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12 Sep 2021
2nd XI gains promotion to Div 2

Just a few years ago, there was a key debate as to whether the Optimists CC should re-introduce a 2nd team into the BCF due to growing membership. Upon reflection, the Committee decided to go ahead and what a positive decision that proved to be. Than... [ Read more ]

29 Aug 2021
OCC 2nd X1 win crucial home game against Liege CC

Written by Anshuman Singh Bhadauria After a devastating batting collapse in the last match against Gentt cc, Optimists reinforced their batting order with William. And what a reinforcement it was. Under grey skies, optimists began their campa... [ Read more ]

28 Aug 2021
WOCC lost the T20 Pete Mitchell 2021 Cup final by 8 wickets to Stars CC

Written by Taha Lodhi After a thrilling semi-final win, Stars CC won the toss and decided to field first in overcast conditions. The openers from WOCC were cautious, however, could not build up a substantial partnership mainly due to the discipl... [ Read more ]

23 Aug 2021
Hugely successful first-ever Women’s tournament hosted by Optimists CC

Last weekend witnessed a special event at the PWCG with our club hosting and organising the first-ever Luxembourg Women’s Cricket Tournament. Eight teams competed with a total of 78 players involved and over 84% of these players were playing cricket ... [ Read more ]

20 Aug 2021
Important Reminder - Parking at PWCG this weekend

Dear Members, Ahead of the tournament at the Pierre Werner Cricket Ground in Walferdange this weekend, we would like to remind members that, in recent years, we have received a number comments from the Commune with regards to parking. They have infor... [ Read more ]

14 Aug 2021
WOCC enters the T20 cup final after winning 2 close games

Unusual in the LCF set-up, WOCC had 2 T20 games on the same day making it a tightly packed Saturday. The team also missed the regulars William C, Reinhardt, and Joost in the line-up. Morning 9:30 AM is an early start and looking at the wet outfield,... [ Read more ]

09 Aug 2021
Lagaan Cup - 15 Aug 2021

Dear OCC members, the annual Lagaan cup is back on 15th Aug 2021. OCC will play against our friends from Indian Association Luxembourg (IAL). If you are interested in playing for OCC please update your availability on our website. The lunch and dri... [ Read more ]

07 Aug 2021
Optimists 2nds narrowly lose in a thrilling low scoring game at the PWCG

Having confidently bounced back with a confident win away against Mechelen the previous weekend, the OCC 2nd XI welcomed Ghent and were hoping to cement their position at the top of the division 3 table. With skipper Mohit back and winning the toss (... [ Read more ]

01 Aug 2021
Belligerent bowlers win an important away game for OCC at Vrijbroekpark

OCC 2nd XI started their travel amid clear clouds in Luxembourg. The forecast at Mechelen was not pleasing with thunderstorms expected to affect the game. Upon reaching Mechelen, the team realized the outfield was wet and the grass about ankle heig... [ Read more ]

25 Jul 2021
19 wicket thriller goes to Mechelen against Optimists 2nds

Top of the table 2nds were confident of another strong performance going into the game against Mechelen Eagles. Skipper for the day Pankaj won the toss and in true Optimist’s fashion decided to bat. The rain had just cleared as the openers, Ady & Ans... [ Read more ]