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15 Aug 2018
Important Fixture changes !

The club is pleased to announce that the Optimists 1st XI have progressed through to the Quarter Finals of the BCF T20 Tournament. The BCF has recently informed us that we will play Hasselt CC in this important fixture. However, adding this fixture a... [ Read more ]

13 Aug 2018
Optimists CC 1st XI lose tense game away at Antwerp CC

On a clear and warm day, the Optimists 1st XI made their way up to Antwerp for their first encounter against Antwerp CC this season. A fairly boring trip up the motorway was made more than bearable thanks to the entertaining conversation provided by ... [ Read more ]

11 Aug 2018
2nd XI continue winning form

High on confidence and determined to maintain the top position on table, on 12th of August the Optimists CC 2nd XI started their journey to play an important away game at Antwerpen. On a slightly breezy but clear day, skipper Girish won the toss and ... [ Read more ]

09 Aug 2018
August 15 2018 - Laagan Cup

The traditional Lagaan Cup is here! OCC and IAL will battle it out on Wed, Aug 15 2018.  Spectators and players will be served with delicious curry and drinks organized by IAL this year. Cricket,sunshine and beer, your day sounds sorted! See you t... [ Read more ]

30 Jul 2018
Don’t forget – Cricket in Pink coming soon!

The Optimists Cricket Club is proud to continue its support for the Think Pink Lux Cancer Charity and the event date is soon approaching. Saturday August 25th will be the annual ‘Cricket in Pink’ event which is always a fun day amongst club members... [ Read more ]

29 Jul 2018
Optimists 1st XI cruise victory against Crescent CC

  On a baking hot Sunday, the Optimists welcomed Crescent CC for the second time in the season. Unfortunately, Optimists skipper, Richard Neale lost the toss and Crescent elected to bat first. Our trusted opening bowlers Atif Kamal and Yatin Bhamare,... [ Read more ]

28 Jul 2018
2nd XI see a century and hat-trick in easy victory

The Optimist's 2nd XI traveled to Hasselt on 28th July for their 3rd game of the league. After having lost their first match, the team had won the 2nd game and the team was eager to maintain the momentum. Optimists lost the toss and were put to bat ... [ Read more ]

22 Jul 2018
Optimists 1st XI defeat Crescent CC

Belgian league cricket returned to Luxembourg after the success of the national team a few weeks ago, with the Optimists 1st XI taking on Crescent. Optimists won the toss, and as usual opted to bat in extreme heat. The first wicket was to fall with t... [ Read more ]

19 Jul 2018
This is not the new pavillion!

Just in case you were wondering what this strange construction is, I can reveal to you that this is NOT a tiny new pavilion. Following the demise of the now legendary 'Turdis', also know as the toilet of the PWCG, the Walfer Commune have informed us ... [ Read more ]

16 Jul 2018
Six-a-Side 2018 : Smashers win a thriller against CompleteInfinity in the finals

Two fantastic super fun days of cricket, beer, music, sunshine and uncanny commentary!! That's how one would describe last weekend had they witnessed the annual 6-a-side. Below is how the games went with Smashers lifting the trophy in the end after a... [ Read more ]