A new season is almost upon us. Our team consists of full and seasonal members of the Club. Full members will already have paid this year's subs. The Section's activities are financed through seasonal memberships and match dues (€10 per home fixture) with all our funds reinvested in cricket at the Standard. For Seasonal Membership, the application form is attached to the main article. The price this year is €410 Including your own SACC whites, available in all sizes. For those wishing to pay early, there is an "early-bird" discount price of €375 for the season, available for memberships paid before 30th April 2020.
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.
SAC play the last two games of the season are this weekend: an away game against Chantilly on Saturday and then the British Embassy at home on Sunday.
The season came to an end with two excellent wins for SAC over the weekend vs Chantilly and the British Embassy.
Junior cricket starts again on Saturday: U11s from 10 to 11 and U16s train from 11 to 1. Seniors play Rhinos CC for two 30-over matches on Saturday and Sunday.
Over the past weekend SAC had the great pleasure to host the return of the Rhinos, a team from the UK that last visited Paris in the early 1990s. Two excellent matches were played, with a win each for the tourists and the hosts.
Next weekend the opponents are St Brice on Saturday 7th and Le Croq Sportif on Sunday 8th (with a 12 o'clock start.)
On Sunday 23rd June the SAC took on PUC in a 40-over game at home with the SAC coming out on top.
On Saturday, the 1st of June, SAC hosted St. Brice for a 40-over game, which SAC ended up losing by 50 runs.
On Sunday the 2nd of June, the SACC hosted Aulnay CC for a 40-over game, which the SAC ended up losing by 85 runs.
This was our second South African Day Braai & Bat game, a T20 against the South Africans in Paris expat team, which was complemented by the best ever fanfare around a Cricket game at the Standard!
The SAC Cricket Section cordially invites one and all to welcome the Paris Cocks Australian Rules Football Club for a T20 Cricket game + Barbecue on Saturday 29th June. As for the recent South African Bring and Braai, bring your own Meat/Salads/Desserts for a typical Aussie Barbie! This will be accompanied by all the trimmings including lashings of Amber Fluid! There is a 5 Euro charge to obtain the event-specific identification bracelet.
The SAC cricket team enjoyed its 10th annual cricket tour to Kent over the bank holiday weekend. Three matches were played, against roving Kent sides the Band of Brothers and the Shepway Stragglers on Saturday and Sunday, respectively; and against Smarden CC on Monday.