6th February 2019
NSW Premier Cricket today named the players selected in the 2018/19 AW Green Shield Merit XII.
Regarded as the strongest junior club competition in the world, the AW Green Shield is NSW Premier Cricket’s U/16 competition and forms part of the Club Championship.
Many NSW and Australian players have emerged from this competition in the past, including Steven Smith, David Warner, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kurtis Patterson, Stephen O’Keefe, Sean Abbott and Jack Edwards.
Based on statistics from the preliminary rounds only, the AW Green Shield Merit XII comprises the top six batsmen in the competition, the top five bowlers and the leading wicketkeeper. Ties are separated by superior average, wicket-keeper separated by most runs.
All players will receive a commemorative cap in recognition of their selection.