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Summer Training Times
Due to the field maintenance at the regular Practice places, we will be practicing at Martin Russo Youth Athletic Park during the Summer. Any further/specific changes in location will be notified via Whatsapp.
|U-13||30 Over Game Vs Woodley Tigers||Jun 24||Del Cerro Elementary School Ground, Mission Viejo|
SCYCA WEEKEND ROUND UP – EMPHATIC HIGH WITH TWO WINS
A busy weekend for SCYCA boys and girls under clear skies and warm temperatures in Orange County, California.
U-15 THREE MATCH SERIES (SATURDAY)
Andrew scored a valiant century as SCYCA pulled off a consolation 64 run win over SDCCYA to go down 1-2 in 40 over three match series concluded on June 9th, 2018 at beautiful Centennial Regional Park. Trishul was unlucky to get runout having scored 49 runs ending 101 runs partnership with Andrew.
SDCCYA started follow on well with 86 runs on the board for 5 wickets at 15th over. At the end SDCCYA were 64 runs short, losing 9 wickets against excellent bowling spells by Andrew and Harika who shared 7 wickets amongst them. Aditya played a brave innings scoring 66 runs, but did not get enough help from team mates to take SDCCYA home.
U-13 FRIENDLY MATCH (SUNDAY)
SCYCA travelled on June 10th, 2018 to Woodley Park for the fourth friendly match against new Woodley Tigers, winning the first, nail-biting tie in the second, and losing the third. SCYCA openers started the inning sensibly, followed by all the team mates posting a very challenging 160 / 2 wicket at the end of allocated 30 overs. (Pranv 31 runs in 23 balls, Tharuk 21 runs in 20 balls, Harika 13 runs in 14 balls)
Woodly Tigers managed to score 113 runs at the end of the innings facing SCYCA accurate bowling.
SCYCA PRACTICE (SUNDAY JUNE 10th)
Normal Sunday practice was held at Youth Athletic Park in Mission Viejo conducted by SCYCA head coach Pri De Silva.
RSM MIDDLE SCHOOL GETS CRICKET EQUIPMENT
May 99h, 2018
SCYCA coaches Pri De Silva and Shantha Suraweera along with OCCA player Newton Weerasinghe conducted cricket demonstration for the students in Rancho Santa Margarita Middle School on May 8th, 2018.
Six periods of 30 minutes sessions were held for grade 7 & 8 students. After brief introduction to cricket and watching video clips of matches at highest level and introduction to cricket on a big screen, students were eager to get out and play cricket. Students got the opportunity to enjoy the taste of cricket and were well received.
PE teachers are very enthusiastic about this program that opens an opportunity to another sport at the school.
SCYCA U-13 CLINCHED VICTORY OVER WOODLEY TIGRES AND LOST U-15 FIRST MATCH AGAINST SDCCYA, FIRST MATCH OF 3 MATCH SERIES
May 9th, 2018
SCYCA invited Woodley Tigers, newly formed cricket club in the region for a U-13 friendly match on April 29th, 2018. Batting first SCYCA posted 141 runs on the board (Pranv 35, Rayaan 15, Harika 11). Wooley Tigers managed to score only 42 runs against SCYCA good bowling attack (Pranv 4 for 4 runs, Harika 2 for 1 run).
First of three 40 over match series was played between SCYCA and SDCCYA on May 6th, 2018 in San Diego. Having won the toss SDCCYA elected to bowl. SCYCA wickets stated falling consistently with no good partnerships throughout the innings and managed to score only 63 runs in 25 overs, well below the par score. SDCCYA had to bat 24 overs to take the home team to the victory. SDYCA will have to win the second match on May 12th, 2018 to stay alive.
SCYCA Vs CCA -U-11 THREE MATCH SERIES
Three match series against CCA was concluded last week end in Orange county. CCA won the two T20 games and SCYCA registered a convincing win from the longer format, 40 over only match.
Two T20 games were played on 4/14/2018 at Centennial Regional Park. CCA registered wins in both matches. First game CCA won by 6 wickets and second by 3 wickets.
Only 40 over game was played on 4/15/2018 at Tustin Sports Park. Having won the toss SCYCA invited CCA to bat first. CCA struggled in the middle overs and scored only 77 for loss of 9 wickets in 40 overs. SCYCA openers batted sensibly followed by the top order and recoded a win in 16 overs, scoring 81 runs losing only 2 wickets.
Click on Cricclubs for Scorecards.
NATA CHAMPIONSHIP U-12 2018 - PRESIDENTS’S DAY WEEKEND - FEFRUARY 17-18
Renowned youth cricket competition sponsored by North America Telugu Association in cooperation with Southern California Youth Cricket Academy was concluded successfully on 18th February 2018 at Tustin Columbus Park. 6 team, two local teams and 4 teams from Northern California participated in this second edition of the tournament.
Many spectators, coaches and players gathered on February 17th early morning for the preliminary round of the tournament. Two groups, two matches per team to qualify for the semifinals on the following day. Over 80 players showcased their talents at NATA tournament. Most of teams played highly competitive games over the president’s day weekend. It was true festival of youth cricket.
CZA, CCA, SRCA and SCYCA advanced to the semifinals and CCA won against the CZA convincingly in the final match securing the NATA championship for the second time.
Click on ClicClubs for match scorecard.