$75,000 in cash available to cricket fans at TOWER Super Challenge II

Australian Cricket Board

June 11, 2002

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The Australian Cricket Board (ACB) today released details of the TOWER Ton, a promotion that provides cricket fans attending TOWER Super Challenge II with the chance to share in $75,000 cash.

A $25,000 prize will be up for grabs at all three matches of the series, if either of the following events occur:

  • If a bowler from either team delivers a legal ball at, or exceeding100mph (160.9km) or;

  • If any batsman scores 100 runs from 100 deliveries or less.

The TOWER Ton will work in the following manner:

  • At the second drinks break of the first innings, 10 seat numbers selected randomly by a computer, will be displayed on the replay screen.

  • The 10 patrons will be invited onto the field during the innings break, where another draw will take place to select one contestant eligible to win the jackpot.

  • Ten cricket balls will be placed in separate boxes on a table in the middle of the ground. Each patron will be asked to select a box.

  • Nine boxes will contain Kanga cricket balls. One box will contain a white cricket ball. The patron who selects the box containing the white cricket ball will be eligible to win the $25,000 prize.

  • If the prizemoney is activated in the first innings, the $25,000 cheque will be presented during the innings break.

  • If the prizemoney is activated in the second innings, the $25,000 cheque will be presented at the end of the match.

  • The prizemoney will only be available once during a match.

  • The $25,000 prize is available for all three matches, but will not double, or indeed triple if the money isn't awarded in matches one, two or three.

  • The speed gun, supplied by industry experts IDS Sports is consistent with the speed measurement displayed on Channel Nine's television coverage.

  • The prizemoney for the TOWER Ton has been made available by the series' principal sponsor, TOWER.

  • Conditions apply. Click here for terms and conditions. (Authorised under Victorian Permit numbers 02/1500 & 02/1501)

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The Gabba

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