Shubho Sarkar’s all-round efforts and support from Rakesh Gowda help Senayan CC pull off a nail-biting win over Challengers

On a long weekend when Jakarta roads were quite empty, there was plenty of action on the Cricket grounds with 5 games of the Texmoda JCA league being played out. Friday’s game between Senayan and Challengers was the most nail biting of them all with Senayan prevailing by a whisker. Challengers won the toss and elected to bat on a …

Riaz Hyder’s superb knock and an all-round performance by Eki Antaria helps Jakarta Barbarians comfortably beat Challengers CC

Jakarta Barbarians took on Challengers CC in a 35 over encounter which was shortened to 28 overs due to wet ground conditions. The Barbarians batting was in fine form as Riaz Hyder played a superb hand with able support from Eki Antaria. Vivek Nair hit a few lusty blows at the end as the Barbarians piled on a huge 197 …

Maneesh Tripathi’s all-round performance guides TKCC Royals to a fighting win over Challengers CC in their T20 game

SCORECARD TKCC Royals extended their winning streak with a comfortable win over Challengers CC in the final T20 game of the weekend. Challengers CC must have rued their decision to bowl first as the TKCC openers Maneesh Tripathi & Ramesh Kalyan got things off to a solid start as they put on a 78 run opening stand. TKCC would have …

Vimal Nair maintains a cool head to ensure Challengers CC can savour a sweet Pongal win over their Tamil brethren Metro Indians

SCORECARD Challengers CC, chasing their first win off the season, took on their Tamil Nadu cousins, Metro Indians in a T20 clash at Cibubur. Metro Indians, who were without their star player Kiruba, seemed to be in a suicidal running form as six of their batsmen were out not being able to make it back to the crease in time. …

Hameer Pratap Singh with help from Ajeet Bhatt take Emerio CC to a comfortable win over Challengers CC

Scorecard The Texmoda JCA league resumed after a short break and the first weekend of 2018 saw all the teams batting first registering comfortable wins. Emerio CC took on Challengers CC in a 35 overs encounter on Saturday and Challengers who were still in search for their first win of the season decided to put Emerio in to bat first. …

Gaurav Pathak shines with both bat & ball to hand WPP India XI a comfortable win over Challengers CC

Click for Scorecard The prolific pair of Gaurav Pathak & Rahul Pagad put on an 81 runs stand which formed the backbone of WPP India XI’s batting innings. Some frantic hitting in the last few overs ensured they reached a par score of 165 in their 20 overs. Manickavasagan & Jagan Krishnan were Challengers CC’s best bowlers for the day. …

Jakarta Barbarians ride a Ben Burgess Surge to beat Challengers CC in a rain affected game on Sunday

Click for Scorecard The last game of the weekend ended up being a Ben Burgess show as Jakarta Barbarians beat Challengers CC by 10 wickets in a rain-shortened game. Sunil Samtani & Ranjan Shankar got the Challengers CC off to a very good start as they reached 60 in the 8th over. Ben Burgess then decided to bring himself on …

A fighting knock by Rajesh Santharaman and a knock-out spell by Mukesh Khetan help TKCC Royals beat Challengers CC

Bowlers dominated this weekend’s Texmoda JCA league games as Lindsay Wood, Nitin Joshi & Jaganathan Krishnan bagged 5 wicket hauls in their games. After being put in to bat, TKCC Royals lost their top order quickly to the pace of Satheesh Kumar, but a splendid counter-attacking knock by Rajesh Santharaman in partnerships with Poonam Bumb & Nitin Asija pulled things …

William Noronha’s early blitz with the bat knocks out any challenge that Challengers CC could offer as WISCI record big win

Click for Scorecard WISCI Wanderers took on Challengers CC and would have had revenge on their minds for the loss in last season’s Champions Cup. Skipper William Noronha was in a dangerous mood as he played the destroyer’s role while Rajeev Rajeswaran played anchor in a huge 70 runs stand for the 2nd wicket. Bob Plath & Sasitharan kept the …

Dwaraknath Naidu & Rahul Pagad the stars in WPP India XI’s win over Daehan Super Kings by D/L method in a rain-hit game

Daehan Super Kings were off to a comfortable start through a good knock by Yashpal Singh. Ashit Mehta then accounted for the openers and Gaurav Pathak sparked a mini-collapse. Some good rearguard batting by Satinder Minhas with help from Vimal Mohan ensured Daehan Super Kings got to a fighting total of 142. Vimal Nair on his return from injury continued …

The Bandung express Jibu Chacko’s searing spell derails Challengers CC’s challenge in the Champions Cup finals

The 2016-17 season of Jakarta Cricket Association drew to a close this Sunday, with Yadavas Senayan CC winning the Texmoda JCA Champions Cup after a one-sided win over Challengers CC at the Cibubur cricket ground. The Champions Cup featured the top 3 sides of Division 1 and the top Division 2 side facing off to determine the overall Champion of …

Harish Tiwari’s all-round efforts and a superb wicket-maiden in the 20th over by Nimesh Shah take Mavecrics Menarians to a close win over Daehan Super Kings

Click for Scorecard Mavecrics Menarians prevailed over Daehan Super Kings in a close encounter in their game on Sunday. Harish Tiwari with good support from Vishav Sharma started things off well for the Mavecrics and they were well placed at 84 for 2 at the halfway stage of their innings. Breakthroughs by Jagan Krishnan & Srinivasan meant that the Mavecrics …

Ahmad Ram’Dhoni’ & Gaman Ponting did their idols proud by leading the Indonesian national team (Garuda Gentlemen) to a huge win over Daehan Super Kings

Click for Scorecard The other Indonesian team, the Garuda Gentlemen, however fared much better in their crushing win over Daehan Super Kings on Sunday. The Garudas, seeking match practice ahead of the SEA games, got their batting act together, with almost all their batsmen coming good. Skipper Gamantika & Ahmad Ramdoni provided acceleration at the right time after Anjar Tadarus …

Harry Sidhu’s Bond-like 88 not out stirs up a Skyfall win for Daehan Super Kings over Jaguar CC

Sharad Singla with support from Jagdeep Singh & Sandesh Pawar, and benefiting from 28 wides, took Jaguar CC to a par score of 168 runs in their 20 overs. Challengers CC, playing the T20 as Daehan Super Kings, have become adept at chasing any total down. This time, it was Sidhu, playing a Bond-like innings of 88 not out, and …

Chander Pandey, Satinder & Vimal Nair help give the Challengers Thailavar a memorable birthday gift with an upset win over WISCI to enter the Texmoda JCA Champions Cup finals

Challengers CC lived up to their name by not only challenging, but beating Division 1 champions WISCI Wanderers, to enter the finals of this year’s Texmoda JCA Champions Cup finals, where they take on Yadavas Senayan CC. As they have done many times this season, Challengers CC decided to bowl first after winning the toss and their opening bowlers hit …

The Dabangg duo of Ranjan Shankar & Chander Pandey shine once again to take Challengers CC to a close win over Metro Indians in the Texmoda JCA Champions Cup playoffs

Challengers CC were looking to continue their dream, unbeaten run as they took on Metro Indians in the Madras Derby at GMIS grounds. After being put in to bat, a superb 121 run partnership in just 18 overs by the prolific duo of Ranjan Shankar & Chander Pandey put Challengers CC in the driving seat. Vimal Nair & Satinder Minhas …

Sunil Stumptani’s searing spell rattles the stumps & Fez Rebels hopes to give Challengers CC their 7th consecutive win

Click for Scorecard This weekend’s limited action in the Texmoda JCA league saw two, very one-sided games leading to quick finishes and happy families as the players got to go home early. Challengers CC who are in an exciting and close battle with Emerio CC for winning Division 2 and earning a slot in the Champions Cup, took on Fez …

Ranjan Shankar & Vimal Nair shine once again to give Challengers CC a crushing 8 wicket win over Ceylon CC in their T20 game

Click for scorecard Top performances by Vimal Nair & Ranjan Shankar led Challengers CC to a big & comfortable win over Ceylon CC in their T20 game. Tight bowling by all the Challengers bowlers ensured Ceylon CC could just not get the ball away for runs and when, Sunil Samtani & Vimal Nair took 4 wickets in the space of …