Pacific Pull Shot was an online television show published on the ICC EAP TV YouTube Channel between September 2011 and January 2013. Pacific Pull Shot takes a light hearted look at Cricket in the East-Asia Pacific Region. It was created by ICC EAP Development Officer, Adam Cassidy. Pacific Pull Shot remains the best Pacific Cricket Television show ever created.
Opening Credit Music by Melbourne Band “The Bowers”
Pacific Pull Shot “The Trailer”
7 Jan 2013
Pacific Pull Shot “The Trailer” features music by Armen Firman.
“The Trailer” provides a snippet of all the weird and wonderful things that the team from East Asia-Pacific get up to when visiting their members throughout the region. This episode features guest appearances from a number of Australian and New Zealand Celebrities.
Episode 1 filmed in New Caledonia catches up with Vanuatu Cricket Captain Andrew Mansale, it also goes on a tour of the IVX Pacific Games including the cricket competition and finally takes a behind the scenes look at the current status of cricket in New Caledonia.
Episode 2 filmed in Vanuatu takes a look at the 10 year anniversary of Vanuatu Cricket’s Junior Participation Program. We also speak to two of the stars of the Vanuatu team Lenica Natapei and Simpson Obed and finally we take a look a few little things that make Vanuatu the special place that it is.
Episode 3 is filmed in Fiji. In this episode special guest reporter and captain of the Fijian Cricket Team Jo Rika reports on the current status of women’s cricket in Fiji. Adam gets an unexpected Fijian experience after meeting Dance Group Rako Pacifika. And Finally we meet the new ICC East Asia-Pacific Regional Development Manager Kieran McMillan.
Episode 4 is filmed in Melbourne. In this episode we take a look at the performances of the East Asia-Pacific players in Melbourne on scholarships with Sub-District Clubs. We head to Geelong for the Australian Country Cricket Championships. Tom Evans from the ICC conducts some surprise house inspections on the Vanuatu, PNG and Japanese scholarship players to make sure they are behaving. And our feature interview is with the Australian Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs. The Hon. Richard Marles MP.
Episode 5 takes you to five countries. In this episode Kieran has a few close encounters in Indonesia. Tom gets an update on the Cook Islands national women’s team ahead of next months East Asia-Pacific Women’s Champs in Vanuatu. While Adam is in Samoa pretty much just having a good time.
Episode 6 takes us back to Vanuatu for the 2012 Pepsi ICC East Asia-Pacific Women’s Championship. A tournament that is part of qualifying for the 2014 Women’s World T20. In this episode Adam and Tom take a look at some of the challenges associated with growing the game of cricket in the Pacific. Kieran catches up with New Zealand White Fern Sara McGlashan who is in Vanuatu as a female ambassador for the region. Laura discovers one of Kieran’s hidden talents. And we look at all the highlights from the 2012 ICC EAP Women’s Championship.
Episode 7 takes us back to Fiji for all the highlights from the Pepsi ICC East Asia-Pacific Under 17 Championship. Also in this episode prominent Australian sports broadcaster, ABC Grandstand’s Gerard Whateley guest stars to find the fastest team in the region. And we take a look at Cricket Fiji’s disability cricket program.
Episode 8 takes us back to Samoa for Pepsi World Cricket League Division 8 where we look at how hard it was from teams from all over the world to get themselves to a tiny island in the Pacific. Also in this episode we show you how your club can tour the region and play matches against national teams. And we track the journey of a Cricket Victoria staff member who spent 7 weeks in Japan “working” with Japan Cricket.