The National Indigenous Cricket Championship is under-way in Alice Springs with eight Sixers representing their states and territories.
The Championship, which was created to further advance and develop Indigenous cricket, will be played between the states and territories across male and female competitions.
Sixers all-rounder Ashleigh Gardner is back representing New South Wales and she is joined by her magenta teammate Haylee Hoffmeister. The women's competition begins on Wednesday February 8 with the Final played on Monday February 13.
In the men's Championship, the New South Wales team includes five players who have pulled on a magenta jersey. Sixers Academy products Nathan Price and Jonte Pattison are joined by BBL|06 Community Rookie Marty Jeffrey and Sixers Indigenous Cup players Tyran Liddiard and Jayden Wooden.
Sixers Indigenous Cup player Ben Stares is representing the Northern Territory.
The men's competition began on Monday February 6 and runs until Monday February 13 when the Final takes place.
From the NICC, male and female national Indigenous teams will be selected. The women's Indigenous team toured India last year and they were captained by Gardiner.