The Pirates finished joint winners of the SCA T20 League with Shangzhen, and so after a marvelous 2017 season, the Pirates are having a celebration at India Kitchen from 7 pm on Saturday, November 18. Details in the post below. All Pirates invited. Continue reading “Pirates End of Season Dinner”
Shanghai to Defend China Cup in Beijing
The SCC Dragons will head to Beijing on Sunday 4 June 2017 to take on Beijing CC in the annual China Cup. The Dragons won lasts year’s game comprehensively and Dragons Skipper Kevin Wright will be looking for another repeat performance this year.
Please let Kevin or know if you are available either directly or by commenting in the box below.
The tour itinerary and pre-tour net sessions will be updated shortly along with the team selection once announced.
Dragons Side Set for KCC Interport Match
Club Captain Dayne Wotton announced yesterday the Dragons side that will take on Kowloon Cricket Club on Saturday, August 27 at Wellington College.
Despite some changes from the team that convincingly beat Beijing earlier this season, Wotton pointed out that the core remains the same and he is certain the chosen 11 players will be up for the challenge come Saturday. Continue reading “Dragons Side Set for KCC Interport Match”
2016 Twenty20 Schedule Released
The 2016 SCC Twenty20 Tournament will be played for four weekends in July, starting July 10. The finals will be played after the end of the SCC league season on November 6. Teams have been divided into two groups of five teams each. Each team will play three group matches, after which, the top two teams in each group will advance to a knockout semi-final.
Mike Gatting in Shanghai Thursday
Mike Gatting will be in Shanghai on Thursday, June 9 for a meet and greet at the Camel Puxi starting at 7pm.
Mike is visiting about 11 schools in China over the next two weeks to run workshops and tournaments and teach students about cricket. He’s also meeting with about 10 different businesses and organisations to seek their long term support for promoting and developing cricket in China.
The Camel will be charging 100 RMB at the door and there is a 100 RMB meal and drink deal in place as well. The money from the event will go towards equipment used in development workshops and games for the students he meets.
China Cup Weekend Schedule
SCC Club Captain Dayne Wotton today announced the weekend schedule for the upcoming China Cup.
Saturday, May 28
Practise Session: SCSC
2700 Zhangyang Bei Lu,
near Wuzhou Da Dao
Just a light net and field, good chance for the squad to catch up ahead of the match and pick up team gear (blazers, ties, polos, etc.). Continue reading “China Cup Weekend Schedule”
With the proper training yet to come from CricHQ, the SCC will hold a training session this Friday, April 1 at Hit Wicket at 8:30 pm for anyone interested in learning how to score with the app and/or manage players and teams through the website. A second training will also be held next Wednesday, April 6 at the same time and place.
The app is quite intuitive and easy to use once a match is underway, but is a little confusing to start with, so I will go through the process of setting up matches, a little bit of scoring, team management and results submission. If you or anyone at your club is interested please let me know. Continue reading “CricHQ Training”
2016 Season Opening Sixes
The Shanghai Cricket Club opens the 2016 Season this coming weekend with a sixes tournament at Wellington College.
Games start at 1 pm on Saturday afternoon and long time SCC sponsor Santa Fe will be setting up tents for teams as per previous events.
Following the games on Saturday, the SCC has booked the upstairs at Big Bamboo on Nanyang Road from 6:30 pm and will be taking care of the tab for a couple of drinks for all members including those who couldn't make it out to the sixes. It's an opportunity for all members to get together and kick off the season. The World T20 matches of New Zealand vs Afghanistan and England vs Sri Lanka will be on television.
Bashers and Camel to Screen ‘Death of a Gentleman’
The Bashers Cricket Club and the Camel Sports Bar in Puxi will be screening “Death of Gentleman” on Thursday, February 25 at 8 pm. Admission is free and happy hour prices will be in place all night.
In “Death of a Gentleman,” two journalists embark on a journey across the cricketing empire to find the answer to the question “Who really cares about Test cricket?” They talk to the players, ex-players, broadcasters, journalists, administrators and fans. They venture, often uninvited, into boardrooms, offices, hotel rooms and even the home of cricket itself, Lord’s, looking for answers as to who is responsible, and what are they doing to save their game. Continue reading “Bashers and Camel to Screen ‘Death of a Gentleman’”
Update: Date Change – Shanghai Night Sixes 2015
Following the huge success of the previous two tournaments, the DPR Hot Dogs will be hosting the 2015 edition of the Shanghai Night Sixes on Saturday October
17th 30th at SCSC from 5pm.
This is a social tennis ball 6’s tournament with a big emphasis on socializing and having fun. The event allows anyone to experience the enjoyment of cricket, network and socialize with people outside of the usual Shanghai cricketing circles. Previous years have seen teams from corporations based in Shanghai competing against teams from the many social and sports groups from around the city.
Team entry is RMB 1500 per team: this includes playing shirts, F&B vouchers and buses to and from the ground on match day.
The main details are provided in the flyer below but if you need any further information and want to help out with organising beforehand or on the night please contact Danny Hooper or Vikas Laxman from the Hot Dogs. Continue reading “Update: Date Change – Shanghai Night Sixes 2015”