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Friday 22 November 2019
  • The beautiful Forest of Meudon as a backdrop
  • Bowler Ian Hellawell and keeper Oliver Ash
  • through a wide open gap on the leg side
  • ...with the Golf Section out at Villarceaux
  • - we train too!
  • - preferably at the Bar!

Cricket in France began in the second half of the nineteenth century and started to become popular in the 1890s with a dozen or so teams. The SAC has had an active Cricket section since 1893, when the first publicly recorded matches took place.

In those early days there were no formally prepared cricket pitches, so the SAC can count itself lucky today to be able to play on its own pitch surrounded by the glorious Forêt de Meudon.

The SAC's cricketers have an active fixture list, both home and away throughout the summer, including an annual tour to the UK. We welcome to SAC visiting teams from elsewhere in France, as well as teams touring from the UK, Europe, and beyond.

Cricket at the SAC is taken extremely seriously, with a work hard and play hard attitude that combines matches, training sessions in the nets, and refreshments at the bar!

A welcoming atmosphere is fostered to encourage juniors and families. Our junior development program accepts youngsters from 8 years of age onwards and is conducted each Saturday morning.

The cricket season starts at the beginning of May and lasts through until the end of September.

Matches generally start at 1 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

 

Cricket at SAC - Setting The Standard

A short video celebrating the heritage of this elegant sport, in Paris since 1893 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XufV5Zx8vFU

Head of Cricket Section: Thodi Andersson 

Treasurer: Rich Parkin

Captain: Alastair Thomas

Fixtures Secretary: Henry Colburn

Email: 


Cricket elsewhere in France

France Cricket the official website for cricket in France

Ile de France: Château de Thoiry Cricket Club

 

Attachments:
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Coming soon

28 Nov 2019
07:30PM -
Thanksgiving Dinner
29 Nov 2019
10:30AM - 05:00PM
Bridge Workshop
01 Dec 2019
11:00AM - 07:00PM
Christmas Market
01 Dec 2019
04:00PM -
Xmas Carols rehearsal
04 Dec 2019
07:00PM -
Members' Meeting
08 Dec 2019
02:00PM - 04:30PM
Children's Christmas Party
08 Dec 2019
04:00PM -
Xmas Carols rehearsal
10 Dec 2019
06:30PM -
Bridge AGM/Dinner/Tournament
14 Dec 2019
08:00PM -
Christmas Dinner
15 Dec 2019
06:00PM -
Christmas Carols

Cricket News

Cricket Match Reports 7th/8th September

SAC had two excellent wins last weekend, playing St Brice in a thrilling 35-over match on Saturday and then on Sunday SAC once again welcomed Le Croc Sportif from the UK.