The Dulwich Knights defeated Pudong CC on Sunday to win the 2017 SCC League Division 3. This is a return to form for Dulwich, who returned to to D3 after losing in the D2 finals in 2016.
The Daredevils defeated Pudong CC on Sunday to claim the 2017 SCC League Division 1 Championship. It is the club’s fifth title since the founding of the league in 2004.
The match between the Pirates and Tongji University over the weekend was rained out midway through the Pirates innings.
The Tongji skipper won the toss and elected to field first. Alex Cumming (21) began with a lovely off-drive for four, and the opening partnership, together with Suresh Kumar (42), took full advantage of the short boundaries at the Tongji field. Kumar was particularly elegant through and over the leg side, effortlessly finding the gaps in the field. The Pirates lost a couple of quick wickets as first Cumming top edged a pull to be caught at midwicket, and then Dayne Wotton (2) was given out L.B.W. after a dramatic appeal from the bowler. Achal Gurnani (22*) began with a straight six, and continued to bat aggressively, particularly through backward point. Continue reading “Pirates vs Tongji Washed Out”
Hangzhou CC defeated the Bashers on Sunday to win their first Division 2 Championship.
Hangzhou won the toss and elected to bat, posting an impressive 100 runs from the first 11 overs of the match on their way to a strong score of 223 from their 30 overs. In the chase, the Bashers fought valiantly, but ultimately came up short. Continue reading “Hangzhou CC Win D2 Title”
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”
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.
Continue reading “HKCC Beat Pirates in Exciting Finish”
Semi-Final: 2nd position vs 3rd position, during league round. If game is abandoned due to rain, 2nd position team will go to Final.
Final: League Table topper vs Winner of Semifinal. In case of rain out game will be reschedule to another weekend, with both team agreement. After rescheduling, if no game can be conducted , both teams will be declared as joint winners. Continue reading “2017 SCC League Playoff Rules”
Shanghai CC went down to Beijing CC by five wickets in the hotly contested China Cup 2017 match at Dulwich College, Beijing. Kiwi batsman Liam was the hero for the home team, hitting an unbeaten 79 and laying a platform for Saeed to come in at the death and smite three huge sixes to see Beijing CC over the line. Continue reading “China Cup 2017 Match Report”
The Pirates opened their campaign in the SCA T20 League with a loss to Shangzhen (Shanghai University of Political Science and Law) on the weekend. Continue reading “Shangzhen Opener Scores Ton Against Pirates”
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.