About the Phuket Cricket Week

Welcome to the official blog of the Phuket Cricket Week

The Phuket Cricket Week is run by the Asian Cricket Sixes Tour (ACST) (www.cricketsixes.com)

The ACST continues to organise superb club cricket events at fantastic locations across Asia Pacific since it was founded in 2000.

The Phuket Cricket Week comprises of the ICC Award Winning Phuket International Cricket Sixes and the Thalang International 7's (formerly known as the Kata International 7's)

The Sixes were first held in 2004, while the 7's made its first appearance in 2012. Both events have helped raise substantial sums through the kindness of its worldwide participants to assist in the next generation of Thais falling in love with the game through the Phuket Cricket Group's Junior Development Fund. The ACST would like to thank the PCG for their continued and invaluable support as the Phuket Cricket week continues to flourish.

All enquiries for anyone wishing to come along and make friendships through the game, whether as a team or individuals should contact the ACST Chairman, Michael 'Cat' Maher at mmaher.padmir@bigpond.com or by telephone on +61 407 385 481.

We hope that you enjoy looking through the archives of this brilliant event. Look at the index page down the right-hand side and click on the year and feature you wish to see. Content will continually be updated. If you see an untitled image you can assist with, please get in touch!

Monday, December 21, 2015

2011 - Day 2 Report

It's All Aboard, as Skylark Top the Tree after Day Two
at the Phuket International Cricket Sixes

The team from Kuwait finished top of the tree after their two Preliminary Round games to go forward to compete in the Cup and Plate divisions with the next best eight sides.  

The tournament organised by the Asian Cricket Sixes Tour in conjunction with Phuket Cricket Group is in its eighth year and has attracted twenty five teams from eight different countries.

Today’s play commenced in scorching temperatures at Karon Stadium with all participants and spectators in good form after a tremendous Opening Party at The Karon Sea Sands. The side representing the resort obviously enjoyed themselves a little too much as they went down to Southern Stars early in the day's action. The ADF Tigers, returning after a two year sabbatical from their Penang base put in a fine showing to see off MG7.

The local Dabangg Boyz once again were let down by their batting after a fine performance in the field as St Georges River saw off their challenge. The St Francis Camels wiped out any dreams of the local youths of the PCDC Natives, while the CBB Postels had a fine win against Falcon. Toorak Prahan defeated the Cockatoos, who included Thursday's ACST Player of the Day, Sonia 'Alby' Mangelsen in the ranks.

Willetton Crows were too strong for the Gold Cost Falcons, while some superb bowling from Corner Tigers was too much for St Francis De Sales.

At the conclusion of the Preliminary Round, two Spoon matches which saw Gold Coast Falcons see off a spirited challenge from the PCDC Natives, while the Karon Seasanders at last found second gear as they got over the line against the Cockatoos.

Round Two Groups (with rankings after the Preliminary Round)

Cup/Plate Groups

Group 1
Skylark 1
Toorak Prahan 4
Willetton Crows 7

Group 2
St Francis Camels 2
Leeming Spartans 5
ADF Tigers 8

Group 3
Corner Tigers 3
CBB Postels 6
St Georges River 9


Group 1                                                                                                    
Singapore Slingers 10                                                                    
Falcon 15                                                                                       
Customs 21

Group 2                                                                                    
Leeming Top Deck 11
Southern Stars 16
St Francis De Sales 20
Group 3                                                                                                   
St Georges Souths United 12                                                         
Gauhati Town 17                                                                            
Perth Postels 19

Group 4
Curtin Vic Park 13
MG 7 14 
Dabangg Boyz 18                                                  


Gold Coast Falcons 22
Cockatoos 23
Karon Seasanders 24

PCDC Natives 25

The 91.5FM Phuket Island Radio Ladies Challenge Match which saw all the girls at the event competing saw a game between The Andaman Angels and The Phuket Pixies with the Angels being victorious in a wonderfuly spirited game, before the crowd were entertained by the local youngsters in the O'Tool's Phuket Junior Exhibition Match. Monies raised throughout the week will be going towards the ACST Phuket Junior Cricket Development Fund.

The final game of the day was the annual Twenty 20 All Star Game under the floodlights, featuring the tournaments best players representing Australia and the Rest of the World. Former Ausssie Test star Trevor Chappell managed the Antipodean side led by Will Badger with Aussie women's record holder Karen Rolton also in the side. The World side were led by tournament favourite, Saurav Chatterjee before heading off to a post-match party at Rosco's in Patong.

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