News & match reports

  • Chris Coombes rolls back the years for Lanna

    United CC v Lanna on Sunday, 11 January 2015

    There was a run-feast at Gymkhana as Chanchai made an unbeaten 65 to help United to recover to 177 for 8 in 30 overs but this wasn't quite enough as Chris Coombes made 97 from just 78 balls to take Lanna to the brink of victory. He just missed out on becoming the second batsman to reach a century for the club but his team-mates only need… Read more

    Chris Coombes rolls back the years for Lanna
  • Youth too much for Experience at Gymkhana

    Lanna v Lanna Juniors on Sunday, 4 January 2015

    Brimmed full of confidence after beating the might of United the day before at Royals Lanna Juniors took on their seniors again in a social Sunday match at Gymkhana and despite giving away a combined 400 years in experience the juniors tasted victory for the second time in the weekend. The playing conditions set out for the match meant… Read more

    Youth too much for Experience at Gymkhana
  • Juniors beat United and Bunchuai and Chanchai impress again

    United CC v Lanna Juniors on Saturday, 3 January 2015

    Lanna Juniors held their nerve to defeat United CC by by six wickets in their opening match in the Chiang Mai Senior League as Bunchuai and Chanchai shared an impressive opening partnership of 91 but United fought hard in the field and victory for the boys came with only two balls to spare. United were playing their third match in… Read more

    Juniors beat United and Bunchuai and Chanchai impress again
  • Comfortable win for Lanna A as United lose again

    United CC v Lanna A on Sunday, 28 December 2014

    The first match in the Chiang Mai Senior League the previous weekend had seen Lanna B defeat United CC by 7 wickets so Lanna's A team were under pressure to match or better their less vaunted team-mates. It was certainly a case of ground hog day as the game played at Gymkhana followed a remarkably similar pattern. United batted first and… Read more

    Comfortable win for Lanna A as United lose again
  • Lanna B set the pace in the Chiang Mai Senior League

    United CC v Lanna B on Sunday, 21 December 2014

    The new season of the Chiang Mai Senior League finally got underway with United CC joining three teams from CMLCC to play some friendly but competitive cricket. Lanna A and the highly promising Lanna Juniors are probably the favourites for the league title, while Uniited's players, mainly originally from Kashmir, are very enthusiastic… Read more

    Lanna B set the pace in the Chiang Mai Senior League
  • CMSCA turn tables on Lamphun in junior league

    Lamphun v CMSCA on Saturday, 20 December 2014

    The third match of the junior season saw the CMSCA side drawn from Mae On and Buak Kroc Noi School in Chiang Mai finally beat the more polished Lamphun team at the third time of asking as the enthiastic kids from CMSCA chased down a total of 93 to win by five wickets. The performance of their boys (and one girl) would have delighted… Read more

    CMSCA turn tables on Lamphun in junior league
  • Gymkhana Club visit Royal Bangkok Sports Club

    RBSC v Gymkhana Club on Sunday, 14 December 2014

    Royal Bangkok Sports Club is one of the most prestigious sports clubs in South East Asia as it a members only club in the centre of Bangkok so opportunities to play cricket there are extremely rare. Gymkhana Club in Chiang Mai has a long history of sporting excellence itself so the invitation came for the cricket team to travel to Bangkok… Read more

    Gymkhana Club visit Royal Bangkok Sports Club
  • Sawasdee Cricket returns to Prem

    Wednesday, 10 December 2014

    A lot of hard work is being put into re-establishing a junior cricket team at Prem International School and coaches Mark Bowyer and David Buck now have a squad of 19 children who are desperate to play cricket. Aged between 7 and 10 years old, the children have been practising hard and finally had the chance to take part in a tournament… Read more

    Sawasdee Cricket returns to Prem
  • Bangkok Spirits win inaugural Chiang Mai Lanna Sixes

    Bangkok Spirits v Lanna Juniors on Sunday, 7 December 2014

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    Bangkok Spirits win inaugural Chiang Mai Lanna Sixes
  • Presentation time at Lanna Sixes

    Sunday, 7 December 2014

    Final Results. Cup: Bangkok Spirits beat Lanna Juniors. Shield: Lanna A beat Lanna B. Plate: United CC beat Singha Panthers. Spoon: SBP Old Boys beat Prem Black Cats Read more

    Presentation time at Lanna Sixes
  • So near and yet so far for Lanna Juniors

    Sunday, 7 December 2014

    The final of the Cup competition provided a fitting climax to the inaugural Lanna Sixes as the two unbeaten teams who had each won their first four matches came head to head. For most of the ten overs, the boys looked like they would win a remarkable victory over a strong team from Bangkok but the experience of the Spirits allowed them to… Read more

    So near and yet so far for Lanna Juniors
  • Lanna A win Shield by beating Lanna B to give perfect end to the first Lanna Sixes

    Lanna B v Lanna A on Sunday, 7 December 2014

    The second day of the Lanna Sixes would see the last two group matches as places in the semi-finals of Cup and Plate competitions were decided and then the knock-out matches would follow as all eight teams still had a chance to win one of four different trophies. Lanna Juniors had already qualified for the Cup semi-finals but could the… Read more

    Lanna A win Shield by beating Lanna B to give perfect end to the first Lanna Sixes
  • Lanna Juniors win three out of three to impress on day one of Lanna Sixes

    Saturday, 6 December 2014

    The inaugural Lanna Sixes got off to a fine start as the first day was marked by a series of fine performances from Lanna Juniors who won all three of their group matches. They defeated the Prem Black Cats by 47 runs in the opening match with four Thai juniors in the opposition line-up including Nok and Dao and their second match was also… Read more

    Lanna Juniors win three out of three to impress on day one of Lanna Sixes
  • Boys try their hand at coaching Sri Lankan youngsters on final day of memorable trip

    Thursday, 4 December 2014

    The last day before the boys returned home was again spent in Moratuwa with the Cricket Live Foundation as they had a last net practice in the morning and then visited two schools to help Sanjeewa Silva as he put the local youngsters through their paces. This gave Bunchuai, Cher and Chanchai the chance to try their hand at coaching which… Read more

    Boys try their hand at coaching Sri Lankan youngsters on final day of memorable trip
  • Sawasdee Cricket reaches Chiang Rai

    Wednesday, 3 December 2014

    Lanna member JD (Jon Danby) is a very keen player and very well versed in cricket history and makes the journey from Chiang Rai on a regular basis to play in matches in Chiang Mai and Bangkok, so it was a great day when Martin and Puy Papworth could take a schools team from Chiang Mai to play a Sawasdee Cricket match at the Chiang Rai… Read more

    Sawasdee Cricket reaches Chiang Rai
  • Visit to Colts CC to take part in net session and a session in the bar....

    Tuesday, 2 December 2014

    After an enjoyable trip to Galle the tour party returned to Colombo to sample another part of the local cricket scene after they had been invited to visit Colts CC which is a leading first-class club by their Secretary Sanjaya Attanayake who is an enthusiastic supporter of junior cricket in Sri Lanka and has shown great interest in the… Read more

    Visit to Colts CC to take part in net session and a session in the bar....
  • Day trip to Galle and another game of cricket....

    Monday, 1 December 2014

    The Galle International Stadium is one of the most picturesque cricket grounds in the world as it is overlooked by a historic Dutch fort and stands beside the Indian Ocean on the south coast of Sri Lanka. Richard and Chris took the boys on a sight-seeing trip that involved a visit to the Test ground that was completely rebuilt after the… Read more

    Day trip to Galle and another game of cricket....
  • Lamphun girls qualify for National Youth Games

    Sunday, 30 November 2014

    The northern qualifying tournament for the Sports Authority of Thailand National Youth Games was hosted by Lamphun and held at Royals as Toy Dodd was able to step out of the shadow of husband Chris who was in Sri Lanka to preside over a successful tournament as teams from the north took part in competitions for boys and girls. The Lamphun… Read more

    Lamphun girls qualify for National Youth Games
  • Chiang Mai Lanna CC's tribute to Phillip Hughes

    Lanna CC v United CC (Vietnam) on Saturday, 29 November 2014

    A minute's applause was made and the bats lined up in tribute to Phillip Hughes before the start of Lanna CC's match against United CC from Vietnam on Saturday. The match was played in a very good spirit and the two teams met up again later in the evening at UN Irish Bar to reflect on a wonderful match which saw the home side defend a… Read more

    Chiang Mai Lanna CC's tribute to Phillip Hughes
  • Boys play match at St Benedict's College in Colombo

    Saturday, 29 November 2014

    Sri Lankan schools cricket is world famous as a breeding ground for first-class and Test players so it was a great opportunity for Bunchuai, Chanchai and Cher to be involved in a junior match played at St Benedict's College in the Kotahena district of Colombo. The school was founded in 1865 and is considered as one of the leading schools… Read more

    Boys play match at St Benedict's College in Colombo
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