German Women’s Team selected for International Tournament in Denmark

WNTFollowing a number of Bundesliga fixtures as well as matches in Italy and the Netherlands, the selectors have now decided on the final squad to travel to Denmark in three weeks time.

Selection was by no means an easy task, with more women and girls than ever before playing cricket in Germany, and almost all of them being eligible for selection.

The team will play another fixture in the regional competition in Utrecht, Netherlands, on Saturday 30th July, before travelling to Denmark on 3rd August. The T20 tournament will then take place in Herning, with 5 matches in 4 days against Belgium, France, Italy, Norway and hosts Denmark.

The squad is as follows: Weiterlesen

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DCB Umpires’ Panel confirmed

DCBFollowing research and feedback into the umpiring standards in Germany, DCB Umpires Officer Vignaesh Sankaran is pleased to confirm that the DCB Umpires Panel is now selected and ready to go to work.

The panel is made up of selections by the six regional bodies. These umpires will be eligible to stand in important DCB games and will be assessed regularly. It is hoped that an ECB Level 1a Umpires cOurse will take place in early 2017 for those who do not have this qualification which is the minimum required to attain promotion to the ICC Europe Umires Panel. Umpires can be added to the panel or demoted based on the feedback received and all of these umpires will be kitted out with the official clothing from the DCB Umpires Panel as depicted in the photo. Weiterlesen

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National team heads to Holland for European T20 tournament

WNTOn Wednesday 22nd June the German national team is heading to Schiedam in the Netherlands for a short training camp followed by a five team international tournament.

On Wednesday and Thursday we will be training with national team coach Steven Knox, ahead of our first match on the evening of 23rd June against a Pakistan XI. On Friday 24th we will play two T20 matches against Netherlands A and France before a final match on Saturday 25th against Denmark.

The objective of this tournament is to give the team some high level opposition ahead of the ICC World Cricket League Qualifier (Div. 2) in Sweden in August.

The squad is as follows: Weiterlesen

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Western Eagles fly high and win DCB Super Series

DCBThe 2nd DCB Super Series reached its climax last Saturday in Frankfurt with an exciting final that saw the Western Eagles pip the Eastern Bears in a last over thriller.

The win was a fitting finale to a successful tournament. Weiterlesen

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Germany win the bilateral series 2-1 against Italy in Bologna

MoneyGramThe German women’s team set out to play a bilateral series against Italy Women, one of our most competitive opponents, in Bologna from May 6-8.

The series consisted of two T20s and one 40 over game. After the long travel to Bologna, the girls had a session of training before the first game on Friday. Germany won the toss and elected to bat. After a good start by M. Daub (10) and S. Mannan (16), A. Doddaballapur (34*) and M. Theron (17) kept the scoreboard ticking. Germany put up a final score of 113 for the Italians to chase. The first Italian wicket fell at 40 runs with a catch in M. Beresford’s over. The Italian women lost successive wickets from then on, exceptional fielding by the German side led to 6 run outs. At 99/5 after 19 overs, S. McAnanama-B. was left with 14 runs to defend in the last over. With another two run outs and a bowled on the last ball, Germany defeated Italy by 10 runs. The day ended with a joint dinner with the Italians. Weiterlesen

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Voller Terminkalender der Damen in 2016

DCBDie Cricketspielerinnen in Deutschland haben wohl noch nie ein so ausgefülltes Programm vor sich gehabt wie in diesem Jahr.

Solange das Wetter mitspielt, wird allein in der Bundesliga mit insgesamt 36 T20 Spielen ein neuer Rekord aufgestellt. Die ersten beiden Spiele haben bereits stattgefunden und beide Male gingen die Münchner Cricket Frauen als Sieger vom Platz. Nach einer Pause im letzten Jahr aufgrund von Spielerinnenmangel haben sich die Süddeutschen neu gruppiert, neu rekrutiert und mit diesen ersten Erfolgen ihre Absicht um den Titel 2016 zu spielen mehr als deutlich gemacht. Weiterlesen

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Measures introduced by DCB to improve umpiring standards

The DCB is in the process of introducing a number of measures that will improve umpiring within German cricket and motivate more people to take up umpiring. This follows six Level 1 umpires course that have taken place in Germany (in all DCB regions) over the last 15 months.

DCB Umpires Officer Vignaesh Sankaran has recently set up the DCB Umpires Commitee where he will sit together with experienced Level 1A umpires Andrew Schou and John Campbell in order to set out a pathway for umpires. Weiterlesen

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