Oct 21 2014 admin News and Updates Comments Off on Niagara Cricket Festival T20 at NCC

“If you build it…. they will come” “Playing cricket…… From Niagara Cricket Festival T20 at NCC 14 to 17 upcoming 5 Day Test… Pak vs. Australia” Taufeeq Umar returns for Australia Tests: Taufeeq Umar, the left-hand opening batsmen, has made a comeback to the Pakistan Test squad for the two-match series against Australia in the UAE. Taufeeq played the last of his 43 Tests in July 2012. Leg-spinner Yasir Shah, 28, and seamer Imran Khan, 27, get maiden call-ups to …

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Oct 02 2014 admin News and Updates Comments Off on Niagara Cricket Club wins the Hamilton & District Cricket League Premier Championship

Sept 30, 2014 – Hamilton and District Cricket League’s Premiere Division Championship Game was held on Sunday Sept 28th between NCC and Oakville at the home ground of NCC located at Niagara Cricket Center. Niagara Cricket Club captured the Premiere league title and won the final game over Oakville Premier by 5 wickets. Niagara Cricket Club Premier team won the toss and considering the bowling strength in the team put Oakville Premiere on crease to bat first. Niagara’s captain Aqeel …

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Oct 02 2014 admin News and Updates Comments Off on Niagara Cricket Club To Play For Hamilton & District Cricket League Premier Championship

Sept 22, 2014 – Hamilton and District Cricket League’s end of the season playoffs are in full progress in various cricket grounds across the Southern Ontario. Last Sunday Niagara Cricket Club Premier team, playing at their home ground at the Niagara Cricket Center (NCC), beat Cambridge Premier by 8 wickets to earn their well-deserved birth in the finals of the Premier League Championship Round. Niagara Cricket Club Premier team won the toss and considering the weather conditions put Cambridge Premiere …

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Aug 17 2014 admin News and Updates Comments Off on Smart Choice downs Somerset To Win A Historic 2014 Niagara Cricket & Bollywood Festival

Smart Choice downed Somerset Cricket Club to cap off an improbable victory at the 2014 Niagara Cricket & Bollywood Festival. Houston-based Smart Choice’s campaign got off to a slow start when they were downed in the first game, but rebounded to win each of their following games and claim the top purse of $20,000. Smart Choice fielded a shotgun roster for the event blending their core team members with some of the top Canadian players to help adjust for uniquely …

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Aug 16 2014 admin News and Updates Comments Off on Houston’s Smart Choice & Indian Cricket Academy Post Thrilling Wins On Day 2

The Niagara Cricket Festival preliminary rounds leading to $30,000 Prize money concluded Day 2 on Friday.  Houston’s Smart Choice  won a thriller to keep their hopes of advancing to the playoffs alive  by winning the game with just one ball remaining over Somerset Cavaliers.  At Niagara Cricket Center the Indian Cricket Academy dumped the Connecticut Blizzards in a high scoring affair. Toronto’s St. Edmunds Cricket Club and the North Stars also notched their second wins in pool play and advance …

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Aug 16 2014 admin News and Updates Comments Off on St. Edmunds and Connecticut Blizzards Score Big Upsets At The Niagara Cricket Festival

The Niagara Cricket Festival main draw full of international players from Canada and overseas competing  in Niagara Cricket Festival-2014  started Thursday at John N. Allan Park (JAP)  and Niagara Cricket Center (NCC). 8 Teams and $30,000 Prize money at stake makes it’s the largest Cricket event held ever in the Canadian history.  The Niagara Cricket Center, the festival main venue built on a parcel of 16 acres land, is also the largest single cricket ground in the country. The overcast …

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Aug 15 2014 admin News and Updates Comments Off on #NiagaraCricketFestival Featured In Various Media Outlets

The #NiagaraCricketFestival has been featured in various media outlets Huffington Post – The Most Popular Sport You’ve Never Heard Of Niagara This Week – Cricket, Bollywood to Take Over Niagara St. Catharines Standard – International Cricket Action In Niagara This Week Stay tuned for more information and media releases about the Niagara Cricket Festival!