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Silly Point - Congratulations Are In Order

As a competitor, I should not typically be heralding the success of my rivals. But I am first a cricket lover and I appreciate good team cricket when I see one. Unless a miracle happens, Ibeju Lekki 1 will again win the Club Cricket Committee (CCC) league this year. It is easy to say that Ibeju Lekki 1 has the best team and therefore should win the league, but having played cricket for so long, it is important to give Ibeju their deserved flowers as their ...

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Club Cricket Resumes on Refurbished TBS Cricket Oval in Lagos

Cricket action resumed over the weekend at the Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval in Lagos as the division one sides of the Club Cricket Committee League in Lagos took turns to eke ranking point. After early morning rain disrupted Saturday schedules at the over 100 years turf, It was Rising Stars encounter with Government College Ibadan (GCI) Cricket Club that launched the ten strips back to life on Sunday. President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation, Uyi Akpata...

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Scout's Corner - Taiwo Mohammed

Name - Taiwo Mohammed, Date of Birth - 3rd June, Nickname - Papa, Club - Ibeju Lekki CC, Role - Bowler. In April of 2018, at the ICC Wt20 Africa A Qualifier in Lagos, Nigeria unearthed a gem. A fresh-faced, left-arm seamer took the entire subcontinent by storm. His name- Mohammed Taiwo Blessed with natural...

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Scout's Corner - Vincent Adewoye

They say "get you a man that can do both". From Flintoff to Stokes, Symonds and Kallis, all-rounders remain the glue that holds many a lineup together and, Vincent Adewoye looks set to be one of Nigeria's all-time great all-rounders. An absolute dynamite of a player who can hold his own either as a bowler...

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CCC LEAGUE WEEK 2 - GCI BACK TO WINNING WAYS

GCI bounced back from their hammering in the opening weekend to beat FGCW by 8 wickets. FGC, having been put in to bat, were reduced to 34 for 3 within the first hour and 60 for 4 shortly after the first drinks break. Wickets fell at an alarming rate and it was only a combination...

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GCI VS IBEJU LEKKI

A battling 73* by Seun Adeboro could not prevent GCIOBCC from falling to a massive 95 run defeat at the hands of their bitter rivals Ibeju Lekki. GCI, soundly beaten in the end will look to take some encouragement from their performance with the ball in the first hour of the game when, after being...

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GCU VS CLCC

Tafawa Balewa Square. Saturday 12th January. The skies were clear, weather was great. Second day match week 1. The two new entrants into Division 1 - GCU and CLC about to take on each other to see who between them was better prepared for the challenge ahead. The first battle was won by Vincent Adewoye,...

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THE NOTORE LAGOS CRICKET LEAGUE RETURNS THIS WEEKEND WITH 4 MATCHES ACROSS 2 VENUES.

Hello and happy new year from all of us at themiddlestump.xyz.We are so happy to tell you that cricket is back. It feels like Christmas all over again. The Notore Lagos Cricket League returns this weekend with 4 matches across 2 venues. We get right into it with 2 of the usual protagonists squaring up...

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Brian Game

More than any other sport I have been involved in, cricket is cerebral For a few years now, I have been fixated on answering the same question; Where will the next crop of cricketing talent come from- More than once, I have engaged people at the forefront of development now and in the recent ...

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Squeaky Bum Time

If you thought the EPL game between Liverpool and ManCity was massive, you should see what the CCC league has in store this weekend. Its a titanic, tantalising, season defining matchup as perennial champions Ibeju Lekki CC go up against FCC1 with the title on the line. FCC1 are 5 points ahead of Ibeju and a...

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IBADAN METROPOLITAN CC VS IGBOBI COLLEGE OLD BOYS CC (24/11/2013)

IMCC romped to a massive 243run victory in their first game of the new season. The "oluyole warriors" made light work of the new comers Igbobi college OBCC. IGBOBI won the toss and elected to field on the newly laid Jubril Martins Oval wicket. IMCC's Ayo Ewete, in his first game for the club, took...

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GCIOBA Cricket Club Gets MANSARD Sponsorship

Mansard Insurance Signs 1st Club Cricket Sponsorship Deal With Government College Ibadan Old Boys Cricket Club Ahead Of The 2013/2014 Season Government College Ibadan Old Boys Cricket Club on Monday September 23rd,2013 achieved a remarkable feat in Nigeria's club cricket history by signing the first club sponsorship deal with one of the fastest growing insurance...

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Review of the 1st Round of Matches in the 2012/2013 Cricket Season

The first weekend of the 2012/2013 league season has come and gone and I can confidently say that we were entertained. For those of us that missed the action, here's a short recap of what went down. On saturday, Ibeju Lekki CC took on GCIOBCC at the TBS Oval. Ibeju won the toss and elected...

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CCC League Preview 2012/2013 Season

Hello cricket lovers!! I know the season can't start early enough for most of us. Even with the cricket event of the 18th National Sports Festival could not satisfy our voracious appetite for the game we love. Not to worry though, the wait is almost over. On the 15th of december, champions Ibeju Lekki CC...

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PREVIEW OF SUPER 4 FINAL

Date - 22/4/12 Time - 10am Venue - Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval The Champions will be without key players for what promises to be a cracker. Probable Line Ups BRF GCI Solebo. Adeoye Onikoyi Atoloye Ofem Odeku Udoh Adegbola Bejide John Oyede. Onwuzulike C Ogunlola. Shittu Olympio. Harvey Awolowo. Onwuzulike O Abioye. Adedeji Chukwu....

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LACC VS RBCC

Lagos Asians CC won the toss and elected bat. LACC captain and Nigeria international Ricky Sharma (54 runs off 70 balls) top scored for his team and he was supported by Srinivas Samineni (36 runs off 35 balls), Ghosalkar Jay and Sheikh Asim scored 25 runs each. Captain Sajeev (3 wickets for 34 runs in...

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FCC VS IBEJU Report

GAFAR DOLAPO fell 8 runs short of a century in a magnificent display of his attacking prowess with the bat Due to the sanitation exercise in Lagos, the game was reduced to 35 overs and FCC having been put in to bat by the Ibeju skipper started out on the attack with Gbenga Akinrinola 33...

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GCI VS FGCWARRI

GCI completed a double of league victories over their rivals FGC in a game that had been dubbed -match of the weekend- by cricket enthusiasts. The match itself could have gone either way as it was the Warri outfit who started on the front foot taking 3 wickets for 27 runs in 9 overs when...

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Weekend Preview

The league is back in full swing with a couple of crackers in each division. In division 2, Ibadan Metro CC take on FCC2 on Saturday while Stallions CC square up against RedBulls on Sunday at the Unilag cricket pitch. IMCC, having lost their way a little after an impressive start to the season will...

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IBEJU VS BRF Preview

IBEJU LEKKI CC vs BRFCC Sunday 11th December 2011 TBS Oval The sister clubs take on each other on sunday in what is widely regarded as a "David and Goliath" battle. Situations couldn't be any more different within the two camps, while BRF are sitting atop the league table after 3 games, Ibeju are second...

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GCI VS FGCWARRI Preview

There are 3 games to choose from this weekend as the CCCLeague returns. In division 2, high flying OgunRocksCC face Redbulls who lost to IMCC last weekend. The Oluyole warriors face Lagos Asians at the Unilag Oval this time out. The game of the weekend however, is the division 1 cracker between GCIOBCC and FGCWarri...

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