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|U-12||NATA Prime Cup - U12||Feb 17-18||Tustin, CA|
|U-11||3 Game Series Vs CCA||March/April||TBD|
Two OC Teams face off
SCCAY PINS DOWN SCYCA
SCYCA 55 run all out. (Trishul 15, Banadish 2-7, Ashank 2-5, Abhay 2-7) lost to SCCAY 56 for 2 in 10.2 overs.
SCCAY won the toss and elected to field. SCYCA opener Noah got out early. Andrew had to join Trishul on the second over. SCCAY bowled to tight line and length and runs were not coming easily. SCYCA’s Leading run scorer, Andrew, was trapped LBW by Nandish with excellent bowling. Three excellent catches by Arjav removed the SCYCA top order forcing, SACYCA on their back foot and having fight for each run. At the end SCYCA bundled out for 55 runs, the lowest innings score of the tournament.
SCCAY top order batted freely and hit the winning run with no trouble in 10.2 overs losing just 2 wickets.
Player of the match: Nandish Rao
SCYCA CLINCHED TWO CONSECUTIVE WINS IN INAUGURAL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA YOUTH CRICKET LEAGUE (SCYCL).
SCYCA clinched two consecutive victories in both home and away matches against San Diego Cricket Club Youth Association (SDCCYA), riding in the driver's seat to qualify for the SCYCL finals 2016.
Match # 1 – Home field (Turf wicket) on 10/23/206
SDCCYA 120 all out (Davam 33, Andrew 4-24) lost to SCYCA 124 for 4 (Andrew 67 no).
SCYCA opening bowlers bowled good line and length to claim early wickets. SDCCYA middle order batted sensibly including 33 runs by Devam with support from Gaurav, Ayush and Pranav. SDCCYA batted 26 overs and posted 120 runs, under par score for this field. Harika and Trishul bowled tight finishing, 0-10 in five overs and 0-8 in four overs, respectively.
SDCCYA stared defending the low total with a quick wicket in the very first over. But Andrew joined opening batsman Noah to shared a valuable partnership of 84 runs for the second wicket. SCYCA scored the winning run on the 18th over with Andrew batting 67 not out.
Player of the match – Andrew Daluwatta
Match # 2 – Away match (Matting wicket) on 11/6/2106
SCYCA 155 all out (Trishul 36, Andrew 26, Pranav 25, Aditya 2-15, Pranav 2-24) beat SDCCYA 136 for 5 (Ayush, 17, Aditya 33, Davam 17)
SCYCA won the toss and elected to bat on the matting wicket, hoping to post a challenging target on the board. SCYCA openers batted cautiously and put 21 runs on the board in 5 overs, providing a good start for a challenging score. Andew and Pranav continued the momentum, building a good partnerships that ended at 68 for the 2nd wicket. SDCCYA claimed wickets on regular intervals after fall of Pranav, but SCYCA posted a defendable score of 155 at the end of 27 overs.
SDCCYA stared well and posted a 21 run partnership for the 1st wicket, keeping up with the required momentum for a win. The middle order batted very sensibly, Aditya scoring 33 in 34 balls. SCYCA bowlers stuck to the plan and bowled good line and length with excellent fielding. Harika and Trishul bowled valuable 10 overs giving away only 28 runs, Harika 0-15 in five overs, Trishul 1-13 in five overs.
Player of the match – Aditya Anand
November is an exiting and a busy month for SCYCL playing 4 SCYCA matches. 11/20 – SCCAY Vs SCYCA, 10/26 – SCCAY Vs SDCCYA and 10/27 – SCYCA Vs SCCAY. Visit https://cricclubs.com/SCYCA
SCYCA REGISTERED A SERIES WIN
The first game in a two-game series between SCYCA and San Diego ended with nail-biting finish, but it was the second 30-over game that made sure the SCYCA U-15 team grabbed the attention of the Southern California youth cricket community. The SCYCA team achieved this success in less than two years since its founding.
San Diego CC Youth Association posted a low total on the board at the end of the 30 overs on September 18, the first match-up of the series. SCYCA’s Andrew grabbed 3 wickets and gave away only 9 runs, while only Joel and Gaurav reached double digits for San Diego. SCYCA stared the innings steadily with Trishul scoring 24 runs off 25 balls. San Diego ran out two top order batsmen, Trishul and Andrew; SDCCYA’s excellent fielding made runs difficult to come by. Knishk tried to take SCYCA take home safely, but the team was 4 runs short at the end.
The second, deciding match was held on September 25. Batting first SDCCYA scored 114 runs against SCYCA. Noah and Trishul put a solid start for SCYCA. Andrew joined Trishul and took SCYCA to a convincing 8 wicket win, securing SCYCA’s first series win.
Three match series against Cricket Zeal Academy (CZA)
SCYCA played three match U-13 series against CZA at SCYCA’s home ground, Foothill Ranch Community Park over Labor Day weekend. SCYCA lost the series 2 to 1. It was a great experience and exposure for theSCYCA youth. Shhum (CZA), Rayaan (SCYCA), Pranav (SCYCA) won man of match awards. Pranav (SCYCA) was awarded man of the series award.
FIRST EVER YOUTH CRICKET LEAGUE IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Three teams have come together to form the first youth cricket league in the Southern California. The league aims to provide opportunity, experience, and exposure to youth cricket while players enjoy a competitive tournament environment.
Teams from the San Diego Cricket Club Youth Association, the Southern California Youth Cricket Association (Irvine and Buena Park) and the Southern California Youth Cricket Academy (Lake Forest) will take part in a tournament over the next two months, with the final scheduled on December 18, 2016. All players look forward to showcasing their talent in this tournament.
Each team will play one home and one away match. See https://cricclubs.com/SCYCA for match schedule and results. All matches will be live scored.
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