Founded in 1977 the Saskatchewan Cricket Association (SCA) is the sole body responsible for cricket in Saskatchewan, managing the rapid growth of the league and its activities within the Province. Due to the explosive expansion and increased interest in the sport of Cricket in Saskatchewan, the SCA is willing to engage communities and facilitate as required.
Cricket has a long history in Saskatchewan. From the early settlers to the players today, Cricket has remained an integral part of this province. SCA members proudly carry the torch of Saskatchewan’s sporting history.
In fulfillment of its cricket development objectives SCA organized a smooth league and weather cooperated to finish league on time. The Association also conducted an Umpiring seminar in Regina where 35 new umpires were certified.
In terms of 2017 competitive activity Saskatchewan hosted Manitoba for the annual rotational tournament and sent representative teams to the Jack Kyle, Western and Fort Mac Tournaments. The Province also hosted the John Ross Regional Tournament in Regina at which the Saskatchewan Stallions was the winner .
At the League level, participation has been boosted by a new team from Prince Albert having joined. Cricket has also been restarted in Yorton, while North Battleford has joined the Association on a recreational level.
Over 400 cricketers participated as active members in 2017. Regina produced 200 active players, Saskatoon 135, Moose Jaw 18, Yorkton 16, Prince Albert 20 and North Battleford 15. These were divided among 33 Clubs and 50 Teams in various formats
With regards to infrastructure development the SCA is now actively working towards the acquisition of additional new fields. Prince Albert putting a new pitch in 2018 and Regina will have third ground in 2019. The Association’s 2017 introduction of women’s cricket was a first in Saskatchewan’s history.
The SCA is also actively involved in the continued provision of ongoing junior and U17 programs, while seeking to achieve further increases in its active membership and the addition of new teams.