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Aaron Johnson: Desert Cup Player Of The Tournament!

51, 84, 109*,0, 1, 89, 68. Those were Aaron Johnson’s recorded scores for his seven crease appearances during the recently concluded four-nation Desert Cup 2022 T20I Championship that was played in Oman from November 14-21. Johnson’s seven innings aggregate for the tournament was an impressive 402 runs. His average at 67.00 was simply staggering in …

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SCA’s Growth Being Stymied By Lack Of Availabe Cricket Fields!

ALTHOUGH buoyed by the success of the 2022 season, executives of the Scarborough Cricket Association (SCA), led by dynamic President Shiv Persaud, feel strongly that the growth of the association over the years has been stymied by the lack of available cricket fields to accommodate the demand of the game in Scarborough. An obviously disillusioned …

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Saad Bin Zafar To Lead Canada At Malaysia’s CWC Challenge League A Final Round!

Outstanding allrounder, Saad Bin Zafar will be at the helm of the Canadian National Men’s team for its participation at the Malaysia-hosted Cricket World Cup Challenge League A. The points table leader at the end of the tw0-week tournament involving Canada, Denmark, Singapore, Vanuatu, Qatar and hosts Malaysia will progress to the Zimbabwe-hosted March 2023 …

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Hamilton & District Cricket League 100 Not Out!

The Hamilton & District Cricket League (H&DCL) will be celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year. As one of Canada’s oldest cricket League H&DCL currently boasts 46 clubs listed as active on its website roster. Cricket was first played in the Hamilton area by British Military officers in the early 1800s. The earliest documented game was …

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SCA Completes Successful 2022 Season Despite Inadequacy Of Grounds!

SEVERELY hampered by the number of grounds at its disposal, the Scarborough Cricket Association (SCA) was still able to complete a successful; 2022 season which climaxed with the First Division final, played at the Ashtonbee Number Two ground on Saturday, October 8. In a hotly-contested final, played under wintry conditions, Team Tigers A whipped Maple …

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An Encouraging Brazil Tour!

It was a busy month for the women as they trained for and competed in Brazil at their first-ever appearance at the South American Championships. Under the experience and guidance of Head Coach Pubudu Dassanayake and newly appointed Women’s Coach Rizwan Cheema, the Canadian Women’s Squad were put through their paces, making sure they were …

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From Local to Global–Umpire Arnold Maddela!

“We are four. When you grow up like my three brothers and me, you feel quite confident because you always have someone to do something for you. All of us brothers played for our city and won many tournaments,” begins Arnold R. Maddela, President of the Toronto Cricket Umpires and Scorers Association(TCU &SA). Maddela has …

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Saxena Set To Lead Canadian Women’s Brazil Glory Quest.

Divya Saxena has been appointed captain of the Canadian National Women’s team for its participation in the Brazil-hosted International Cricket Council’s (ICC) October 13 – 16, 2022 South American Championships. Canada will be making its debut at the tournament as a specially invited team. Argentina, Peru and hosts Brazil will be the other three participating …

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