TOP PERFORMERS: Sam Lowry (left) and Jason Seng dominated with bat and ball respectively at the Australian Country Cricket Championships.
TOP PERFORMERS: Sam Lowry (left) and Jason Seng dominated with bat and ball respectively at the Australian Country Cricket Championships.

Lowry and Seng earn Australian Country selection

CRICKET: The Glen's Sam Lowry and Jason Seng have capped off a brilliant display at the Australian Country Cricket Championships in Geraldton with selection for the Australian Country side.

The pair were stand-out performers for Queensland Country, with coach Lenny Martin describing Lowry and Seng as the best batsman and bowler for his side throughout the January 5-13 carnival.

Queensland Country finished third on the ACCC Overall Competition ladder, behind Victoria Country and winners New South Wales Country.

The Queenslanders came second on both the One Day and T20 ladders.

Seng, who was only called in to the Queensland Country team as a last-minute replacement for the injured Justin Dixon, finished the Championships with 15 wickets at an average of 18.1 and an economy rate of 5.4.

He also contributed 55 runs with the bat at an average of 13.8.

Jason Seng bowling for Queensland Country against NSW Country at the Australian Country Cricket Championships in Geraldton, WA.
Jason Seng bowling for Queensland Country against NSW Country at the Australian Country Cricket Championships in Geraldton, WA. Contributed

Lowry dominated with the bat, finishing with 331 runs, averaging 36.8 with a top score of 76 against East Asia Pacific.

He finished with scores of 43, 13, 38, 31, 6, 37, 30, 76 and 57 from nine innings.

Sam Lowry at the crease for Queensland Country against Victoria Country at the Australian Country Cricket Championships in Geraldton, WA.
Sam Lowry at the crease for Queensland Country against Victoria Country at the Australian Country Cricket Championships in Geraldton, WA. Contributed

The Glen Cricket Club stalwart Greg Michel issued a statement via social media regarding Lowry and Seng's achievement.

"Congratulations to Jason Seng and Sam Lowry who have been selected in the Australian Country side following outstanding performances for Queensland Country over the last two weeks,” he said.

"The boys have continued the rich tradition of club members representing Queensland Country but have become the first Glen players to be selected for Australia.

"Well done boys. The club is extremely proud of you.”



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