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How we're supporting Australian cricket

As proud partners of Cricket Australia for over 30 years, and supporters of the women’s team for the last 18 years, we’re delighted to see how far the game has come. And we’re not finished yet.

We believe cricket is a sport for all and we want cricket to be the most inclusive sport in Australia. That is why our partnership with Cricket Australia is the single largest investment in women’s sport in Australia. We have also increased our support for diversity and community cricket programs. 

We recognise the importance in creating more opportunities for girls of all ages to play, compete and learn and are very proud to be the principal partner of Cricket Australia’s ‘Growing Cricket for Girls Fund’.

Our support can help make a positive difference and will give girls from all cultures and of all abilities the chance to step up to the crease and get involved in one of Australia’s favourite sports.

Find out how your club could benefit from the Growing Cricket for Girls Fund

In partnering with Cricket Australia’s ‘A Sport For All’ program, we are extending our commitment to Indigenous, multicultural, disabled and LGBTI community cricket initiatives.

With our support, Cricket Australia will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the famous all-Aboriginal team tour of England in 1868 with a tour by Australia’s current national Indigenous women’s and men’s squads of England in 2018.

We will also work with Cricket Australia to offer career pathways and opportunities for Indigenous players to help balance their sport and professional careers.

And for the first time, Australia’s Blind, Deaf and Intellectual Disability teams no longer have to pay to represent their country as we are helping make cricket the first non-Paralympian Australian sport to fully fund its national teams.

CommBank Cricket Club sponsorships

We are also committed to levelling the playing field with our ongoing flagship CommBank Cricket Club sponsorship program.

To demonstrate our continued support for grassroots cricket, each year we offer local clubs the chance to apply for one of our two-year sponsorships.

If successful, you'll receive a helping hand of $2,000 per year, brand new cricket equipment and CommBank gear like  marquees for game days. 

Please note that applications for the 2017 CommBank Cricket Club Sponsorships have closed.

We would like to say congratulations to our current 2016-2017 CommBank Cricket Club Sponsorship recipients! 

Steve Smith

Banking for your cricket club

Every dollar counts for local cricket clubs, and most can qualify for CommBank’s not-for-profit banking services.

The benefits include:

  • No monthly service fees and no transaction fees on the Society Cheque Account
  • Access to a variety of EFTPOS terminals and other payment collections options to best suit your cricket club accepting card payments
  • Financial offering tailored to the specific needs of your cricket club

Or visit your local branch to find out more.

Cricket team

Some of the clubs we’ve helped

Collarenebri Cods Cricket Club

It’s tough to play cricket when your pitch is almost unplayable. This was the challenge faced by the Collarenebri Cricket Club. So we helped them out with some financial support so that they could get a brand new pitch. We also chipped in with some much needed cricket gear.

Rockhampton Cricket Club

The Rockhampton region was devastated by floods in 2013, and the cricket club’s grounds suffered massive water damage as a result. After we’d found out what had happened, we were on the ground to help with the redevelopment of the clubhouse and surrounding areas.

Joondalup Kinross Cricket Club

The Joondalup Kinross Cricket Club do an amazing job of giving people of all abilities the chance to play cricket through their Cricket Champs program. But fundraising wasn’t generating the income they needed to stay afloat. So we stepped up and reinvigorated their fundraising programs with new equipment and financial support.

Proudly supporting cricket across Australia

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Cricket Australia

CommBank is the longest standing partner of Cricket Australia, and has supported cricket for over 30 years. We have previously been proud to sponsor the Australian Men’s team for many years, and are now helping to safeguard the future of the game through the single largest investment in women’s sport and diversity programs in Australia, ensuring that cricket is truly a sport for all Australians. 

Women's Ashes

Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes Series

CommBank have become the naming rights sponsor for the Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes Series and are now hoping to help the girls repeat their previous whitewash of England, this time on home soil.  

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Commonwealth Bank Australian Women’s Team

CommBank is the proud naming rights sponsor of the Australian Women’s Cricket Team. Having been the number one team in the world since ratings were first introduced, the Aussie Women have recently been overtaken by the England Women, who hold a lead of a mere 0.04 points, adding some extra spice to the highly anticipated Women’s Ashes series in late 2017.  

Cricket Victoria

Cricket Victoria

CommBank has supported Cricket Victoria for 25 years, helping to grow cricket at a local level. 

Imparja Cup

Imparja Cup

Our support of cricket stretches across Australia to the NT where we’re proud to support Australia’s national Indigenous tournament - The Imparja Cup.

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