The DPR Hot Dogs defeated K2 CCC to claim the 2016 SCC League Division 1 title on Sunday. It is the club’s sixth title since the league was founded in 2004.
Pudong CC completed their improbable late season run by winning the SCC League Division 3 Championship over the Daredevils on Sunday.
The Leopards defeated the Dulwich Knights on Sunday to win their third Division 2 Championship on Sunday.
Dulwich won the toss and elected to bowl. The Leopards posted 148 for 10, with Biplav Pokhrel chipping in a handy half century. Nathan Sasson was the pick of the Dulwich bowlers, picking up four wickets in his six overs of work. Continue reading “Leopards Win Third Division 2 Crown”
K2 won their first Division 1 crown on Sunday, defeating the Daredevils in a lopsided final that saw K2 bowler Keshav take 5 wickets for just 6 runs and K2 bowl out the Devils for just 23 runs. K2 opened the match with the bat, establishing several promising partnerships before collapsing a bit near the end of their innings to reach 194/7. The Daredevils in response, never made it out of first gear, the dream of an undefeated season ending at Wellington with a whimper.
Pudong CC defeated the defending champion Daredevils to win the 2015 Division 2 crown. Pudong opened the batting and scored 199/9 in their 30 overs. They were then able to hold the Daredevils to 182/9 in the second innings.
The Dulwich Knights defeated Pudong CC to capture the Division 3 crown on Sunday, October 25. Dulwich lost the toss and were put in to bat, scoring 213 runs in their 25 overs for the loss of two wickets. Pudong was only able to make 144 for 8 in their 25 overs chasing. This is the first championship for the Dulwich Knights.
Daredevils batsman Jonti Leibowitz faced the first ball of the innings against the Bashers on Sunday for a dot, 39.4 overs after that, he faced the last ball of the innings and hit it for a four. In-between those two deliveries, Leibowitz was masterful, powering to 268* with strokes to all parts of the ground as the Daredevils rolled to a team high total of 389 for 7 in their 40 overs.
Leibowitz’s first boundary came in the second over of the game – a four – and by the end of the innings, he had scored 29 fours and 17 sixes.
The Bashers had no answers for the South African opener, and will rue the few chances they had. After point was unable to get a hand to a chance cut shot while Leibowitz was in his 40s, the fielder at long on misplayed a loopy mishit that bounced over the his head for four when the Leibowitz was on 80. The final chance came when Leibowitz, on 196, went for his double century with a big hit to long off that picked out the fielder on the boundary, only to see the catch dropped. Continue reading “Jonti Leibowitz Scores 268*, Sets League Batting Record”
The first fixtures of the 2015 SCC League Season were announced on Tuesday by League Director Kerstin Petersen, with all teams scheduled to see action in the month of March.
“We’re looking forward to another great year of cricket,” said SCC President Manoj Mehta. “We’re very excited to have Santa Fe on board as our primary sponsor again, as well as Nforce Sports who will be supporting the SCC Dragons and Pirates, and our new grounds provider, Wellington College International.” Continue reading “The 2015 Cricket Season Has Arrived”
The DPR Hot Dogs defeated Pudong to win the 2014 SCC League Division 1 Championship. It is the fifth time the club has won the premier league trophy.
The Daredevils defeated the Bashers by 7 wickets to win the SCC League Division 2 Championship and remain undefeated for the season.