Leopards CC Changes Name to China Zalmi

Leopards Cricket Club (LCC) has announced that the LCC will play the coming season as China Zalmi.

Zeb Khan, LCC chief executive, confirmed that the club had received the recognition from Peshawar Zalmi (Pakistani professional franchise cricket team that plays in the Pakistan Super League). The Leopards were founded in 2009 and won their first league championship in Division 2 in 2010. 

Peshawar Zalmi Foundation initiated a program “Global Zalmi” – welcoming the “Spirit of Cricket” from across the globe, under which China Zalmi officially took part in Zalmi World Cup which took place in the UAE in January and February with the participation of 10 other Zalmi teams from around the world.

China Zalmi reached to the semi final of Zalmi World Cup and where they were defeated by the Dubai Zalmi. Dubai Zalmi thrashed the Kasmir Zalmi to win the final of the first Zalmi World cup.


  1. I am a student in Xian , a fast arm swing bowler and a middle order batsman , I have three months free in winter and 3 in summer , I want to join your club I want to know about the join procedure and the residence etc and expenses etc or did you pay some to players

    1. The Shanghai Cricket Club and all members clubs and associate teams are amateurs. We do not pay our players and there is a cost involved in playing matches in the league. You are more than welcome to join a team and play cricket in Shanghai, but you will need to provide you own housing, residence visa, and cover living expenses as well in Shanghai.

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