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17 Jun 2019
6 a side cancelled

Due to a lack of teams, the 6 a side competition this year has been cancelled. There will be some cricket organised and details will be announced soon. [ Read more ]

10 Jun 2019
OCC start division 4 campaign with a win

On a bright sunny day optimists 2nd XI team travelled to Hasselt to play their first game in the Belgium cricket division IV season against the Masroor Cricket Club of Belgium. After winning the toss without any hesitations optimists' captain Giri... [ Read more ]

02 Jun 2019
1st XI wins against 2nd XI in a good warm-up match

On a hot sunny day, 2nd XI captain Girish won the toss and elected to bat first. Ananth and Vijay opened the batting and got off to a good start with Vijay clearing the infield a couple of times in the first 3 overs vs Anshuman and Maz. Anshuman stru... [ Read more ]

20 Apr 2019
1st XI win opening T20 match

As the season openers at home were washed out last weekend, Optimists 1XI were eager to start their 2019 T20 campaign on a high note. First away game against 12 Stars CC was scheduled at Antwerp Cricket ground. On a bright sunny afternoon, 12 Stars w... [ Read more ]

09 Apr 2019
Two BCF T20 matches this Saturday - update your availability now!

Please update your availability by 18h00 today (Tuesday 9th) in order to be eligible for selection to the first team for this weekend's two T20 games. Note that the first one starts at 9h30! [ Read more ]

03 Apr 2019
The season begins!

The season is here! Many thanks to those members of OCC and assorted LCF clubs who lent a hand at the ground prep weekend. The weather has been kind to us and the ground is looking pretty good for this time of year.  The main message is that the trad... [ Read more ]

13 Mar 2019
Pete Mitchell

It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Pete Mitchell has succumbed to Alzheimer’s Disease, which had caused his slow decline over the past few years. On behalf of the Optimists Cricket Club, I would like to extend my sincere condolen... [ Read more ]

01 Mar 2019
KEY DIARY ENTRY - 30/31 MARCH 2019!

Dear All, As the season creeps ever closer, as ever the first step of the outdoor season is the Ground Set-Up weekend. This weekend is pivotal to ensure everything (including the pitch, outfield, nets, etc.) is ready to go and in optimal condition. ... [ Read more ]