Canadian Friendship Cup (CFC) Back For Its Second Season

Billed as the Ultimate Showdown In Sports, the Canadian Friendship Cup(CFC) returns to King City from June 9 – 24, 2023! After its successful 2022 inaugural season this year’s CFC will be bigger than ever before with as many as sixteen teams having already registered to participate in the three-week round robin T20 tournament. A …

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Two Down. Three To Go!

Canada’s Senior Men’s cricketers have made the perfect start to their Namibia-hosted ICC CWC Qualifier Playoff campaign. The Canadians registered fairly comfortable victories in both of their opening matches, to be unbeaten at the head of the tournament’s points table after its first two rounds. In their Monday, March 27 campaign opening match, the Canadians …

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Srimantha Wijeyeratne: Canadian Cricket’s Comeback “Kid!”

Admittedly any description including the word “Kid” might not be the most accurate for the soon-to-be thirtyfour- year-old Srimantha Wijeyeratne. Comeback, however, definitely applies for Canada’s now-incumbent wicketkeeper batsman who has returned to international cricket having previously announced his retirement in 2021. Since his return, “Wijers” as he’s fondly known by many of his teammates, …

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Canada Starts CWC Qualifier Playoff On Perfect Note With Win Over Jersey!

Canada’s Men’s National cricket team got its Namibia-hosted ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC) Qualifier Playoff campaign off to a most positive start with an eventually comfortable 31-run victory over Jersey. At one stage of the proceedings though, Jersey chasing Canada’s modestly set first strike 50 0vers total of 238/8 seemed, however, to be very much …

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Canada Wins Against Arch Rivals USA!

Buoyed by their CWC Qualifier Playoff March 27, 2023, opening match win against Jersey, Canada’s National Men’s cricketers went a step further two days later with a morale-boosting 26run victory over their USA arch-rivals. Dismissed for an inadequate first-strike total of 198 in 49.4 overs, Canada’s bowling unit, however, came to the fore in defending …

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SCA To Take Stern Measures On Defaulting Teams.

FOLLOWING several forfeitures in the 2022 season, and the overwhelming number of teams applying for entrance in the 2023 season, the Scarborough Cricket Association (SCA) will be taking stern measures to avoid such occurrences. Among the new measures are, teams that default more than two games during the season will be penalized an administration fee …

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Monali’s Musings: Manic March For Women’s International Cricket!

This month women’s cricket news has been nothing short of exciting on the global stage! The Inaugural Women’s Premier League made a fantastic showing, The Hundred followed the action with their auction, Fairbreak Invitational 2023 is all set to host their 3rd year or competition, and here at home we look at how preparations for …

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