Monthly Archives: April 2013

Practice Cancelled Tonight (Sunday, 14 April)

The practice planned for tonight (Sunday, 14 April) has been cancelled because of the wet, cold weather.  It snowed earlier today; snow and cricket are generally a bad combination (ask anyone who has played county cricket in Durham in April…)

MCA will try to arrange a joint practice with Motown C. C. during the week — possibly on Thursday night.  Watch the web site, the Facebook page, and email for announcements.

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MichCA Indoor Tournament Final Tonight (Saturday 13 April, 7 pm)

The Michigan Cricket Association reminds everyone that the final of the MichCA indoor tournament will take place tonight in Auburn Hills, spectators are very welcome.  MCA’s own Anurag Yerabati is expected to play in the match. Information below (reproduced from the official announcement):

“Michigan Cricket Association USA would like to congratulate  Gladiators CC and Michigan Premier CC for making it to the final of the Winter Indoor Tournament 2013. We are grateful to Susheel Bhat and Shahid Malik for organizing the tournament. Special thanks to Shahid Malik and others for helping in umpiring the games at no cost to the league.

Please join us to watch the Final and encourage the players from both the teams.

Final will be played today, 4/13 at 7:00pm

Tournament Venue:

Great Lakes Golf Center,

3951 Joslyn Road,

Auburn Hills, MI – 48326″

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Spring (sort of), so Practice Again (Sunday, 14 April, 5 pm)

MCA Joint Head Coach Vasanth Krishnaswami has declared Sunday an appropriate day to practice again, anticipating the best weather of the weekend that day at Lyon Oaks Park (52221 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI 48393). Players should assemble at 5 pm, ready to reintroduce themselves to their kit and to (we hope) the sun. All are welcome, novices included. There is no charge for practice this week, although motorists may have to pay to enter the park.

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USA U-19 Selection Process Underway, Michigan XI Being Formed

A nationwide selection process for the USA U-19 team is now underway. There will be a selection tournament in Chicago over the weekend of 20/21 April, at which national selectors hope to see all eligible players interested in being considered for the national under-nineteen pool. There will be a Michigan XI at this selection tournament, with representation from MCA. If you have not yet notified MCA Joint Head Coach Vasanth Krishnaswami of your interest in participating, you should do so immediately.

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Signs of Spring Mean Practice (Sunday, 7 April, 5 pm)

With the appearance of spring, MCA awakens. Joint Head Coach Vasanth Krishnaswami has declared Sunday an appropriate day to begin practice, anticipating that there will no snow at Lyon Oaks Park (52221 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI 48393). Players should assemble at 5 pm, ready to reintroduce themselves to their kit and to (we hope) the sun. All are welcome, novices included.

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