Hoboken Cricket Club was founded in March 2001. The club was one of the founding cricket club in millennium Cricket league. The club is focusing on social cricket just by playing in social leagues and in an abundance of friendly matches in New York. Currently the club has more than 50 laying members.
The club is focusing on the introducing elementary school kids to the game of Cricket. The club has toured to various places around the world to play cricket and to know the structure of the cricket. The club is running under the Presidentship of Mr. Darragh Dempsey.
Here is the full committee of the club:
Vice President : Neeraj Kher
treasure : Samay Vithlani
Fixtures : Gaurav Vyas
Grounds/Equipment : Sagar Waghmare
Current Teams and matches :
Currently the club has 4 senior teams who are known as Saturday XI (2 Teams) and Sunday XI (2 Teams). The club used to play around 45 matches every season, they have played 49 matches in the year 2015 during the period of April to September.
Teams Captain - Names are as follows:
Saturday XI : Darragh Dempsey
Saturday second XI : Taimur Gilani
Sunday XI : Neeraj Kher
Sunday Second XI : Samay Vithlani
Tournaments and Leagues:
The club participated in various tournaments and league matches as well as some social and friendly matches. Below mentioned are a few names:
- Intra Squad Leagues
- World Series Leagues
- T 20 matches
- Hudson River Trophy
- Commonwealth Cricket Leagues
- Last Man Standing
As mentioned above the club has toured so many places for playing and understanding the structure of Cricket. Namely the club has toured to St. Lucia, Napa Valley and Guyana in the past. The club has also toured to Antigua in 2002 and 2003 playing with local teams including the beach match versus West Indies Former Captain Richie Richardson’s lashings side. They have also toured to India and Australia. The club is also a part of Marin Cricket festival in California in 2005. They have also played 2 test matches on Rhodes Island in 2006.
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Club Website: http://hoboken.hitscricket.com/default.aspx