Former Sandhurst junior part of historic Aboriginal XI UK tour

A young Damon Egan as an 11-year-old back in 2009.
A young Damon Egan as an 11-year-old back in 2009.

FORMER Sandhurst junior cricketer Damon Egan has helped the Aboriginal XI men’s team to a 5-1 result on its historic tour of England.

The tour, which has featured both men’s and women’s matches, commemorates 150 years since an Australian aboriginal cricket team became the first sporting team to tour internationally when it made the trip to the UK in 1868.

Egan, who plays Premier Cricket with St Kilda, opened the batting in all six of the men’s games, scoring 98 runs for the series.

• Egan’s tour results:

v Marylebone – 4 off 5

v Marylebone – 24 off 18

v Surrey – 0 off 3

v Sussex – 10 off 13

v Derbyshire – 38 off 43

v Nottinghamshire – 22 off 17