Kerala Cricket Club has opened their cricket season this year with two wins.
SOUTHAMPTON May 9: Kerala Cricket Club has opened their cricket season this year with two wins.
Their first match was a friendly against Tangmere Cricket Club of Southampton. Tangmere won the toss and decided to bat and scored 180/5 in 40 overs. In reply Kerala Cricket Club scored the winning runs with the loss of six wickets in 38 overs. Thus Kerala Cricket Club Southampton won their first match of the season by four wickets.
Their second match was Southampton Evening League against Post Office XI. Kerala Cricket Club won the toss and decided to bat. They scored 126/6 in 16 overs, which was restricted due to bad weather.In reply Post Office were able to score only 123 in 16 overs thus Kerala Cricket Club won the match by three runs.
Kerala Cricket Club’s next match is a friendly on Sunday 12th May 2013 against Super Assam Challengers. On Tuesday 14th May 2013 KCC will play their Southampton Evening League against Skandia.
KCC Southampton was founded in 2011, which has a Sunday team (which plays friendly games), and a League team (which plays in the Southampton Evening Cricket League).
In 2012 KCC were the Division 3 Champions of the Southampton Evening Cricket League. Their 15 year old leg spinner, Prasanth Prasad was nominated the Best bowler in the Southampton Evening Cricket League among all the 5 divisions of the League.
Krishnan, Sanchu, Rajeev and Prasad are their leading batsmen and Jinoy, Jinson, Sinoy, Betty and Prasanth are the leading bowlers.
KCC’s Captains this year are Rajeev Vijayan (40 overs) and Betty Samuel (League). KCC Chairman is Raji Thampi and the Secretary is Prasad Panicker and the club is registered at 7 Charnwood Crescent, Chandlers Ford, SO53 5QN.
Team: Betty Samuel, Febin George, Jinoy Mathai, Jinson Thomas, Jithin John, Krishnachandran C, Lenus Peter, Prasad Panicker, Prasanth Prasad, Rajeev V, Raji Thampi, Sanchu Shankar, Sinoy Jose, Sudhagar R, Tabish Khan
Kerala Cricket Club -UK has opened their cricket season this year with two wins.