More than 130 uniform-clad cricketers from around Australia and New Zealand competed vigorously in Centennial Park last weekend and it wasn’t just social cricket. It was the Australasian Champions League, the pinnacle of the Last Man Stands competition
I’d heard about Last Man Stands before, and not been that bothered. Eight-a-side? Doubleplays where you can take a catch and run a man out, all in one move?
Let us today toast and celebrate the decorated LMS career of Morne Van Eeden (Player ID 77292), who has racked up an awesome 470 games since his debut in 2014.
Today we review the LMS career of Abbas Raza Khan, from Pakistan’s Lahore leagues who has racked up an incredible 413 matches since his debut back in 2015.
Today we officially induct Bobby “Godfather” Rugg (SAF) into the Legends category (Player ID 29045).
Today we celebrate LMS Australia’s Jason “Slogger” Hart (Player ID 85464)
Simon De San Miguel (Player ID 25142), an Australian playing in England, has recently ascended into LMS Legend status.
Tomasz (Player ID 22682) plays in the Sandton league in South Africa, and made his LMS debut back in 2011.
Well, here it is, another “big moment in sport”!
Marty “GOAT” Henderson, Player ID 197000, is an institution in LMS.
Today we look at a South African dynasty – Wesley Middelton (Player ID 2369)!
Well, here it is. Player ID 97661, Mr. Samuel (Aussie Skip) Lang, LMS Australia captain, run machine and bowler of wicket-taking meds and some dobbly offies!
We welcome another absolute legend into the fray here today – Jo’burg’s (South Africa) Charlie Liquorish (Player ID 70979), who has played 419 games (180 of which are for his side “Cant Remember”).