Fun for high-school aged kids
MILO T20 Blast School Cup (formerly Super 8s) is a fun-filled version of cricket for lower and middle secondary school children that maximises the involvement of all participants in a 16-over game (eight overs per team), requiring just 45 to 50 minutes from start to finish.
Click here to register for the 2016 MILO T20 Blast Secondary School Cup
The MILO T20 Blast School Cup state-wide secondary competition is:
- Free to all schools
- Modified cricket that maximises participation
- Played by boys and girls
- Teacher friendly with easy to understand rules
- Encourages team work, communication and leadership
Carnival days include three round robin matches and a final and are generally conducted between 9.30am to 2.30pm at local venues around Victoria.
Schools that enter the MILO T20 Blast School Cup Secondary competition can choose to have a free clinic from a Cricket Victoria qualified coach prior to the competition. The clinic is aimed to teach the rules of the game, ground layout, strategies and tips.
Cricket Victoria has been conducting this state-wide competition since 1998.
In 2015, over 250 secondary schools participated with 536 boys' and 361 girls' teams entered in the Victorian MILO T20 Blast School Cup Secondary competition. The MILO T20 Blast School Cup Secondary competition has three levels: a Year 7, Year 8 and a Year 9/10 section with all sections having a girls' and boys' division.
Winners from the 2015 competition were:
- Year 7 Girls: Lavalla Catholic College
- Year 8 Girls: Clonard College
- Year 9/10 Girls: Mortlake College
- Year 7 Boys: St Joseph's College, Geelong
- Year 8 Boys: Koo Wee Rup Secondary College
- Year 9/10: Emmanuel College
SSV Year 7 and 8 Girls
In 2016, Cricket Victoria will again run the School Sports Victoria Year 7 and 8 girls cricket competition using the T20 Blast School Cup Secondary rules. The first round will be at division level with all winners progressing through to their SSV region final. The eight regional final winners will then play in the final which will take place on November 28.