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Posted by Nishit Patel

WEEK 5 MCA BEAT REPORT: Dominating individual and team performances to the fore
07-06-2019
With impending rain threatening to ruin another weekend of games, the weather gods had some leniency this time around as all 6 games scheduled for the weekend were played out in Match Week 5. The early season table is already beginning to take shape - how many teams will continue their perfect starts to the season? Can those without any victories begin to notch some wins under their belts?Markham Lynx vs SunrisersSunrisers won the toss and put in Markham Lynx to bat, trusting their strong bowli[...] Read more

Posted by Nishit Patel

WEEK 4 MCA BEAT REPORT: Another close game despite rain playing spoilsport
05-06-2019
The intervention of rainy weather meant that only 2 games were possible during Match Week 4 (one of which was shortened) - there was still plenty of game time to throw up another nail-biter...---Golden Sports vs Markham LynxThe first game of the weekend was reduced to 20 overs a side as the outfield was damp from the heavy rains on the Saturday. The Lynx vindicated their decision to bowl first by removing the Golden Sports Captain (Ajanth Nadarajah) and team top scorer Eric Prathap within the f[...] Read more

Posted by Nishit Patel

WEEK 3 MCA BEAT REPORT: A match-winning century, lopsided wins and a photo finish
22-05-2019
Match Week 3 in the MCA had it all this past weekend - dominating performances and tight finishes. The weather is slowly warming up as the summer kicks in, and the games didn't take long to heat things up to match. The quality of the groundskeeping by the City of Markham paid off with the two highest totals this season being set on the same ground. Our MCA Beat Reporter was there to witness it all...Lopsided winsKCC vs MKCCTwo stalwarts of the league faced off on what started off as a chill[...] Read more

Posted by MCA Beat Writer

Week 2 - When there is a will there is a way
17-05-2019
With the spring season slowly winding down, the week 2 offered a much better weather condition that resulted in only one game being cancelled. Relatively a far better cry than the first week in terms of number of games being cancelled. Pitches lacking bounce and subsequently affecting the morning games in particular, some light rolling has helped us get those games underway with minimal delay. Nail-biting finishes: One thing we learnt early on into the season is that there are no such[...] Read more

Posted by MCA Beat Writer

Week 1 MCA Beat Report - Rain rain go away
10-05-2019
Just when we thought the winter was behind us, the weather gods have not been kind to the cricketers on the first day of the season. With continuous down pouring and rain turning into hail throughout the week the cancellation of last Saturday’s games were inevitable, much to the dismay of teams that were scheduled to play. Sunday was a different story altogether. To those gritty Renegades (RCF) and the resolute Sunrisers, these wet field conditions were not going to deny their yearni[...] Read more

Posted by Uma Pathy

Welcome Message from MCA President for 2019 Cricket Season
03-05-2019
Dear MCA Members,On behalf of Markham Cricket Association (MCA), it is with great pleasure that I welcome all 16 teams to the 2019 MCA cricket season. For those three new teams who joined MCA this year, we want to welcome you to the MCA family and we wish you all the very best on the season as you get yourselves adapted to our league and its operations. We are confident you will embody the MCA values and support the augmentation of the league.  To those returning teams, we thank you f[...] Read more