Stars to align at Casey Fields

The smash hit Melbourne Stars family day will return to Casey Fields this weekend for another action-packed day of free fun and Big Bash cricket action.

City of Casey has again teamed up with the Melbourne Stars to present the popular annual event on Sunday 16 December, with the fun to kick-off from 11.30am.

Fun at the free event includes:

• Meet and score an autograph from your favourite Melbourne Stars BBL and WBBL players, including Glenn Maxwell, Peter Handscomb, Kristen Beams, Erin Osborne, Holly Ferling and international superstars Sandeep Lamichhane, Georgia Elwiss, Lizelle Lee and Mignon du Preez.

• A Nickelodeon fun zone, kids’ workshops and activities, face painting, roving entertainers and stalls.

• Take part in a range of fun, cricket activities run by Melbourne Stars including Stars Land, cricket inflatables and a double pitch throwing activity.

• Watch the Stars WBBL team in action as they take on the Perth Scorchers from 10.00 am on the day. They will also be playing the day before at Casey Fields, for those that want to enjoy a whole weekend of cricket action and family fun!

City of Casey Mayor Cr Amanda Stapledon encouraged families to come along and join the fun.

“Council is proud of our partnership with the Melbourne Stars and look forward to welcoming Team Green back to our premier sports precinct, Casey Fields, for what is sure to be another great day out,” she said.

“Now in its seventh year, this event attracts thousands of people to Casey Fields to meet some of the best cricketers in the country, enjoy the free family fun on offer and share in the cricket excitement that takes over our country each summer.”

Melbourne Stars chief executive Clint Cooper said they’re excited for a huge weekend of Stars at Casey Fields featuring some of the best cricketers in the world.

“Our WBBL team is going from strength to strength and is looking forward to putting on a show against the Perth Scorchers on both Saturday and Sunday morning – you don’t want to miss fireworks from the likes of Lizelle Lee, Erin Osborne and Mignon du Preez,” he said.

“On Sunday we’ll be putting on our seventh Melbourne Stars Family Day at Casey Fields and each year it gets bigger and better. The players are all looking forward to meeting our fans, and our partners are providing an enormous range of activities, games and rides for all the family to enjoy.

“Not to mention the finals of the Melbourne Stars League (MSL) – Sri Lanka will play Nepal in the women’s MSL final on Saturday before our WBBL match at 9.00 am, and Sri Lanka will play India in the men’s MSL final on Sunday beginning at 1.30 pm. We hope everyone in and around the City of Casey can come down and enjoy some cricket action and family fun this weekend!”

Details: Sunday 16 December from 11.30am – 3.30pm at Casey Fields, Berwick – Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne East.


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