Saturday 4 May 2019 12:26 AM UTC
By A Staff Reporter
LONDON May 4: Top ten UK Malayalee cricket teams will vie for one of the most prestigious indoor cricket tournament at The Oval on Sunday May 5, 2019 from 9am.
The ten teams will be:
GROUP A: Klementine Tuskers, London Sports Club, EMCC, TBC, London Desperados
GROUP B: Griffin Sports Club, Nawaz TBC, Global CC, Panthers Sports Club, Jamaican CC
Semifinals will be played between Group A Winner Vs Group B Runner Up and Group B Winners Vs Group A Runners UP.
SCF Indoor Competition Rules
Eight-a-side teams (with 2 substitutes)
Four overs per side with a minimum 3 bowlers. Semis will be 5 overs and finals will be 6 overs per side.
Batter retire when reaching 20 but can return once all players have batted.
The boundary wall behind the bowler counts as 4/6. Side walls and ceiling count as 1 run, 2 runs if batters complete a successful run.
No ball and wides count as 3 runs but no extra ball unless it its last over when its 3 runs and they have to be bowled again, Softball/Tape ball to be used.
All teams to report at the ground on 5th May by 9.15am, match starts at 9.30am.
Car parking outside, there is free off street parking on weekends and Bank Holidays.
The eight-a-side soft ball indoor cricket tournament will be held at the prestigious cricket venue The Oval.
The Oval, currently referred to for sponsorship purposes as the Kia Oval, is an international cricket ground in Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth, in south London.
The Oval has been the home ground of Surrey County Cricket Club since it was opened in 1845.
The tournament will be held on Sunday 5th May 2019 from 9am at The Kia Oval, London SE11 5SS. The venue will be catering food and with the whole atmosphere is set to turn out into the first ever Malayalee celebration.
The 8-A-Side team can have a maximum of 2 substitutes and will be played for 5 overs each. Each team is guaranteed to get at least three matches.
The event is hosted by Klementine in partnership with Surrey County Cricket Club. Players will be receiving a T-Shirt free of cost on the day. Kit (stump and ball) will be provided by Surrey Cricket. There will be giveaways, certificates and prizes for winners.
The winning team and runners up will receive cash prize, trophy and medals plus free entry for Klementine Boxing Day Indoor Tournament at Oval on December 2019.
Each player will get an opportunity to attend a one Day free workshop with Mr Jain Joseph (FTII, IIM and National award winner) from Neo Film School.
The workshop will be in direction, cinematography, editing, audio engineering, VFX, Acting, Dubb, still photography, screenplay and colouring.
There will be raffle for £1. Contribution money will go towards British Heart Foundation. Lucky winner will also get 4 person x 3 course meal and a drink at Shilpa Restaurant.
The event is supported by NEO Film School, Shilpa Restaurant, JackNJill Foods, Surrey Cricket Foundation, British Heart Foundation, Malayalee Association of UK, UK Malayalee Cricket League and www.ukmalayalee.com.
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