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10 Aug 2019
Australian Touring Side - BBQ

Further to the earlier email, tomorrow we will be hosting Diggers CC (all the way from New South Wales in Australia) who are over in Europe to watch the Ashes.   The game starts a 1pm and there will be a bbq available for spectators from just after 3... [ Read more ]

01 Aug 2019
Australian Touring Side - BBQ

On Sunday 11th of August we will be hosting Diggers CC (all the way from New South Wales in Australia) who are over in Europe to watch the Ashes. Normally with touring sides we always try to do a curry or bbq on the Saturday but unfortunately, due to... [ Read more ]

14 Jul 2019
OCC-2 continue their unbeaten run

Sunday 14th July-2019, Gents CC arrived be hopeful of winning their away game in Optimists backyard to retain their Number 1 position in the Division IV league of BCF, whilst the host have different plans of stretching its unbeaten run in the league ... [ Read more ]

30 Jun 2019
Girish Venkatesh and James Barker help OCC 1st XI to massive win against RBCC

Samel Hayat tossed up a leg break on the fourth stump, the ball was there to hit in the slot. Girish standing tall hit the ball over extra cover and a joyful “Yesssssssssssss” from non-striker James Barker watching the ball going to the boundary, who... [ Read more ]

25 Jun 2019
July 6 Internal T20

Dear Members, Now the six-a-side has unfortunately been cancelled, the ground is available for one or more internal T20 fixtures. Depending on the numbers we can facilitate one or two matches. Can you please let me know on joostmees@gmail.com if you ... [ Read more ]

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 ]