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Australia clean sweeps at 2017 Indoor Cricket World Cup

Australia's indoor cricketers have continued their remarkable record on the global stage, winning all four divisions at the 2017 World Indoor Cricket Federation World Cup in Dubai.

The Open Men's, Open Women's, 21 & Under Men's and 21 & Under Women's teams all won their Grand Final clashes.

It capped off 10 consecutive titles for the Open Men's side, and a ninth straight win for the Open Women. Both 21 & Under sides claimed their sixth consecutive cup - continuing Australia's perfect record in all divisions at Indoor Cricket World Cups.

Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland congratulated the teams on their achievements.

"Our Australian indoor cricketers have been incredibly successful on the world stage for a long period of time," Mr Sutherland said.

"To again complete a clean sweep at this year's Indoor Cricket World Cup, and win all four divisions is a magnificent achievement.

"We congratulate all four sides on their their World Cup success, and all of the players and officials involved in another victorious campaign."

Cricket Victoria also extends particular congratulations to Ross Gregory for his seventh traight title as coach. Ross has been a long-standing servant of indoor cricket and retires from coaching on a high. 

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