Teams in Bradford and Keighley are celebrating after winning local competitions in the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation Indoor Cricket Cup.

In Keighley the YCF Indoor Cricket Cup was won by team KCA, and Swat Zalmi took the Bradford title with the two winners going on to compete against each other to become the overall Bradford champions, at New College Bradford, on Thursday, 2 March, 2023.

For the 2023 winter season our local Indoor Cricket Cup competitions are – part of our core cities programme and following on from our league competitions in October and November – are also running in Leeds, Kirklees and Sheffield, with 41 teams taking part in total.

The winners from each area cup competition will go on to battle it out in the YCF Yorkshire Indoor Cricket Cup 2023 final at the English Institute of Sport (EIS) in Sheffield on Saturday, 18 March, 2023.

More tournaments like these needs to be arranged all over the country as it gives the youngsters something to look forward to in the dark and cold UK winters. – Salman Syed, Captain of Swat Zalmi, the Winners of the Bradford Indoor Cup.

Akhil Adulla reports on how KCA, and Swat Zalmi took local team titles and all the latest results from round the region below…

KEIGHLEY

Teams: Adam CC (ACC) , Haji Sports, Kashmir 6, KCA, Zain CC (ZCC)

Eliminator – KCA: 128/4 (10) beat ACC: 44/6 (5) by 84 runs. Player of the match (P.O.T.M): Arsaam Malik

Final – KCA: 112/6 (9.5) beat ZCC: 96/6 (8) by 16 runs. P.O.T.M: Amjid Hussain

For Live Scores, Match Results, Stats, Points Table, and Fixtures, click on the link below:

YCF Keighley Indoor Cup 2023

Winners of the YCF Indoor Cricket Cup pose for a photo.

Winners of the YCF Indoor Cricket Cup pose for a photo.

BRADFORD

Teams: AK Eagles (AKE), Bengal Tigers (BT), Kashmir BFD (KBFD), Silver Blades (SB), Swat Zalmi (SZ), United Jinnah (UJ).

Semi-final 1 – KBFD: 52/2 (5.4) beat AKE: 51/6 (9.1) by 4 wkts. P.O.T.M: Hamza Iqbal

Semi-final 2 – SZ: 82/1 (7.2) beat UJ: 81/6 (9.1) by 5 wkts. P.O.T.M: Alam Shah

Final – SZ: 117/6 (11.3) beat KBFD: 39/6 (6) by 78 runs. P.O.T.M: Salman Syed

Salman Syed, Captain of Swat Zalmi, the winners of the Bradford Indoor Cup, said: “It’s been a great tournament, very well organised.

“We have won it twice in a row now and the guys have enjoyed every bit of it.

“More tournaments like these needs to be arranged all over the country as it gives the youngsters something to look forward to in the dark and cold UK winters.”

For Live Scores, Match Results, Stats, Points Table, and Fixtures, click on the link below:

Swat Zalmi, the winning local cup champions from Bradford pose for a photo

Swat Zalmi, the winning local cup champions from Bradford

LEEDS

Teams: Group A: AJK, Diagonal Stars (DS), East Leeds Stars (ELS), Leeds Gladiators (LG), No Balls (NB), Superchargers (SC), Thanks For Coming (TFC), Wristy Strokers (WS)

Group B: CTS Stars (CTS), Leeds Indian Super Kings (LISK), Leeds Indians (LI), Leeds Lethal (LL), Lion Heart (LH), The Unknowns (TU), UFCC, Untouchables (UT)

Week 6 results – Group A

Match 45 – NB: 33/1 (2.5) beat DT: 28/5 (6.3) by 5 wkts. P.O.T.M: Vipul Kumar

Match 46 – WS: 108/1 (12) beat TFC: 10/6 (4.3) by 98 runs. P.O.T.M: Finn Littleton

Match 47 – ELS: 111/3 (12) beat AJK: 44/6 (9.3) by 67 runs. P.O.T.M: Shamoon Mushtaq

Match 48 – SC: 71/6 (11.2) beat LG: 68/6 (11.4) by 3 runs. P.O.T.M: Devansh Sehara

Week 6 results – Group B

Match 41 – LISK: 73/6 (10.5) beat UFCC: 53/6 (9.4) by 20 runs. P.O.T.M: Amit Patel

Match 42 – LI: 118/3 (12) beat LL: 61/6 (8.5) by 57 runs. P.O.T.M: Ashish Verma

Match 43 – LH: 93/0 (7.5) beat TU: 87/6 (10.1) by 6 wkts. P.O.T.M: Prasath Manimaran

Match 44 – UT: 67/3 (7.2) beat CTS: 63/6 (11.5) by 3 wkts. P.O.T.M: Haroon Rashid

For Live Scores, Match Results, Stats, Points Table, and Fixtures, click on the link below:

YCF Leeds Indoor Cup 2023

SHEFFIELD

Teams: Darnall Dynamites (DD), Burngreave Tigers (BT), Firth Park Warriors (FPW), Netheredge Knights (NK), Pitsmoor Avengers (PA) and Pagehall Panthers (PP).

Week 3 results

Match 7 – NK: 103/5 (12) beat PA: 95/3 (12) by 8 runs. Player of the match (P.O.T.M): Jawad Akhtar

Match 8 – PP: 148/3 (11.1) beat FPW: 146/5 (12) by 3 wkts. P.O.T.M: Jawad Saleem

Match 9 – CS: 138/3 (9.5) beat BT: 136/2 (12) by 3 wkts. P.O.T.M: Yograj Kote

Jawad Akhtar from Netheredge Knights, said: “We came into this league as a bunch of mismatched drop-outs from each team – and now that we’ve won 3 in a row we’re suddenly favourites?”

For Live Scores, Match Results, Stats, Points Table, and Fixtures, click on the link below:

YCF Sheffield Indoor Cup 2023

More information coming soon about the cup competition and stay tuned for round-ups from the competition.

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