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05
May
2022

The Finnish Bears go hunting for T20 global ranking points this weekend in Copenhagen – all matches will be streamed live

PRESS RELEASE 5.5.2022 The Finnish men’s national cricket team “Bears” will face the Danish men’s national team on 6th to 8th May 2022 in Copenhagen at the magnificent Svanholm Park Cricket Ground. The teams play a total of three T20i games that impact global ranking, as well as two A games without this official status.  ...
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11
Apr
2022

Join us to make history – Volunteer recruitment for World Cup Qualifiers open!

One of the biggest moments in the history of Finnish cricket is just around the corner! Kerava and Vantaa will host ICC 2024 Men’s T20 WC Europe Sub-Regional Qualifiers in July 2022. The two qualifier tournaments will be the biggest ever cricket events organized in the Finnish soil. Now we are looking for volunteers to...
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10
Jan
2022

Mahesh Tambe Is the First Finnish Cricket Player Chosen to the Finnish Best Athletes by Sport –Listing

PRESS RELEASE JANUARY 10th, 2022 Mahesh Tambe, representing Empire Cricket Club and Finnish National Cricket Team, the Bears, has been chosen by the Finnish Sportswriters’ Association as the Best Athlete in Cricket for 2021. Mahesh Tambe is the first cricket player nominated after cricket was chosen to the Finnish Best Athletes by Sport listing last...
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16
Dec
2021

Finland and Belgium to host ICC 2024 Men’s T20 WC Europe Sub-Regional Qualifier events next summer

PRESS RELEASE 16.12.2021 10.30 International Cricket Council, ICC, has confirmed that ICC 2024 Men’s T20 WC Europe Sub-Regional Qualifiers are being organised in Finland and Belgium. Finland will host Qualifier A and B and Belgium Qualifier C. The Qualifiers in Finland are organised in 10.-20.7. (Qualifier A) and in 22.7.-1.8.2022 (Qualifier B). The qualifiers are...
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09
Nov
2021

Cricket joins the Athlete of the Year listing in Finland

PRESS RELEASE Cricket becomes the 80th sport to be admitted to the Finnish Best Athletes by Sport –listing The title is awarded by the Finnish Sportswriters’ Association and the inclusion on the list also opens the possibility of a Finnish cricket player being voted as the Athlete of the Year in Finland.After its establishment in...
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12
Sep
2021

Finland rose seven places in the ICC International rankings; in a few weeks’ time the Finnish Bears will face the best in Europe

Finland is now ranked 57th in the T20 rankings of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Federation, one ofthe ICC’s most rapidly developing global cricket formats. The ranking improved thanks to the recent Finland-Sweden T20i series, which ended 2–2. Next, the Finnish Cricket Bears will play in the European Ten10 Cricket Championships (ECC) in Spain starting...
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08
Aug
2021

The Finnish Men’s national cricket squads have been named for both the Finland-Sweden T20I series and the European Cricket Championships

PRESS RELEASE, 8 AUGUST 2021 Cricket Finland’s national head coach Matt Jenkinson and the management group have selected their squad of players for the T20I series with Sweden to be played from 20 to 22 August and the European Cricket Championships (ECC) in Spain in September–October. The team will be led by long-serving Bears captain...
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27
Jul
2021

Finland v Sweden T20I Series August 20th to 22nd at the KNCG

The Finnish National Men’s Team, the Finnish Bears, will play international T20 global ranking matches again for the first time since the Spain series in 2019, before life with the Covid-19 pandemic. The squad will play host to Team Sweden at the Kerava National Cricket Ground for a four-match T20I series over the long weekend...
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07
May
2021

Three ICC Men’s T20 World Cup European Qualifiers cancelled due to COVID-19

Italy, Germany and Denmark qualify from the Sub-Regional Qualifiers to the Europe Qualifier Updated ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 qualification pathway graphic available here The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that three ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Sub Regional Europe Qualifiers – pathway tournaments to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in...
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