Brothers’ Murray Harch places the ball into the on-side field on his way to a well struck half century against Tigers on Saturday.
Brothers’ Murray Harch places the ball into the on-side field on his way to a well struck half century against Tigers on Saturday. MEGAN LEWIS Ml

Don't watch cricket on TV, come and watch our own Big Bash

FORGET watching the cricket on TV, head down to the Rockhampton Cricket Ground tonight.

Capitalising on the success of the KFC Big Bash Twenty20 tournament on Channel 10, reigning local T20 champions Brothers meet A-grade newcomers Capricorn Coast Sharks in tonight's Frenchville Sports Club Twenty20 Premier division match.

There will be T20 matches tomorrow night and Saturday.

Former Brothers captain Murray Harch (pictured) makes his first appearance for the Brethren in 2014, but it could be his last.

After 27 years of playing cricket regularly, Harch retired from A-grade cricket at the end of the 2012-13 season.

However, he committed to playing for Brothers in the T20 format of the game.

Harch is heading down to Brisbane for the second Carlton Mid One Day International series fixture between Australia and England at the Gabba.

He will miss Brothers' second round match against Frenchville tomorrow night and their third fixture of the 2014 season against Gracemere on Saturday.

Should Brothers book their place in the T20 final on January 24, Harch said he would be available, but that's it - for now.

"The T20s, that's it," Harch said. "I told them at the end of last season I'd come back and play in the T20s.

"At the moment I'm happy just playing the T20 games and having a bit more time to spend with the family."

Frenchville launched its T20 season with a win over Brunny Bulls on Sunday evening.

Chasing the Bulls' 9-148, Frenchville reeled in the total with two balls to spare and seven wickets in hand.

FRENCHVILLE SPORTS CLUB TWENTY20 PREMIER DIVISION

Rd 1

Brothers v Cap Coast today 6pm at RCG

Rd 2

Brothers v Frenchville, tomorrow 6pm at RCG

Rd 3

Brunny Bulls v Brothers, Saturday 2pm at RCG

Cap Coast v Frenchville, Saturday 2pm at RCG

Brunny Bulls v Cap Coast, Saturday 6pm at RCG



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