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With immediate effect the following activities will be suspended till 30 April 2020:

  1. SCA LEAGUE 2020
  2. SCA Endorse Private Leagues 2020
  3. SCA Clinic
  4. SCA National team (men/women) and all age groups
  5. Courses

This was followed by the Government announced today that all entertainment venues in Singapore to close, gatherings outside work and school limited to 10 people.

Events

All events and mass gatherings (e.g. conferences, exhibitions, festivals, concerts, sporting events, trade fairs) must be deferred or canceled, regardless of size. This is a tightening of the previous requirement where all events and gatherings were to be limited to fewer than 250 participants.

We will closely follow government regulations and Sport SG advise/directions which will translate into a new directive for SCA TC.

https://www.moh.gov.sg/news-highlights/details/tighter-measures-to-minimise-further-spread-of-covid-19

 

Singapore has won the ACC Eastern Region T20 2020 tournament held in Bangkok, Thailand from 29th February to 6th March 2020. Under the captaincy of Amjad Mahboob, Singapore beat Thailand in the opening day of the tournament and then comprehensively beat Malaysia by 128 runs on Day 3, thanks to an unbeaten 92 from just 32 balls from Timothy David. We beat Hongkong in the penultimate match by 16 runs and secured a spot in the Asian Cup Qualifier to be held in Malaysia in August 2020. Our final game against Nepal was abandoned and ensured that we finished first in the table. There were some great individuals performances throughout the tournament from Siddhant Singh who finished as the top run-scorer of the tournament with 153 runs and Anantha Krishna who finished with 8 wickets, who is a joint top wicket-taker of the tournament along with Aftab Hussain from Hong Kong.

Hong Kong also booked their spot in the Asia Cup Qualifier when they beat Malaysia today, finishing the tournament in the second position.

Earlier UAE and Kuwait reached the finals of 2020 ACC Western Region T20 (held from 23 to 27 February 2020 in Muscat, Oman) and they will join Singapore and Hong Kong in Asia Cup Qualifier in August 2020.

SCA has announced their 14 man squad for the upcoming ACC Men’s T20 Eastern Region tournament, scheduled to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 29th Feb – 7th March 2020.

The top two teams from this will advance to the final qualifier tournament which will determine the sixth team to take part in the 2020 Asia Cup. Other competing teams are Bhutan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal and Thailand. China was originally scheduled to take part, but they withdrew in February 2020 due to Novel Coronavirus outbreak.

Singapore’s team will be captained by fast bowler Amjad Mahboob and mark the first tournament to be coached by legendary coach Dav Whatmore, with Rajesh Chauhan as the team’s strength and conditioning coach, Subramaniam Veerasamy as their physio, and Narendran Jayaraman as the team’s manager.

 

Due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus situation, Singapore Cricket Association has decided to postpone the Basic Scoring Course this weekend (15 & 16 Feb 2020).  We will inform you of the new dates when the situation improves.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused, please be assured that if the new dates do not suit your schedule, we will refund you the course fee.