Learning the Skills
MILO T20 Blast
Information for Clubs
MILO T20 Blast for associations & clubs explained
Why clubs/associations love MILO T20 Blast
- Bridges the gap between MILO in2CRICKET and traditional junior cricket, better preparing kids for the hardball format and aiding player retention.
- Less volunteer burden due to professional delivery and only one volunteer team manager required per team
- Professional deliverer charged with recruiting players and future volunteers to the game
- National brand to be promoted throughout the season including within Big Bash coverage on free to air TV.
- Link to MILO T20 Blast School Cups assists with recruiting kids to your club
- No fixtures required and same venue each week
- No equipment costs
Clubs interested in entering a team into MILO T20 Blast for the first time
For clubs interested in taking part in the MILO T20 Blast program please contact T20Blast@cricket.com.au or call 1800 CRICKET (1800 274 25 38).
Every child that participates in the MILO T20 Blast program pays a registration fee which ensures your centre and all participants are covered by insurance.
All potential participants are directed to playcricket.com.au where they enter their postcode to find their nearest MILO T20 Blast Centre and register for a program.
Volunteer team managers are able to log into the MILO T20 Blast Management Centre in MyCricket to view participant registrations.
For more information on registration, insurance and how to set up and manage online payments contact Cricket Australia on T20Blast@cricket.com.au or phone 1800 CRICKET (1800 274 25 38).
MILO T20 Blast Roles & Responsibilities
Each MILO T20 Blast centre has a Program Coordinator and depending on numbers, they may also have a skills zone deliverer/s.
The main focus points of these roles include;
- Set up and pack up of the entire match day each week
- Recruitment and training of volunteer team managers (one per team)
- Be the key point of contact for the duration of the program
- Deliver the ‘Skills Zone’ activities
- Be the key driver in creating an exciting and fun program atmosphere
- Recruitment and training of these deliverers will be conducted by your State and Territory Cricket Association. In addition to the deliverers, each club taking part in a MILO T20 Blast program is expected to provide a team manager to help coordinate their own team.
Recruitment and training of these deliverers will be conducted by your State and Territory Cricket Association. In addition to the deliverers, each club taking part in a MILO T20 Blast program is expected to provide a team manager to help coordinate their own team.
Online deliverer accreditation and resources
Cricket Australia provides online accreditation for all MILO T20 Blast Program Coordinators and Skill Zone Deliverers. MILO T20 Blast team managers are also encouraged to undertake the course. TThis course will take around 45 minutes to complete and is mandatory for all coordinators and available for all volunteers. It will cover a number of topics including:
- Philosophy of MILO T20 Blast
- Recruitment of participants
- Volunteer engagement
- How to structure a program
- How to provide a quality experience
Australian cricket will also run in-service sessions for deliverers and volunteers that go through centre structure and engagement in a practical environment. To find your nearest in-service session, please contact the MILO T20 Blast helpdesk on T20Blast@cricket.com.au or phone 1800 CRICKET (1800 274 25 38).
Deliverer equipment and apparel provision
Each new MILO T20 Blast program will receive a deliverer pack of equipment and apparel.
For more information please contact Cricket Australia on T20Blast@cricket.com.au or phone 1800 CRICKET (1800 274 25 38).
Recruitment of participants
MILO T20 Blast Marketing Material
Cricket Australia provides clubs with collateral including flyers, posters, school newsletter templates, email templates and print advertisements for placement in newspapers. These can be ordered once your MILO T20 Blast centre has been activated through MyCricket.
Partnership with other sports
Working with other junior sports in the local community provides a great way to promote to parents who are already encouraging their children to live a healthy and active life.
MILO T20 Blast Centre Finder
MILO T20 Blast Deliverer's Handbook PDF (12.5 MB)