TOUR TO UAE 2016
20 March 2016 – 31 March 2016
5 NATIONS TROPHY – CAPPING CEREMONY
Young Talents Cricket Academy (YTCA), Al Sama Sports, once again takes a step towards their journey of developing the game in the United Arab Emirates with a stunning Capping Ceremony to mark the commencement of the Ramada 5 Nations Trophy – 2016
The Ceremony was held at Ramada Hotel & Suits, Ajman and attended by close to 250 young players from UAE, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bahrain and South Africa.
The ceremony was attended by few legends of UAE Cricket. Chief guests, Shaji Mulk of Ajman Cricket Council, Mazhar Khan of Sharjah Cricket Council, Ifthikar Hamdani of Ramada Hotel and Suits and Geoff Cook of Durham Cricket County UK, addressed the ceremony and highlighted the importance of the development of youth cricket in the UAE and thanked YTCA’s contribution towards it.
Shafiek Jacobs, Head Coach and Manager of South African team said “ceremony is very well organized and gave our players the feeling very close to the international standards”
“YTCA believes that the youth of UAE has amazing talent that must be given the right platform to excel. We want the budding cricketers to gain high standard match experience and access to state of the art infrastructure and supreme training. 5 Nations Trophy will provide the best of the best players from UAE and around the world the opportunity to represent their nation” said Mahesh Fonseka, Director and senior coach of YTCA – Sama.
Shahzad Altaf, Founder & Director of YTCA thanked all the sponsors and well wishers, especially, Ajman Cricket Council for their continuous support and Ramada Hotel and Suits, the main sponsor of the tournament.
The tournament will run from 22nd to 30th March, Games will be played in U13, U15 and U19 age categories in Durham Ajman and Sharjah International Cricket Stadium.
DEC 2015 Festival
T20 U/13 CHAMPS: GREEN POINT CRICKET CLUB
T20 U/11 CHAMPS: DURBANVILLE CRICKET CLUB
T20 INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
Best Bowler: HAYDAR KHAN (Boland Eagles)
Best Batsman: DEWALD GROVE (Durbanville CC)
Player of the Tournament: WERNER BRAND (Boland Eagles)
Best Bowler: KYLE THOMLINSON (Sunningdale CC)
Best Batsman: ARMAND VAN DYK (Boland Shiraz)
Player of the Tournament: WESSEL ROOS (Boland Hanepoot)
BOLAND U/13 GIRLS PARTICIPATED AT GAUTENG CRICKET BOARD’S GIRLS FESTIVAL 4 – 7 DECEMBER 2014
TOUR TO SRI LANKA 2015
Thank You City Cricket Academy, Sri Lanka!!!
WESTERN CAPE SCHOOLS CRICKET TOUR OF SRI LANKA
U-12 Arden Scholtz
U-14 Ryan George
U-17 Pooven Govender
U-12 Daashey Reddy
U-14 Judd Raichman
U-17 Juandre de Villiers
U-12 Erlank Pretorius
U-14 Ruan Terblanche
U-17 Corne Grobler
MAN OF THE SERIES
U-12 Wessel Roos
U-14 Ethan Nates
U-17 Damian de Vos
Rising Star of the Tournament
Captain of the Tournament
Daashay Reddy, Western Cape u/12 taken 5/1 against Christchurch College including a hat-trick.
DECEMBER REGIONAL PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT 2014
WP U/13B & Turf Sport India u/13 Best Bowler Mujahid Jacobs SWD u/13B
WP u/13B Winners of T20 & 50 Over Competition
Boland Eagles u/11 Winners T20 WP Pups u/11 Winners 40 Over Competition
Ruan Terblanche (WP u/13B) Scoring 106* in T20 Final
Player of Tournament, Ruan Terblanche (WP u/13B) & Best Bowler Mujahid Jacobs (SWD u/13B)
Botswana u/13, Namibia u/13 & Turf Sport India u/13 participating
BOLAND PRIMARY SCHOOLS REGIONAL FINALS
Honorable National Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula arriving at Regional Finals
U/12 Winners and Runners-up
Dr Ali Bacher at the T20
TOUR TO NEW DELHI 2014