Category: Tours

Shanghai CC Host Victoria Veterans Team

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”

SCC Dragons Announced for China Cup Match

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.

SCC Dragons

Samuel Kett Zhang Yufei
Adrian Russell Govind Raj
Akeem Akram Deepak Nautiyal
Dayne Wotton Adam Hopkins
Waqar Khattak Shreyas Achrekar
Vaibhav Krishnan Julian Wilson
Yousaf Khan  

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”

Bokhara Bell 2017

Match Report: Bokhara Bell 2017

The Shanghai Cricket Club lost by 26 runs to Hong Kong CC in a well contested Bokhara Bell Interport match at the Shanghai Community Sports Club.  Hong Kong’s superior fielding and early inroads with the new ball ultimately proved to be the difference between the sides, although Shanghai put up a fight to the very end and at one point during the run chase were arguably favourites for victory. Continue reading “Match Report: Bokhara Bell 2017”

HKCC Beat Pirates in Exciting Finish

The Pirates match against HKCC drew an overwhelming response of players available for the fixture, so the Pirates squad included a full 13 players. So discussions at the tour dinner on Saturday night between the captains, Mark Henwood and David Varley, led to a 13-a-side game the following morning. The following morning was pleasantly warm, with a gentle breeze across the field, and ideal for cricket. The Hong Kong skipper won the toss and elected to bat.
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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.

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The tour itinerary and pre-tour net sessions will be updated shortly along with the team selection once announced.

150th Anniversary SCC-HKCC Interport Match

The Shanghai CC Dragons faced Hong Kong CC in the 150th anniversary Interport cricket match between the two clubs on Saturday, 10 December 2016, to play of the Bokhara Bell Memorial Trophy

The game offered the rare opportunity for the tourists to play on a turf wicket. Dragons captain Kevin Wright called number as opposed to Bauhinia and elected to bat, SCC openers Wooton and Kett took to the field for under a blue sky and much warmer temperature than a Decembers day in Shanghai. Continue reading “150th Anniversary SCC-HKCC Interport Match”

2016 Tour of Japan

SCC to Tour Japan for Series with Japan Men’s National Team

The Shanghai Cricket Club will travel to Japan on October 29 and 30 to play three Twenty20 matches against the Japan men’s national team.

The games will be a warmup for Japan, who will be competing in the East Asia Cup the following weekend. The matches between Japan and the SCC will be played at the Sano International Stadium, which has recently been developed into Japan’s first official cricket stadium. The East Asia Cup is also being held in Sano, and will feature Japan, Hong Kong, China and Korea.  Continue reading “2016 Tour of Japan”

Bokhara Bell Interport Match Set for December 10-11

SCC President Paul Malpass announced today that the 2016 Bokhara Bell Memorial Interport Match between Shanghai CC and Hong Kong CC will take place on December 10 and 11 at the Hong Kong Cricket Club.

This years marks the 150th anniversary of the first match between Shanghai and Hong Kong in 1866. The two clubs have met a total of 47 times; 38 times from 1866 to 1949, and nine times since 1994. Shanghai last played at the Hong Kong Cricket Club in 2014. Continue reading “Bokhara Bell Interport Match Set for December 10-11”