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  • Martin Cardno guides Lanna Thais to impressive victory

    Lanna v Lanna Thais on Saturday, 25 February 2017

    The Chiang Mai Senior League resumed after its winter break and with defending champions Lanna Thais playing a pair of matches over the weekend Martin Cardno was welcomed into the team for his first league appearances of the season. Saturday's match saw Lanna Thais take on Lanna and Cardno didn't disappoint as he made an unbeaten 97 to… Read more

    Martin Cardno guides Lanna Thais to impressive victory
  • Captain Pete shows his class on tricky wicket

    Lanna v Lanna Thais on Saturday, 18 February 2017

    Peter Warner has years of experience on his side and has scored countless runs in league cricket in his native Essex where he returns each year after hibernating in Chiang Mai for the winter. He spends time with his fayily and treats cricket purely as a social activity. 'I've scored my runs, time for everybody else to score the runs' is… Read more

    Captain Pete shows his class on tricky wicket
  • Washington CC past and present meet up in Chiang Mai

    Washington v Lanna on Wednesday, 15 February 2017

    Washington Cricket Club were formed 40 years ago in Belsize Park in London to play social cricket. The team was based in a pub but has travelled across the world to play friendly cricket. This is a long awaited first visit to Chiang Mai for the team although certain individuals are regular visitors both to the city and to Gymkhana Club… Read more

    Washington CC past and present meet up in Chiang Mai
  • CMCC win 2017 Chiang Mai Big Bash

    Sunday, 12 February 2017

    For the second year in a row the Chiang Mai Big Bash was a five team tournament with Washington CC from London joining regular visitors Pattaya and Patong and local sides Lanna and CMCC. Twelve 8-over matches were scheduled over two days as all five eight-man teams played four matches in the league stage with the competition concluding… Read more

    CMCC win 2017 Chiang Mai Big Bash
  • Gymkhana Club win Dick Wood Cup on day of drama

    Gymkhana Club v British Club on Sunday, 5 February 2017

    British Club have been travelling from Bangkok to play Gymkhana Club for 35 years now but never can such a day of drama hav ever unfolded in quite such incredible fashion. Gymkhana Club won the prestigious Dick Wood Cup for the seventh year in succession after posting an impressive total of 211 in 30 overs but that was by no means the… Read more

    Gymkhana Club win Dick Wood Cup on day of drama
  • Thailand Dream of a Place in the Women's World Cup

    Friday, 3 February 2017

    Thailand’s women cricketers have enjoyed great success in 20-over competitions in recent seasons but they are about to embark on a great Sri Lankan adventure which will see them take part in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier which will see ten countries compete for four places in the 50-over World Cup played in England in June and July… Read more

    Thailand Dream of a Place in the Women's World Cup
  • Jun inspires Lanna Juniors to victory

    Lanna v Lanna Juniors on Sunday, 29 January 2017

    A busy weekend on and off the field was completed at Gymkhana as the Lanna friendly was staged as a Juniors against Seniors (or Thais against Farangs) match and it was the Thai youngsters who came out on top as Jun's quickfire fifty saw Lanna Juniors to victory by eight wickets. Lanna Seniors batted first and Jigar again impressed with… Read more

    Jun inspires Lanna Juniors to victory
  • Parents beat the Teachers in annual LIST encounter

    Parents v Teachers on Sunday, 29 January 2017

    Lanna International School is one of Lanna CC's main supporters as part of their Cricket in the Community campaign which allows children at the school have weekly cricket coaching and sees them play against other CMSCA schools in the annual Sixes Sawasdee Cup which will be held at the David Buck Oval at Prem International School on Sunday… Read more

    Parents beat the Teachers in annual LIST encounter
  • All at Lanna Celebrate 50s for Chris and Martin with 70s Night Party

    Saturday, 28 January 2017

    It was all long hair, fancy dress and cocktails as Chris Coombes threw a monster 70s Night party to celebrate 50th birthdays for himself and Martin Papworth. Among an extensive guest list was the entire Lanna cricket team who had just played a match at the nearby David Buck Oval. . Coombsy went for the long hair, Martin for the suit and… Read more

    All at Lanna Celebrate 50s for Chris and Martin with 70s Night Party
  • Lanna A's team effort too much even for Martin Cardno

    Lanna A v Lanna B on Saturday, 28 January 2017

    An enjoyable warm-up for the big party at Chris Coombes' house was held at the David Buck Oval as Lanna staged a 25-over friendly on a perfect batting wicket. Lanna A gave a strong batting effort as Jun and Choo shared an opening stand of 49 and Choo was then joined by Jon Scales and both just missed out on their fifties. Richard Cowles… Read more

    Lanna A's team effort too much even for Martin Cardno
  • Richard Young’s century lights up tour match against SBP Vets

    Lanna v SBP Vets on Saturday, 21 January 2017

    SBP Vets from Malaysia arrived at Gymkhana Club to play a 40-over tour match against Lanna but it was another veteran cricketer who took the honours as the home side won a splendidl encounter by 72 runs. Richard Young is probably the most enthusiastic cricketer of them all even though he is approaching 60 so it was a wonderful occasion… Read more

    Richard Young’s century lights up tour match against SBP Vets
  • Lanna puts on an afternoon of cricket enjoyed by all

    Lanna A v Lanna B on Sunday, 15 January 2017

    The scorebook reads that Lanna A captained by Pete Warner defeated Lanna B captained by Richard Young by 15 runs but the result wasn't important as a range of Lanna club members, guests, acquaintances, newcomers and most importantly juniors from CMSCA and Lamphun all had an enjoyable afternoon of cricket at Gymkhana. Lanna A scored 159 in… Read more

    Lanna puts on an afternoon of cricket enjoyed by all
  • Valiant last wicket partnership not enough to save Lanna

    CMCC v Lanna on Sunday, 8 January 2017

    CMCC made it three wins out of three in the Chiang Mai Senior League with another convincing all-round performance but the later stages of a sunday afternoon encounter at Gymkhana Club were enlivened by a unbroken tenth wicket partnership of 55 between Russell Ward and Jon Danby as Russ made a fluent 22* and JD a dogged 8* and CMCC joined… Read more

    Valiant last wicket partnership not enough to save Lanna
  • CMCC go to top of the league after high-scoring win over Lanna Thais

    CMCC v Lanna Thais on Sunday, 18 December 2016

    CMCC have been playing impressive cricket all season with wins in friendlies and had already won their first league match against Lanna so it was no surprise that they were in fine form again against Lanna Thais. Abaid had arrived at the ground with his ankle heavily strapped but this just meant he wasn't going to run any quick singles… Read more

    CMCC go to top of the league after high-scoring win over Lanna Thais
  • Lanna show support for CMSCA in enjoyable friendly at David Buck Oval

    Lanna v Lanna Thais on Saturday, 17 December 2016

    After holding the club AGM the evening before at the newly rennovated UN Irish Pub, Lanna hosted its first club friendly of the season in which regular players from Lanna and Lanna Thais teams played alongside the Thai children who are learning cricket at schools as part of the CMSCA coaching program run by Martin and Puy Papworth. It was… Read more

    Lanna show support for CMSCA in enjoyable friendly at David Buck Oval
  • Lanna put champions back in their place

    Lanna v Lanna Thais on Sunday, 11 December 2016

    A week is a long time in politics and the same can be said about cricket. In fact it was just eight days previously that Lanna Thais team had triumphed over Lamphun to win the 2015/16 Chiang Mai Senior League and now they were facing the senior Lanna team in the following season's competition. The main Lanna side were looking to reassert… Read more

    Lanna put champions back in their place
  • CMCC win another Gymkhana friendly

    CMCC v Lanna on Sunday, 4 December 2016

    CMCC continued their impressive start to the season as they beat Lanna by 50 runs at Gymkhana Club the day after Lanna Thais had secured the 2015/16 league title. A junior match had been played on the Sunday morning between players from Chiang Mai and Lamphun and those involved had enjoyed posing for photographs with the league trophy… Read more

    CMCC win another Gymkhana friendly
  • India light up Bangkok to win Women’s Asia Cup for the sixth time

    India Women v Pakistan Women on Sunday, 4 December 2016

    The Indian Women’s cricket team continued their dominance of the ACC Women’s Asia Cup that stretches back to 2004 by winning the competition for the sixth successive time without ever losing a match. They defeated Pakistan by 17 runs in the final played at Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok as both sides contributed to an exciting… Read more

    India light up Bangkok to win Women’s Asia Cup for the sixth time
  • Lanna Thais Win 2015-16 Chiang Mai Senior League

    Lanna Thais v Lamphun on Saturday, 3 December 2016

    BREAKING NEWS: Captain Locky has steered his Lanna Thais team to the 2015/16 Chiang Mai Senior League title which was achieved by beating Lamphun by 50 runs at the newly named David Buck Oval. Eddie was captain on the field as the largely non-playing captain was in Bangkok working on the Women's Asia Cup won by an impressive India side… Read more

    Lanna Thais Win 2015-16 Chiang Mai Senior League
  • Lanna's Lankan Adventure Part 2

    Friday, 2 December 2016

    The mail train has returned from Galle, the Lanna players have completed their exhausting tour of Sri Lanka and Richard Young appeared in Bangkok with some notes on the back of an envelope he found in his bag. The team had a wet start to their tour with attempts to play at Bloomfield CC in Colombo coming to nothing but Padukka had come to… Read more

    Lanna's Lankan Adventure Part 2
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