Georgia Davidson does not have to look far for inspiration.
The 14-year-old right-arm quick - named in the NSW Country under-16 side - is the younger sister of new Sydney Thunder signing Jess Davidson, who is also a right-arm quick.
Their backyard cricket duels at their Oxley Vale home were crucial to the teen's cricketing development.
Like her sister, Davidson has an intense fire in her belly to become a professional cricketer.
"I really hope to follow in her footsteps," she said of her sister.
"Because she's really put the effort in to show what you can do: going from Central North all the way to the Big Bash."
In year 8 at Calrossy, Davidson used the lockdown to work on her game - spending many hours at the Riverside nets with her father, Matt.
Just like he did with her elder brother, Lachlan, and Jess, Matt played with the quick when she made her fourth-grade debut at Bective East. That occurred last season.
"He goes to the nets with me most days," she said of her father.
"He's always telling me new [cricket] tips so I can progress my bowling and get faster, and also improve my batting."
Davidson - the youngster member of the Central North under-19 side last season - hopes to progress through the grades at Bective East.
In 2018 at age 15, Jess made her first-grade debut - playing for the Bulls against City United at No 1 Oval. Lachlan, who is also a fast bowler, was her teammate.
After being delayed because of the pandemic, the Tamworth cricket season will commence on November 6.
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