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The Melbourne Stars are pleased to announce global IT services company, DXC Technology, as the official partner of the Stars Academy for the Top End T20 Series in Darwin in 2022.

The company’s logo will appear on the Melbourne Stars’ Strike League uniforms and be seen across the Stars’ social media channels throughout the tournament.

The Stars Academy will make their debut in the series, comprising of games against the Melbourne Renegades Academy, Northern Territory, Cricket Australia XI and Papua New Guinea.

DXC will extend their long-term partnership with NT Cricket to also partner with the Melbourne Renegades throughout the tournament, highlighting their dedication to the development of the game and cricket in the Northern Territory.

DXC Technology is a Fortune 500 IT services leader with more than 130,000 employees in 70 countries, including Australia. The world’s largest companies and public sector organisations trust DXC to deploy services to drive new levels of performance, competitiveness, and customer experience across their IT estates.
 
“DXC remains committed to helping businesses in the Territory realise the full potential of technology, so we’re delighted to be working with the Melbourne Stars, Melbourne Renegades and NT Cricket who share our vision of growth and inclusion. Our aim is to encourage greater indigenous participation, drive the development of innovation and skills, and help communities build new talent pathways. At the same time, bringing together cricketers and rugby league players helps showcase the wonderful northern community spirit,” said Seelan Nayagam, President of DXC Technology Asia Pacific.
 
Melbourne Stars General Manager Blair Crouch said:

“We thank DXC for their support of the Melbourne Stars Academy and this year’s Top End T20 series in Darwin. It’s such an important development program to nurture our next generation of talent and we’re proud to have them involved. It’s fantastic to partner with a globally recognisable brand and we look forward to working with them to deliver great outcomes for both their business and the club.”

All games will be broadcast via MyCricket Facebook page and the NT Cricket YouTube Channel

Melbourne Stars Academy Squad
Liam Blackford, Geelong
Brody Couch, Geelong 
Xavier Crone, Carlton
Damon Egan, Prahran
Sam Elliott, Fitzroy Doncaster
Clint Hinchliffe, Melbourne Stars
Nick Larkin, Melbourne Stars
Jai Lemire, Carlton
Jono Merlo, St Kilda
Tom O’Connell, Geelong
Tom O’Donnell, Essendon 
Tom Rogers, Ringwood
Brodie Symons, Frankston Peninsula

Melbourne Stars Top End T20 Fixtures:
Saturday, 13th August 
Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars 
DXC Arena, Darwin, 6pm CST (6:30pm AEST)

Sunday, 14th August 
Northern Territory vs Melbourne Stars 
Gardens Oval, Darwin, 2:30pm CST (3:00pm AEST)

Tuesday, 16th August 
Melbourne Stars vs PNG
DXC Arena, Darwin, 6pm CST (6:30pm AEST)

Thursday, 18th August 
CA XI vs Melbourne Stars 
DXC Arena, Darwin, 6pm CST (6:30pm AEST)

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