Categories Archives: 2011-2012

Desert Storm and a Lost Crow

Wombats Dubai Super League 2016 – 17 Cricket 6th January 2017 The much awaited match between the number one and two sides of DSL did not disappoint. Even though there were the best part of two spectators, one of which was a lost crow. However, there was

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“Let’s make TCC great again”

Wombats Dubai Super League 2016 – 17 Cricket 26th November 2016 Surah al-Feel (The Elephant) The person who recites this Surah is kept safe from his enemies and has his difficulties and problems solved quickly. Recitation of this Surah is also helpful i

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“Darjeeling” burnt brown and “Yellow”

Wombats Dubai Super League 2016 – 17 Cricket 19th November 2016 Darjeeling asked a wombats yellow player ‘how it feels to represent the 2nd side of Wombats”. It was a question worth pondering upon, as the sledges were a plenty in this match. A beaut

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Hot Blacks Get Doused By Cool (Boys)

Wombats Dubai Super League 2016 – 17. 19th November 2016. The hottest team in the Aqua Properties DSL received their first dose of reality as the Cool Boys handed them their first defeat of their campaign. The match promised plenty of firepower and

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All Stars gone Black

Wombats Dubai Super League 2016 – 17. 12th November 2016. Wombats Blacks Squared up against the All Stars on Saturday. Immediately as the coin hit the floor at the toss and before the umpire could announce that The Blacks had won the toss, Captain,

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Back to the drawing board yet again

Wombats Dubai Super League 2016 – 17. 4th November 2016. Wombats Yellows went up against SCB in a clash which would either take SCB on top of the points table or give Yellows a break into the top 4. The Yellows won the toss and elected to field to a

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The Last Ball Thriller….

Wombats Dubai Super League 2016 – 17. 29th October 2016 Atif Butt (Yellows) and Nauman (TCC) walked out for the toss at 7:45 am on 29th Oct’16 desperate to gain some valuable points with both teams sitting deep on the points table with only a

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Wombats Dubai Super League 2016 – 17. 29th October 2016 Heist: Definition: noun 1. a robbery or holdup: Four men were involved in the armored car heist. verb (used with object) 2. to take unlawfully, especially in a robbery or holdup; steal: to heis

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Lights, Camera, Pink Ball anddd Action !!

Wombats Dubai Super League 2016 – 17. 15th October 2016 As soon the ICC decided to get underway with the Pink Ball, how could the DSL stay behind. The first game played with a pink ball in the DSL saw exciting moments from both sides who came in wit

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Titans Cricket Club Experience a Mortal Blow

Wombats Dubai Super League 2016 – 17 14th October 2016 Billed to be a ‘Clash of the Titans’ contest in the pre-match toss report, it did not quite live up to expectations. Despite a first over mauling by the Titans opening batsmen, Manal Siddiqu

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Wombats Yellows avoid becoming Cannon Fodder

Wombats Dubai Super League (DSL) Cricket 8th October 2016 While a professional photography team of around 15 people waited to welcome Aravinda De Silva,the Guest of honor for the crunch game between Wombats Yellows and Loose Cannons, a very hot and humid

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Wombats tour to Chiang Mai Tournament Wombats first cricket tour experience to thailand was an amazing one. Not only were we surprised at the cricketing facility but also the quality of the teams that were taking part in the tournament. I

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Wombats beat Mavericks in a tense game

Feb 15 2014, the Sevens, Dubai Following two days of overnight rain, match day dawned bright and sunny. The Wombats won the toss and elected to bat first intending to put up runs on the board and give the Mavericks a run for their money. The decision seem

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Wombats puts ABB to the sword

Feb 21 2014, the Sevens, Dubai The day that every wombatian had been waiting for arrived. Two matches to be played simultaneously, on adjacent grounds at the Sevens.  What had seemed like a dream six months back was turning into a reality – 22 womb

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Wombats t(h)rash Booze & Co.

21 Feb 2014, The Sevens, Dubai Match #1, Dubai Super League 2014 Another bustling Friday morning with a cool breeze at the 7s witnessed an unprecedented occasion this weekend. Two Wombats sides playing side by side. 22 guys, focused on being the best they

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Stage set for Classic Wombats Rivalry

Of course Blacks are favorites going into this match – sitting at the top of points table with clinical performances by their trusted batsmen, whereas Yellows are the underdogs. Many didn’t expect them to show up at the Elite party but they have p

Cool boys feel the black heat

Cricket – Wombats Dubai Super League 9th November 2017 On a bright, sunny, early November afternoon, perfect for playing cricket in Dubai, Wombats Blacks took on Salman Cool Boys in the Dubai Super League. However, whilst the conditions might have been

Yellows are Gold

Cricket – Wombats Dubai Super League 22th October 2017 A short summary of Wombats Yellows team spirit – witnesses today defending a low score against The Cricketers Club (TCC) on a decent pitch. ———————

Wombats Yellows Too Hot to Handle

Cricket – Wombats Dubai Super League 17th October 2017 On a sunny afternoon at the ICC Oval, the fifth edition of the Aqua Properties Dubai Super League commenced with Wombats Yellows batting first on what seemed to be a batting friendly pitch. A st

Wombats Captains – DSL season 5

It gives me immmense pleasure to announce the Wombats captains for the coming season of DSL 5. Three Stalwarts have been chosen to lead the three new sides of WOMBATS, each carrying their own brand and objectives but at heart carrying the proud colors of