LATEST NEWS & INFORMATION
SCF - Executive Council - 2013 & 2014
Chairman : Fakhar Chowdhry
SCF - Annual General Meeting - November 2013
Swedish Cricket Federation will hold its AGM, on the 30th November. AGM venue is Odenplan (Norrtullsgatan 6) in the premises of SCF sponsor 7A. The timings are 14.00-18.00. SCF member clubs are invited to participate with maximum of two club - representatives. SCF - Executive Council, wishes its members very warm welcome.
National League Champions - September 2013
Evergreen Cricket Club are National League Champions 2013. They beat Nacka Cricket Club after a very well fought Final. ECC were 79/7 at one stage but Mohammad Naveed (ECC) played a innings of his Life. He scored 91 not out at this crucial stage and managed to have a last wicket partnership of 70 runs. This struck a heavy blow to Nacka CC, who were not able to build partnerships and ended up Runners Up. SCF congratulates Evergreen Cricket Club for The Championship Glory.
Division 2 Final was even more close contest. Fisksätra CC scored 205 runs in 30 overs. And Stockholm Super Kings started well but continue to loose wickets at crucial times. However it all went to the last over of the match for a decider. Induraj was Man of The Final due to his match deciding allround performance. SCF congratulates Stockholm Super Kings for The famous victory.
National League & Div 2 Finals - September 2013
Nacka CC & Evergreen CC have reached The National League Final, after beating Sacs & Stockholm Tigers CC respectively. Both Teams won very convincingly and had no problems at all in the semifinals. This means that Nacka CC & Evergreen CC will play" THE GRAND FINALE "on saturday 14th of September in Stockholm. SCF wish both teams very good luck.
Division 2 Final will be played between Stockholm Super Kings & Fisksätra Cricket Club. Both Teams came through after beating KTH & SACS 2 respectively, in the semifinals. This Final match will be played on Sunday 15th of September in Stockholm. SCF wish both the finalists very good luck.
SCF hopes that a large number of "CRICKET FANS" will come and watch both THE FINALS.
National League - July 2013
SCF would like to inform that " Teams Not fullfilling their UMPIRING DUTIES " will be docked 6 Points. Therefore it is of Paramount importance that club officials & club captains take their responsibilities. It is also important to do the scoring properly and send in the matchreports. Teams not doing that will be responsible for their own conduct.
Make also sure that your umpires are updated regarding the rules and all the powerplays. SCF would like to wish you all a very enjoyable and good cricket season.
Team Sweden in Sussex (England) - July 2013
Team Sweden is departing on Sunday to take part in ICC European Division 1 T20 Championship in Sussex England. All tournament information is on the ICC - Europe website www.cricketeurope4.net. Team Swedens Playing Schedule is as follows,
1 - Team Sweden vs Italy (Monday 08072013 10.00-13.00)
2 - Team Sweden vs Norway (Tuesday 09072013 10.00-13.00)
3 - Team Sweden vs Gibraltar (Tuesday 09072013 14.30-17.30)
4 - Team Sweden vs Austria (Thursday 11072013 10.00-13.00)
5 - Team Sweden vs Guernsey (Friday 12072013 14.00-17.00)
Team Sweden & Youth Training Camp - July 2013
From Monday 1st July to Wednesday 3rd July, Team Sweden will be training to get ready for ICC European T20 Division 1 Championship in Sussex. Paul Hutchison (SCF Kit Sponsor ), Faisal Azeem ( Team Sweden Head Coach ) and Bright Benhura ( Team Sweden Assistant Coach ) will conduct these training sessions. Beside this these guys will also be training youngsters. SCF therefore urge clubs to get your youngsters at the ground and have some valuable cricket training. Timings are 15.00 Hours - 20.00 Hours in Sigtuna.
SACS & KTH are T20 Champions - June 2013
Swedish T20 Premier League was won by SACS. SACS beat Gothenburg CC in the championship Final and became T20 Champions 2013. KTH beat Fisksätra CC and reached the Championship glory in Division 2. SCF congratulates SACS & KTH for their Final victories.
Best Batsman & Best Bowler in Swedish T20 Premier League - June 2013
Sadat Sidiqi ( Nacka CC ) scored 365 runs in the Swedish T20 Premier League 2013 and became THE BEST BATSMAN. Naveed Anjum ( SICC ) took 21 wickets in the Swedish T20 Premier League 2013 and became THE BEST BOWLER. Ashiq Khan ( SACS ) with his 3 wickets at crucial time in the Final of Swedish T20 Premier League 2013, won THE MAN OF THE FINAL Prize. SCF congratulates all Three for their achievements.
Swedish T20 Premier League Final - June 2013
Swedish T20 Premier League Final will be played on the 29th of June in Gothenburg. The Finalists are Gothenburg CC vs SACS. These two top teams crushed their opponents in the semis. Both Eskilstuna CC & Uppsala CC were beaten comprehensively. Swedish Cricket Federation anticipates a very interesting and well played FINAL. SCF would like to invite you and your family to be its guest in Gothenburg at THE GRAND FINALE. Matchstart is at 13.00 Hours.
Swedish Division 2 T20 League Final - June 2013
Swedish Division 2 T20 League Final is to be played on the 29th of June in Stockholm (Husby Cricket Ground). The Finalists are Fisksätra CC vs KTH. Swedish Cricket Federation congratulates both the teams and wish them good luck for the Final. SCF is happy to annonce that right after this Final, 9 Teams will start playing a 30 - overs League in Division 2. SCF would like to see a large crowd to Watch this very interesting GRAND FINALE. Matchstart is at 12.00 Hours.
SEMIFINALISTS CONFIRMED FOR TWENTY/20 LEAGUE - 22 June 2013
The semifinalists of the Twenty/20 League 2013 have now been confirmed. Both semifinals will be played on Saturday 22 June. Uppsala CC vs Göteborg CC will be playing each other in Uppsala, SACS vs Eskillstuna CC will be taking place in Husby, Stockholm.
The winners of the semifinals will be playing each other in the Twenty/20 Final at Göteborg Cricket Ground on Saturday 29th June (Reserve day Sunday 30th June).
TEAM SWEDEN - 2013
The National Selection Committee has announced 19 players for Team Sweden.Team Sweden will be playing Division 1 T20 European Championship in England.The ICC Europe tournament will be held from 7th of July to 14th of July 2013.
1- Yasir Ikram (Captain)
1- Muhamnad Sweedullah (Refuesd to Honor his Place)
UMPIRING COURSES - 15 MARCH 2013
SCF would like to remind club officials to pay 500 SEK as course fees before 31st of March 2013. The payment can be deposited in to SCF account ''Nordea 4319767-2''. Please include the name of the person taking the course when you make the payment.
YOUTH LEAGUE 2013 - 15 MARCH 2013
SCF is working on the organisation and playing schedule for the youth league. Please contact the SCF if you would like to enter a team in the competition. Currently only Göteborg, Nacka, SACS & SICC have been in touch with SCF about pariticpating in the league.
PLAYERS REGISTRATION- 15 MARCH 2013
The last date to register players with the SCF for the coming season is on Friday 19th April, 2013. Please note that after the deadline the registration will be closed. CricHQ, a well known company that offers Cricket administration module, has started a partnership with ICC Europe. SCF will be using CricHQ for the leagues organisation, player statistics and registration. More information to follow...
DOCUMENTARY ABOUT SWEDISH CRICKET - 15 MARCH 2013
A film crew will be visiting venues of SCF organised Cricket activities, meetings, practices & matches to make a documentary. This will give extra media coverage to Team Sweden & Swedish Cricket in general.
ROMWEAR AS OFFICIAL KIT SUPPLIER - 07 MARCH 2013
SCF is delighted to announce a kit sponsorship deal with Romwear. Romwear is a trading name of Romida Teamwear Ltd, an independednt teamwear supplier. Set up in 2008 by former 1st class Cricketer Paul Hutchinson, Romwear caters for all amateur clubs with the unique insight into the 1st class requirements. Romwear offers both a stock range for instant orders and also a bespoke range for those who want a unique item. Visit www.romwear.co.uk for more information.
Romwear will be supplying kit for Team Sweden. There will be club shop set-up on Romwear website for fans to buy SCF supporters gear & memrobilia at a discount. SCF member clubs will also be able to order from romwear at discounted rates.
PRELIMINARY SQUAD FOR ICC EUROPEAN DIVISION 1 - 07 MARCH 2013
The national selection committee has selected 33 players in the squad for the ICC tournament in July.
Below is the list of players (in no specific order) that will be vying for the place in the final squad of 14.
Wakil Jalali ( Nacka CC )
SCF T20 SCHEDULE YEAR 2013 - 01 MARCH 2013
SCF proudly announces T20 schedule for the year 2013, the detailed schedule can be found below:
SCF NATIONAL LEAGUE SCHEDULE YEAR 2013 - 01 MARCH 2013
SCF proudly announces national league schedule for the year 2013, the detailed schedule can be found below:
OUTCOME OF SCF EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING - 26 NOV 2012
The new SCF Executive council had its first meeting on 25 Nov 2012. The principle outcomes of the meeting and the meeting minutes can be found below:
SCF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2012 - 05 NOV 2012
SCF held it Annual General Meeting on 03 Nov 2012 in Stockholm. In total 15 existing member clubs and 4 prospective member clubs attended the meeting. Election for the Executive council took place and with an addition of two extra members, the following person were elected:
Find the contact details of the new board officials under 'contact us' in the top right corner. The new Executive council will be having its first official meeting on 25 Nov 2012. The minutes of the AGM 2012 and other relevant details for the coming season can be found here.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2012 - 03 OCT 2012
As announced on 06 June 2012, the AGM 2012 will take place on 03 November 2012 between 1500 - 1900 hrs at Strandvägen 7A, Stockholm. For more details contact the SCF board.
ICC EUROPEN DIVISION 2 CHAMPIONSHIP (DAY 6) - 08 SEP 2012
Sweden lost to Isle of Man in the final. Not many people expected Sweden to make it that far in the tournament but after some amazing performaces in the group stages and a great win over Spain in the semi-final Team Sweden can hold their heads up high. More importantly Sweden gained promotion to their deserving place in Division 1 where they will be playing against big teams like Denmark, Norway, France, Germany etc.
ICC EUROPEN DIVISION 2 CHAMPIONSHIP (DAY 5) - 07 SEP 2012
Sweden beat Spain in a last-ball thriller to qualify for the Final and gain promotion to the ICC European Division 1. Sweden successfully chased a Spanish total of 190 to win by one wicket. For more details click here.
ICC EUROPEN DIVISION 2 CHAMPIONSHIP (DAY 4) - 06 SEP 2012
Sweden made sure of the top spot in the Group B and a place in the semi-final with a comprehensive vistory over Croatia in the final group match. Sweden made short work of Croatia, bowling their opponents out for 63. Khalid Ahmad and Aman Momand picked up two wickets apiece in economical spells, Khalid conceding 12 runs and Momand 15. Sweden will be facing favourites Spain in the semi-final tomorrow.
ICC EUROPEN DIVISION 2 CHAMPIONSHIP (DAY 3) - 05 SEP 2012
Team Sweden was the clear winner in the battle between the two Baltic nations. Winning by 6 wickets, Sweden increased their chances to qualify for the semi-finals. Shahid Mustafa scoring 66 no and Khalid Ahmad taking 5 wickets for 21 runs were the highlights of this match.
Cyprus ended Sweden's unbeaten run in the tournament, winning convincingly by 7 wickets. More details here.
ICC EUROPEN DIVISION 2 CHAMPIONSHIP (DAY 2) - 04 SEP 2012
Sweden beat the hosts Greece by 1 wicket in a close match. Brilliant bowling from Sweden kept Greece on back foot who could only score 114 runs in their 20 overs. A good knock of 41* by Greece's ex-pro Nic Pothas, who have more than 11000 first-class runs under his belt, wasn't enough as Sweden managed to secure an important win in their quest for Division 2 title. More details to follow...
ICC EUROPEN DIVISION 2 CHAMPIONSHIP (DAY 1) - 03 SEP 2012
Sweden won the first match against one of the tournament favourites, Isle Of Man. Chasing a competitive total of 136/6 set by the opposition, Team Sweden won the game with ease. Chris Tebbutt scoring a well paced 57 guiding Sweden to a well deserved victory. Azam Khalil was the pick of the bowlers getting 3 for 21 in his 4 overs. Sweden's next match will be against hosts Greece who are also one of the teams to beat in the tournament.
ICC EUROPEN DIVISION 2 CHAMPIONSHIP - 03 SEP 2012
The ICC European Division 2 Championship consists of hosts Hellas, Croatia, Cyprus, Finland, Isle of Man, Israel, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Estonia playing each other in two Twenty20 round-robin leagues, followed by cross-over semi-finals and final play-offs. The top two will be promoted to take part with ten other countries in the 2013 ICC European Division 1 Championship.
Sweden will be playing in Group B on the following days:
ESKILSTUNA CC DIVISION II 2012 CHAMPIONS - 03 SEP 2012
Eskilstuna CC beat Kista CC in the final of Division II league. ECC finished the season unbeaten, securing the title in style. More details to follow...
DIVISION II FINAL - 27 AUG 2012
Eskilstuna CC and Kista CC will be playing for the top prize in the first edition of division II league. The final of the league will be played on 01 September 2012 at Eskilstuna's home ground on Balsta Alle'. SCF wishes both teams the very best of luck. The match will start at 12pm, for more details please click here.
SCF congratulates all the teams in division II for making this new league a great success.
NACKA CC SWEDISH T20 CHAMPIONS - 27 AUG 2012
Nacka CC finished the season in style by winning the T20 championships for the second time. They beat Malmöhus CC by 19 runs ending their season with the first ever double in Swedish Cricket history.
SCF T20 CHAMPIONSHIPS FINAL - 21 AUG 2012
Malmöhus CC reached their second consecutive T20 final in two years. They beat Landskrona CC in the southern semi-final. Nacka CC continuing their excellent season after winning the 40 over league and reached the final after winning against Jinnah CC in the other semi-final.
The final will be played at Limhamnsfältet on 25 Aug 2012 at 12pm.
SEMI-FINALISTS CONFIRMED FOR THE SCF 2012 T20 CHAMPIONSHIPS - 18 AUG 2012
Down South, last year's runners-up Malmöhus CC will face Landskrona CC at Limhamnsfältet. Up North Jinnah CC will be playing against Nacka CC at Midgårdsvägen. Both matches will start at 3pm.
NACKA CC SWEDISH CHAMPIONS 2012 - 28 JULY 2012
The national league final lived up to the expectations. A low scoring but entertaining match between Nacka CC and Sigtuna CC resulted in Nacka winning in their 3rd final in 3 years. After being on the loosing side for the last couple of years it was third time lucky for Nacka CC who finally won the title, beating Sigtuna by 23 runs. Azam Lala from Nacka CC picked up man of the match award for taking 3 crucial wickets and scoring 30 runs.
SCF congratulates Nacka CC on a brilliant victory and Sigtuna CC for a well deserved 2nd place in the league.
NATIONAL TEAM FRIENDLIES - 22 JULY 2012
SCF NATIONAL LEAGUE FINAL - 10 JULY 2012
This year the SCF national 40-over league final will take place at Sigtuna Cricket Club's newly built ground at Midgårdsvägen on 28 July 2012. Nacka CC and Sigtuna CC will compete for the ultimate prize in Swedish Cricket. Swedish Cricket federation welcomes everyone to come and watch two of the best teams in the country competing for championship. More details to follow...
SEMI-FINALISTS CONFIRMED FOR NATIONAL LEAGUE - 10 JULY 2012
Nacka CC, Sigtuna CC, Göteborg CC and Landskrona CC have qualified for the National League Division I semi-finals. The teams will play against each other to compete for places in the grand final on 28 July 2012. Top of the table Nacka will play 4th place Landskrona, while 2nd place Sigtuna will play 3rd in the table Göteborg CC. Both semi-finals will take place in Stockholm on 14 July 2012 at Nacka's and Sigtuna's home grounds respectively.
NEW GROUND FOR SIGTUNA CC - 20 JUNE 2012
Another step forward in the development of Cricket in Sweden. Sigtuna Cricket Club, who are one of the oldest clubs in the country, have built a new Cricket ground. The facilites at the ground include a fully functional pavillion with changing rooms, toilets, and training nets. The new ground also boasts a permanent synthetic pitch which was constructed by a leading UK Cricket company. This new facility conforms to International Cricket Council regulations and can hold international fixtures. Swedish Cricket Federation congratulates Sigtuna CC for their new home at Midgårdsvägen.
ANNOUNCEMENT - 18 JUNE 2012
- Faisal Azeem from SICC has sponsored SCF with the amount of 3000 SEK.
Muhammad Naveed from Landskrona CC has declined to honor his place in Team Sweden due to personal reasons and selectors have added Naveed Anjum from SICC in squad of Team Sweden.
NATIONAL MENS TEAM SELECTION - 06 JUNE 2012
Swedish Cricket federation is delighted to announce the 2012 squad for the national team. Team Sweden will participate in ICC Europen division 2 tournament in Corfu, Greece later this year. SCF requires each player (including reserves) to pay 3000 SEK to SCF acccount Nordea PlusGiro 4319767-2 before the 28th of June, 2012. This is to cover the participation costs for the tournament. Failure to pay will lead to the inclusion of other nominees. Payments will be refuned if the player does not travel to Greece. The players are also requested to email, there current address, contact details and a passport-size photo to the SCF as soon as posisble. The following palyers have been selected to represent Sweden in all formats of the game.
The following players will be the reserves:
Swedish Cricket Federation wishes the team every success in the coming months.
AGM 2012 ANNOUNCEMENT- 06 June 2012
SCF is alerting all clubs that the AGM for 2012 will take place on 03 Novemeber 2012. The place and time will be announced later this year.
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