Russells Creek all-rounder Josh Campbell is pumped to get stuck into the Warrnambool and District Cricket Association one-dayers this weekend.
As he said "I like to play my shots".
Creek takes on Brierly-Christ Church in division one at Jetty Flat with both teams coming off resounding Twenty20 wins to start the season.
Russells Creek, the reigning two-day premier, is set to welcome back skipper and prolific wicket-taker Matthew Petherick after a shoulder complaint kept him out of the side's opening game.
Campbell, who bowls right-arm medium pace, made an cracking start to his summer with 3-10 off 10 overs against Southern Titans.
He then notched up 26 not out, an innings which featured three fours and a six.
As the 26-year-old noted it was good to brush the cobwebs away after an extended pre-season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
He explained the conditions suited him.
"The quicks coming off a long run-up were really slipping so to come off 10 steps, I wasn't really too worried about slipping over so it was good," he said.
Campbell, who was division two skipper last summer, is working hard to be part of division one success this season.
He joined the club five years ago and played in a top-grade two-day grand final loss and then a premiership in his first two seasons.
"I've been out of the (division one) side the past two years and I'm maybe just that little bit more hungry to be part of what's going on," he said.
The all-rounder has been put in the hard yards during pre-season, doing extra sessions with a group of half-a-dozen other players at the club.
"There's a group of us, just our mateship group, we do a bit of fitness on a Monday night, train Tuesday, train Thursday and then play on the Saturday," he said.
"It's just good during pre-season to try and do that little bit extra and we came up with a good result in round one."
Campbell also played in West Warrnambool's senior premiership side when he was 18.
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