Am 22.03.2015 ist Meldeschluss für die Spielermeldung

Ausweis_Muster_MitgliedDie Cricket Saison 2015 beginnt in weniger als einem Monat. Wie in jeder Saison sind die am DCB-Spielbetrieb beteiligten Vereine dazu verpflichtet ihre Spieler beim DCB und dem jeweiligen Landes- bzw. Regionalverband zu melden.

Für diese Saison gibt es eine Neuerung und zwar wird ein national einheitlicher Spielerpass ausgestellt und die Spielermeldung zentral beim DCB verwaltet. Weiterlesen

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Sixteen newly qualified umpires in Berlin

BerlinLast weekend saw ECB Umpire tutor Ray Holyer travel to Berlin to run an ECB Level 1 umpires’ course with sixteen participants from the East German clubs.

We are happy to say that all participants passed the examination with flying colours, leading Ray Holyer to say that it was the best course he had held in Europe. The umpires will now gain experience in this season’s DCB Wintech Bundesliga Ost and Regionalliga Ost which all starts in a few weeks time.

Further umpires courses are planned for Cologne this weekend and Frankfurt in early April.

If you are interested please contact DCB Umpires Officer Vignaesh Sankaran by mail (


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Entries open for Dresden Corporate 6s tournament

Dresden Corporate 6s - 2015After the success of their recent indoor tournament in February, the Rugby Cricket Dresden club is already planning this year’s “Dresden Corporate 6s”. Set to take place on April 18, the event puts the emphasis on fun and participation, rather than league-level cricket. The day will also involve a Street20 demonstration.

After enthusiastic participation from 10 teams in the one-day competition last year, the club is now calling for entries up until the end of March. If you’d like to get your team involved in the six-a-side tournament, then now is the time to get in touch. Weiterlesen

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More coaches in Northern Germany

ViktoriaLast Saturday DCB Head Coach Mike Kwan headed north to Hamburg to hold another “Introduction to Coaching” course with nine potential cricket coaches.

The course is a short introduction to some of the basic skills required when teaching people the skills of cricket and allows the participants the opportunity to use These skills before heading on to the next step on the DCB Coaches Pathway, the ICC Coaches Award. Weiterlesen

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2015: Ein spannendes Jahr für die Deutschen Frauennationalmannschaft

DSC_0489_neuNach einer erfolgreichen Saison im letzten Jahr verspricht auch 2015 ein aufregendes Jahr für die Frauen zu werden.

Bereits an Ostern wird die Mannschaft zum zweiten Mal (nach 2014) nach Newcastle upon Tyne reisen, um bei South Northumberland CC ein Trainingslager abzuhalten. Aufgrund des frühen Zeitpunkts sind diesmal keine Spiele gegen andere Mannschaften geplant. Trotzdem bauen die Trainer Hans-Heinrich Mai und Matthew Powell auf eine intensive Trainingswoche, in der vor allem die jüngeren Spielerinnen Gelegenheit haben werden, ihr bestehendes Können zu festigen und sich neue Fähigkeiten anzueignen. Weiterlesen

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Cricket film set to tour Germany during World Cup

The popular Indian cricket film “Beyond all Boundaries” is set to be shown around Germany over the next month to celebrate the ICC Cricket World Cup currently taking place in Australia and New Zealand.

The movie documents the tale of three ordinary Indians and their love of cricket during the last World Cup in 2011 – a tournament which India won. Weiterlesen

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Viktoria Berlin win the 3rd Dresden Indoor Tournament

ViktoriaThe 3rd Annual Dresden indoor tournament was a phenomenal success and was very well received by the participating teams. We had 16 teams participating this year including guests from Holland and the Czech Republic.  In tradition with our contribution to cricket development, a mixed youth U-19 team together with women was fielded in this men’s tournament. Also a new addition this year was a corporate team from Global Foundaries who were highly impressed with the format and the quality of cricket. Weiterlesen

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New regional cricket association in NRW and Rheinland-Pfalz

DCBThe DCB is proud to announce its co-operation with the newly formed “Westdeutscher Cricket Verband” (WDCV) which has recently been founded in the German states of Nordrhein-Westfalen and Rheinland Pfalz. Involved are a large number of clubs who will be sending a total of seventeen cricket teams into battle in the Wintech Bundesliga West and Regionalliga West this summer.

The WDCV is the sixth regional association in Germany and we look forward to getting down to business and creating a positive and growing environment for cricketers in the western part of the country. The WDCV will be led by NRW cricketing stalwart Syed Haider (Köln CC e.V.) as president, Toy Samsudeen (Bonn CC e.V.) as vice-president and Bryan Rattan (Rheinland Riders CC e.V.) as treasurer. Kesava Reddy of Challengers CC Cologne e.V. has been elected as Ligaleiter and will take his place on the DCB Sportsausschuss.

Plans for this summer include more women’s cricket, a youth league involving several teams as well as new pitches in at least two cities.

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Three Level 1 umpires courses planned this spring

ECB UmpiresThe DCB is holding three ECB Level 1 umpiring courses over the coming weeks as we prepare for another busy summer of cricket.

These courses will take place in the following cities and on the following dates:

Berlin: 13th-15th March (only two places available)
Cologne (Köln): 20th-22nd March
Frankfurt: 10th-12th April Weiterlesen

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DCB launches 2015 performance programme with the DCB Super Series

Wintech2015 is a year with no ICC Europe tournament for our national team so the decision has been taken to use the year to develop a new national team that will take part in the next round of ICC tournaments in 2016.

With this in mind, the DCB has appointed Rishi Pillai from Köln CC as its first ever Performance Manager to oversee a programme of events and matches that will allow the best players in Germany to show their abilities, fitness and attitude in a competitive environment. Weiterlesen

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