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

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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 …

Kirubasankar shines once again in Metro Indians’ comfortable win over Senayan CC in their T20 game on Sunday

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Click for Scorecard After being put in to bat, Senayan CC kept the scoreboard ticking, but in the process ended up losing way too many wickets and were staring down the barrel at 86 for 7 after 15 overs. A fine rear-guard fightback by the Kapadia brothers, however ensured that Senayan reached 142, a competitive total. Sakthi Narayanan, Kirubasankar & …

Fighting knocks by Rajeev Kumar & Justin Matthew Biji and heroics from Sanjeewa give Ceylon CC a thrilling win over Rebels CC

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Click for Scorecard The other 35 overs game of the weekend was a humdinger of a game as Ceylon CC put Rebels CC in to bat on a wet & soggy, Karawaci outfield. The Rebels batsmen tried to build partnerships and their entire top order did contribute, but no big partnerships were made as the Ceylon bowlers, especially Sanjeewa, kept …

Bond Sidhu & Praveen Uppal continued their good recent form to give Jaguar CC a comfortable win over Menara CC

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Click for Scorecard Jaguar CC took on a struggling Menara CC in a 35 overs game on Saturday and were put in to bat on a wet ground. Harish Tiwari struck three times in his first spell to have the Jaguars in a bit of bother early on, but Asghar Ali steadied the ship to bring Jaguars back into the …

Nando, Ramdoni & Muhaddis play well to help Yadavas Chairos Tigers extend their unbeaten streak with a win over Jaguar CC

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Yadavas Chairos Tigers continued their unbeaten run with an easy win over Jaguar CC in their T20 game. Asghar Ali was the lone bright spot in the Jaguar CC batting innings as his 63 guided Jaguar CC to 125 all out. Fernandez Nato was the most successful Tigers bowler and he had good support from Anjar Tadarus & Suda Arsa. …

Kirubasankar celebrates last season’s MVP win by cracking a superb 134 to single-handedly take Metro Indians to a hard-fought win

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Meanwhile, the MVP of last season, Kirubasankar CR, celebrated his award, by cracking a superb ton to almost single-handedly lead Metro Indians to a fighting win over Jakarta Barbarians. In a herculean effort, Kiruba batted for almost 35 overs as he shouldered his team’s innings, scoring 134 out of a team score of 213. Vivek Nair & Mohib Hussaini were …

West Indian legend Clive Lloyd sees a lot of potential for Cricket in Indonesia

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The West Indian cricketing legend & one of the best captains and leaders the game of cricket has seen, was in Jakarta over the weekend as the guest of honor at the Jakarta Cricket Association’s Gala dinner, held at the Grand Hyatt this Saturday. Addressing a jam-packed room of cricket enthusiasts, he spoke about the huge potential that he saw …

Mr. Consistent Rajeev Kumar’s all-round performance with help from Baba Sivasankaran the key to Ceylon CC comfortable win over Menara CC in their T20 game

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Click for Scorecard Usman Muhammad & Faheem Butt had helped Menara CC recover well after a good spell by Rajeev Kumar, to help Menara CC put on 141 runs in their 20 overs which would have been competitive, but a tough target to defend on a batting friendly weekend. In reply, Dihan Silva helped with a good start & later …

Abhishek Sharma’s stroke-filled Fifty & support from Vinod Verghese take Indorama CC to a comfortable win over Rawamangun CC

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Click for Scorecard Indorama CC extended their unbeaten streak in this season as they comfortably beat Rawamangun CC by 29 runs in their T20 game. Vinod Verghese continued his fine form with another 40 plus score, but it was Abhishek Sharma who shone with the bat this time with an unbeaten 57 to take Indorama CC to a strong 172 …

Amrit’s magnificent 125 not out (of 70 balls) provides the ‘nectar’ for Senayan CC’s win over WISCI in the clash of the titans this Sunday

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Click for Scorecard WISCI Wanderers took on Senayan CC in a top of the table clash among the top two teams of last year’s league. With two centurions & more than 500 runs scored in a day, the match did live up to its top-billing and ended up being one of the best games of cricket seen recently in the …

Mehdi, Vivek Nair & Ben Burgess were all on song in Jakarta Barbarians’ defeat of TKCC Royals

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Click for Scorecard Jakarta Barbarians’ bowling was on song after they had put TKCC Royals in to bat. Mehdi rattled the stumps twice with movement of the seam, while Vivek Nair mixed it up beautifully to account for the top order. Amidst this mayhem, Mukesh Khetan stood out for both his calm and his impeccable timing as he stroked a …

Juni Ariyadi & Repen Desnika the stars in Rawamangun CC’s hammering of Rebels CC in their T20 game

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Click for Scorecard Rawamangun CC, the debutant Indonesian side, caused a big upset by defeating a full-strength Rebels CC in their T20 game on Sunday. Agi Saptiazi started the bowling very well, getting good shape and bowling good lines and forced the Rebels CC batsmen to take on the bowling from the other end. The Rebels CC top order fell …

Prabhukaliraj continues his fine batting form to help Metro Indians lord over WPP India XI to win their 35 overs game

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Click for Scorecard WPP India XI must have rued putting Metro Indians in to bat, when the openers Prabhukaliraj, who is enjoying a fine vein of form, and Ajay Mishra piled on 72 for the first wicket. Gaurang Kapadia, then led the fight-back for WPP as he took 3 wickets to create a wobble, but Murali & Sakthi played well …

Abhay Bhalerao & Harry Siddhu ‘bond’ together to help Jaguar CC knock out Ceylon CC in a closely fought game

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Click for scorecard Jaguar CC took Ceylon CC in a 35 overs game on Saturday and were off to a rollicking start through Abhay Bhalerao who blasted a 19 ball 45 runs including a 24 runs over off Mufasil. On his fall, Harry Siddhu initially & later, Jagdeep Singh kept the tempo going with some lusty hitting. Ceylon CC bowling, …

Debutant Nadeem Shahzad & Jagdeep Singh team up to give Jaguar CC a big win over Mavecrics CC

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The last game on Sunday between Jaguar CC & Mavecrics CC had to be reduced to an 18 overs affair due to rain. After electing to bat first, the Jaguars innings started off briskly with Amit Lala & Harry Sidhu hitting boundaries at will. Pradeep Patnaik struck back for Mavecrics with 3 wickets, but some late order hitting by Jagdeep …

Lindsay Wood’s 5 wicket haul ensures Jakarta Barbarians have the wood on Emerio CC in their emphatic win at Cibubur

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In the first of the two T20 games on Sunday, Jakarta Barbarians took on Emerio CC, whose struggles with the bat this season continued. The Barbarians opening bowlers kept things tight and had the Emerio CC struggling to force the pace. When they tried to go after the spin of Lindsay Wood, wickets fell in a heap and they lost …

Skipper Nitin Joshi’s superb all-round performance helps Indorama CC knock over Rebels CC in Purwakarta

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In the other 35 overs contest of the weekend, Indorama CC hosted Rebels CC at the Purwakarta ground. Rebels CC must have rued their decision to bowl first as Vinod Verghese and skipper Nitin Joshi piled on the runs. The experienced Srikkanth then blasted a few sixes and Indorama were looking poised for a huge total. Irfan Raza then took …

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

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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

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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 …

Jakarta’s Inziman, Faisal Hashmi, blasts Senayan CC to a comfortable win over WPP India XI in their T20 clash

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Click for Scorecard Senayan CC, last season’s Champions Cup winners took on the strong WPP India XI in a much-anticipated T20 clash on Sunday. WPP India XI would have been very pleased when they got the dangerous Viraj Bhammar out early. The bowlers also chipped away with wickets and Senayan were 90 for 4 in the 14th over. The next …