Tau makes ACCC side


CITY Pharmacy PNG Lewas player Brenda Tau was named in the Australian Country Cricket Championships (ACCC) team of the tournament after a stellar effort wicket-keeping and opening the batting for the International Cricket Council (ICC) East-Asia-Pacific (EAP) women’s team.
Tau was the only EAP player selected in ACCC women’s team of the tournament after scoring 213 runs across seven matches at an average of 35.50 with a strike-rate of 86.60 and top score of 52 not out (against Northern Territory).
She was also the second highest run-scorer in the ACCC women’s Division behind Victoria Country’s Amy Yates (229 runs).
Other than Tau, two South Australia (SA), two New South Wales (NSW), one Queensland (Qld), four Victoria (Vic) and two Western Australia (WA) players were selected.
This was the second time that Tau made the ACCC team after being selected last year.
In the ACCC women’s division awards, Brittany Perry (SA) won the women’s batting award, Chelsea Moscript (Vic) won the Women’s Bowling Award, Brittany Perry (SA) won the Women’s Fielding Award and Teagan Parker (Vic) won the women’s wicket-keeping award.
In the ACCC team awards, Western Australia won the men’s division Spirit of Cricket award, Queensland won the women’s division Spirit of Cricket award, New South Wales won the men’s T20 championship and men’s overall championships, Victoria won the men’s one-day championship while South Australia won the women’s championship.
ACCC women’s team: 1. Brenda Tau (EAP), 2. Brittany Perry (SA), 3. Naomi McDonald (NSW), 4. Rebecca Cady (NSW), 5. Stephanie Baldwin (Qld), 6. Amy Yates (Vic), 7. Kelly Armstrong (SA), 8. Chelsea Moscript (Vic), 9. Teagan Parker (Vic), 10. Georgie Middleton (WA), 11. Stephanie Townsend (Vic), 12. Amy Edgar (WA).