Tamil cricketers seek asylum in Australia
11 June 2014 Last updated at 00:34 BST
Padded up and steeled for action in a suburban league in Sydney, Ocean 12 are a sporting team like no other.
The team is made up of Tamil asylum seekers, released from immigration detention on temporary visas and competing for a place in the finals of a global cricket competition.
But ultimate victory lies beyond the game of cricket, and in the hands of the immigration authorities who will decide if they can stay permanently and build a new life in Australia.
Phil Mercer reports.