The building of the pavilion at Finland's National Cricket Ground in Kerava is progressing.
Screengrab from YLE
On Friday, July 19, the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE shone the light on cricket in Finland. Click here for their web news item called Finland gets a taste for cricket.
The YLE team came out to Kerava National Cricket Ground to do the interviews and here for a clip from the English-language news on YLE TV1 (the cricket is on at 2.38 into the clip). Included is some lovely footage of a game of cricket played in Helsinki in 1953.
Welcome to the Suomenlinna Cricket Friendly on Saturday 27th of July 2013!
You don't want to miss this. There will be three mixed teams and a round robin tournament (each game will be 20 overs) as well as a break with “introduction of cricket – possibility for audience to bat and/or bowl” + Morris Dancers. For all the details, click here to view the invitation.
Please note that there is a match fee of 7 euros which covers the ground rent (dressing room with showers) and match balls. The fee can be paid either to MKK’s Nordea account FI 6012003000049833 [ref. nr: 1009] or in cash on the match day.
The official ICC Cricket App is the ultimate fan companion for the Champions Trophy: cricket fans can follow all the action from the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 on the free-to-download app.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the update and re-release of its official ICC Cricket App, in partnership with Reliance Communications.
The smart phone app, which will enable cricket fans from across the globe to follow all the action at the ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales, is free to download.
Among the features expected to be most popular are the video match highlights, including opt in alerts for wickets and personal milestones, along with live audio commentary. There will also be free behind the scenes exclusive videos from the event, player interviews and footage from every post-match press conference.
Collaboration of Cricket Finland and CricHQ highlighted in ICCE's All Out Cricket
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