Cricket Victoria held its 50 Year Service Recognition Awards breakfast at the MCG on day three of the Ashes Test between Australia and England.
Teams across Melbourne will be padding up this weekend with the return of the men's and women's Premier Cricket competitions.
The start of the second Cricket Southern Bayside season has been delayed, with clubs having been informed of the decision.
Nicole Jackson-Kiker has made history by becoming the first female president of a Sub-District Cricket Association.
Thomas Kimpton from Royal Park / Brunswick CC has taken out the Victorian Club Cricketer of the Season award for 2016-17.
The coveted Bradman Scholarship for 2017 has been awarded to Andrew Young, 18 years, of Melbourne University.
The Cricket Southern Bayside competition will break new ground this weekend, believed to be the first community cricket league to host a pink ball two day fixture over consecutive Saturdays 26 November and 3 December.
Grants of up to $100,000 are available for Cricket Clubs to develop their pavilions, playing grounds and practice facilities.
Jesse Walia from Lynbrook CC has been awarded Victorian Club Cricketer of the Year for season 2015-16, with bowling figures of 9-13 from just six overs.
Vote now for your Victorian Club Cricketer of season 2015-16 and you could win a $50 voucher from Gray-Nicolls.