Paul Musin is a National Cricket Player from Croatia and is also working with Croatian Cricket Federation. It's been 30 long years of Cricket journey for Paul, who started playing Cricket when he was just 10. Paul who plays for Zagreb Cricket Club envisions a positive growth for Croatia Cricket. He and his team consistently holds Cricket Development Activities in Croatia and also participates in International 6's Tournament. Insufficient monetary support has been one major setbacks. But Paul and his team are working to overcome these challenges.
1. Tell us about you?
Full Name: Paul Musin
Date of Birth: 8 November 1975
Batting Style: RH batsman
Bowling Style: RH medium
2. At Present: Are you a Coach? A cricket player? A cricket related business? A club Owner? A cricket Fan? Mention your work profile (if anything else).
Player / Working with the Croatian Cricket Federation
3. Are you playing cricket currently? If Yes - Since how long are you playing cricket? What level of cricket have you played so far in your country?
Yes - 30 years been playing - play for Zagreb Cricket Club and play international cricket for Croatia
4. Do you play for any club or a team? Mention their names? When was it founded? Where are you working currently?
Zagreb Cricket Club - founded in 2000 - located in Croatia's capital at Budenec Oval - work for the Croatian Cricket Federation
5. Where do you and your team see yourself in coming 5 years? Where do you want to focus in order to improve your cricket?
We want to continue to develop cricket in Croatia. We currently have 2 teams at the club and we would like to see that double in the next 5 years. We want to encourage more locals to start playing the game in Zagreb.
6. Do your club/association have any website or facebook page? Mention their links.
yes - www.zagrebcricket.com
7. Any recent achievements/activities that you had. (It could be organizing a small camp, or just playing a match or organizing a cricket camp or playing a tournament series) Do mention the date.
We consistently hold cricket development activities in Croatia, for example we were at Zagreb Zoo on 6 June presenting the game. We also host a large number of touring teams, mainly from the UK, every year and our club also is involved in an international 6's tournament held on the island of Vis in Croatia. (May)
8. Would you like to come to India for a tournament or a coaching camp? Or do you want to travel any other country (if Yes, please mention the name)?
Not really in our plans at the moment.
9. What are the challenges you are facing in your country's cricket? If any, how do you feel to overcome those challenges?
Money, lack of official support, available cricket facilities close to the centre. We have worked around these challenges in the past and continue to do our best to promote and grow the game here.
10. One thing that you instantly need that would boost the involvement of people in your country's cricket?
Good facilities close to the centre, funding.
11. Name any 3 active Cricket Clubs from your locality, Country.
Sir Oliver Cricket Club
Sir William Hoste Cricket Club
12. Would you like to nominate any club from your country for a free website from Global Cricket Community? If Yes, Why?
No, we all have websites at the moment. thanks.