EKL Newsletter May

May 2024



Nord Summer Camp Pitch

A new pitch will be installed in June at the Nord Summer Camp in southern Estonia which will enable hundreds of kids to experience cricket as part of their summer camp.

Ground 2 Pitch

The pitch on ground 2 has been relaid to remove the divots at the batting crease. Ground 1 will be done in the coming weeks.



ECS Tallinn

Congratulations to the 2024 European Cricket Series Estonia Champions the Tallinn Stallions! After a fantastic two weeks of competition, the final standings were:

1. Tallinn Stallions
2. Tallinn Strikers
3. Tallinn United
4. Tallinn Hippos
5. Tartu Kriketiklubi
6. Tartu Wolves
7. Tallinn Super Riders
8. Tallinn Rising Stars
9. Mustamäe Bulls
10. Viking Stars

Well done to Steffan Gooch, who was named player of the tournament for his 627 runs, 10 wickets and 10 catches.

Viking Security EPL T20

The Men’s T20 League, Division 1 and 2 begins on June 1 and will conclude on July 21

Division 1

Tallinn Stallions
Tallinn Strikers
Tallinn United
Tallinn Hippos
Tallinn Rising Stars
Tartu Wolves

Division 2

Tallinn Riders
Viking Stars
Mustamäe Bulls
Tallinn Strikers 2.0
Tallinna Kriketiklubi



Snelli Junior Cricket Tournament

8 teams from schools around Tallinn will compete in our first outdoor junior cricket tournament on June 8 at Snelli Stadium.

Matches will start at 12:30, with the final being played from 16:00

Click here for more info

Tallinn Summer Junior Cricket

Junior cricket sessions will be held every second Thursday at Snelli Stadium, commencing on June 27 from 13:00 to 14:30 with coaches Ragne and Dave.

Tartu Summer Junior Cricket

Junior cricket sessions will be held every second Thursday at Tamme puiestee 1, commencing on July 4 from 18:00 to 19:00 with coaches Laima and Savio.

Women and Girls Intro to Cricket

Introduction to cricket sessions for women and girls aged 13 and over will be held on Saturdays at Snelli Stadium from 11:00-12:00 on June 22 & 29, July 6, 13 & 20.

Click here to register



ECI-W Tallinn

Congratulations to the Estonian National Women’s Team on its first ever series win, as they defeated Malta 4-1 in the ECI-W T10 series held at Tiskre last weekend!

Lisa Bowring was named player of the series for her fantastic efforts with the bat and ball. She scored 167 runs, took 4 wickets and also took 2 catches and 2 run outs.

Check out all the scores and stats here

ECI Tallinn

The Men’s National Team battled hard against a higher ranked opponent, and although the series scoreline was 4-1 in Malta’s favour, Estonia pushed them all the way, with the final match going down to a golden ball!

Estonian captain Arslan Amjad was named player of the series for his excellent form with that bat, scoring 256 runs across the series.

Check out all the scores and stats here

Cricket Finder Sponsorship

Here in Estonia, our cricket community is a diverse group of talent from all corners of the world, making every match a celebration of diversity and friendship. It’s a joy to see how cricket brings us together, transcending borders and cultures.

It gives us immense pleasure to announce that Cricket Finder, the one-of-a-kind global matchmaking platform for cricket enthusiasts, clubs, and teams, have signed a deal to sponsor our men’s national team for the next three years.

“There has to be an easier way for cricketers to connect – our passion for cricket and the joy it brings us drove us to create Cricket Finder. We will be so happy to see Cricket Finder on the Estonian team jerseys as Estonian and European cricket really embodies the culture and diversity we love about the game. We want to support the growth of cricket around the globe, foster more friendships, entertainment, cricket travel and shared experiences, just as we have seen with the emergence of cricket in Estonia as a nation!” – Greg Mann Cricket Finder COO.

Whether you are a seasoned player, a coach, an umpire, a team, or simply eager to expand your cricket network with fellow cricket lovers, now is your chance to pre-register and be among the first to explore the possibilities that Cricket Finder will offer at www.cricketfinder.com

Cyprus Tour

Fresh from their ECI tournaments against Malta, the Men’s and Women’s National teams will travel to Cyprus on June 13 to each play ECI’s against the hosts on June 15 & 16. They will then remain to each play six T20i’s against Cyprus. All Men’s and Women’s ECI’s and all Men’s T20i’s will be broadcast world wide on ECN and 3 of the Women’s T20i’s will also be shown on their channel.

Men’s Squad

Arslan Amjad (c)
Aditya Panwar
Aditya Savio
Sahil Chauhan
Ali Masood
Bilal Masud
David Robson
Steffan Gooch
Stuart Hook
Kalle Vislapuu
Marko Vaik
Pranay Gheewala
Richard Parkin
Shayan Khan
Rudesh Sekaran

Head Coach – Richard Cox
Acting Manager – Tim Cross

Women’s Squad

Maret Valner (c)
Annemari Vessik
Asma Ul Hosna Shifa
Viktoria Frey
Geethma Madanayake
Helena Kerge
Laima Anna Dalbina
Liina Sõrmus
Amy Pattenden
Medha Gooch
Natallia Zholudz
Natalia Tykhonravova
Mirjam Frey
Egelin Ellermaa
Ragne Hallik
Sirli Pattenden

Head Coach – Terry O’Connor
Assistant Coach – Georgina Sockett
Manager – Medha Gooch