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In February 2015, a global television audience of more than one billion people will tune in to watch the ICC Cricket World Cup – the world’s biggest sporting event of the year.

In addition tens of thousands of international and interstate visitors will join fans from New South Wales to watch the best of world cricket compete in Sydney.

A major part of this program will be the Destination NSW Home Ground Cricket Tour, a traveling summer celebration of cricket and community in the lead up to the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup in Sydney.

Stopping at 28 towns along the way, the Home Ground Cricket Tour is a roadshow of cricket themed entertainment. Some of the must do things the Tour will include a travelling cricket museum featuring items from the world famous Bradman Museum and other collections.

They will also screen live cricket action from a unique video truck. There will be cricket-themed activities facilitated by Cricket NSW staff, family fun with promotions and giveaways and opportunities to meet cricket legends

If you’re a fan of cricket or just want to be part of the action, then head to Mortimer Oval, Brewster Street, Lismore, Tuesday 9 December from 12pm – 8pm.

Please note, this is a relocation from the original planned site: Oakes Oval in Magellan Street.


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