About Us

Helsinki Cricket Club est. 1972

The association’s purpose is to promote cricket within Helsinki region, within youngsters, school children and adults in Helsinki area and to support the wider development of cricket as a nationally organised competitive sport in Finland. To fulfil its purpose, the association will:

  • Participate each season in the Finnish National Cricket Leagues and in any such competitions and matches as may from time to time.
  • Organise local coaching and training sessions to develop the cricketing skills of young players and provide equal opportunity, regardless of gender, ethnicity, race or religion.
  • Organise cricket demonstrations, courses and social events.
  • Promote the development of wider interest of cricket within Finland by supporting organised Cricket within Finland, by coaching, by organising leagues, or an event or activity related to Cricket in Finland.

CLUB COMMITTEE

Chairman: Zahoor Khan
Contact No: +358 40 3570454
e-mail: helsinkicricketclub@gmail.com

Treasurer: Amrik Bhatia
Contact No: +358 40 0467557

Secretary: Venkatram Yellapragada
Contact No: +358 44 3392999

CLUB CAPTAINS & COACHES

Please feel free to get in touch with the club captains and coaches to know more about the club, its activities and to arrange for joining in some training sessions, playing cricket matches or becoming a regular member.

HCC First XI

Captain: Zahidullah Kamal, +358 505663626

Vice Captain: Aniketh Pusthay, +358 449700944

HCC Second XI

Captain: Venkatram Yellapragada, +358 44 3392999

Vice Captain: Zahoor Khan, +358 40 3570454

Coaches:

Ekhpalwak Kuchey, +358 409611537

Maneesh Chauhan, +358 504652205

Corporate Events, Coaching and Trainings

Helsinki cricket club has been organising on demand cricket coaching and training events for interested groups, and have even organised cricket themed company events which include, demonstrations, cricket coaching sessions and fun and friendly games between the participants. If you are interested in reaching out to us to help arrange a similar event for you, we would be happy to assist with all the practicalities, equipment, facility bookings, and will also provide qualified coaches to make it a successful event.
Please get in touch with the club captains from the contacts provided above and we can then arrange a quote and some suitable dates.

 

CLUB MEMBERSHIP DETAILS

Anyone who is interested in playing or learning to play cricket is very welcome to join our club.

The club offers three types of memberships:
Full Member (Employed): Member has the possibility to take part in competitive tournaments, weekly training within the club and also social activities. This option costs €225 per year.
Full Member (Financial Aid / Minors) : Member has the possibility to take part in competitive tournaments, weekly training within the club and also social activities. This option costs €120 per year, it is available only to students who are not earning yet or minors.
Social Member : Member has the possibility to take part in the weekly training and also in all social activities. But NOT allowed to play in the tournaments. This option costs €50 per year.
Note :Every member who wants to play in Finnish Cricket Association (FCA) officiated league matches will have to pay licence fee to FCA as well and costs around 45 € per year
PS: The fee and other costs are revised on a year by year basis, the above fees for the season 2018 are as decided in the club AGM held in March 2018.

TRAINING LOCATIONS

HCC’s home ground is situated at the Ala-Malmi Liikuntapuisto. This is the place where we often have our weekly trainings and also play our SM40 Division 2 home league matches. Division 1 matches are played at the Kerava National Cricket stadium. The indoor cricket league is mostly held during the winters on fridays at Merihaan Pallohalli. During winters we train every week at Myllypuro Pallomylly indoor training facility.

Indoor Training Address: Pikajuoksijankuja 9, 00920 Helsinki

Home Ground: Ala Malmi

Home Ground: Kerava National Cricket Ground