Author: Cricket Canada

Canada beats Namibia for 3rd

Canada beats Namibia for 3rd

Canada, after yesterday’s bitterly disappointing last ball loss to Nepal are playing Namibia for 3rd place today. Canada batted first and posted a good total of 247/4, thanks to an unbroken partnership of 140 between 19-year old Nicholas Kirton (73) and Navi Dhaliwal (78). Wijeratne (28, Kumar (33) and Hamza...

Canada loses nail-biter to Nepal, miss out on final

Canada played Nepal in their final round-robin match at WCL Division 2 at what was effectively a semi-final. Canada, put in to bat made 194/8, thanks mostly to the first century of the tournament from Srimantha Wijeratne who carried his bat for 103. Canada seemed to have the match won...

Canada loses to Namibia

Canada played Namibia today, looking for a win to secure a place in the World Cricket League Division 2 final. Namibia posted a big total and Canada fell just short losing by 17 runs. Canada won the toss and chose to field. Namibia made a steady start and had 47...

Canada beat Kenya

Canada beat Kenya

Canada beat Kenya by  58 runs and remain unbeaten after three matches of WCL Division 2. One more win will assure them of a place in the final and advancement to the World Cup qualifier in Zimbabwe.  Kenya won the toss and put Canada in to bat. Gunasekera and Adhihetty...

Canada beats UAE in WCL Division 2

Canada beat UAE in a thrilling match today, to top the WCL Division 2 table. Canada made just 209 from their fifty overs led by 62 from captain Nitish Kumar, but then bowled out UAE for 186, after they had reached 88 without losing a wicket. UAE won the toss...

Canada open WCL Division 2 tournament with big win over Oman

Canada open WCL Division 2 tournament with big win over Oman

Canada played Oman in their opening match of the WCL Division 2 tournament made the best possible start, are off to an  bowling Oman out for just 106 in 27.4 overs, then knocking off the runs in just 15.4 overs for the loss of two wickets. Canada won the toss...

Canada wins practice match in Pretoria

Canada took on a Northerns Academy team in their first practice match in Pretoria today. They made 250/9 from their 50 overs, led by 79 in 68 balls (six fours and a six) from Srimantha Wijeyeratne. They bowled out the opposition for 163, Cecil Pervez leading the way with three...

Under 19 team returns home

The Under 19 team returns home this week after a very successful tournament, where they placed 12th out of 16, the highest placement by an associate nation, nearly matching Canada’s best ever ranking of 11th in 2010. Cricket Canada congratulates the team, the coaching staff and management on representing cricket...

Senior team trains in Pretoria

The Canadian team is now in South Africa, and working hard to prepare for the WCL Divison 2 tournament. They have excellent training facilities in Pretoria with high quality turf pitches in the nets, and ideal weather. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

ICC Preview of WCL Division 2

There is all to play for in Namibia next month as the top two teams from ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division 2 will qualify for the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 and will be just one-step away from England and Wales 2019. Canada captain Nitish Kumar said: “We...