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Master Blasters

Woolworths Cricket Blast is Cricket Australia's entry level program for girls and boys. It plays a major role in achieving our vision to be Australia's favourite sport by ensuring the long term health of cricket within clubs and schools.


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Cricket Blast captures the colour and excitement of the Men's and Women's Big Bash League in a fun and fast format.

After learning all the basic skills in Junior Blasters, Master Blasters allows kids to experience modified games of cricket using lighter equipment in a format that is fast paced with equal participation. The program was developed to ensure junior cricketers can progress with confidence to Stage 1 Junior Formats.

  • Introduce participants to modified games of cricket
  • Continue to develop skills and techniques learnt at the Junior Blasters level
  • Maximise and ensure equal participation for all participants
  • Increase kids’ passion for cricket
  • Provide another option for families to be involved in Australia’s Favourite Sport
  • Ensure families continue to see links to Big Bash teams
  • Increases the uptake of volunteers by altering the perception of non traditional cricket families
  • Less initial financial commitment due to all equipment being supplied
  • Less time commitment due to shorter more flexible games