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Will Richard be the next Cricket Superstar?


Hometown: Sydney

Age: 18

Skill: Wicket-Keeper

Growing up in the Blue Mountains, Richard started playing cricket aged nine at Blackheath Cricket Club.  After two years Richard, along with his father and a few friends, started up their own cricket club – the Blackheath Harlequins.  In his hich school years, Richard continued to learn his trade at the Westfield Sports High School, where they have a strong cricket program, and he was selected for the NSW Schoolboys under-15s team. In 2009 Richard made the move to Penrith so he could join the Penrith Cricket Club, and in 2010 he was selected for NSW’s under-17s state team.  Earlier this year, Richard moved from Penrith to Paramatta Cricket Club, where he remains today.  Richard’s hero is Adam Gilchrist.  Richard is currently a waiter, and in his spare time he enjoys reading books.

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