|Shanghai Dragons||Shanghai Pirates|
|Beijing Cricket Club||Shanghai Cricket Association|
|Hangzhou Cricket Club||Shenzhen Cricket Club|
|Yunnan Cricket Club||Hong Kong Asia XI|
HKCC 194/9 40 overs. SCC 195/9 38.3 overs. SCC’s first away win over HKCC in 87 years
The Shanghai Cricket Club claimed the Bokhara Bell Memorial Trophy in a tensely fought match at the Hong Kong Cricket Club, claiming a 1 wicket victory on December 15 over HKCC, with a 24 runs undefeated last wicket partnership and a possible dropped catch to the winning runs.
The SCC collected one of the most dramatic wins in the Bokhara Bell history with Sanjay scoring the winning runs required off a top edged pull to secure victory over the HKCC. Needing 46 off 6 overs and just 2 wickets in hand the SCC were almost looking down a defeat, but no.10 batsman Govind smashing 3 back to back boundaries on his arrival to the crease in his reply to his partner at the other end (Paul) when he was asked” can you bat?… let’s try to stretch this game, we might have a shot at the target” . Paul(31) was dismissed with SCC still needing 24 runs with a wicket in hand. Sanjay (16*) and Govind (19*) with an unbeaten partnership finishing off the target with 9 balls to spare and handing over SCC its first touring victory since 1931. Continue reading “Shanghai Cricket Club Claims Bokhara Bell in Thrilling 1 Wicket Win”
The Shanghai Cricket Club is pleased to invite teams to register for the upcoming Asian Tiger Tennis ball Sixes, to be held on November 17 and 18, 2018 at the SCSC in Shanghai.
The tournament will be played on a grass field with Artengo TB 530 tennis balls. The playing strip will be of 20 yard measurement. Continue reading “Asian Tiger Tennis Ball Sixes”
The Shanghai Cricket Club reclaimed the China Cup with a 38 run victory over Beijing Cricket Club at Wellington College on June 10.
Defending a target of 212, the SCC Dragons bowled out the visitors for 173, with Adam Hopkins picking up 4 wickets, while there were two apiece for Deepak Nautiyal (2-46), Waqar Khattak (2-28) and Vaibhav Krishnan (2-31). Continue reading “Match Report: China Cup 2018”
With the beating sun erasing any last-night worries of a washout, an experienced Veterans Cricket Victoria squad arrived in Shanghai on Sunday May 13 to take on the Shanghai CC Pirates in two Twenty20 fixtures.
Victoria captain Greg Johnson was automatically awarded the toss and opted to send the Pirates to the crease, where they opened with two of their oldest players, Andy Steele and Paddu Subramoniam. Continue reading “Shanghai CC Host Victoria Veterans Team”
Shanghai Cricket Club Captain Mitesh Desai announced a 13-man squad for the upcoming China Cup match with Beijing Cricket Club at Wellington College on June 10.
|Samuel Kett||Zhang Yufei|
|Adrian Russell||Govind Raj|
|Akeem Akram||Deepak Nautiyal|
|Dayne Wotton||Adam Hopkins|
|Waqar Khattak||Shreyas Achrekar|
|Vaibhav Krishnan||Julian Wilson|
The match will be the 13th time Shanghai and Beijing have played for the cup; Beijing holds both the advantage in victories at 9-4 as well as the cup, having won it in 2017 in Beijing. Continue reading “SCC Dragons Announced for China Cup Match”
The SCC Dragons team has been announced for the upcoming friendly with Hangzhou CC. The match will be played on Saturday, May 27 at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou.
|Samuel Kett||Adam Hopkins|
|Zhang Yufei||Vaibhav Krishna|
|Govind Raj||Julian Wilson|
|Anti Kawatra||Sikander Ali|
|Akeem Akram||Awais Gulzar|
|Deepak Nautiyal||Dayne Wotton|
The SCC AGM and Awards night was celebrated over the weekend, and with it the more significant awards for the Pirates season were presented. This season featured many great Pirates performances and team efforts, which made selected these awards challenging.
Pirates Batsman of the Year – Vinny Viswanath
Vinny opened the batting for the Pirates this year. He scored 137 runs at an average of 68.5 and S/R of 155.7, and finished with a very fine 100* against Jiankang University.
Pirates All-rounder of the Year – Sumesh Manganelly
Sumesh opened the bowling well, and always contributed quick runs with the bat even when the team was under pressure. He scored 42 runs at an average of 21.0 and S/R of 150.0, had bowling figures of 8-0-63-2, and took a catch as well. Continue reading “Pirates Awards at SCC AGM”
The Pirates celebrated the season in style with a tasty dinner at India Kitchen over the weekend. Pirates skipper, Mark Henwood, handed out awards for some of the better performances this season:
Ben Collins 87* (37) vs Jiaozhi, 14 October 2017
Alex Cumming 68 (37) vs Jiankang, 21 October 2017
Jamie Boynton 57* (29) vs Huazhen, 23 September 2017
Suresh Kumar 52* (22) vs Huazhen, 23 September 2017
Govind Raj 50* (14) vs Huazhen, 23 September 2017
Sameer Jolly 43* (19) & 2-0-7-0 vs Jiaozhi, 14 October 2017
Ankit Kawatra 19 (20) & 3-0-9-1 vs Hong Kong C.C., 3 September 2017
Mark Henwood 3-1-6-4 vs Hong Kong C.C., 3 September 2017
Mark Henwood 2.4-0-9-4 vs Jiankang, 21 October 2017
Mukul Singh 2 Catches, 3 Stumpings
The 2017 Shanghai Cricket Club AGM will be held on Saturday, December 2 at URBN Hotel, starting at 6:30 with drinks and followed by dinner at 7 pm.
As always the AGM will give us the perfect chance for us all to come together and celebrate the successes we have seen across the season. Last year we had 60+ in attendance – I’m hopeful even more of you will join this year. Cost will be RMB100 per head. Continue reading “SCC AGM and Elections Set for Dec 2”