A mature knock by Deepak Khullar & a top opening spell by Faheem Butt the key contributors to Menara CC’s win over the debutants, Rawamangun CC

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Menara CC prevailed over the debutant, Rawamangun Cricket Club (RCC) in the third game of the weekend, a low-scoring, Division 2, T20 match. The Rawamangun side, playing their first ever season in the JCA League, is comprised entirely of budding Indonesian talent including some players from the Indonesian women’s national team. The young RCC side bowled well, led by Juni …

Nitin Joshi’s superb 64 helps Indorama CC comfortably beat Mavecrics CC in their 35 over game

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Click for Scorecard Indorama CC’s opening bowlers Abhishek Sharma & PC Sethi bowled very well to have half the Mavecrics side back in the pavilion for just 53 runs after Mavecrics had chosen to bat first. The experienced duo of Pradeep Patnaik & Keyur Moradia then got together in a 50 run partnership and good support from the lower order …

Rahul Pagad’s amazing, post-marriage form continues as he guides WPP India XI to their first win of the Season

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Click for Scorecard Three comfortable wins kick-started the Texmoda JCA League 2017-18, where 16 teams will be facing off against each other across 2 divisions. Metro Indians were rocked early after they won the toss and decided to bat first versus WPP India XI in the sole Division 1 game of the weekend. The decision to have Kirubasankar open the …

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Kirubasankar steps up (again!) with a superb all-round performance to guide WISCI to win the Plate finals of the JCA T20

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The other game of the weekend, saw WISCI Wanderers win the JCA T20 Plate after beating Mavecrics Menarians in the Plate finals. WISCI started off steadily as their openers saw off the dangers of some good swing bowling by Harish Tiwari & Faheem Butt. The entry of Kirubasankar, however changed the complexion of the game as he, in the company …

Gamantika’s knock & good bowling from Kisawa & Anjar help Garudas lift this season’s JCA T20 Cup

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Garuda Gentlemen, a team fully comprised of Indonesian players, many of whom play for the national team, emerged deserving winners of the 2017 edition of the JCA T20 tournament after defeating a strong WPP India XI side in the finals played at the Cibubur Cricket ground on Sunday. The tremendous resolve and ability to fight-back from tough situations, that the …

Harish Tiwari rolls back the years with a spectacular 86* of just 37 balls to take Mavecrics Menarians into the JCA T20 Plate finals

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In the other plate semifinals, Indorama Supergiants just couldn’t force the pace against a disciplined Mavecrics Menarians bowling attack led by Mohit Keshwani & Pradeep Patnaik. They could only manage 113 in their 20 overs with Shailesh Tulaskar & Nitin Joshi being the main contributors. Harish Tiwari, then put on a superb batting display scoring an unbeaten 86 of just …

Suhail Modak, with support from Deepak Singh & Raunak Kapoor guide WISCI Wanderers to the JCA T20 Plate finals after a crushing win over DSK

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In Saturday’s plate semifinals games, WISCI Wanderers started in blistering fashion through William Noronha & Rajeev. Daehan Super Kings (DSK) pulled things back with a few quick wickets through Sakthi Narayanan. Kirubasankar & Suhail Modak then put on a important 63 runs stand to take WISCI to 145 in their 20 overs. In reply, DSK were rocked early by a …

Gaurav Pathak’s unbeaten 50 & Ajay Kurtkoti’s tight spell help WPP India XI continue their unbeaten run to the JCA T20 Cup finals

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In the other Cup finals, an undefeated WPP India XI took on Emerio Dragons. The Emerio batsmen started well with Faisal Hashmi anchoring one end. The introduction of Maneesh Tripathi put the brakes on the scoring and a fine spell by Ajay Kurtkoti from the other end, led to more wickets falling and the Dragons could muster only 57 runs …

MAXXXXXXI Koda’s 6 wicket haul rips out Ceylon Cavaliers to take Garuda Gents to the JCA T20 Cup Finals

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Cricketing action resumed in Jakarta after a short-break in the form of the semifinals games for the JCA T20 competition. WPP India XI & Garuda Gentlemen set up a Cup finals clash after thrashing their opponents in the semifinals. Meanwhile WISCI Wanderers & Mavecrics Menarians also won their semifinals games by huge margins to move into the Plate Finals. The …

Ashish Khaitan & Sandeep Kukkar help Indorama Supergiants savor WISCI on the rocks in a close upset win this Sunday

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WISCI Wanderers needed to beat Indorama Supergiants to ensure a spot in the Cup Semi-finals line-up and despite the absence of their captain William Noronha, they would have been favorites going in to this game. Indorama lost Kaushik early to a needless run-out, but Vishwajit Tripathi steadied the innings. Suhail Modak, then took 4 wickets for just 11 runs to …

Dihan Silva blasts Ceylon Cavaliers to the top of Pool A and a place in the Cup Semi-finals with a hard-fought win over Indorama Supergiants

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The last weekend of the JCA T20 round-robin stage saw Indorama Supergiants playing two games. They lost to Ceylon Cavaliers in their first game, thus helping Ceylon top the league table and storm into the Cup Semi-finals, while in their second game, they upset the fancied WISCI Wanderers to knock them off the Cup Semifinals lineup. Dihan Silva was at …

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

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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 …

Karan Tiwari with support from Deepak Singh, Anand Khaira & Kirubasankar takes WISCI Wanderers to a comfortable win over JCA President’s XI

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This weekend saw the table leaders WISCI & WPP India XI comfortably win their games against JCA President’s XI and Daehan Super Kings respectively. WISCI lost their openers early to Aryan Zabi after being put in to bat by the President’s XI. Their experienced middle order led by Kirubasankar and Karan Tiwari then consolidated well and WISCI looked well set …

Shubham Patni’s 5 wicket haul proves ‘Ashubh’ for Emerio Dragons as they collapse to an upset loss against Ceylon Cavaliers

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The last game saw Ceylon Cavaliers upset Emerio Dragons on the back of a searing spell by the young Shubham Patni. The unorthodox Anjaneyulu Katta continued to rattle batsmen as he accounted for the dangerous Dihan Silva early, while David Surjit bowled tightly to squeeze out one end. A rearguard fightback by Hashmatullah & Lakmal Jayathilaka ensured Ceylon got to …

Aryan Zabi’s superb 6 wicket spell guides JCA President’s XI to a big win over Jakarta Barbarians

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The game between Jakarta Barbarians & the JCA President’s XI saw one of the best spells of this tournament when Aryan Zabi took 6 wickets for just 10 runs in his 4 overs. Good support from Waqar Ali & Raj Kapadia from the other end also helped in the Barbarians being restricted to just 88 runs in 20 overs. Vivek …

Mature performances by Agi Septiazi & Repan Desnika steer Yadavas Chairos Tigers to a convincing win over Jaguar CC

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The other Indonesian team, Yadavas Chairos Tigers also had a great day as they beat Jaguar CC by 5 wickets. Agi Septiazi started things off brilliantly for the Tigers and Nandi also chipped in with early wickets. The Indonesian women’s team star, Juni Ariyadi, then bowled brilliantly to knock off the late order and Jaguars could only manage 84 runs. …