Jayden thrilled to fast-track his career

MILDURA East fast bowler Jayden Hunt had the ultimate preparation for the summer of cricket at the Under 17 National Championships in Queensland.

Mildura East cricketer Jayden Hunt, 15, is keen to get among the Sunraysia cricket action after he played at the Under 17 National Championships. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Mildura East cricketer Jayden Hunt, 15, is keen to get among the Sunraysia cricket action after he played at the Under 17 National Championships. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Not only was Hunt guided by the coaching of former Australian opening batsman Matthew Elliott, the 15-year-old took confidence from opening the bowling three times, taking five wickets and scoring 36 as a lower-order batsman.

Hunt returned home this week after his Victoria Country side played eight matches in 12 days across the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane.

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