Dubai Cricket Tour 2018

Posted: 20th April 2018

During the Easter holidays, 15 cricketers from the College took part in Mount Kelly’s first international cricket tour to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The 10 day tour began with training at the world-famous ICC Academy, followed by five matches against school, club and academy teams from across the UAE. The results are as follows:

Played 5 – Won 3 – Lost 2

Game 1 v Desert Cubs Academy – Won by 7 Wkts 

DCS: 149/10 – Kopparambil 4-36

MK: 150/3 – Creasey 77* 

Game 2 v Dubai College – Won by 73 Runs 

MK: 172/10 – Gerry 37, Warren 33 

DC: 104/9 – J. Staig 2-5, Warren 2-12

Game 3 v Zayed Academy – Won by 13 Runs

MK: 154/9 – Allsop 43, Horn 42

ZCC: 141/10 – Kopparambil 4-19

Game 4 v YTCA – Lost by 71 Runs 

YTCA: 318/9 – Horn 3/48

MK: 250/9 – Horn 95, Gerry 40

Game 5 v IJC – Lost by 7 Wkts

MK: 132 – Creasey 37, Kopparambil 27

IJC: 135/3 – Hutton 1-28, Horn 1-22 

The team also found time to visit the Wild Wadi Water Park, cycle the F1 track in Abu Dhabi and take in all of the incredible sights that Dubai has to offer. We would like to thank everyone who made the tour possible, including those who supported the fund raising dinner in November last year. 

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