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Georgia Wareham (left)

Top Accolade For Wareham

Top Accolade For Wareham

Georgia Wareham (left)

2019 Young Cricketer Of The Year

The South West has another sporting champion.

Mortlake's Georgia Wareham was named the 2019 Betty Wilson Young Cricketer of the year at the Australian Cricket Awards Monday night.

19 year old Georgia was part of the Australian team which won the World T20 Cup in the Caribbean in November.

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Georgia says its been an amazing 12 months for her and she never envisaged she would be in a team with the top cricketers in the country.

She says winning the World Cup was the highlight of her year and something she will treasure for ever.

She also took part in the One Day internationals and also had a very successful year with the Melbourne Renegades.

While accepting her award, Georgia thanked her family especially her mum, and also the Mortlake Cricket club where her career began.

She says the support from the Mortlake community is something she also appreciates.

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