookaburra, the official ball supplier of the NSW Blues and Lendlease Breakers, have extended their longstanding partnership for another four years until 2022. The extension will see the iconic Kookaburra ball being used in all Sydney Premier Cricket and Country and Districts Associations senior and junior representative competitions.

Kookaburra will also be an active partner of the Basil Sellers Scholarship Program, which recognises and supports the next generation of Australian cricket heroes from NSW.
 
Andrew Jones, Cricket NSW CEO, comments, “We are proud to be extending our longstanding partnership with Kookaburra, who, like us, are embedded in Australia’s rich cricketing heritage. Over the past 20 years we have seen great innovations in our sport, and throughout it all Kookaburra has remained committed to producing an Australian-made cricket ball of the highest quality and standard.”
 
“Like us, Kookaburra is committed to growing the game. More and more girls and boys, men and women are playing cricket across NSW, and this partnership continues to allow us to reinvest in that growth. It also ensures that all our cricketers are playing with a premium product.”
 
The Cricket NSW and Kookaburra partnership will run until the end of June 2022 and includes:
- Kookaburra to be the official cricket ball supplier and preferred equipment supplier of Cricket NSW, the NSW Speed Blitz Blues and the NSW Lend Lease Breakers
- Kookaburra will be partner of the Basil Sellers Scholarship Program that supports the most talented young boys and girls in NSW
- The iconic Kookaburra ball continuing to be used for Sydney Premier Cricket men’s and women’s competitions, and Kookaburra partner the Sydney Cricket Association
- Kookaburra to be the official ball of Country Cricket NSW and the Districts Cricket Association through all of their senior and junior representative competitions
- Kookaburra providing support through various pathway programs

Brett Elliot, Managing Director of Kookaburra Sport said the partnership was part of Kookaburra’s commitment to cricket at all levels. 

“Cricket NSW and the pathway it administers is an integral part of the Australian cricket system, so we are very proud to be a partner in that pathway and continue a partnership with Cricket NSW that will now stretch to 20 years ongoing with this latest extension,” Elliot said.
 
“The partnership will see us work with elite players and teams in NSW to ensure they get experience with the best quality balls in the world, but also sees Kookaburra support the suburban and regional competitions that foster the next generation of stars.”
 
“We’re also really proud to be involved with the Basil Sellers Scholarship Program where we provide equipment support for the most talented young boys and girls in NSW to assist their development. This is a program that has produced 18 international cricketers in the 11 years since its inception and we’ve been thrilled to play a part in the formative years of some of cricket’s biggest stars."
 
“Our relationship with Cricket NSW complements our support of cricket at the grassroots level where we provide sponsorship for more than 60 cricket associations in New South Wales, and hundreds more associations across Australia, that helps grow the game,”
concludes Elliot.
Brett Elliot, Managing Director of Kookaburra Sport said the partnership was part of Kookaburra’s commitment to cricket at all levels.
 
“Cricket NSW and the pathway it administers is an integral part of the Australian cricket system, so we are very proud to be a partner in that pathway and continue a partnership with Cricket NSW that will now stretch to 20 years ongoing with this latest extension,” Elliot said.
 
“The partnership will see us work with elite players and teams in NSW to ensure they get experience with the best quality balls in the world, but also sees Kookaburra support the suburban and regional competitions that foster the next generation of stars.”
 
“We’re also really proud to be involved with the Basil Sellers Scholarship Program where we provide equipment support for the most talented young boys and girls in NSW to assist their development. This is a program that has produced 18 international cricketers in the 11 years since its inception and we’ve been thrilled to play a part in the formative years of some of cricket’s biggest stars.   
 
“Our relationship with Cricket NSW complements our support of cricket at the grassroots level where we provide sponsorship for more than 60 cricket associations in New South Wales, and hundreds more associations across Australia, that helps grow the game,” concludes Elliot.
Brett Elliot, Managing Director of Kookaburra Sport said the partnership was part of Kookaburra’s commitment to cricket at all levels.
 
“Cricket NSW and the pathway it administers is an integral part of the Australian cricket system, so we are very proud to be a partner in that pathway and continue a partnership with Cricket NSW that will now stretch to 20 years ongoing with this latest extension,” Elliot said.
 
“The partnership will see us work with elite players and teams in NSW to ensure they get experience with the best quality balls in the world, but also sees Kookaburra support the suburban and regional competitions that foster the next generation of stars.”
 
“We’re also really proud to be involved with the Basil Sellers Scholarship Program where we provide equipment support for the most talented young boys and girls in NSW to assist their development. This is a program that has produced 18 international cricketers in the 11 years since its inception and we’ve been thrilled to play a part in the formative years of some of cricket’s biggest stars.   
 
“Our relationship with Cricket NSW complements our support of cricket at the grassroots level where we provide sponsorship for more than 60 cricket associations in New South Wales, and hundreds more associations across Australia, that helps grow the game,” concludes Elliot.
Brett Elliot, Managing Director of Kookaburra Sport said the partnership was part of Kookaburra’s commitment to cricket at all levels.
 
“Cricket NSW and the pathway it administers is an integral part of the Australian cricket system, so we are very proud to be a partner in that pathway and continue a partnership with Cricket NSW that will now stretch to 20 years ongoing with this latest extension,” Elliot said.
 
“The partnership will see us work with elite players and teams in NSW to ensure they get experience with the best quality balls in the world, but also sees Kookaburra support the suburban and regional competitions that foster the next generation of stars.”
 
“We’re also really proud to be involved with the Basil Sellers Scholarship Program where we provide equipment support for the most talented young boys and girls in NSW to assist their development. This is a program that has produced 18 international cricketers in the 11 years since its inception and we’ve been thrilled to play a part in the formative years of some of cricket’s biggest stars.   
 
“Our relationship with Cricket NSW complements our support of cricket at the grassroots level where we provide sponsorship for more than 60 cricket associations in New South Wales, and hundreds more associations across Australia, that helps grow the game,” concludes Elliot.

MORE ABOUT KOOKABURRA

Kookaburra, an Australian family-owned company established in 1890, has been the ball of choice for Test cricket in Australia since 1947 and today is the ball of choice for the majority of Test playing nations. The Kookaburra ball is also used for all ODIs, T20 Internationals and the major Twenty20 competitions like the BBL and the IPL.  
 
Kookaburra is renowned for its innovation in cricket, having pioneered the white ball and now the pink ball that has allowed all forms of cricket to be played under lights.
 
Kookaburra also supports NSW Blues and Lendlease Breakers players Alyssa Healy, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Rachael Haynes, Josh Hazlewood, Sarah Aley, Moises Henriques and Daniel Hughes as equipment ambassadors.