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Chiang Mai cricketers get set for 2008 ‘Sixes’ jamboree

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Chiang Mai cricketers get set for 2008 ‘Sixes’ jamboree

21st ‘San Miguel’ Chiang Mai International Cricket Sixes

Members of the Chiang Mai Cricket Club get ready for this year’s ‘Sixes’ tournament to be held from March 30 – April 5 at the Chieng Mai Gymkhana Club.

The Chiang Mai International Cricket Sixes will be held this year from Sunday 30 March until Saturday 5 April at the Chiang Mai Gymkhana Club. This is one of the world’s most popular amateur cricket tournaments and this year it will be known as the ‘San Miguel’ Chiang Mai Sixes, in honour of the new sponsor, San Miguel Thailand.

The tournament regularly attracts star players from around the globe.
Last year, ‘The Gloucestershire Gypsies’ (England) took home the Sixes Cup after beating the ‘Cricketeers’. The Bromley Shield was won by the ‘Irish Pub Gang Green’ after their successful match with the Tokyo Wombats. The player of the tournament award went to Greg Moses (Darjeeling C.C.).
The tournament is a ‘by invitation only’ event, and the World Team’s co-ordinator Rick Davis (known as Viking) succeeded this year in attracting teams from thirteen countries.
The Chiang Mai Sixes is a not for profit event run by volunteers. It is an amateur club cricketer’s competition, in which teams are allowed to include, per match, only one player who is deemed to be a current first class professional or former international star player. Usually several ‘star’ players are invited to the Sixes, and if not already travelling with a team they are assigned to play with teams that request a guest star.
The Chiang Mai Sixes tournament is played for a total of 5 trophies: the Sixes’ Cup, the Bromley Shield, the Bowl, the Plate and the Spoon. This accommodates the various levels of the players, with a generally high standard of cricketers competing at the Cup and Shield level, a good average standard at the Bowl and Plate level, and a “social cricketer” standard at the Spoon level.
For further information on the upcoming tournament visit www.chiangmaisixes.com.

Australia                        Bahrain
Bangkok Postels             Awali Taverners
Darwin Dilettantes
Lords Taverners
Maythais                       Bangladesh
Perth Postels                 The Cricketeers
Sugarshack Postels
The Mighty Spires
Wombats                      China
Yarrambat                     Shanghai Hot Dogs

England                       Greece
Blyswood CC                 Ios Malakas
Bradford Boys
Drifters
Gloucestershire Gypsies Japan
Romany                          Tokyo Wombats
Surrey Avos
Surrey Vagrants
The Armadillos                Malaysia
The Mighty Spires              Silver State

Thailand                          New Zealand
Floggers & Robbers            Divine Felons
Gymkhana Cavaliers Taranaki Taverners
Irish Pub Gang Green
Southerners                   South Africa
Stuffed Beavers                 Almar
Thai Thevada
Udonthani Richmond Steakies United Arab Emirates
                                             Darjeeling CC
Vietnam
Sa Pa CC


Chiang Mai HHH Corner - “On On!”

CH3, the oldest hash club (males) in Chiang Mai runs on Mondays every 2 weeks. If you need a lift from the HHH Pub on Moon Muang Road (corner of Soi 2) at 4 p.m. please Call 09 99 358 27 before 3 p.m. Website: http://www.geocities.com/chiangmaih3/
CUMH3 is now the most popular Male hash in Chiang Mai and pick up is every week on Tuesdays from the Fish n Chips Shop on Ratchawithee Road (tel. 053-418210). Website: http://www.geocities.com/chiangmaih3/cumh3.html
CSH3 is a mixed hash. Runs every Saturday. Pick up from HHH Pub on Moon Muang Road (corner of Soi 2) at 3.15 pm. Website: http://www.geocities.com/chiangmaih3/
Chiang Mai’s Happy H3 is a mixture of traditional values and progressive thinking. Very democratic, good runs and “on on’s” guaranteed. Pick-up from Fish ‘n Chip Shop, Ratchawitti Road, 4 p.m. every Saturday. Website: http://www.geocities.com/chiangmaih3/CH4.html
BH3 female hash (Harriettes) runs once a month on the last Sunday of the month. Pickup from HHH Pub on the corner of Soi 2 at Moon Muang Rd. is at 3.30 p.m. during the winter and 4 p.m. during the summer.
It’s great fun and you surely get value for your money plus you get to meet all the long-time expats here!