South Florida Cricket Alliance, Inc. The oldest cricket
organization in Florida. Since 1974.
South Florida Cricket Alliance (SFCA) has promoted, encouraged, fostered, and cultivated the interest
of cricket in South Florida since 1974. SFCA, a Florida non-profit corporation, is an affiliate member of the United States of
America Cricket Association. Since its inception, SFCA’s objectives have been to initiate, sponsor, implement plans, policies
and projects which will serve to further the development of cricket in the region.
SFCA currently have twenty-four (24) member clubs participating in its competitions within Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and St.
Lucie Counties. Players from ten (10) countries within the region, nationally and occasionally from overseas play in the Classic
Competition with countries competing against each other. Member clubs regularly host teams from other states and overseas.
a 501(c)(4) non profit sports organization of South
Back Row L to R: B. Davis, M. Graham, P. Davis, H. Morgan, E. Joseph, M. Fisher, G. Wallace Front Row L to R: St. C. Brown (captain), R. Keddon, K. Salmon, J. Pumwassid, (manager/scorer), R. Watson, D. Africa
Tropics United defeated St. Lucie Cricket Club via the Duckworth Lewis Stern method to win their first title in South Florida Cricket Alliance T-20 Final Photo Gallery
Tropics United defeated St. Lucie Cricket Club by 41 runs via the Duckworth Lewis Stern method to win their first title in South Florida Alliance competition. After being asked to take first strike when St. Lucie captain Elton Tucker Jr. made the correct call at the coin toss. Tropics was 159 for 4 when the rain came and interrupted their inning. The opening pair of Philerm Davis and Ryan Watson put on 46 for the first wicket, Davis departed for 15. In came Dale Africa and the pair (Africa/Watson) took the score to 83 for 2 when Rayon Watson was out bowled by Shyram Negi for 46 (4fours, 3sixes). Inform batsman and second on the runs table Gavin Wallace and Africa continued to put runs on the board with a 33 runs partnership in 3.4 over when Dale Africa had his stumps shattered by Glen Anglin for 31 (3fours, 1six). Wallace went on a run blitz by scoring 43 from just twenty-two balls, his inning containing two elegant fours and four massive six. Bowling for St. Lucie, Shyram Negi took 2 for 32 from four overs and Charles Reid and Glen Anglin one wicket each for 29 and 30 respectively.
On Resumption after some fifty minutes rain delay, the overs were reduced from twenty (20) to seventeen (17) and a new target score of 164 to win, St. Lucie was never in the contest from ball one due to some tight bowling by Tropics United that was backed up in the field. St. Lucie lost their first wicket at 6 for 1, Mark Pinnock (2) and 17 for 2, Richard Louis (2). It was left up veteran batsmen Charles Reid 64 (6fours, 3sixes) and Rodney Husband 40 (1four, 3sixes) to prop up the inning with 103 runs partnership in a losing cause. The main wicket takes and bowling Tropics to victory are final MVP Dale Africa 2 for 22 from his 4 overs and Gavin Wallace 1 for 8 from 1. Congratulations goes out to Tropics United. Thanks to the ground staff for the tremendous work that was done in getting the wicket and field ready to play on and SFCA for a wonderful final.
2021 SFCA 30 Over Champion, St. Lucie Cricket Club
Back Row L to R: (captain) E. Tucker Jr., Jerry (manager), G. Anglin, C. Dutchin (club president), D. Mathews, M. Richardson, R. Louis, N. Greene, G. Calliste, R. Morrison, E. Tucker Sr.
Front Row: M. Pinnock, D. Sampson, C. Reid, A. Wills, S. Negi, D. Brackett, L. Fullerton, R. Husband, L. Gregory, Kavan Fernando
Palm Beach Titans piles up a challenging total against Mega Blasters
Praveen Viswanathan scores his second hundred against Tropics United
On Sunday October 10, 2021 at John Prince Park, Palm Beach Titans batting first against Mega Blasters after winning the toss, plie up a very challenging total of 191 for 3 off their allotted 20 overs. The main contributors to this total are Praveen Viswanathan 100, his inning includes nine elegant fours and seven massive sixes, Andre Fraser chipped in with 37 and Avinash Pooran 18. There were some 23 extras which included 20 wides.
The pick of the bowlers for Mega Blasters are Jaspar Pardwala 2 for 13 from 2 overs and Rahul Madhumanchi 1 for 19 from 1 over.
With Mega Blaster needing a run rate of 9.55 per over to overhaul Palm Beach Titans score, Mega Blasters could only manage 159 for 6 in their 20 overs. Manav Sharma 49 (3fours, 3sixes), Jaspar Pardwala 30, Ankur Kapoor 26 and Rahul Madhumanchi 17. Bowling honors went to Maruthi Kongonavar 2 for 42 from 4 overs. Titans won by 32 runs
On Sunday November 7th, 2021 at John Prince Park, Palm Beach Titans were asked to take first strike. This was after Tropics United captain St. Christopher Brown made the correct call at the coin toss in semi-final one of South Florida Cricket Alliance T-20 competition. Praveen Viswanathan scored his second century of the tournament, one hundred and six (106) to be exact. He caresses the ball to the boundary six times and dispatch the bowlers over the fence nine times, Andre Fraser 66 Not Out (5 fours, 4 sixes) were the main contributors to Titan’s total of 189 for 2 in their allotted 20 overs. Bowling for Tropics, Hugh Morgan took 2 for 38 in his four overs.
Replying, Tropics United easley cruised past the total with ten balls to spare. 190 for 1, Gavin Wallace 74 Not Out (2 fours, 7 sixes), Philerm Davis 55 Not Out (2 fours, 1 six) and Rayon Watson 55 (2 fours, 5 sixes). The lone wicket that fell went to Akash Pooran 1 for 41 from 4 overs.
Mark Pinnock cracks a century in St. Lucie successful run
At Girl Scout Friendship Park in Port St. Lucie. Ports St. Lucie vs. SouthshoreCaptain Elton Tucker Jr. of St. Lucie called correct at the coin toss and decided to fieldfirst. Southshore posted a challenging total of 201 for 4 in their allotted 30 overs after
anopening stand of 94 between Damion Rowe and Ohandrae Powell. The
left-handedopening batsman Ohandrae Powell top scored with 54 (4fours, 2sixes),
Damion Rowe47 (6fours), Bradley Chung with a quick fire 29 (2fours. 2sixes), Roger
Tracy 23 Not Outand Michael Nembhard 20. Bowling for St. Lucie, Shyram Negi got 2
for 34 from six (6)overs and John Whitby 2 for 46. Replying, St. Lucie lost their
first wicket with only 21 onthe board, Shyram Negi for 1 run, a second wicket
partnership 141 with Mark Pinnocksmashing 101 which includes eight magnificent
fours and six glorious sixes from 79balls, Kavin Fernando contribution of 61
(4fours, 1six). put St Lucie on course to cruseto victory with four overs to spare
and six wickets in hand. The pick of the bowler forSouthshore, Robert Junior got 2
for 31 from six overs, Horace Stanley and Oliver Taffeeach took a wicket for 39
and 41 respectively.
Elton S. Tucker Jr. of West Palm Beach named to USA Cricket Men's
Under 19 Training Group
The National Youth Selection Panel have chosen these players as the standouts from that event to
give Head Coach, Kevin Darlington the opportunity to work with the best young players over the next few months. The
best of this extended group will go on to be selected for the USA Under 19 Men’s side that will seek to qualify
for the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup via the ICC Americas’ Regional Qualifier later this year.