Trophy shared in U13 summer cup

29 & 30 July 2021, Embrach

With international travel off the agenda, Zurich Crickets again hosted a tournament at the new ground in Embrach during the school summer holidays. Teams from Basel Dragons and a mixed Gingins/GRYCC side joined the host’s 1st and 2nd XI sides.

Day 1 finished with BDJCC and ZCCC 1st XI unbeaten, qualifying both for the final. With the final pool matches on the morning of the day 2 irrelevant to the finals, the matches were shortened and teams took the opportunity to give their younger players more batting and bowling.

In the 3rd/4th play off, Gingins/GRYCC saw off the ZCCC 2nd XI who were unable to repeat the form of the morning. The final once again saw BDJCC and ZCCC 1sts - a repeat of every tournament in the season. Sadly the forecast thunderstorm rolled in early and play was abandoned after 19 overs of the first innings. In such a situation the title would normally be decided on the basis of the pool table, but with the deciding match being played as a dead rubber, the organisers felt it more appropriate to share the trophy and title between BDJCC and ZCCC 1sts.

With the COVID situation improving, we can hope that the 2021/22 season returns to normal, with indoor events as well as outdoors. However the U13s can be happy that the clubs managed to put on five outdoor tournaments in the season, providing plenty of cricket.

Fixtures  results

Pool stages

Summary

ZCCC 1st 124-4 (Austin 20*, Fynn 12*; Tejas G 2-26, Avik 1-12) bt ZCCC 2nd 76-7 (Avik 11, Nishith 8; Andreas 1-7, Austin 1-8) by 48 runs

BDJCC 137-5 (Sai 21*, Lasse 18; Hassan 3-17, Badri 1-15) bt Gingins/GRYCC 63 a.o. (Owen 11, Aaditya 8*; Aayansh 2-1, Siddartha 2-3) by 74 runs

BDJCC 146-0 (Sai 22*, George 21*, Connor 21*, Pratyush 21*; Nishith 0-7, Megna 0-7) bt ZCCC 2nd 73-8 (Tejas G 12, Samanyu 10*; Aayansh, Connor 1-1) by 73 runs

ZCCC 1st 64-2 (Austin 25*, Avneet 20*; Anikait 1-8, Owen 1-13) bt Gingins/GRYCC (Anikait 5, Rohan 4; Andreas 4-4, Austin 1-11) by 7 wickets

ZCCC 2nd 102-5 (Tejas G 21*, Tanish 14; Aaditya 1-2, Owen 1-6) bt Gingins/GRYCC 60 a.o. (Badri 14, Hassan 11; Vedant 2-11, Rolf 1-5, Megna 1-5) by 42 runs

ZCCC 1st 89-8 (Avneet 24*, George 20*; George 4-3, Ved 4-8) bt BDJCC 88-4 (Lasse 21*, Sai 21*, Connor 20*; Andreas 2-11) by 2 wickets

Standings after pool stages

Finals

3rd/4th place play off
Gingins/GRYCC 126-8 (Owen 17*, Shehryaar 17; Samanyu 2-19, Vedant 1-9) bt ZCCC 2nd 87-8 (Vedant 10, Avik 8; Hassan 2-8, Aaditya 1-3) by 39 runs


Final
BDJCC 124-8 (Connor 23*, George 18; Dhruv 2-9, Avneet 1-10) vs ZCCC 1st match abandoned

Awards

Batting
Sai (BDJCC) 80 runs, average 80.0, SR 116
Connor (BDJCC), 68 runs, average 68.0, SR 139
Lasse (BDJCC), 68 runs, average 34.0, SR 117


Bowling
Andreas (ZCCC 1st), 7 wickets, average 5.7
George (BDJCC), 5 wickets, average 5.8
Hassan (Gingins/GRYCC), 5 wickets, average 11.8


Fielding
Fynn (ZCCC 1st), 2 catches, 1 stumping, 5 run outs
Connor (BDJCC), 3 catches, 3 stumpings
Jesper (ZCCC 2nd), 3 catches, 1 run out

 

NB: due to the final being abandoned, ZCCC 1st had one fewer batting innings and BDJCC one fewer fielding innings