Sandyford Cricket Club
Whelan Cup Victory for the 2nds
The 2nds continued the club's winning ways with an excellent win over Railway Union in Sandymount. Set a very high score of 162 to win, Sandyford chased down the score thanks to 75 not out off 43 balls by Ravinder Singh and aided by 26 by Ray Shimmins.
The victorious 2nd team who beat Railway Union in the Whelan Cup.
Last Updated (Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:37)
Sandyford 1 beat Pembroke 3 in YMCA Salver
Monday witnessed an excellent victory for the 1st team over a strong Pembroke 3rd team in the 20 over YMCA Salver competition. Batting first, Sandyford made 115-9 with Muhammad Javed top-scoring on 48 before he was run out and a good knock of 29 from Qasir Chohan helped to put on 50 for the 2nd wicket partnership. 3 wickets each by Arun Kumar and Shiyas Basheer helped to restrict Pembroke to 91-10 in reply.
Weekend May 21st/22nd 2016
Saturday witnessed a much needed win for the 2nds over North County at Marlay Park. The visitors batted first and made 138, with each of Imran Khan and Gurninder Singh taking 3 wickets which total Sandyford reached for the loss of 8 wickets in the 35th over. Vishal Dara top-scored with 31 while the webmaster, Paul O'Neill, chipped in with 27.
Stars of the 2nds win over North County, Gurninder Singh, Vishal Dara and Paul O'Neill
An excellent win also for the 1st at Marlay on Sunday against North Kildare 2nds. Batting first, Sandyford made 180/07 off 35 overs in a rain reduced game, with Senthil Kumar hitting 53*. In reply the visitors scored 143/09 with Vinay Iqbal taking 3/29 leaving Sandyford comfortable victors by 37 runs.
Senthil Kumar who scored 53 not out for the 1sts in their victory over North Kildare..
Last Updated (Friday, 27 May 2016 12:46)
Weekend May 14th/15th 2016
A lovely sunny weekend with only the 1st XI in action in Marlay Park against YMCA 4ths. Batting first, Sandyford, despite being 3/38 and 6/118 went on to make an excellent 7/250 at the close of the innings aided by 50s by Arun Kumar and Vinay Iqbal and a stand of 85 between Shiyas Basheer and Vinay. YMCA were dismissed for 145 with Arun taking 3 wickets, leaving Sandyford winners by 105 runs.
Man of the match Arun Kumar with 52 and 3/25.
Last Updated (Sunday, 15 May 2016 10:29)
Congratulations to Anand Joshi
Anand has become the proud father of baby girl (below). No news of a name yet but both father and mother (Swetal) are doing well.