Australian, The – TOWNSVILLE Cricket president Peter Fry has urged local fans to attend next week’s JLT Cup state games in droves to send a message the city deserves more elite cricket content.

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  • TOWNSVILLE Cricket president Peter Fry has urged local fans to attend next week’s JLT Cup state games in droves to send a message the city deserves more elite cricket content.
  • Entry is free to all three games at Riverway Oval, starting with tomorrow’s blockbuster between Victoria and Queensland when big hitters Glenn Maxwell and Chris Lynn will go head to head.
  • Maxwell was left perplexed by his latest Test setback after being told there was no need to audition during the recent Australia A tour in India.
  • But while Test great Ricky Ponting said he would be “ropeable”, Victoria coach Andrew McDonald didn’t expect the mercurial all-rounder to drop his head.
  • “From past experience, when he has been left out he’s come back into the Victorian environment pretty keen to do well and play for Victoria,” McDonald said.

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