Archive for category: Team news

  • D1 QF picks for 2016 Playoffs

    D1 QF picks for 2016 Playoffs

    The top of D11 has been very competitive and its followers will see compelling competition in the playoffs. Star was certainly the surprise and breakthrough team. There are no other surprise teams in the playoffs. If seeds hold true to the finals, the matchup between Empire and Sri Lankan will […]

     
  • PD Picks for week 3 by Ahsan Chaudhary

    PD Picks for week 3 by Ahsan Chaudhary

    Ahsan Chaudhary Ahsan is a keen follower of WCL cricket and has played in the PD over the past several seasons. He is an intelligent and articulate guy who understands the game well. He was requested to provide the picks for PD and he has agreed to do so. We appreciate […]

     
  • PD t20 Preview 2016 — Srikanth

    PD t20 Preview 2016 — Srikanth

    WCL PD T20 2016- Preview Srikanth K. It hasn’t been a long time since we last played cricket in 2015. WCL T20 season is already upon us and Washington Metro area will be full of cricket for the next 6-7 months with so many different leagues cropping up like mushrooms. Folks […]

     
  • WCL Awards Banquet

    WCL Awards Banquet

    The WCL Awards Banquet is a celebration of the season and recognition of individual and team achievements. Over the past few years the number of awards has significantly gone up, coinciding with the increase in teams and Divisions. I spoke with several people who have attended the event the past […]

     
  • Premier Division T20 Championship Game Report

    Premier Division T20 Championship Game Report

    Jiska Mujhe Tha Intezaar….   It was a chilly Sunday afternoon. The small crowd that had gathered was still abuzz after the thrilling finish in the D1 Championship game where Falcons had just won by 1 run. Ali Ibrahim was running around excitedly, high fiving and hugging every person he […]

     
  • Chargers Journey through the D-2 t20 playoffs

    Chargers Journey through the D-2 t20 playoffs

    Chargers tryst with Destiny — Usman Ali Syed Tagged as underachievers in the 40 over season and missing playoffs by a whisker, courtesy some below par performances towards the end of the season, had left its fair share of bad taste in our mouth. It was hard to imagine that […]

     
  • D1 t20 Post season Report by Bobby Peddireddy

    D1 t20 Post season Report by Bobby Peddireddy

    Jaws of Relegation to T20 Championship – Bobby Peddireddy   Prelude: A disappointing 2015 40 over season was behind us, we were able to scrape together enough wins to stave off relegation, and lived to fight another year in Division I. While the teams were fighting it out in the […]

     
  • T20 Semi Final picks — All 3 Divisions

    T20 Semi Final picks — All 3 Divisions

    By Anonymous 1 Since its T20 playoffs semifinals time, I thought I would take a shot in all three divisions: Division 2 Washington vs. Nova These were the two teams’ middle of the season I thought deserved the most to go through to division 1. However, cricket is a funny […]

     
  • Potomac’s roller-coaster journey to the PD

    Potomac’s roller-coaster journey to the PD

    by Rajit Passey   The Road To The Championship!   The date for the WCL Division I Championship was set – September 27, 2015. The play off schedule was published in August during the regular season and our goal was clear – make it to the Premier Division. Regular season […]

     
  • The local vs the non-local debate

    The local vs the non-local debate

    On the eve of the match between two teams that stir varying emotions, I wanted to say a few things in response to some of things that have been written/said. Let me start by refuting something my friend Pranjal wrote in his article. He stated that, “Zolon Challengers Cricket Club, […]