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Player pathways & opportunities

Like any sport, blind cricket helps you stay active, get involved in the community and is a great social day out. There are also opportunities to play at a representative level, against the other states and for Australia.

We support people to play blind cricket socially, and as a representative sporting pursuit, through 2 pathways:

Nicole McKillop receiving a certificate of appreciation form IIT CEO Sunny Drury for her work as the BCT Youth Ambassador. Nicole is also a state team player.

Participation pathway

Our participation pathway allows all players who are blind or have low vision to get involved in cricket. It’s a community sport, played for health and social benefits, with a little friendly competition thrown in! We welcome all abilities, ages, and genders.

A B1 blind young girl bowling to another girl with low vision who is batting.


Getting involved in blind cricket can help you increase social and community participation.

Just like any sport, it’s a great way to stay active and healthy, and meet new people. It’s also a good way to improve hand-eye coordination, maintain better physical and mental health, and learn social and life skills.

Come along to one of our Come & Try Days, or Game Days and find out what it’s all about.

Community Participation and the NDIS

We are not a registered NDIS provider.

But, we know that you might need help getting to and from our matches or game days, or help from a support person.

We can give you advice on how other players, who are also NDIS participants, use their plan to support them to play blind cricket.

If you would like to talk to someone about blind cricket and the NDIS, please contact us.

Get involved

The best way to get involved is to join us at a come & try day, or game day. All of our upcoming events are listed on our events page, or contac t us for more information.

Representative pathway

No matter your age, skill level or gender, we provide clear pathways for all players who want to take the next step in their training and development.

Whether its skills or personal development, BCT offers opportunities for people to build confidence on and off the field, either contributing to the team as a player or in a support role helping to plan and manage our broad range of activities.

And if you have aspirations to play at the highest level, with the right commitment and progress, you could even be representing Tasmania or even Australia on the national and international stage one day!


Head Coach Taylah Purton showing a B1 blind player how to grip the bat in an indoor train g session


Our players are supported by a professional coaching program.

We also have alignment relationships with three mainstream Clubs around the state that offers the ability to train and play all year round in their indoor nets facilities.

Our Head Coach Taylah Purton provides on the ground coaching at all of our events, ensuring players are educated on the game style and rules to the highest national and international standards.

Whether you’re eager to play for the state, or just looking for a bit of fun, you’ll be given the chance to improve your skills and learn from our experienced coaches.

The 2023 Tigers state team pictured with Steve Waugh


Our state ‘Tigers’ team is selected a few months before the National Cricket Inclusion Championships (NCIC) is held every year in February.

The NCIC is the biggest blind cricket competition in Australia. It’s also the event where the Australian team is selected.

It’s early days for blind cricket in Tasmania. With this is mind, for our entry into the next championships, we’ll be partnering with Blind Cricket ACT. That way both regions will have strong representation.

Meet the players (from Tasmania and beyond)

Ray Moxly

BCA Chair and Australian Representative Player

Dylan Gangell being presented his TAS/ACT NCIC player's top by Steve Waugh and Dean Young MP

Dylan Gangell

State 'Tigers' representative player

Phil Menzie and his guide dog 'Dudley' sitting in the front row of the plane on his way to the National Cricket Inclusion Championships with the other Tigers players

Phil Menzie

State 'Tigers' representative player

Get involved

To access our participation or representative pathways, the best way to get involved is to join us at an introductory or game day session. All of our upcoming events are listed on our events page, or contact us for more information.