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  • Signing off

    Signing off

    The Final Blog The year was 2011. Most of the future Zolon players, who played together in the Bengals team, were unable to play together that year after leaving their former team. Most of them played in different teams that year. During the off-season Hemanth and I met and decided […]

  • The 2016 Championships — 40 Overs

    The 2016 Championships — 40 Overs

    The 40 over competition comes to an end this weekend. Its been a great year for the 6 remaining teams, some of whom have met expectations and have justified their high seeding (Virginia, Potomac, Sri Lankan, Urbana, ), while others have exceeded them (Pakistan, Spartans).  Good luck to all the […]

  • PD semi final round

    PD semi final round

    Last weekend one team won comfortably to reach this stage, while the other was lucky to survive. Potomac’s star batsmen made the 200 run chase look easy. These two guys are easily the best 1-2 punch in the league and have carried the team on their shoulders all season. Zolon, […]

  • D1 semi-final round

    D1 semi-final round

    For D1 too this can be a very decisive weekend. Last weekend Vikings used their experience to upset the very talented Empire team, which was looking to enter PD and make some noise next year. Empire had big plans for next year if they had qualified. Unfortunately, those plans will […]

  • D2 Semi Final Round

    D2 Semi Final Round

    For D2, this could turn out to be the decisive weekend. Both Nova and Pakistan will be hoping that Washington wins against Spartans, thus clearing the path for the winner of their game promotion to D1. If Spartans win, then the winner of the Nova-Pakistan game must win the final […]

  • PD picks QF

    PD picks QF

    After all the brouhaha created, courtesy my article yesterday, it is time to now focus on the actual games on the fields. So let me welcome everyone to the Virginia Cricket Club Invitational tournament. Why you ask? Because this is a tournament where they have invited teams to see who […]

  • The OddsMaker’s 2016 Playoff predictions for all 3 Divisions

    The OddsMaker’s 2016 Playoff predictions for all 3 Divisions

    The biggest question on everyone’s mind is will the games happen this weekend.  I’m sure that everyone has a weather forecast app. My app says games will go on this weekend.  Which leads me to a simple message to EC keep labor day open, let folks spend time with family. […]

  • The errant ways of the WCL EC

    The errant ways of the WCL EC

    It’s been a while since I wrote an article about the EC. Perhaps the EC felt that nobody is now watching them. How else do you explain some of the things that are happening. EC sent out a message that “teams must collect playoff balls from the President’s house”. The […]

  • D1 QF picks by Bobby Peddireddy

    D1 QF picks by Bobby Peddireddy

    09/04: Empire v. Vikings @Hyattsville: – Empire Empire is hungry and will be looking to make that one final push for the PD slot. Vikings surprised everybody after a slow start to make it to the playoffs and will be looking to make some noise in September, but the talent […]

  • D2 picks for 2016 QF

    D2 picks for 2016 QF

    The WCL playoffs are an exciting time and since I was planning on writing the PD picks, I felt that the D1 and D2 teams should not feel left out thus decided to post those picks too. I admit, I haven’t followed any games for either D2 or D1, but […]