2015 Fixtures

The fixtures have been released for the 2015 season and VCC will start with an Open League match against Riders CC on 16th May. There are 3 further Open League games, including an exciting fixture against last season’s champions ACT, as well as 6 T20 matches, finishing with a clash against Cricketer CC on 11th July. Fixtures for the knockout stages will be released later on in the season, with VCC once again hoping to put in a strong performance in both competitions.

Open League

16th May – 10:30 – Riders CC
7th June – 10:30 – Austrian Cricket Tigers
28th June – 11:00 – Ljubljana CC (in Valburga)
4th July – 10:30 – Lords CC

T20

30th May – 14:00 – Bangladesh CC Austria
21st June – 10:30 – Riders CC
27th June – 11:00 – Afghan Steiermark CC (in Latschach)
27th June – 14:30 – Vienna Lions CC (in Latschach)
5th July – 15:30 – Austria CC
11th July – 10:30 – Cricketer CC

2014 End of Season Dinner – Award Winners

Thanks to Yoshan Moodley for compèring last night’s End of Season dinner and awards ceremony. The winners are as follows:

Wolfgang Tesar Medal – Player of the Year Award:
Daniel Ali
(runner-up) Abdullah Akbar

Kerry Tattersall Medal – Man of the Year Award:
Simon Birch

Duck Cup:
shared by Daniel Ali and Abdullah Akbar

Benji Loader Golden Box award:
Venkat Musku (defended).

Pictures

Comfortable Win for Vienna CC in first game vs Quick 1888 Nijmegen

A full Vienna CC XI took the field thanks to the hard work of Elijah and Venkat in getting a team together to take on our guests from Holland. The players and travelling companions were on their annual tour, with many players having played for over 40 years. Batting first, openers Tim Simpson and Venkat Musku fell cheaply, but Erwin Grasinger (29 retired) and Simon Birch (18) lead the comeback. Later order runs for Rakib and Abdullah helped push the score up to a very creditable 116 of our alloted 20 overs. Continue reading “Comfortable Win for Vienna CC in first game vs Quick 1888 Nijmegen”

Vienna CC host Danube Benders from Hungary

The Danube Benders – a mixed group of native cricketers from Hungary – were in Seebarn this weekend, playing against Vienna CC. While it was just about dry enough to be able to play without interruption, it was a somewhat windy window for cricket – the ACA T20 match that preceded the fixture on the Sunday saw fielders fielding in hooded tops to keep warm from the wind. Continue reading “Vienna CC host Danube Benders from Hungary”

OL Team VCC vs Lords CC – 27.04.2014

Here is the team for the 40 over match vs Lords on Sunday (27.04.14).

1. Quinton Norris (c)
2. Andrew Simpson-Parker
3. Tim Simpson (Match Manager)
4. Daniel Ali
5. Mark Simpson-Parker
6. Mark Surridge
7. Shakil Khan
8. Revantha Ramanayake
9. Neil Foster-McGregor
10. Yoshan Moodley
11. Venkat Musku

12. Owen Davies (optional)
13. Siva Donepudi (optional)

We will be meeting in Floridsdorf at 11:15 and drive out from there.

And a big thank you to Mark Surridge for volunteering to umpire the morning T20 between SLCC and ACT from 09:00 to 12:00. Our match will be umpired by SLCC and ACT.